Business Title: Stormwater Permit Assistance Specialist
Location: PUYALLUP RESEARCH AND EXTENSION CENTER
Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The extension coordinator works with the Washington Stormwater Center's (WSC) municipal technical assistance program. This position is intended to build the capacity of Permittees across the state and assist them with meeting their Municipal Separate Stormwater Sewer (MS4) Permit requirements. The location of the position is working remotely in Eastern Washington with travel to eastern permittees.
A Bachelor's degree in a relevant extension program discipline and two (2) years of related program experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Demonstrate experience in program coordination and project management.
Willingness to learn visual communication and marketing best practices.
Motivated to become proficient with the Western Washington Eastern Phase II stormwater permit(s) requirements.
Acting as a liaison between permittees, stakeholders, and regulators.
Working with a diverse group of municipal jurisdictions with varying compliance needs.
Develop an understanding and familiarity with Ecology's environmental equity statewide vision.
Demonstrate skill in communicating verbally and in writing in a variety of styles for a variety of audiences.
Willingness to develop an understanding of the Stormwater Management Manual for Eastern Washington (SWMMEW).
Familiarity with research topics pertinent for applications in EWA.
Experience working in EWA with all aspects of stormwater management programs.
Experience writing grant proposals and familiarity with Ecology's EAGL system requirements.
Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid driver's license.
Provide one-on-one assistance to MS4 jurisdictions to support permit compliance .
Organize training programs, events, and workshops as funding is available.
Ability to communicate effectively with municipal and state officials and coordinate interactions when appropriate.
Experience with meeting facilitation for diverse groups.
Experience developing and analyzing surveys.
Have created and designed education and outreach materials for water quality and stormwater management programs.
Willingness to travel to MS4 jurisdictions.
Experience working with stormwater-related groups: federal, state, private, tribal, NGO, and academic stakeholders or similar experience working with diverse groups of stakeholders.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS)
$2,025.46 | Commensurate upon qualifications and experience.
Temporary End Date:
This is a temporary position expected to end on July 31, 2023. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
Posting Close Date:
Applicants must submit their completed application by August 3, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for professional references.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Contact information for professional references
Time Type: Part time
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