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Kansas Department of Agriculture Floodplain Mapping Specialist
AECOM - Germantown, MD Hydrology & Hydraulics Engineer
City of Charleston, SC Stormwater Director
the Nature Conservancy Coastal Science Program Manager
City of Tuscaloosa, AL Watershed Manager
Montana Dept. of Natural Resources and Conservation Flood Hazard GIS Specialist
FTN Associates, Ltd. Water Resources Engineer I
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Assistant Flood Hazards Program Geoscientist
Orange County Government-Board of County Commissioners Sr. Engineer - 21260 - Orlando, FL
EMH&T - Columbus, OH Project Manager (PE)
EMH&T - Columbus, OH Senior Water Resource Engineer (PE) - Flood Hazard Analysis
ICF Hazard Mitigation Subject Matter Experts (SME's)
Wharton Risk Mgmt and Decision Processes Postdoc Research - Philadelphia, PA
City of Portland, OR Engineer - Civil


Position Title:
Floodplain Mapping Specialist
Employer: Kansas Department of Agriculture
Address: 1320 Research Park Dr. Manhattan, KS 66502
Contact Person: Kelsey Senn
Phone Number: (785) 564-6712
Job Location: Manhattan, KS
Job Duration: FullTime
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Pay Range: $40,000 to $50,000/year depending on experience
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Job Description: The Floodplain Mapping Specialist (FMS) works as part of a team to conduct work activities to complete Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Cooperating Technical Partners (CTP) projects and aid the public in obtaining and understanding available flood hazard information. Work activities include clerical tasks, GIS tasks, communication with communities and the public, writing of plans and reports, public speaking, attendance at meetings and planning sessions with contractors, communities, and other government agencies. The FMS is supervised by the Floodplain Mapping Coordinator (FMC), the NFIP Coordinator, and the DWR Water Structures Program Manager.
Qualifications: - A bachelor's degree in environmental science with an emphasis on hydrology, geology, geography or a related natural science.

- Knowledge of ArcGIS software and products in water resource and environmental applications is preferred.

- Good written and verbal communication skills as well as the management and development of ArcSDE server applications are strongly preferred.

- Valid drivers license.

- Must be able to travel in-state and out of state, including overnight travel.

- Must be able to demonstrate progressive work experience in GIS applications, including GIS map creation and geodatabase design and management.
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How To Apply:
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Application Deadline: 1/31/2019

Position Title:
Hydrology & Hydraulics Engineer
Employer: AECOM - Germantown, MD
Address: 12420 Milestone Center Drive
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Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: AECOM is actively seeking a Senior Water Resources engineer for immediate employment in the Germantown, MD office.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Performs hydrologic and hydraulic studies in support of FEMA flood insurance studies and other water resources projects
Performs GIS analyses to support engineering and technical services
Provides support to a diverse team of professionals in multiple offices throughout the country
Reviews and assesses hydrologic, hydraulic, and levee analysis and documentation
Supports tracking and monitoring project status
Prepares project reports and performs oral presentations
Performs quality assurance checks of hydrologic and hydraulic models, graphics and reports
Provides periodic assistance in processing FEMA (Conditional) Letter of Map Revision (MT-2s) requests, especially, assist in the review of LOMRs with complex modeling
Contributes to business development, marketing, and proposal preparation efforts
Qualifications: Minimum Requirements:
Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or related field
5+ years of experience
Professional Engineering certification
Excellent knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic processes
Experience with multiple hydrologic and hydraulic models, such as HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, SWMM, ICPR etc.
Proficient in using ArcGIS to support hydrologic and hydraulic modeling
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and self-motivate to take projects to completion
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Masters degree in Civil Engineering or related field
Working knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and FEMA flood mapping programs
Unsteady flow and 2-dimensional modeling experience
Certified Floodplain Manager
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How To Apply:
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 1/12/2019

