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Job Title: Environmental Manager – Water

Salary: ~$50,000 + Benefits

Location: Remote Indianapolis 

Our client has over 50 executive branch agencies, consisting of a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities.

The successful candidate will be tasked with implementing federal and state regulations to protect human health and the environment while allowing the environmentally sound operations of industrial, agricultural, commercial, and governmental activities vital to a prosperous economy. They issue air, water, and solid and hazardous waste permits that restrict discharges to environmentally safe levels. Staff members inspect and monitor regulated entities; provide compliance and technical assistance; monitor and assess air, land, and water quality; use enforcement actions as necessary to ensure compliance; and respond to incidents involving spills to soil or waters of the state.

Environmental Manager Role Overview

Incumbent is a member of the Ground Water Section within the Drinking Water Branch (DWB). Works independently and in team settings supporting the Wellhead Protection Program, Source Water Assessment Program. Incumbent is also responsible for supporting the Section, Branch, Office and Agency priorities and plans.

Project Management: You will perform project management duties to ensure effective and timely management of programs, attending meetings, and responding to telephone calls, e-mails, etc., as required. You will be a technical point-of-contact for assigned programs conducting environmental assessments including, but not limited to, environmental media sampling, data analysis, technical writing, work plan and report preparation, technical reviews, etc.

Permits: You will research state and federal guidance, laws and regulations related to permits. As a permit writer you will be required to contact applicants to request additional information to process applications, when necessary. You will be required to respond to comments from applicants, defend permit terms and conditions, and interact with permittees to resolve permitting issues. In this position you will also attend and participate in public meetings and hearings regarding permit actions throughout Indiana and/or appear in legal appeals of permit actions.

Inspection: You will conduct surveys, inspections and investigations of facilities and sites, review projects/situations, read plans, interpret findings, and cite appropriate violations of state and federal regulations. You will provide technical and regulatory guidance to the regulated community in their assigned geographic area.

Enforcement & Compliance: You will use all compliance and enforcement tools and resources available to ensure that regulated sources return to compliance with state and federal laws, regulations, and standards in a timely manner.

Support Services: In this role you will work to support the various programs in your agency in multiple capacities such as performing technical analysis, testing, risk assessment, and GIS Analysis:

Sampling: Assist with the preparation of sampling and analysis work plans. Conduct field work as necessary following agency/section Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for assigned sites; provide oversight of key events as necessary to ensure accurate technical decisions are made.

Technical Analysis & Testing: You will conduct technical analysis using modeling techniques and tools to assess the impacts of sources to meet state and national regulations. You may need to perform repair and maintenance of the monitoring equipment. Calibrate and audit field monitoring equipment and assist in implementing monitoring changes.

Outreach Coordination: You will have to communicate effectively with responsible parties, consultants, and/or their representatives, affected stakeholders, and interested parties such as citizens, public officials, and interest groups in a courteous and professional manner regarding permits, laws, questions, and program-related inquiries.


What You’ll Need for Success in the Role:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Policy, Chemistry, Biology, Geology, or a related field.
At least two (2) years of experience in an environmental or environmental public health field.
Broad knowledge of theories, environmental protection principles and practices, specialty area, and program area.
Thorough knowledge of chemistry, biology, hydrology, mathematics, engineering, and other environmental sciences as they relate to program area.
Thorough knowledge of soil, water, air sampling, laboratory analysis and interpretation as it relates to program area.
Ability to conduct surveys, inspections and investigations of facilities and sites, review projects/situations, read plans, interpret findings, and make recommendations.
Ability to prepare documents for administrative and regulatory action.
Excellent research and writing skills for preparing accurate, precise, clear, and thorough reports.
Ability to effectively interact and orally communicate with parties with diverse levels of environmental expertise particularly for purposes of meetings, hearings, and negotiating critically sensitive issues.
Ability to interpret and apply legal terminology and practices, and the ability to apply these in a variety of conditions and situations.


Employee Benefits

Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
Wellness Rewards Program: Complete wellness activities to earn gift card rewards
Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
150 hours of paid new parent leave
Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
Education Reimbursement Program
Group life insurance
Referral Bonus program
Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Free Parking for most positions
Free LinkedIn Learning access

SEEDREC acts as an environmental recruitment agency. We promote fair and equal opportunities. SEEDREC welcomes applications from individuals with skills and experience that match the requirements outlined above.

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