State of New Hampshire Department of Transportation
Bureau of Environment
7 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH
(Contamination Program Manager)
Labor Grade 27: $56,218.50 – $80,106.00
37.5 Hours Per Week
Additional years of relevant work experience may be substituted for education
The State of New Hampshire, Department of Transportation, Bureau of Environment has a full time vacancy for an Environmentalist IV (Contamination Program Manager).
SUMMARY: To provide high-level hydrogeological and regulatory expertise relative to potential contamination and hazardous materials impacts associated with transportation projects for the Department of Transportation, through technical evaluations, report preparation and oversight.
- Manages Department’s contamination program, through the review and approval of proposed and completed hazardous materials investigations. Develops procedures and policies to guide the Department in addressing contamination and hazardous materials regulations.
- Oversees development of long-term and short-term remedial action requirements through groundwater monitoring plans and/or soil handling, transportation, and disposal plans, at contaminated sites to ensure human health and environmental concerns are protected and appropriately addressed.
- Reviews, evaluates, and analyzes complex hydrogeological data submitted by consultants, to formulate predictions of the behavior of groundwater and/or soil contamination, to form a basis for agency decisions about cleanup and monitoring requirements at contaminated sites.
- Supervises the technical aspects of consultants’ field investigations and analyses to ensure hydrogeological information is adequate for regulatory compliance.
- Provides expertise and advice to agency professionals, and coordinates reviews with appropriate State and Federal officials, relative to contamination associated with transportation projects and Operation activities.
- Reviews all applicable environmental regulations for hazardous materials, petroleum contamination, solid waste, and asbestos disposal practices, and communicates with agency professionals for design and construction on transportation projects.
- Presents environmental analyses and recommendations at public hearings, public meetings, agency and interagency meetings.
- Oversees cost recovery procedures from a state-managed fund to obtain reimbursement for costs incurred through investigations and remediation efforts.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institute of higher education with major study in geology, hydrology, hydrogeology or a related water resources or earth science degree. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one (1) year of required work experience.
Experience: Six (6) years of experience as an Environmental Engineer, Environmentalist, professional geologist, hydro geologist, or hydrologist, two (2) years of which shall have involved supervisory duties as well as the preparation of various environmental documents, legal briefs or related research.
License/Certification: Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and/or access to transportation for use in statewide travel. The applicant’s Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) must meet the minimum standards as established by the hiring agency.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All accountabilities must be performed in accordance with State and Department rules and policies, including risk management, safety and environmental standards, regulations and administrative orders.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: The supplemental job description lists essential functions of the position and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. An employee may be required to perform other related duties not listed on the supplemental job description provided that such duties are characteristic of that classification.
For further information please contact Kevin Nyhan, Administrator, at 603-271-3226 or at Bureau16@dot.nh.gov .
TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964
For assistance with completing your online application, contact Krista Robichaud, Recruitment Specialist, at 603-271-8026 or Krista.Robichaud@dot.nh.gov .