Position Title:
Stormwater Director
Employer: City of Charleston, SC
Address: 75 Calhoun Street, Suite 3600
Charleston, SC 29401
Contact Person: Teran Mise
Phone Number: 8435797658
Job Location: CHARLESTON
Job Duration: FullTime
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Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Competitive
Job Description: Manages the Department of Stormwater Management as defined by City ordinance and directed by the Mayor by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate managers. Manages the Department of Stormwater Management, including but not limited to: capital improvement projects, surface water management, floodplain management, development review, and engineering plans and studies. Selects, develops, and supervises staff. Prepares budget and directs expenditure of department funds and keeping of department records. Works with other City departments to develop drainage capital improvement projects. Directs and manages City Stormwater management, floodplain management, and Stormwater maintenance projects. Directs the Stormwater management strategy of the City based on forecasting information from senior management. Coordinates with other City Departments, consultant firms and citizens on technical matters, costs, and project planning and implementation. Serves as a spokesperson for Stormwater management issues. Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Requires: Masters degree (MA/MS) or equivalent in Civil Engineering or related field; plus ten years of experience in stormwater management, maintenance, repair and/or planning of which at least six must have been at a management level; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Professional Engineer (P.E.) certification required at time of application. Must obtain P.E. license in SC within 6 months of employment. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Excel and Word or similar software. Valid state issued driver's license.
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Application Deadline: 1/12/2019

Position Title:
Coastal Science Program Manager
Employer: the Nature Conservancy
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Job Description: Manages the science program at VCR, contributes to Virginia Chapter coastal conservation programs, integrates with the Mid Atlantic Division and beyond, and establishes and maintains cross-boundary work and relationships with internal and external professional and community partners.
Supervises, inspires and manages VCR science program, including staff, with the responsibility of establishing accountable overall program goals, as well as staff performance management, training and career development.
Leads and manages VCR coastal resilience program to include web-based tool development, demonstration of nature-based solutions, and building/maintaining community relationships
Responsible for ensuring that public and private funds are raised to meet the needs of the coastal science program. This includes writing grants, meeting with donors, managing grants/contracts and administering budgets
Facilitates and builds cooperation and collaboration with research and other partners to establish, maintain and expand the VCR coastal science program
Frequently makes independent decisions based on analysis, experience and judgement
Frequent travel domestically, evening and weekend hours. Valid drivers license is required
May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

BA/BS degree and 7 years experience in coastal conservation practice, policy or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in collaborative partnership development with academia, non-profit partners, community groups and/or government agencies.
Experience with communication skills with a diverse audience- technical and non-technical
Fundraising experience, including developing proposals and grant applications
Experience managing complex or multiple projects, including managing finances and coordinating the work of other professionals and partners.
Supervisory experience, including motivating, leading, setting objectives and managing performance of a small team.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Advanced degree in conservation or policy, or related experience considered
Demonstrated experience in initiating and maintaining partnerships with diverse groups
Knowledge of coastal and marine ecosystems, including nature-based solutions and climate change impacts in coastal communities
Demonstrated experience influencing, developing and implementing conservation policy and plans.
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The Conservancys Virginia Coast Reserve (VCR; nature.org/vcr) is one of the last expanses of coastal wilderness on the U.S. East Coast and one of the most important regions for migratory birds in North America. VCR manages and protects 45,000 acres of natural landscape that includes 14 barrier and marsh islands, multiple mainland holdings, and a seascape that is being successfully restored with eelgrass, oysters and bay scallops. The work we do at VCR serves as a global model for how conservation and natural solutions can help a landscape adapt and become more resilient in the face of a changing climate. We are seeking a proven leader, motivator, communicator and collaborator who is passionate about our mission and about our work on Virginias Eastern Shore and beyond. The Coastal Science Program Manager will lead the development, implementation, advancement and integration of The Conservancys coastal science strategies, programs and vision at VCR and contribute to world-class conservation projects that have relevance across Virginia, the Mid-Atlantic, and around the globe. Success of this position depends on building and maintaining relationships and credibility with multiple partners including state and federal agencies, academic/research partners from UVAs LTER program, VIMS and others, and on providing leadership and expertise on coastal resilience and coastal policy issues.


