This position manages WYDOT's statewide reclamation program, including all WYDOT rights-of-way and material pits across the state. Implements the WYDOT roadside revegetation program through coordination with engineers, contractors, seed companies, and compliance reviewers. Ensures compliance with the associated state DEQ and federal (EPA) regulations for erosion control, revegetation, and stormwater control Uses advanced specific resource knowledge of plant ecology, seeding techniques, erosion control materials, and techniques, and invasive weed control to develop and implement the appropriate practices to ensure successful revegetation occurs in a timely manner. Assists with WYDOT permitting under the Clean Water Act. Coordinates with other State and Federal agencies. Manages Wyoming Cooperative Landscape grant program, including budget allocation. Attends and shares information at national conferences concerned with reclamation and roadside revegetation topics.
Bachelor of Science Degree (natural resources such at Botany, Agronomy or Plant Sciences)
Knowledge of native and commercially available plants and appropriate cultivars used in reclamation.
Advance knowledge of seed mix preparation.
Advance knowledge of soil ecology, erosion control, and weed management.
Advanced knowledge of stormwater control.
Knowledge of planting practices and soil stabilization techniques.
Demonstrated ability to write and present technical and research reports.
Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with a variety of stakeholders.
Manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
Time management skills.
Knowledge of wetland and Clean Water Act 404 permitting practices.
Apply at Wyoming's state job site