This Environmental Manager position exists within the Technical and Logistical Services Section, Watershed Assessment and Planning Branch, Office of Water Quality, Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM). This position supports environmental programs for the branch, and occasional field duties described in IDEM's Water Quality Monitoring Strategy. This position will provide services such as environmental assessment data tracking, database management and tracking, and technology support (e.g., Excel, VFC, SharePoint) for branch-wide programs. This role may also assist as needed with tracking/preparing budgets for equipment and supplies across the branch's environmental programs and preparing purchasing requisitions. This role supports efforts in maintaining both internal and external datasets and the preparation of reports with strict deadlines. This role works closely with the Integrated Report Coordinator in preparing and submitting the 303d List of Impaired Waters to U.S. EPA on a biennial basis. This role will also assist with contract oversight and communicating with contractors providing services for environmental programs in the branch.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Policy, Chemistry, Biology, Geology, or a related field.
At least two (2) years of experience in an environmental or environmental public health field.
Broad knowledge of theories, environmental protection principles and practices, specialty area, and program area.
Knowledge of chemistry, biology, hydrology, mathematics, engineering, and other environmental sciences as they relate to program area.
Thorough knowledge of soil, water, air sampling, laboratory analysis and interpretation as it relates to program area.
Ability to prepare documents for administrative and regulatory action.
Excellent research and writing skills for preparing accurate, precise, clear, and thorough reports.
Ability to effectively interact and orally communicate with parties with diverse levels of environmental expertise.
Ability to interpret and apply legal terminology and practices, and the ability to apply these in a variety of conditions and situations.