How To Apply:
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Application Deadline: 1/13/2019

Position Title:
Watershed Manager
Employer: City of Tuscaloosa, AL
Address: 2201 University Blvd.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Contact Person: LaShonda Kemp
Phone Number: 205-248-5230
Job Location: Tuscaloosa, AL
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Days
Pay Range: $75,745.08 - $100,509.95 annually
Benefits: This position is benefits eligible
Job Description: The purpose of this classification is to perform professional work at the supervisory level in conducting engineering studies, project management, stormwater program management, floodplain management, environmental management and assessment/methodology for controlling pollutants in water and soil. Work includes technical, professional, managerial, and administrative functions associated with city engineering. The work requires a knowledge of environmental engineering principles, practices, and methods, which are assigned through a combination of education, training and experience.

The following duties are normal for this classification. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Specific duties listed may not be required for all positions within this classification, but are determined by the normal requirements for the particular position.

Coordinates National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits citywide to ensure compliance with State and Federal environmental laws.

Monitors and inspects construction sites; collects and analyzes water quality samples from surface and ground water.

Coordinates with all city departments on environmental issues and lake water quality protection.

Monitors and ensures tracking of all environmental permitting issues for the city.

Serves as the designated Floodplain Administrator as assigned by the City Engineer.

Serves as the Community Ratings System Coordinator for the City, as well as the floodplain management committee chair.

Acts, on behalf of the mayor, as the responsible official for the City's Multiple Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Program.

Manages, directs, coordinates and oversees capital projects involving City infrastructure. Processes pay requests and change orders as necessary.

Consults with supervisors, regulatory agency personnel, the mayor, city council, engineers, contractors, utility companies, developers, and other agency officials to review departmental operations, discuss problems, coordinate activities, develop long-term plans, provide technical expertise, and receive advice/direction.

Conduct and manage annual audits and reporting requirements with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Office of Water Resources (OWR), and other related agencies.

Supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining and completing employee performance appraisals.

Prepares preliminary plans, specs, and cost estimates for capital projects as request by the City Engineer, monitors status of work in progress.

Interprets and enforces applicable laws, regulations and policies such as subdivision regulations, flood zone regulations, etc.

Meets with citizens and investigates complaints about storm drainage areas regarding design, easements, encroachments, structural integrity, erosion, and related requests.

Assembles and prepares analysis of basic data and field information regarding drainage problems, flooding, and water quality.

Prepares recommendations for improving or eliminating flood prone areas.

Performs research functions; compiles/analyzes data; gathers, collates and maintains information, maps and statistics for use in planning departmental projects and activities; prepares/distributes related reports.

Reviews engineering plans for commercial development, subdivisions, and any development on property in close proximity to water bodies under control of the City. Reviews/interprets maps, plats, site plans, blue prints, architectural drawings, and construction plans.

Prepares division budget recommendations; monitors expenditures; reviews/approves invoices and forwards for payment.

Establish, enact, and enforce applicable code regulation to protect water quality throughout the City, and especially in relation to our drinking water source, Lake Tuscaloosa. Develop policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state and federal guidelines.

Develop programs to ensure that development; boats/docks/beaches will not have a negative impact on Lake Tuscaloosa.

Develop and implement SOPs and SWPPs for staff to follow on routine tasks.

As needed, coordinates with all city departments on environmental issues and lake water quality protection.

Oversees inspection of piers and lake related structures and construction/tree removal relating to Lake Tuscaloosa.

Prepares and conducts a variety of presentations to speak to civic groups, schools, and any other group or organizations to provide information on numerous environmental topics.

Assists in the development and/or develops public education and participation programs to promote stormwater management and floodplain management awareness.

Coordinates presentations with various events including departmental and city events, school functions, professional conferences and seminars.

Maintains an awareness of new trends/advances in the profession; investigates and approves the use of new materials, methods and processes, in conjunction with third party professional engineers, supervisors, and regulatory agencies. Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge and awareness of applicable laws/regulations and new standards in technology; reads professional literature and maintains professional affiliations.

