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DCR Soil & Water - Environmental Manager II - District Services Mgr. - #00730 - Closes 9/3/2015

Closes On:  09/03/2015

District Services Manager
(Environmental Manager II)
Position # 00730
Hiring Range: $65,000 - $90,000
Band 6

This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants do not need to re-apply.

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Soil and Water Conservation, is seeking an individual to serve as the District Services Manager. This position will provide supervision of soil conservation, engineering, training, and database staff within the Division of Soil and Water Conservation. Additionally the incumbent of this position will provide leadership and coordinate all of the Chesapeake Bay Program activities as well as all required reports by the division.

This position reports directly to the Division Director and serves as DCR's primary manager for the programs and assigned staff that provide guidance, financial and technical assistance, and other services to 47 Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs), including the Agricultural Cost Share Program, SWCD Liaison, Conservation Planning and Certification, Engineering Assistance, NPS Assessment, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Ag BMP Tracking Program and other database application and management within the division, in order to improve the quality of Virginia's soil and water resources.

Minimum Qualifications:
Considerable comprehensive knowledge of local, state, and federal water quality and soil conservation laws, regulations, policies, and programs. Considerable demonstrated experience and knowledge of water quality models, nonpoint source pollution and pollution controls, fiscal management, agricultural best management practices, and employee relations. Considerable experience using software related to word processing, spreadsheets, GIS, and data bases. Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply policies, procedures and laws to complex programs and to plan, schedule and manage multiple program areas. Considerable demonstrated experience providing/promoting exceptional customer service to organizations, local, state, and federal government officials. Experience supervising technical staff and considerable demonstrated experience providing effective oral and written communication to staff, the general public and government officials.

Prefer Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with major study in science, natural resource management, agriculture, or other related environmental fields, or a combination of training and experience to rapidly achieve the needed knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Extensive demonstrated experience with and knowledge of the Environmental Protection Agency Chesapeake Bay Program, water quality models, database management, agricultural best management practices, and personnel management, including progressively responsible supervisory experience. Extensive demonstrated experience and skills related program management, marketing, budgeting, and administration.

Special Requirements:
Must possess ability to travel primarily during the day, but some overnight travel may be required. Must possess a valid driver's license to drive to job related activities or have reliable transportation to get to job related activities.

Application deadline: September 3, 2015.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Completed applications must be submitted to the Commonwealth of Virginia's on-line Recruitment Management System (RMS) at:
Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applications that say, "see resume" will not be considered.

DCR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.