Join the Center for Watershed Protection team and use your skills to make a real difference in watershed practices across the nation. We are looking for a mid-level water resources engineer with a strong project management skills that can be the project lead on various tasks related to the design of urban BMPs,(e.g., step pool stormwater conveyance, bioretention, permeable pavement) and other environmental engineering work. Work may also include site plan review on-site in the District of Columbia. In addition, there will be opportunities on a wide variety of other CWP projects that include:
Writing national and state guidance manuals to build more effective local storm water programs and design more effective stormwater practices.
Working with local governments to develop watershed plans that protect sensitive natural resources.
Conducting literature reviews and research on stormwater and watershed questions.
Teaching your skills to others at conferences, presentations, and workshops.
This full-time permanent position will include work in Washington, DC as well as in CWP’s main office in Ellicott City, Maryland. Periodic opportunities to work from home are also available.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s in civil or environmental engineering or related field, Masters and/or Professional Engineering license is preferred. Strong writing and speaking skills essential, with demonstrated ability to translate complex engineering and science concepts into clear and understandable terms. Additional desirable skills and experience include:
Knowledge of stormwater regulations and design standards (e.g.,MS4)
Experience working with local or state governments
Understanding of Stormwater BMP Design
Experience in hydrologic and hydraulic theory and modeling
Knowledge of floodplain regulations
Expertise with CAD and GIS software
Experience in project management and project management software.
Experience with construction management and permitting
Salary and Benefits: The Center offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Medical and dental insurance for domestic partners and families
Short and long-term disability insurance
Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts
401k and employer-contributed retirement plans
Paid time off for vacations and holidays
Credit union membership
How to Apply: Interested in joining us? Please submit, via email to [email protected], a cover letter referencing your interest in working for the Center, salary requirements, and availability, along with a current resume by January 5, 2020. The Center for Watershed Protection is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Center for Watershed Protection
The Center for Watershed Protection works to protect, restore, and enhance our streams, rivers, lakes, wetlands, and bays. We create viable solutions and partnerships for responsible land and water management so that every community has clean water and healthy natural resources to sustain diverse life.
At the Center for Watershed Protection, we want everybody to know that an integrated watershed approach is the key to ensuring a future of fresh, clean water, healthy natural resources, and ultimately, life on earth. Since 1992, the Center for Watershed Protection has been working in numerous communities to provide the solutions for clean water and healthy natural resources. Our work is based on sound scientific research and guided by a passion for advancing the state-of-the art, ensuring practitioners have the right tools, and promoting the widespread implementation of the most effective watershed management techniques.