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|Organization:||Snohomish County Public Works||Job Category:||Water and Sewers||Job Type:||Full Time||Country:||USA||State/Province:||Washington (WA)||City:||Everett||Post Code:||98201||Salary and Benefits:||$70,235.40 - $85,328.28 Annually||Post Date:||07/09/2013||
The Snohomish County Department of Public Works, Surface Water Management Division is seeking highly motivated/qualified applicants to fill positions in the River Capital/Floodplain Services program. The SWM River Capital/Floodplain Services program uses unique approaches within river reaches to work with natural river processes and coordinate with local stakeholders to improve salmon habitat, protect infrastructure and property, resolve river issues and manage floodplains. The program will function as a team to provide a proactive and practical approach to the analysis of river processes as well as to the design and construction of river projects. Another key element of the program involves close coordination with stakeholders, including local landowners, tribes, grant agencies, permit agencies, consultants, and other interest groups.
Well-qualified applicants will have direct field experience with projects in large rivers or streams, will excel at project management and communication, will have high professional standards, will be highly productive, will work well in a team environment, and will be willing to be mentored.
This position provides river and stream analysis, design, and construction coordination for river and large stream habitat projects. This position will be a project manager and, as such, may manage consultant contracts, grant contracts, and projects completed in-house by County staff. This position will be expected to develop annual and multi-year capital improvement plans and to coordinate these plans with other groups in the SWM Division and the Public Works Department. This position will be expected to coordinate and complete grant applications for river and large stream projects. The preferred candidate will have field experience as well as experience in the analysis, design and construction of projects in large rivers and streams. The preferred candidate will have high professional standards, will be highly productive, will be a good team player, and will have a demonstrated record of excellent coordination with stakeholders, including agencies, tribes, property owners and other groups. Additional desirable experience and/or qualities include hydraulic analyses, geomorphic analyses, watercraft skills, emergency flood response, river surveys, project monitoring, and habitat data analysis. This position requires a Professional Engineering (PE) license. If the PE license is from another state, the applicant must demonstrate that they can obtain comity within one year.
Go to job opportunities at snoco.org to apply.