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Environmental Program Manager (Job ID 32512)
To apply online visit: www.azstatejobs.gov For more info, please contact Jim Diamond at JDiamond@azdot.gov The Environmental Program Manager at the direction of the Environmental Planning Group Manager, this position is accountable for resolving environmental compliance issues in planning, design, construction, maintenance activities and Facilities. This position will directly supervise the Biology Group, Air Quality, Hazardous Materials, Water Quality,and Standards and Training of the environmental program. These activities are accomplished through directives to the first line section managers that report to this position. A key role of this position will be to coordinate Department related issues in the environmental arena with local, state and federal agencies. Provide assistance to the Director's Office and the State Engineer's Office regarding environmental issues, legislative and policy review and response to public inquiries. This position will provide guidance and assistance to the environmental program for all sections of the Arizona Department of Transportation, ensuring adherence to agreed mitigation during construction and post construction mitigation monitoring, and, statewide coordination of environmental regulations for the Department. This position may serve on national committees such as The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Sub-Committee on the Environment, technical advisory committees, agency partnering groups and other special assignments. This position will oversee the development and implementation of all environmental policies and procedures within ADOT and provide guidance for compliance by transportation elements with the rules, regulations, policies and procedures directed by the National Environmental Policy Act and all subsequent laws. Oversee the Department's compliance with The Department of Environmental Quality's Storm water Regulations and ADOT's Permits. Overseeing conformity requirements of the Clean Air Act are also under the Program Manager's supervision. Conformity is critical to delivering ADOT’s five year construction Program. Knowledge of: ·Comprehensive understanding of federal, state and local environmental laws, rules, regulations and policies including State Water Quality regulations, State and local air quality regulations, The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), The Clean Air Act and The Clean Water Act. ·ADOT Project Development Process ·People and program management ·Agency objectives, policies and procedures. Budget development and administration ·Strategic Planning ·Environmental research and documentation methods and protocols ·General knowledge of the potential impacts related to transportation development with regard to air quality, noise analysis, hazardous materials, cultural resources (archaeology and historical properties), water quality, wetlands, floodplains, farmlands, biological resources, socioeconomic conditions, and public involvement processes ·Basic engineering practices and terminology, Water and Air conformity, terminology and permitting requirements established by laws and regulations. Clean Water Act, Section 404 permitting and Section 7 procedures and requirements established by the Endangered Species Act ·Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 ·Mitigation and decision-making processes of all governmental agencies to include local government and Indian Tribes. Organization functions and work processes of state, federal and local governmental agencies having environmental decision making jurisdiction or interests. ·Complex procurement and management processes related to consultant contracts and performance specifications ·ADOT section and division functions Skills in: ·Analytical and interpretive skills to formulate and identify effective solutions to problems ·Organizational skills to manage time effectively and perform under pressure ·Negotiation and conflict resolution skills ·Verbal and written communication skills ·Interpersonal skills to establish trust and positive perception at all levels both internal and external ·Public speaking to influence staff, upper management or community groups to positive response and cooperation during consideration of ADOT environmental issues Ability to: ·Effectively plan, manage, organize and perform complex analytical environmental program management involving multi-professional disciplines and processes ·Interpret engineering plans, maps, aerial photos, and identify potential environmental impacts. Ability to motivate employees. The ideal candidate for this position will have; Four years of managerial experience in environmental processes and regulations or closely related fields. A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of the required experience.

Posted on: Friday, September 08, 2017
This listing expires on: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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