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Watershed Unit Supervisor (WMS Band 1)
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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Watershed Unit Supervisor (WMS Band 1)
**_Keeping Washington Clean and Evergreen_**
Has your career focused on protecting, preserving and enhancing the environment? Are you interested in joining a team working to protect Washington's waters? Our Water Quality Program is looking to hire a **Watershed Unit Supervisor** (WMS Band 1) in our Eastern Regional office in Spokane, WA.
The Watershed Unit Supervisor manages the Eastern Regional Watershed Unit, which provides technical support, coordination, and oversight for accomplishing the program mission in 13 counties.
As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability.
To learn more about The Department of Ecology, please visit our website at and check us out on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.
**_Local efforts... Diverse people... Statewide impacts_**
The mission of the Water Quality Program is to protect and restore Washington's waters to sustain healthy watersheds and communities. Our work ensures that state waters support beneficial uses including recreational and business activities, supplies for clean drinking water, and the protection of fish, shellfish, wildlife, and public health.
The **Watershed Unit Supervisor** manages and supports twelve professional level staff in the Eastern Regional Office, whose responsibilities include, developing and implementing water cleanup plans for impaired water bodies, conducting stormwater and other general permit inspections, compliance, and enforcement activities, preparing water quality certifications for licenses and permits, administering water quality grants and loans, and working with the public to address impacts to water quality.
The majority of this work will include:
* Serving as the section contact for policy and program development for stormwater and general permit activities, development and implementation of Total Maximum Daily Loads and watershed cleanup plans, forest practice activities, water quality certifications, nonpoint source pollution management, and nonpoint source grants and loans.
* Planning, leading, and organizing the work performed by the unit, and managing the unit budget.
* Preparing unit goals and objectives, and supporting staff as they work toward these goals.
**This position is open until filled, with an initial screening on May 1, 2018. In order to be considered for initial screening, please submit an application on or before April 30, 2018. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.**
**_Required Qualifications:_**
A Bachelors of Science degree in environmental, physical, or natural science, engineering, planning, or closely related field
Five years of professional level work experience in environmental, physical, or natural science, engineering, planning, or closely related field. Advanced degrees may substitute for part of the required work experience, on a year-for-year basis, up to two years maximum.
**_Desired Qualifications:_**
Experience in management and/or supervision
**_Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment:_**
Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license
**Why work for Ecology?**
Joining Ecology means becoming a part of a team committed to protecting and restoring Washington State's environment.
A career in public service allows you to help solve some of the most challenging problems facing our state, while keeping the health and financial security of you and your family a priority. We combine one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation with a strong commitment to work/life balance.
*Ecology employees may be eligible for the following*:
Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Vacation, Sick, and other Leave*, 11 Paid Holidays per year*, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Programs, Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA), Employee Assistance Program, Commute Trip Reduction Incentives, Combined Fund Drive, SmartHealth
*More information about the Student Loans and the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program:*
Employees may be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program, which forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. See -loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more details.
**See the Benefits tab in this announcement for more information*
Supplemental Information
**_Application Instructions:_**
**In order to be considered, applicants _MUST_ include the following documents as an attachment to their application:**
* A cover letter describing how your experience, skills and abilities meet the required qualifications of this position.
* A resume outlining your professional experience.
Please complete the applicant profile when applying for this position. Or, you may paste the text of your resume within the profile's resume text field.
Please read the supplemental questions carefully and answer completely. Incomplete responses, including "please see resume" may disqualify you from further consideration.
Department of Ecology employees, please make sure to answer the agency-wide questions regarding permanent status as a classified employee within the Washington General Service or Washington Management Service. Do not forget to select Department of Ecology as a response to question 2, and type your personnel ID number for question 3. If you are not sure of your status or do not know your personnel ID number, please contact Human Resources at (360) 407-6186.
If you are reading this announcement in print format, please visit to access the online recruitment system. Click on "Look for Jobs" and select Dept. of Ecology under the "Department" search list. Click "Apply Search."
***Other Information:***
If you need assistance applying for this job, please call Human Resources at (360) 407-6186 or e-mail Please do not call this number or send an email to this address to follow-up the status of your application. You can view the latest status of your application on your profile's main page.
If you have specific questions about the position, please email Adriane Borgais at: Please do not contact Adriane to inquire about the status of your application.
The act of submitting application materials electronically is considered affirmation that the information is complete and truthful. The state may verify this information and any untruthful or misleading answers are cause for rejection of your application or dismissal if employed.
The Washington State Department of Ecology is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, veterans or people with military status, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application/testing process or this job announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 407-6186. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.
*Salary:* $69,336.00 - $87,276.00 Annually
*Location:* Spokane County - Spokane, WA
*Job Type:* Full Time - Permanent
*Department:* Dept. of Ecology
*Job Number:* 2018-WQ3220-03552
*Closing:* Continuous
*Agency:* State of Washington
*Address:* View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504
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