On-call to respond to calls, complaints, or emergency situations; dispatched service requests; investigates and troubleshoots customer complaints surrounding the MS4 in a timely manner.

Attends workshops and training sessions/conferences.

Coordinates divisions, departments or city-wide activities in times of emergency.

Attends meetings as required; responds to questions and requests for information/assistance by telephone or in person from the general public, employees, the media, officials or other persons.

Composes, prepares, receives, reviews, and/or approves forms, requests, charts, records, blueprints, reports, correspondence, and documents associated with daily responsibilities of this position; reviews, processes, responds, forwards, maintains, and/or takes other action.

Investigates and recommends response to legal claims for damages from the city regarding drainage/project issues.

Recommends policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of quality services by the department.

Incorporates continuous quality improvement principles in day to day activities.

Must accomplish the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations, in a timely manner.

Must meet regular attendance requirements.

Must be able to maintain good interpersonal relationships with staff, co-workers, managers and citizens.

Performs other related duties as required.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a civil engineering discipline required. Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in stormwater operations, environmental compliance management, floodplain management, project management, or related field. Supervisory experience is required. Must possess or obtain a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification within two years of employment to job. Must possess a State of Alabama Professional Engineering license. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
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How To Apply: Applications must be submitted online at www.tuscaloosa.com
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018

Position Title:
Flood Hazard GIS Specialist
Employer: Montana Dept. of Natural Resources and Conservation
Address: 1424 9th Ave.
Helena, MT 59620
Contact Person: Carol Nelson, Human Resources
Phone Number: 406-444-0513
Job Location: Helena, Montana
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
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Benefits: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Job Description: The Flood Hazard GIS Specialist is responsible for the management, development, integrity, and maintenance of the DNRC floodplain mapping GIS inventory datasets and databases. The positions duties include providing GIS and mapping information systems data management, analyzing and disseminating data, generating and quality reviewing flood hazard data, providing niche programmatic GIS knowledge/expertise, along with technical assistance, training, outreach and cross-agency collaboration. The position requires an extensive understanding and knowledge ESRI ArcGIS and FEMAs Risk MAP program and associated standards and guidance for developing and serving flood hazard and flood risk products compliant with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Qualifications: Expert knowledge of principles and practices of geographical information systems (GIS) and underlying relational database systems, including SQL.
Substantial knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS and ESRI mobile, desktop, & server software.
Knowledge of web mapping technologies using ESRI & Leaflet tools
Knowledge and demonstrated skill in object oriented principles and data management.
Knowledge of and experience customizing maps with ESRI software and services.
Demonstrated capacity to be proactive, efficient, and productive with limited supervision.

The knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position are typically acquired through possession of a Bachelors Degree in Geography, or related field, with an emphasis, or additional training, in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or information technology, and a minimum of 3 years applicable work experience. Desirable credentials include: knowledge and experience with the NFIP and FEMAs RiskMAP program; expertise with ArcGIS; and spatial data management and maintenance.
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Application Deadline: 1/15/2019

Position Title:
Water Resources Engineer I
Employer: FTN Associates, Ltd.
Address: 3 Innwood Circle, Suite 220
Little Rock, AR 72211
Contact Person: Sharon Phillips, PHR, Human Resources Manager
Phone Number: (501) 225-7779
Job Location: Little Rock or Fayetteville, Arkansas
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Job Description: We are seeking an entry level Water Resources Engineer to perform hydrologic and hydraulic numerical modeling. The position will be located in our Fayetteville or Little Rock, AR offices.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join a team of outstanding professionals. Below are some of the typical duties of this position:

