Ohio Stormwater Association Job Board

Below is a list of all current job postings.


Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District  –  Urban Conservation Technician

Application Deadline:  June 4, 2018

The Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District is seeking a full time Urban Conservation Technician. The successful candidate will provide technical assistance and education for urban conservation, with a focus on assisting local MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) operators with mandated responsibilities for the Ohio EPA NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) Program. Major responsibilities include inspecting and evaluating BMPs (Best Management Practices) related to erosion and sediment control in urban settings, specifically on construction site inspections, and inspecting and evaluating the stormwater system, including outfall inspections and mapping.

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Butler County Storm Water District  –   Storm Water Inspector

Application Deadline:  June 1, 2018

The Butler County Engineer’s Office (BCEO), Butler County, Ohio, is seeking applicants for a Storm Water Inspector. The Storm Water Inspector will work under the general direction and supervision of the Development Services / Storm Water Manager. The Storm Water Inspector will be required to investigate, evaluate facts and data, enforce and maintain compliance of Butler County’s Storm Water Management Plan as part of the State of Ohio’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II permit program. Work consists of on-site field inspections to determine compliance with the District’s Storm Water Management Plan.

The successful candidate must have an associate’s degree or any such combination of education, experience, and training as may be acceptable to the hiring authority. The Storm Water Inspector must have a valid Ohio Class B Commercial Driver’s License with airbrake endorsement and fewer than 6 points. The successful candidate must either have or attain this CDL within 120 days of employment. The Storm Water Inspector is required to be knowledgeable in the principles and practice of erosion and sediment controls, possess the skills to assess all conditions at the construction site that could impact storm water quality, and assess the effectiveness of any sediment and erosion control measures selected to control the quality of storm water discharges from the construction activity.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary history on or before May 18, 2018 by mail to the Butler County Engineer’s Office, Attn: Alan Steele, 1921 Fairgrove Avenue, Hamilton, OH 45011 or email to [email protected]

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Lorain Soil and Water Conservation District  –  Urban Erosion and Stormwater Specialist position.

The Lorain Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) has an immediate opening for an Urban Erosion and Stormwater Specialist. This is a full-time position, with salary to be commensurate
with experience. The employee will be under the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System and will be eligible for holidays, vacation, and sick leave as outlined in the Lorain SWCD Employment Policy. Please refer to the full job description for more details.

Interested candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to the Lorain SWCD Office which may be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to 42110 Russia Rd. Elyria, OH to t11e attention of Lynne Parsh. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 11, 2018 by 4:30 p.m. Equal Employment Opportunity: All programs and services provided by the Lorain Soil and Water Conservation District are available to everyone without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, handicap, or marital status.

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Midwest Green Infrastructure Lead

AKRF, Inc. seeks proven leader in Green Infrastructure and Wet Weather Services to build Midwest operations.AKRF, a leading environmental, planning, and engineering firm headquartered in New York City seeks an independent, entrepreneurial, and experienced design professional and business leader to spearhead a major corporate initiative to expand AKRF’s growing services in the Midwest. In the short to medium term, the focus will be on building a green infrastructure and wet weather practice, leveraging our industry-leading work in green infrastructure with nationally-recognized programs in New York City, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia among others, and through our current engagement in providing green infrastructure-related services to multiple communities in the Midwest.

The ideal candidate will possess the drive and ability to oversee a startup operation focused on the delivery of green infrastructure and wet weather services to major Midwest municipal markets. The candidate will need to leverage existing contacts within the green infrastructure and wet weather industry to identify, source, and capitalize on new business opportunities, as well as provide a primary client-facing and project management role for AKRF’s existing Midwest green infrastructure and wet weather engagements.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for working with AKRF’s corporate leadership to identify and set up operations in an initial office location to service the Midwest market, to identify and interview job candidates to support expanding operations, and establish basic operational and physical infrastructure needed to support technical work and office functions. Over the longer term, the candidate will also assist AKRF in establishing additional service lines within Midwest municipal markets.

Position requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience working with municipal clients to deliver wet weather and green infrastructure services to clients within the Midwest
  • Technical knowledge and expertise in several of the following areas:
  • Combined sewer overflow planning and program management
  • MS4/NPDES planning and compliance
  • Green infrastructure design, planning, construction management, and operations and maintenance
  • Stormwater utility planning
  • P.E. licensure preferred
  • Proven success with business development within wet weather and green infrastructure markets in the Midwest
  • Well established professional network within wet weather and green infrastructure markets in the Midwest
  • Exceptional communication, project management, and business operations skills

Candidates should submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirement to [email protected] with the subject line: AKRF Midwest Lead.

