Engineer Manager – State of Idaho – Twin Falls, ID

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is hiring an engineer manager for our Twin Falls Regional Office. This position provides compliance assistance to communities and industries that manage systems regulated by state drinking water and wastewater rules. This position is also responsible for managing technical staff and administering the Idaho Water Quality Standards.


DEQ is committed to protecting human health and the quality of Idaho’s air, land, and water.

DEQ works closely and collaboratively with a wide range of public and private partners, including federal and state agencies; the Board of Environmental Quality; city, county, and tribal governments; businesses; community organizations; and Idaho citizens. These partnerships are critical to accomplishing our environmental and human health protection mission. The agency is committed to working in partnership with local communities, businesses, and citizens to identify and implement cost-effective environmental solutions.

Licensure: Licensed in Idaho as a Professional Engineer (PE), or eligibility for comity licensure by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers in accordance with Idaho Code, Title 54, Chapter 12;

AND Valid Driver’s license.

Experience: coordinating with State and local government operations in one of the specific engineering specialties described below; evaluating engineering projects and making decisions relative to their merit; writing engineering reports and related correspondence; reviewing engineering analysis; making oral presentations to groups relative to the merits of engineering applications.


Specialty Minimum Qualifications (required for this position):


  • DEQ 5217A Supervision:
    Successfully completed courses or seminars that included the essential elements of management (planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling); OR, have at least one year of experience performing as a supervisor that required work assignment, and direction and monitoring of staff with responsibility (or significant input) into the hiring of employees, preparing performance evaluations, and handling problem-solving procedures.

Desired Qualifications (not required to qualify for the position but additional points may be awarded to applicants who meet this criteria): Experience applying engineering principles in the following aspects of Water Quality Protection: PUBLIC DRINKING WATER (typically gained by experience as a licensed staff engineer or equivalent position in responsible charge of activities related to chemical treatment and stabilization of drinking water/groundwater, well design, well construction and hydrogeology, in addition to the treatment of surface water for public drinking water supplies); MUNICIPAL & INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER (typically gained by experience as a licensed staff engineer or equivalent position in responsible charge of activities related to physical, biological and chemical treatment of wastewater, and activities related to facility planning grants and State Revolving Fund Construction Loans); SOLID WASTE (typically gained by experience as a licensed staff engineer or equivalent position in responsible charge of activities related to solid waste and biosolids management); SURFACE & GROUNDWATER PROTECTION (typically gained by experience as a licensed staff engineer or equivalent position in responsible charge of activities related to permitting, permit certification, storm water and pretreatment, materials, and standards, flow analyses, collection and distribution and cross connection control);
DRINKING WATER & WASTEWATER DISINFECTION & DISINFECTION BY-PRODUCTS (typically gained by experience as a licensed staff engineer or equivalent position in responsible charge of activities related to disinfection of water and wastewater and disinfection by-products). To meet this specialty, you must have a combination of approximately four (4) years of POST licensure experience in at least two (2) of the five (5) areas listed.


Benefits:

  • Flexible work schedule and hourly wage for increased work-life balance.
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness – eligibility requirements may apply.
  • Accrue paid vacation every pay period starting with approximately 2 weeks the first year, and increasing with state longevity
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid sick leave separate from vacation leave
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance benefits, Flexible Spending Account https://ogi.idaho.gov/premium-rates/
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Defined benefits retirement plan (pension) through the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) and Vested after only 5 years. https://persi.idaho.gov/members/base_plan.cfm
  • Optional 401K and Deferred Compensation plans with traditional and Roth options
  • Eligible for Employee Assistance Program – Confidential support, information and resources for all of life’s challenges.


Physical requirements
:

  • Ability to sit and work on a computer for 2-4 hours at a time
  • Ability to reach and bend for filing purposes
  • Some periods of heavy reading and typing required
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds when working with file boxes
  • Some travel may be required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to climb ladders, staircases, work on uneven terrain
  • Ability to work in adverse or inclement weather
  • Ability to work in extreme hot or cold temperatures both outside and inside
  • Field sites may involve working near and with drilling rigs, backhoes, trucks and other large equipment in rough terrain
  • May work in vicinity of loud noise
  • May be required to travel and stay overnight in remote areas


Working at DEQ:

DEQ’s vision is an Idaho where the quality of our environment enhances healthy living and supports thriving communities. DEQ works closely and collaboratively with a wide range of public and private partners, including federal and state agencies; the Board of Environmental Quality; city, county, and tribal governments; businesses; community organizations; and Idaho citizens. These partnerships are critical to accomplishing our environmental and human health protection mission. The agency is committed to working in partnership with local communities, businesses, and citizens to identify and implement cost-effective environmental solutions.

The Department of Environmental Quality may conduct verification of the information provided in your application, including validation of driver’s license status, education, employment, and criminal history. Omission and/or falsification of information provided in your application will result in your removal from consideration for employment, appointment, or promotion.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.


To protect
human health


and the quality of

Idaho’s air, land, and water.


www.deq.idaho.gov


If you have questions, please contact us at:


Email:


[email protected]


Phone:


(208) 373-0333

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