Performing water resources mathematical modeling using models such as HEC RAS, HEC HMS, HEC GeoRAS, HEC GeoHMS, SWMM and other hydrologic, hydraulic, hydrodynamic, and water quality models.
Working with ArcGIS to develop geometry for model input, display model output, and populate databases.
Data collection, data analysis, modeling, and document preparation.
Field investigations/field sampling/reconnaissance.
Qualifications: Bachelor or Masters degree in engineering from an ABET accredited four-year college or university.
Registration as an Engineer Intern (or the ability to obtain it within two years).
Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering with a specialty in in water resources with course work in hydrologic and hydraulic numerical modeling preferred.
Experience in scripting (e.g., Python, MATLAB) and/or programming (e.g., Fortran, C++) languages is also desired but not required.
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How To Apply: online
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 12/28/2018

Position Title:
Assistant Flood Hazards Program Geoscientist
Employer: New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
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Job Location: Concord, NH
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Job Description: The State of New Hampshire, Department of Environmental Services has a full time vacancy for an Environmentalist III/Assistant Flood Hazards Program Geoscientist. The purpose of this position will be to plan, implement and coordinate statewide stream crossing assessment data management and flood-related hydraulic modeling projects, with responsibility for evaluating the environmental and public safety impacts caused by improperly sized stream crossings.
Qualifications: Education: Bachelors degree from a recognized college or university with major study in a related environmental science. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.

Experience: Four years experience as an Environmentalist or in geomorphology, geology, surface water hydrology, environmental management, risk management or hazard mitigation.
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How To Apply:
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Application Deadline: 12/31/2018

Position Title:
Sr. Engineer - 21260 - Orlando, FL
Employer: Orange County Government-Board of County Commissioners
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Job Location: Orlando, FL
Job Duration: FullTime
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Pay Range: 71,906 - Annually
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Job Description: Responsible for contract administration of Stormwater Management Divisions Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) and Watershed Master Plans.
Responsible for managing and reviewing large scale (greater than 20 sq. miles) stormwater watershed master plans.
Provide technical assistance to field personnel responsible for the maintenance and operations of the primary stormwater system (e.g. canals, drainwells, pump stations, ponds).
Review and evaluate studies/designs, construction plans, and reports.
Procure Professional Engineering Services for capital Improvement projects including preparation of scope of services and negotiations of proposals to contract execution.
Supervise staff engineers and/or technicians, including employee performance reviews, delegation and oversight of work and training of staff engineers/technicians.
Provide technical review assistance to various Orange County divisions.
Manage and monitor project specific permit requirements
Responsible for running and reviewing ICPR computer models.
Use ArcMap 10.X GIS software for mapping efforts/analysis.
Perform hydrologic/hydraulic calculations.
Participate in public meetings which includes making presentations to the public and decision-making groups as well as responding to inquiries from citizens
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or other closely related Engineering degree and six (6) years of stormwater management related experience.

Must be licensed in the United States as a Professional Engineer. Must be licensed in Florida as a Professional Engineer within one (1) year of hire.

Must possess and maintain a valid Floridas Drivers License.

All applicants selected for hire must successfully complete a background check.
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How To Apply: Online
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 12/16/2018

Position Title:
Project Manager (PE)
Employer: EMH&T - Columbus, OH
Address: 5500 New Albany Road
Columbus, OH 43054
Contact Person: Cara Tammaro
Phone Number: 614-775-4013
Job Location: Columbus
Job Duration: FullTime
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Benefits: EMH&T offers a generous benefit package to all full-time employees that includes medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, paid sick time, 401(k) with match, company paid life, LTD, short term disability and AD&D insurance, and wellness program.
Job Description: EMH&T is currently looking for a Project Manager to join our Water Resources team based in our Columbus, OH office.

This key position in EMH&T's Water Resources Engineering department serves as a Project Manager, overseeing the completion of studies and planning documents related to various stormwater and floodplain management, and ecosystem restoration projects. This individual is expected to have a strong background in the application of a wide variety of models applied to these projects, including steady and unsteady state hydraulic/hydrologic modeling, as well as related GIS-based applications. This individual will also understand and be able to manage projects, which require the development of construction documents related to stormwater management system improvements, flood control and ecosystem restoration.

