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Project Specialist IV - Public Works job in Everett

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Organization:  Snohomish County Public Works
Job Category:  Water and Sewers: Stormwater
Engineering and Technology
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Washington (WA)
City:  Everett
Salary and Benefits:  $70,235.40 - $85,328.28 Annually
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 project management for geomorphic and hydraulic assessments and capital improvements to rivers and large streams. This is a project management position that will perform a wide variety of tasks related to the management of river projects, including managing consultant contracts, applying for and managing grant contracts, developing and monitoring budgets, and overseeing the work of other resource groups. This position will be expected to coordinate with a wide variety of stakeholders, including permitting agencies, tribes, and the local agricultural community, so good speaking and writing skills are essential. The preferred candidate will be able to demonstrate strong project management skills, including experience managing large engineering river projects. The preferred candidate will have good leadership skills, but will also be willing to be mentored. The preferred candidate will have expertise in a variety of related technical fields, such as engineering, geomorphology, and river processes. The preferred candidate will have high professional standards, will be highly productive, and will be a good team player. Additional desirable experience and/or qualities include river analysis or design experience, emergency flood response, experience coordinating river surveys, watercraft skills, and habitat data analysis.

Go to job opportunites at snoco.org to apply.





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