MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
invites applications for the position of:
Team Leader (Environmental Manager I)
SALARY: $53,193.00 - $85,401.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 08/09/16
CLOSING DATE: 08/29/16 11:59 PM
Team Leader (Environmental Manager I)
Grade 19 SP#16-50.02-06
YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION
THE RECONSIDERATION PERIOD FOR THIS RECRUITMENT IS THREE (3) BUSINESS DAYS
The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (SHA) is recruiting for a Team Leader (Environmental Manager I) in the Office of Planning and Preliminary Engineering (Baltimore City). This position is open to anyone who meets the minimum and selective qualifications* listed below. This is a position specific recruitment. All eligible candidates must meet the minimum and selective qualifications by the closing date. The resulting list of eligible candidates will be used to fill this vacancy, and may be used to fill future vacancies in this classification in the Office of Planning and Preliminary Engineering (Baltimore City).
The Environmental Manager I serves as the team leader in the Cultural Resources Section of the Environmental Planning Division in Office of Planning and Preliminary Engineering (OPPE) and assists the Assistant Division Chief, Environmental Planning Division, Cultural Resources Section in the daily supervision, management and direction of architectural historians, archeologists, support staff and consultants in the identification, evaluation, treatment, and documentation of historic standing structures and archaeological resources, assessing impacts and effects to cultural resources, recommending and developing means of minimizing and mitigating adverse effects, coordinating projects with appropriate agencies, and so forth. The position has responsibility for ensuring compliance with a variety of state and federal laws and regulations, including Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Provide technical assistance, coordination with other teams in the Environmental Planning Division, quality control of work products, staff training, planning and scheduling of staff work efforts, direction in budgets and project schedules, preparing correspondence and reports, obtaining and managing consultant contracts, trouble shooting and problem solving, overseeing identification and other compliance efforts for projects, and completing research, special studies and other assignments, as required. In addition, the team leader will continue to manage high profile major capital projects.
EDUCATION: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in anthropology, architectural history, natural sciences, earth science, physical science, environmental science, chemistry, physics, biology, or related sciences, geography, environmental planning, civil engineering, sociology, planning or related fields such as ecology, or landscape architecture.
EXPERIENCE: Eight (8) years of experience in environmental analysis to include the development of plans, specifications, estimates and design, OR eight (8) years experience in environmental management. Two (2) years of experience must have involved the supervision of other employees in an environmental area.
*SELECTIVE QUALIFICATION: Four (4) years of experience in cultural resources management and/or archaeology projects using Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act as it relates to state and federal preservation laws and regulations.
*A selective qualification recruitment is conducted for positions when there is a specific or additional bona fide occupational qualification (i.e., knowledge, skill, or ability).
Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for.
If you have held more than one (1) position at the same employer, you must list each position that you held, the length of time that you held each position, and the corresponding duties.
1. Possession of a Master's degree in one of the disciplines required may be substituted for one year of the required non-supervisory experience.
2. Possession of a Doctorate's degree in one of the disciplines required may be substituted for two years of the required non-supervisory experience.
3. U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as defined under the Minimum Qualifications may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of environmental statutes, laws, regulations, guidance and procedures. Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods in environmental science, especially those related to historic standing structures, or archeological features identification, evaluation and mitigation. Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of historic standing structures or archeological resources identification, evaluation and mitigation. Knowledge of techniques of standard research methodology including statistical data collection, organization, analysis and result presentation. Knowledge of the management, preservation and enhancement of resources, especially cultural resources. Skill in negotiating in an adverse setting with local, private, and public agencies in the resolution of conflict. Possession of a graduate degree in architectural history or historic preservation, or a closely related field such as public history, art history, or architectural conservation, or a graduate degree in archaeology, anthropology, or closely related field.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle.
TO APPLY: All applicants must submit an application online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mdotmd (use of this option allows the application to be saved). Since the test may be a rating of the information contained in the application, it is essential that the application be filled out completely and accurately. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. To receive credit for your work history and credentials you must list the information in the online DTS-1 application form. You may refer to a resume only to expand on information offered in the body of the online DTS-1 application. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for. Selected candidates may be subject to background and reference checks. A conviction is not an automatic disqualification from employment. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. All candidates serve an initial probationary period of 6 months, which may be extended to 12 months.
The State of Maryland offers excellent health and leave benefits, 401k benefits, pension plan a free transit program, and advanced education and training opportunities.
The incumbent in this position may be a member of a covered bargaining unit and may be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.
Please Note: The Maryland State Highway Administration will no longer sponsor new employees in application of the H-1B Visa. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H-1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.
Applications must be submitted online by the closing date.
If you have any questions please contact the Recruitment and Examination Division at the number(s) listed below:
410-545-5554 or 1-877-743-9311
Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please call at 410-545-5554 or the Maryland Relay Service at 1-800-735-2258.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. SHA does not discriminate based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, or sexual orientation.
Team Leader (Environmental Manager I) Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Do you have four (4) years of experience in historic resources and/or archaeology projects as it relates to state and federal laws and regulations?
* 2. Please describe in detail your experience related to state and federal laws and regulations while working on historic resources and/or archaeology project(s). You must include where and when you received this experience ***THESE DUTIES MUST ALSO BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION***. If you do not possess this experience please type N/A.
* 3. Do you have two (2) years of experience supervising other employees in an environmental area?
* 4. Please describe in detail your experience supervising other employees in an environmental area. You must include where and when you received this experience. *** THESE DUTIES MUST ALSO BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION***. If you do not possess this experience please type N/A.
* Required Question