This position will lead a wide variety of floodplain modeling and mapping efforts, watershed-scale analyses including the identification of problem areas and remedies, and the analysis and design of sustainable practices such as green infrastructure. Familiarity with local, state and federal regulations pertaining to water quality, floodplain management and dam safety is a key element of this position, as is knowledge of drainage design criteria related to state/federal funded transportation projects. This position is responsible for preparing and reviewing engineering documents and proposals, and serving as a client liaison with the responsibility of coordinating project schedules, budgets and quality work products.

As a Project Manager, this individual will be responsible for overseeing other technical staff and coordinating work efforts between departments, while maintaining strict quality control guidelines. This individual will be expected to participate in relevant trade association workshops to represent EMH&T. Advanced technical writing skills are required for this position. Written work products include reports, letters and technical specifications that must reflect current industry standards and an understanding of emerging technologies and practices.
Qualifications: Successful candidates will have a BS in Civil Engineering and have their PE in Ohio (or the ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire). Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is preferred. Must have a minimum of 10 to 15 years of consulting experience in water resource engineering (hydrology /hydraulics) and prior project management experience.
The essential capabilities associated with this position are:
Advanced technical skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple projects while maintain strict quality control.
Client management skills.
Ability to manage and deliver large and complex projects.
Ability to manage technical staff both within and external to the WRE department.
Proposal writing, and developing and managing project schedules and budgets.
Business development through contact with new and established clients.
Comments: We take your career as seriously as you doand we strive to provide you with a career journey that incorporates a range of opportunities. We provide the resources, opportunities, feedback, and coaching to allow each individual to develop professionally. In an environment where you can collaborate with and learn from talented professionals, there are no barriers to professional and personal growth.
How To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to careers@emht.com.
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018

Position Title:
Senior Water Resource Engineer (PE) - Flood Hazard Analysis
Employer: EMH&T - Columbus, OH
Address: 5500 New Albany Road
Columbus, OH 43054
Contact Person: Cara Tammaro
Phone Number: 614-775-4013
Job Location: Columbus
Job Duration: FullTime
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Benefits: EMH&T offers a generous benefit package to all full-time employees that includes medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, paid sick time, 401(k) with match, company paid life, LTD, short term disability and AD&D insurance, and wellness program.
Job Description: EMH&T is currently looking for a Senior Water Resources Engineer - Flood Hazard Analysis to join our Water Resources team based in our Columbus, OH office.
The Senior Water Resources Engineer - Flood Hazard Analysis is a key member of the EMH&T Water Resources Engineering team. The incumbent will be responsible for the successful scoping, execution, and delivery of riverine flood hazard evaluations and watershed planning documents, either as standalone studies or in support of civil infrastructure design projects. The position requires a highly organized individual, capable of executing multiple assignments under the direction of one or more Project Managers.
The incumbent will provide technical leadership for floodplain modeling and mapping efforts, watershed-scale analyses including the identification of problem areas and remedies, and the analysis and design of sustainable practices such as green infrastructure. Familiarity with local, state and federal regulations pertaining to water quality, floodplain management and dam safety is a key element of this position, as is knowledge of drainage design criteria related to state/federal funded transportation projects.
Working with other EMH&T Water Resources Engineering senior team members, the incumbent will be charged with developing and implementing best practices to maintain quality in EMH&T's flood hazard analysis service delivery. This includes, but is not limited to performing quality control reviews, leading in-house training sessions, maintaining databases of resources and standards, and mentoring junior team members. The incumbent will be expected to participate in relevant trade associations to represent EMH&T and remain abreast of (and preferably drive) emerging trends in the flood risk management field. Candidates will also be required to develop and maintain contacts with public officials and regulatory agencies in the course of their work.
Qualifications: Successful candidates will have a BS in Civil Engineering (or related field) and have their PE in Ohio (or the ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire). Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is preferred. Must have 10+ years of consulting experience in water resource engineering performing hydrologic and hydraulic analysis utilizing current state of practice computer programs.
Candidates must have significant expertise in the use of HEC engineering software, specifically HEC-RAS (1-D and 2-D), HEC-HMS, and GIS-based applications. Experience with additional analysis programs, including HydroCAD and SWMM is preferred.

