Environmental Program Manager – Vermont Dept of Environmental Conservation

Title: Environmental Program Manager – Watershed Management

Application Deadline: 12/18/2019

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is seeking an Environmental Program Manager for the Wastewater Management Program in DEC’s Watershed Management Division.  This is a classified manager position that will supervise seven staff persons engaged in implementing Vermont’s EPA-delegated National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program, which regulates direct discharges to Vermont’s surface waters and industrial discharges into wastewater treatment facilities.  This work includes issuing facility permits, conducting compliance monitoring and facility inspections and providing outreach and technical assistance.  Will serve as the liaison with EPA for the NPDES program and ensure that Vermont’s annual commitments to EPA for permitting and inspections are met.  This position will interact frequently with other Division programs, other Department Divisions and Agency legal counsel.  This position will also oversee implementation of Vermont’s new Combined Sewer Overflow Rule. Will be responsible for responding to media requests and will represent the Department before legislative committees as assigned.

This position involves, planning, analytical and environmental work at an advanced professional level for the Department.   Duties include supervision of the day-to-day work of program staff.  Work involves independence in assuring completion of work assignments and responsibility and accountability for program work.  Knowledge of federal and state laws governing discharges, such as the NDPES regulations and Vermont’s clean water laws, regulations and standards preferred.  An ability to multitask, deal with unexpected issues and crises and make sound and timely decisions is required.

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