This is a temporary position. There are no health insurance, retirement or any other benefits offered with this position. Go to http://www.osp.state.nc.us/Recruit/tempsolu/ for more information.
This position (Hydrogeologist or Environmental Engineer) will manage brownfields program (ncbrownfields.org) projects to develop and implement brownfields agreements between developers of brownfields properties and NC DENR. This includes evaluation of the property's and developer's eligibility under the brownfields statute, technical evaluation of the site to determine direction and scope of further assessment, determine public health threats posed by contaminated media, including vapor intrusion, drafting brownfield agreements that require actions to make brownfields properties safe for reuse, negotiating brownfields agreements with developers and attornies that incorporate those actions, managing the statutory public notification process, technical evaluation os followup actions as per the brownfield agreement. The position will work closely with environmental toxicologists, numerous DENR cleanup programs, DOJ and private attorneys, environmental consultants, the division Public Information Officer, and the general public.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Knowledge - Professional: Working knowledge and understanding of concepts, practices, and theories used in the technical specialty area. May require general knowledge to oversee compliance in multiple geological/hydrogeological specialties. Working understanding of the organizational and business objectives of section/specialty needed to complete work. Program/Project Management : Ability to evaluate and approve program/project specifications for completeness, compatibility, compliance with geologic principles, standards and design needs; ability to conduct inspections/audits/reviews to ensure that proper procedures are followed. Ability to conduct evaluations for more complex proposed program/project; ability to review and approve plans submitted by others; may require ability to design specific projects such as drilling plans, remedial plans, investigation plans and aquifer tests. Ability to manage programs/projects of moderate complexity for completeness, compatibility, and compliance with geologic principles, standards and design needs. Ability to identify and resolve project changes. Ability to develop, communicate and defend moderately complex programs/projects. Ability to ensure programs/projects stay within budget. Decision Making & Analysis: Ability to make decisions on non-routine geologic and/or program matters; ability to frequently makes final decisions. Ability to provide technical analysis in finding solutions to moderately complex work situations. May require ability to serve as a mentor to lower level employees. Ability to approve moderately complex geologic program/project specifications of other Geologists/Hydrogeologists to meet desired compliance with geologic principles, standards and design. Communication: Ability to express moderately complex geologic concepts and related facts in a clear, concise and organized manner. Ability to modify delivery, language or content to account for the characteristics and needs of the audience. Ability to write clear, concise and organized documents, maps and reports addressing moderately complex geologic concepts and facts. Ability to develop and negotiate positions in moderately complex geologic situations. Ability to provide expert testimony. Ability to independently provide consultation to clients or others related to the specific project/program. Ability to develop and/or create informational products. Geologic/Hydrogeologic design Analysis: Ability to develop moderately complex geologic projects and specifications. Ability to plan methods and resources. May require ability to approve design changes. Ability to monitor and ensure project meets specifications and design standards. Leadership: Ability to develop and manage program/project plan. Ability to provide consultation on issues and requests from clients. Ability to consult with higher-level professionals to discuss alternative technical solutions. May require ability to supervise other Geologists/Hydrogeologists
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in geology, geosciences, or related discipline. Some positions may require licensure as a professional geologist by the North Carolina Board for the Licensing of Geologists. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. . . .
Supplemental and Contact Information:
Office of State Personnel
620 N. West Street, Suite 102
Raleigh, NC 27603-8004
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources - 21 months ago