The essential capabilities associated with this position are:
Ability to communicate technical information accurately, clearly, and concisely to team members and clients.
Candidates must exhibit strong technical writing and verbal communication skills.
Consistent work effort and dependability; attention to detail.
Ability to work independently (self-starter) as well as in a teaming environment.
Ability to apply technical know-how to a diverse range of projects.
Planning and organizational skills; commitment to deadlines and the client.
Ability to communicate and express ideas clearly.
Comments: We take your career as seriously as you doand we strive to provide you with a career journey that incorporates a range of opportunities. We provide the resources, opportunities, feedback, and coaching to allow each individual to develop professionally. In an environment where you can collaborate with and learn from talented professionals, there are no barriers to professional and personal growth.
How To Apply: To apply, send your resume and cover letter to careers@emht.com.
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018

Position Title:
Hazard Mitigation Subject Matter Experts (SME's)
Employer: ICF
Address: 9300 Lee Highway Fairfax, VA 22031
Contact Person: Adriana Brockman
Phone Number: 5714594175
Job Location: Puerto Rico
Job Duration: FullTime
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Benefits: Offered
Job Description: Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If youre seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICFtogether for tomorrow.

ICF's team in Puerto Rico is growing and we are seeking 15 Hazard Mitigation Subject Matter Experts (SME's) to join our disaster management efforts on the island.

In this position you will be responsible for identifying opportunities for hazard mitigation in accordance of FEMA Sections 404 & 406. Under these responsibilities, you will develop, analyze and prepare mitigation recommendations utilizing FEMA Section 404 & 406 of the Stafford Act. The position generally acts as an advocate for the recipient or sub-recipient and coordinate strategies that comply with FEMA Section 404 & 406 requirements and provide hazard mitigation advice for FEMA Public Assistance recovery for our client. The position will include, but is not limited to the identification, development and review of technical federal applications for structural mitigation projects such as flood proofing structures, elevation of flood prone structures, soil stabilization, storm water management, and other flood control projects. You will position and develop hazard mitigation proposals, and review Project Worksheets (PW) to maximize mitigation participation and funding. These positions are full-time and are located in Puerto Rico.

Role and Responsibilities:
- Review projects to identify and develop hazard mitigation proposals
- Perform visits to site inspections to identify possible mitigation measures
- Coordinate with various Hazard Mitigation staff and the State Hazard Mitigation Officer
- Provide guidance on the FEMA Sections 404 and 406 Hazard Mitigation Programs
- Assist Technical team with development of benefit cost analysis
- Review benefit cost analysis
- Advise on PWs to ensure to maximize mitigation participation and funding
- Optimize procedures and maintain communication and focus
- Maintain, track cases assigned and provide input where necessary in the data management information system
- Review project work sheets to ensure appropriate mitigation measures are included- Excellent customer service skill set, ability to listen and facilitate work through completion
Qualifications: - 10+ years of progressive experience as a Hazard Mitigation SME with knowledge in the ability to employee mitigation techniques for land, construction, engineering, and/or hydrology projects
- Significant experience addressing strategic issues in disaster recovery operations that have complex political and programmatic elements
- Experience in FEMA Section 404 & 406- Public Assistance experience
- Familiar with FEMAs Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA), RS Means cost estimation software & FEMAs cost estimating format
- Must be a U.S. Citizen to obtain FEMA badge
- Must be able to obtain Public Trust clearance including fingerprint, credit and extensive background check
- Candidates must have a valid drivers license and clean driving record

Preferred Skills:
- Bachelors Degree in a related field
- Prior FEMA experience
- Engineering background
Comments:
How To Apply: Online at https://www.icf.com/careers/jobs/R1802426
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018