AKRF enforces a policy of equal employment opportunity in our daily operations. The firm has a demonstrated history of hiring, training, developing, promoting and retaining minority group members and women. All employment-related decisions are based solely on relevant criteria and without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, caregiver status, military/veteran status or citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Project Engineer Illinois State Water Survey Prairie Research Institute – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Illinois State Water Survey of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has been a leader in the study of water resources for more than a century. Our research and service programs provide citizens, industries, and government agencies at all levels with timely, science-based information and analyses necessary to manage our water resources wisely for economic development and a sustainable environment.

The Illinois State Water Survey is seeking a Project Engineer to serve as Principal Investigator and/or manage projects and perform engineering analyses related to surface water resources, and develop models of hydrologic and hydraulic processes.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Project Management Responsibilities:  Serve as Project Manager for projects related to surface water resources, including oversight of planning, scheduling, and communicating status/progress with project participants, staff, and leadership. Provide engineering support to meet strict standards and deadlines for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and Flood Insurance Studies (FIS). Serve as Principal Investigator (PI) on projects, including proposal development and submission, budget and accounting oversight, reporting compliance, and project coordination. Provide technical assistance to GIS staff for preparing tables and graphs and to ensure accurate representation of model information and floodplain mapping Monitor quality assurance and quality control review of maps Conduct searches for hydrologic and hydraulic models and geographic data and metadata; review and compare hydrologic/hydraulic models for applicability Prepare technical reports with scientific results and disseminate information through publications and presentations at professional conferences/symposiums Provide technical support to meet mapping product and report deadlines. Supervise assigned full-time and hourly staff; this includes task assignment, scheduling, ongoing performance monitoring and evaluation, career/position mentoring, and leave/travel approval. Oversee preparation of flood profiles to FEMA specifications. Serve as the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) representative for the Floodplain Mapping Program in reference to inquiries and concerns from the general public, consulting engineers, USACE engineers, community representatives and others, as needed. Attend meetings and assist with coordination of activities with the Office of Water Resources and FEMA.

Hydrologic and Hydraulic Studies Responsibilities:  Prepare hydrologic and hydraulic models and engineering data. Attend meetings and complete additional project management responsibilities as outlined above.

Professional Development:  Attend training and professional conferences to remain current on information, technologies, and processes. Deliver presentations at professional conferences and meetings. Registration as a Certified Floodplain Manager is required to maintain position

Education Required:  B.S. in Engineering or related field.   Education Preferred:  Master’s degree in Engineering.

Experience Required: Ten years of progressive work in water resources engineering. Experience using hydrologic/hydraulic models, FEMA guidelines, and GIS. Experience with using engineering methods to interpret and analyze a variety of information including, but not limited to, topography, hydrography, land cover, soils, climate, stream flow, and hydraulic structures to characterize hydrologic and hydraulic systems, and develop models of hydrologic and hydraulic processes.
Demonstrated record with research proposal and submission and the ability to obtain grant and contract funding. Project management and supervisory experience.   Experience Preferred:  Stormwater system modeling.

Training Required: Licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Illinois. Current active driver’s license. Certified Floodplain Manager or ability to obtain within one year of employment.

Knowledge Required:  Proficiency with HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, ArcGIS, FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps, studies, and technical guidelines. Effective personal relations, communication, organizational, and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to perform effectively with a professional demeanor in a diverse and fast-paced work environment consisting of multiple and changing priorities, under minimal supervision. Attention to detail.  Proficiency with commonly-employed software. Knowledge Preferred: SWMM, FEQ, HSPF

Proposed start date: as soon as possible after the closing date, or until a suitable candidate is identified.

Salary: is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Appointment status: full-time, grant/contract funded, benefit eligible, academic professional position.

Application procedures: Please complete your candidate profile by May 10, 2018 at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, CV/resume, and the contact information for three professional references. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.  All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Hannah Dorsey at (217) 333-4978 or[email protected].

Mill Creek Alliance – Project Director

The Project Director, in collaboration with the Alliance Executive Director and staff, identifies and evaluates opportunities for watershed improvement projects; builds relationships and partnerships with communities and funders to enable projects; develops project concepts (alone or with a consultant, as appropriate); conducts site assessments; applies for grant funding; provides technical assistance and construction oversight to communities considering or engaged in improvement projects; advises on long-term project maintenance and monitoring; performs post-construction project inspections; and develops content for project-specific fact sheets, websites and outreach materials.

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Butler Soil and Water Conservation District  –  Rural Specialist position.

The Butler Soil and Water is seeking a candidate for our Rural Specialist position. This position would primarily work on Farm Bill programs, agricultural pollution complaints, and work with our agricultural community to provide educational resources and technical advise on best management practices.

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Brown and Caldwell is looking to fulfill several openings in the Mid-Atlantic. These are great opportunities to work with progressive MS4s and contribute to restoring the Chesapeake Bay.  Please see the links below for more information:

Beltsville, MD



Virginia Beach: