Department of Environmental Protection
Climate and Flood Resilience Program – Bureau of Dam Safety
Posting Number: CFR21-08
DESCRIPTION: Under close supervision of a supervisory official in an Environmental Engineering Program in a State Department Agency, or Local Government Agency, learns to conduct routine surveys, studies, inspections, and/or investigations relating to the improvement and/or monitoring of environmental conditions, review of engineering plans, and/or enforcement of environmental laws/regulations; does other related duties as required.
SPECIFIC TO THE POSITION: The duties of this position include dam failure/flood modeling, plan review (including hydrologic, hydraulic, geotechnical and structural dam design), inspection of dams (safety, construction and emergency inspections) and emergency response in coordination with the New Jersey State Police and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, Environmental, Ocean, Coastal, Bio-Resource, Sanitary, Industrial, Agricultural or Mining Engineering, or other field of engineering related to the environment.
NOTE: All U.S. degrees and transcripts must be from an accredited college or university. All foreign degrees and transcripts must be evaluated for accreditation by a recognized evaluation service by the closing date of this posting. Failure to provide documentation may result in ineligibility.
LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
RESIDENCY: All persons newly hired on or after September 1, 2011 have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain principal residence in the State of New Jersey subject to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L.2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act”.
AUTHORIZATION TO WORK: Selected candidates must be authorized to work in the United States per the Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Regulations.
NOTE: The State of New Jersey does not provide sponsorship for citizenship to the United States.
NOTE: Interviews will be granted based on the cover letter, resume, and credentials submitted in response to this notice. Applicants may be required to provide a copy of their transcripts at time of interview. Please include the posting number in the subject of the e-mail when submitting your credentials.
To qualify for New Jersey Veterans Preference/status, you must establish Veterans Preference through the Department of Military and Veterans’ Affairs. Please submit proof of your Veterans Preference along with your resume as indicated below. For more information, please visit https://www.nj.gov/military/veterans/services/civil-service-preference/
SUBMIT LETTER OF INTEREST, RESUME AND E-MAIL ADDRESS BY 4:00 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE TO:
Climate and Flood Resilience
E-mail Address: CFR.Resumes@dep.nj.gov