The incumbent provides technical hydrologic expertise at petroleum remediation sites and petroleum Brownfields redevelopment sites.
The incumbent oversees and reviews environmental investigations, corrective actions, and response actions and provides technical assistance and perspective for program, division, and agency-wide policy projects as assigned.
The incumbent is required to possess working knowledge of chemistry, toxicology, and hydrology with skills and abilities necessary to provide technical review and recommendations for complex petroleum release site remediation projects, and provide leadership to less-experienced hydrologists.
A Bachelor's degree in one of the following areas, or closely related equivalent: Hydrology, Geology; Hydrogeology or related degree with (3) three years of professional experience as a Hydrologist or equivalent. Experience must include hydrologic oversight of remediation projects.
Demonstrated experience in remediation of contaminated sites/media.
Demonstrated ability to design, conduct and coordinate hydrological field investigations.
Good communication, problem solving, and negotiation skills.
Technical knowledge of contaminant chemical characteristics, fate and transport, migration tendencies and public health risks of petroleum releases to the environment.
Demonstrated success in evaluating options and choosing appropriate methods for remediating complex contaminated sites in a timely manner.
Demonstrated ability to analyze complex and technical data, reports, and problems.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment, meeting short deadlines while also ensuring high-quality results protective of human health.
Demonstrated ability to lead other program staff and contractors sufficient to meet established timetables and quality standards and complete program objectives.
Human Relations skills sufficient to build networks of colleagues throughout the public and private sectors and to effectively persuade interested parties, private sector, and other government officials by understanding complex and competing relationships and political agendas.
Possess excellent communication skills and the ability to present complex information to the public.
Requires occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as file folders, ledgers, and small equipment. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.
Position duties may require travel but driving is not a minimum qualification or essential function of this position. Employees who may drive for state business will need their driver’s license checked prior to operating a state vehicle.