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Senior Environmental Mgr Sup 3 - INDOT LaPorte District

Date Posted:  Nov 16, 2019
Requisition ID:  21544

LaPorte, IN, US, 46350

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.


About Indiana Department of Transportation

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state’s quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you

About the Job

The Senior Environmental Manager Supervisor has ultimate authority and makes major contribution to the success of environmental programs in the state by developing the methods and procedures for meeting section goals.

A Day in the Life

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Plans the activities of the section to meet expected work production including daily work flow as well as long and short term goals
  • Interprets rules and policies used by the section
  • Reviews work of section staff and directs activities to ensure quality, accuracy and conformance with applicable rules, laws, regulations, agency policies/goals and section objectives
  • Represents the agency in meetings with external customers including applicants, local government, consultants and the general public
  • Provides effective communication to the public, other sections, offices and agencies to ensure a broad understanding of the goals and activities of the section
  • Prepares section budget justification and recommendations
  • Provides written and verbal instructions to subordinates concerning technical and administrative information or changes
  • Provides guidance and assistance to staff ensuring they are properly trained
  • Provides technical support for policy and rule development
  • Refers issues to enforcement branch when deemed appropriate

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What We're Looking For
  • Extensive knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, regulations and policy guidelines concerning environmental sanitation, especially those pertaining to the work of section supervised
  • Extensive knowledge of environmental health sciences, public and environmental health, sanitation and mathematics
  • Thorough knowledge of environmental protection principles and practices as they pertain to air pollution
  • Working knowledge of Indiana State Department of Health organization, function, policies and procedures as they relate to pertinent program areas
  • Ability to supervise professionals
  • Ability to establish program goals and objectives and to plan and coordinate varied and changing operations to achieve objectives
  • Ability to establish harmonious relationships with representatives of the industry and local public and private agencies
  • Ability to utilize various computer software applications
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an environmental science related field (e.g. archaeology, biology, ecology, geology, natural resources, forestry, environmental law, environmental policy, zoology, hydrology, etc.) or in civil or environmental engineering;
  • Preferred Master’s in an environmental science related field;
  • Five (5) years experience managing NEPA environmental projects;
  • Five (5) years experience as a project leader providing work direction and training to environmental staff;



This position is typically filled at a salary of $50,856.00 annually. Pay commensurate education/experience. Internal employees are subject to the promotion and demotion policies.



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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