Starting pay is between $58,240 and $70,720 annually ($28.00 - $34.00 per hour). Pay on appointment for current or former state employees may vary based on the applicable provisions in the State Compensation Plan. This position is in Pay Schedule/Range 15-03. A 12-month probationary period may be required.
The Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Sediment Team Leader in the Natural Resources Program classification within our Environmental Management Division. This position can be stationed in Green Bay, Madison, or Milwaukee.
In addition to many appealing benefits, the DNR offers a fun, casual work environment, flexible scheduling (depending on the position), and opportunities for career development. The DNR is an inclusive, diverse agency that prides itself on commitment to sustainability and giving back to the community by participating in fund raisers for charities. Come join the Department of Natural Resources where you can contribute to rewarding and meaningful work! Additionally, you may be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program! Click here, for additional information about State Government positions. Position Summary:
This technical position is responsible for providing critical sediment related expertise in the Policy and Technical Resources Section of the Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) Program. This person functions as an RR Program expert on assessment of sediment investigation and remediation, leading the Integrated Sediment Team, establishing clean up goals, ensuring consistent use of caps and covers to address contaminated sediment, establishing continuing obligations related to sediments, and developing policy related to all aspects of contaminated sediments.
This person develops and interprets administrative rules, guidance documents, and technical documents related to the assessment of sediments, determination of sediment clean up levels, evaluation of remedial technologies to address sediment contamination and methods for remediating sediments. This person serves as a technical resource for hydrogeologists and engineers who serve as Project Managers for contamination cleanup projects. This includes, but is not limited to: environmental repair program sites, Superfund sites, Leaking Underground Storage Tank sites, Hazardous Waste remediation cases, state funded cleanups, and hazardous substance spill situations.
This person is responsible for providing training to agency staff as well as interested external parties on determining when site investigation should extend to sediments, assessment of the nature and extent of sediment contamination and general interpretation of contaminant exposure concerns related to contaminated sediment and surface water. This person serves as a member of the integrated sediment team and has responsibility for NR 700 implementation issues related to sediment.
Employment will require the selected candidate to pass a background check. DNR does not sponsor work visas, thus, in compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify eligibility to work in the United States by completing the required I-9 form upon hire.
Required qualifications include experience with: - Investigation and remediation of contaminated sediment - Leading a team - Writing and updating technical documents
In addition, preferred qualifications include: - Writing and updating technical documents related to contaminated sediment - Communicating technical information to technical and non-technical audiences - Interpreting state & federal laws including Wisconsin Administrative Codes - Experience working with cross program and multi-agency regulatory requirements
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