Position Title: Postdoc Research - Philadelphia, PA
Employer: Wharton Risk Mgmt and Decision Processes
Address: 3918 Chestnut St., Suite 130
St. Leonards Court
Contact Person: Dana Allison
Phone Number: 2155731188
Job Location: Philadelphia, PA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: flexible
Pay Range: 60k
Benefits: tbd
Job Description: The Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is seeking applicants for one or two postdoctoral research positions. The Center seeks applicants with expertise in economic analysis of natural hazards, man-made risks, climate change adaptation, and building resilience of households and communities to extreme events. We seek applicants with background in empirical economics, risk analysis, insurance markets, and/or decision-making. Postdoctoral fellows must have received their PhD in the last two years. Appointments are for two years, subject to a year 1 review. Post-doctoral fellows are expected to spend part of their time on Center projects under the direction of Center director(s) and part of their time on their own research.

Location: Philadelphia, PA USA
Starting date: Summer 2019
Length: 1-2 years (based on year 1 evaluation)

How to apply: Please email your C.V., 1 or 2 representative publications or working papers and 2 letters of recommendation to Dana Allison (danaalli@wharton.upenn.edu). Please reference Postdoc Research in the subject field. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected completion by the summer of 2019 is acceptable) from an accredited institution. Incomplete applications will not be considered. We plan to undertake first-round interviews in early January either via video-conference or at the ASSA meetings. For full consideration, please submit all materials by mid-December.

About the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center
For three decades, the Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has been at the forefront of basic and applied research to promote effective corporate and public policies for low probability events with potentially catastrophic consequences. Building on the disciplines of economics, finance, insurance, marketing, psychology and decision sciences, the Center supports and undertakes field and experimental studies of risk and uncertainty to better understand the linkage between descriptive and prescriptive approaches under various regulatory and market conditions. The Center now includes 70 faculty, research fellows and visiting scholars from all over the world to undertake large-scale initiatives. Providing expertise and a neutral environment for discussion, the Center team is also concerned with training decision makers and promoting a dialogue among industry, governments, interest groups and academics through its research and policy publications and through sponsored seminars and forums. For more information, visit http://riskcenter.wharton.upenn.edu/.


The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Women, minority candidates, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Qualifications:
Comments:
How To Apply: Please email your C.V., 1 or 2 representative publications or working papers and 2 letters of recommendation to Dana Allison (danaalli@wharton.upenn.edu). Please reference Postdoc Research in the subject field. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected com
Link to online application:
Application Deadline: 12/15/2018

Position Title:
Engineer - Civil
Employer: City of Portland, OR
Address:
Contact Person:
Phone Number:
Job Location:
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $45.49 - $55.28
Benefits:
Job Description: The City of Portland is seeking candidates for multiple civil engineer positions to support the planning, design, construction, and other aspects of our public infrastructure. Civil Engineers complete complex engineering assignments requiring the use of judgment and initiative in developing solutions to problems, interpreting policies, and determining work assignments. Civil Engineers have a variety of professional engineering responsibilities depending on the Bureau and Division they work within.

Examples of Civil Engineers responsibilities include:
Serve as a project engineer on difficult, complex projects
Perform advanced professional project management
Perform specialized engineering
Apply advanced engineering knowledge to the solution of planning, design, maintenance, improvement and construction problems pertaining to the City's infrastructure and private development
Planning future system needs
Oversee, coordinate and review the work of professional and technical personnel
Developing, implementing and monitoring major construction and/or developer projects, from inception to completion
Perform advanced professional construction management
Perform specialized developer/building plan reviews
May seal engineering plans with manager authorization
Perform related duties as assigned
Qualifications: 1.Knowledge of theory, principles and practices of civil engineering design and project management.
2.Knowledge of principles and practices of contract administration and project management and evaluation.
3.Experience planning and managing difficult engineering-related projects.
4.Experience performing difficult technical research and analyzing complex engineering and mathematical problems, evaluating alternatives and recommending or adopting effective courses of action.
5.Experience reviewing, preparing or directing the preparation of complex plans and specifications.
6.Knowledge of principles, modern techniques and equipment used in design, construction and maintenance of various public works projects.
Comments:
How To Apply: Apply through link provided.
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 1/21/2019





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