Director of Environmental Programs
In addition to developing and fostering a work culture that values Safety, Respect, Team, and the Environment, the Director of Environmental Programs provides administrative leadership and guidance to the Environmental Programs Division of NEW Water with responsibility over the areas of Watershed Management, Aquatic Monitoring, Laboratory and Research, Environmental Compliance, and Sustainability.
Work involves management and supervision of the Environmental Programs Division to ensure efficient operations and supporting the Treatment Plant Operations and Aquatic Monitoring program by the Laboratory and Research department. Management and direction of activities related to effective Watershed Management programs and grants, reporting and compliance of permits and environmental requirements related to Environmental Compliance by NEW Water.
This is accomplished through sound scientific analysis, water quality monitoring, environmental assessments, engineering decisions, quality laboratory functions and working with government and conservation organizations to build community support for water quality efforts, watershed management and sustainable environmental outcomes.
Plays a key role in realizing NEW Water’s strategic plan for collaborative leadership to achieve operational resiliency and optimization, regional water quality improvements, and resource recovery as a member of the Executive Team.
Bachelor's degree in Natural Resource Management, Civil or Environmental Engineering, or Environmental Sciences with added emphasis in one or more of the following disciplines: Watershed Management, Regulatory Compliance, Laboratory Operations, Wastewater Treatment, Sustainable practices. Minimum of ten years experience in a progressively responsible public or private sector position related to Natural Resources Management, Watershed Management, or Environmental Public Administration.
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