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Environmental Manager - IDEM

Date Posted:  Aug 14, 2019
Requisition ID:  15466

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


Hire Salary: The annual salary for this position is $38,688.

About the job:

This position conducts inspections and investigations at NPDES permitted and non-permitted wastewater treatment facilities. This person also serves as a staff level member responsible for participating in and assisting with a variety of field staff wastewater inspection activities. This position contributes to the overall organization and office objectives by assuring the regulated community is continually working toward (or is in) compliance with all applicable federal and state rules and regulations. This position will report to the Central Office in Indianapolis, Indiana.

What we're looking for:
  • Knowledge and skill typically acquired through a graduate education in natural, physical, biological or environmental science, or engineering; or a Bachelor’s degree in similar area plus  experience in a related area;
  • Broad knowledge of theories, environmental protection principles and practices, specialty area and program area;
  • Thorough knowledge of chemistry, biology, hydrology, mathematics, engineering and other environmental sciences as they relate to program area;
  • Thorough knowledge of soil, water, air sampling, laboratory analysis and interpretation as it relates to program area;
  • Ability to conceptualize, coordinate and implement studies;
  • Ability to conduct surveys, inspections and investigations of facilities and sites, review projects/situations, read plans, interpret findings and make recommendations;
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable state and federal codes and laws, rules, regulations, guidelines and acts;
  • Ability to prepare documents for administrative and regulatory action;
  • Thorough and specialized knowledge in remedial and corrective action technologies needed in environmental clean-up situations;
  • Ability to perform in a professional manner and make sound recommendations under extremely stressful situations;
  • Specialized knowledge of, and ability to coordinate, a complex technical database;
  • Excellent research and writing skills for preparing accurate, precise, clear and thorough reports;
  • Ability to effectively interact with parties with diverse levels of environmental expertise particularly for purposes of meetings, hearings and negotiating critically sensitive issues;
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to interpret and apply legal terminology and practices and ability to apply these in a variety of conditions and situations;
  • Ability to develop and define procedures and accomplish objectives within the appropriate and established deadlines;
  • Thorough knowledge of biological, ecological and limnological systems affected by agency actions and ability to study and analyze these systems.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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