Open Positions

Sustainable Resources Manager
[April 24, 2017]

King County Department of Parks & Natural Resources
Wastewater Treatment Division

Location: Seattle, Washington

Position Description
Award-winning King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) seeks a Sustainable Resources Manager. This position manages a $20 million annual budget and a twenty-person team of engineers, scientists, and project managers responsible for utilizing the sustainable products from WTD’s waste stream and supporting sustainability and innovation. The Sustainable Resources Manager will oversee the strategic development and diversification of customer relationships while managing external relations and program operations for all "waste to resource" programs. The ideal candidate will be a transformational manager who will help drive the division towards its vision: "An innovative and resilient clean water enterprise revolutionizing the recovery of valuable resources for sustainable communities." Requires a bachelor's degree or the equivalent on-the-job experience in public administration, environmental science, engineering, or similar fields as well as 5 years of experience managing staff and supervisors, which includes staff development and performance management for various disciplines (e.g., engineers, educators, scientists, planners, and project managers). The annual salary range is $106,877 - $135,473 DOQ. In addition, King County offers a competitive benefits package including PERS retirement. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, comprehensive resume, and salary history to no later than May 12, 2017. Detailed brochure available at Confidential inquiries welcomed to Heather Renschler at 916-630-4900. 

W2R Senior Biosolids Policy Analyst/Statewide Coordinator (Environmental Planner 5)
[March 20, 2017]

Location: Thurston County - Lacey, WA

Position Description
Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We are a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, and believes in the fun factor, Ecology is a good fit.
The Waste 2 Resources (W2R) program is looking to fill a W2R Senior Biosolids Policy Analyst/Statewide Coordinator (Environmental Planner 5) position.
The W2R Senior Biosolids Policy Analyst/Statewide Coordinator position develops, analyzes, monitors and evaluates biosolids policies, rules, general permits, and guidance documents for use statewide. This position coordinates and implements the biosolids program, leading regional biosolids staff to ensure consistency in program implementation, enforcement actions, and responds to complex and/or politically sensitive inquiries for technical assistance.

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NYC DEP Biosolids Program Manager
[March 7, 2017]

Location: Corona, NY

Position Description
The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) protects public health and the environment by supplying clean drinking water, collecting and treating wastewater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP delivers more than 1.1 billion gallons per day of the highest quality drinking water to 8.5 million NYC residents and more than 1 million people in Upstate New York, and has a wastewater conveyance and treatment system capable of processing over 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater per day to protect the environment and the city’s surrounding waterways. The projects BWT implement allow DEP as a whole to continue to operate and maintain an exemplary water supply system.

The Bureau of Wastewater Treatment (BWT) protects public health and the environment through successful operation, maintenance, planning, engineering, and all associated support functions related to the treatment of wastewater for New York City. Facilities include wastewater treatment plants, collections facilities (pumping stations, combined sewer overflow retention facilities, regulators, tide gates), wastewater laboratories, harbor vessels and sludge dewatering facilities.

The Biosolids Program is tasked with the development of plans and approaches to move away from landfilling and maximize the benefit and value of the recovered products.  The Biosolids Program Manager for the DEP BWT will direct the biosolids program on all levels for all DEP wastewater treatment/resource recovery facilities. The position will develop and implement a Biosolids Strategic Plan, create and manage a Biosolids Beneficial Reuse Program, manage program and process development and improvements, and oversee contracts for transportation, on-site and off-site treatment, and beneficial reuse and/or other final destination options.

This position will provide management for developing customers and markets for safe, environmentally friendly biosolids products lines by leading product development, marketing and distribution plans for biosolids products and working across the department to optimize the reuse of other potential underutilized resources.  This requires applied skills including understanding complexity of the product lines of our business, understanding the production and benefits of our products, and working with our customers. This position will direct, manage and oversee strategy, customer development, external relations and program operations.

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Project Coordinator (Alberta)
[March 6, 2017]

Location: Alberta, Canada

Position Description
Reporting to the Alberta Program Manager, and based in our Edmonton, AB office, your primary focus will be to ensure the smooth, productive implementation of our operational projects.  You willberesponsibleforallaspectsofprojectcoordinationandwillparticipatedirectlyin field activities.  You are someone with a diverse skill set that is extremely well organized and enjoys
time in the field.  Your typical responsibilities include:

  •  Project planning and implementation at one or more operational reclamation or residuals recycling projects in Alberta
  •  Coordination of, and participation in, field activities including environmental sample collection and vegetation management
  •  Scheduling and supervision of professional / operational contractors, internal resources
  •  Identification of equipment requirements and coordination of machine operations
  •  Project status reporting to the Program Manager
  •  Data tracking and report preparation
  •  Regular liaison with client representatives
  •  Preparing and managing safety documentation for operational projects

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Environmental Specialist, Senior; Environmental Compliance
[February 9, 2017]

Location: Tacoma, WA
Closing: 2/28/2017 5:00 PM Pacific

Position Description
The City of Tacoma is in search of candidates with exceptional verbal and written communication skills who are experts in federal, state and local environmental regulations and laws.  If you are detail-oriented, enjoy processing information in an analytical manner, can serve as the scientific expert and team leader for complex projects and determine National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System compliance for stormwater and wastewater programs, then this might be the career you have been searching for. 

The Environmental Services Department is in need of a high-performing Senior Environmental Specialist who has a proven work history in leading and motivating teams, and a skill set that demonstrates the ability to make analytical-based decisions from sometimes abstract, conceptual arrays of information.   The ideal candidate will have a background in program management and regulatory compliance and enforcement in the areas of wastewater, stormwater, industrial pretreatment, and hazardous materials management. 

The Senior Environmental Specialist is responsible for major environmental projects and programs. An employee in this class must exercise initiative and independent judgment in the planning, direction, and performance of all program/project activities within their section.

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Program Manager (full-time)
[February 8, 2017]

Location: New Westminster - Vancouver, BC.
Closing: 2/24/2017

Position Description: 
The Program Manager will lead a team of professionals in our BC office. You are responsible for providing technical support to a range of SYLVIS projects and managing, developing, and leading a core group of staff members.  You will contribute to the growth of SYLVIS by working both “in” and “on” the company.  In this position you will:

  • Use your management skills to support a diverse range of professionals in the delivery of consulting and operational projects that exceed client expectations.
  • Use your leadership skills to motivate your team to achieve goals and enable successful outcomes.
  • Use your exceptional attention to detail to evaluate team and project metrics; you will use these metrics to further support and develop both your team and the company.
  • Use your technical knowledge of residuals, agronomy, soil science, plant science, reclamation, environmental science and/or other related discipline to act as a technical advisor.

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