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ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
CAREER OPPORTUNITY BID NOTICE

 
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is inviting applications for the following position:
 
Position Title: Public Service Administrator Opt. 8E  Monthly Salary Range: $3,116-$9,765        
Position Location: Office of Water Resources, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702 (Sangamon County)
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30am – 4:00pm, 1-hour lunch, Saturday & Sunday off
 

Description of Duties
Subject to review and approval of the Engineering Studies Section Manager, carries out specific design functions which directly contribute to the satisfactory completion of engineering studies on a state-wide basis; establishes future water resources construction projects and flood damage mitigation efforts for the Office of Water Resources; provides hydraulic information necessary for operation of OWR dams.

Desirable Education, Training and Experience
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college with coursework in civil engineering or related field; B.S. degree in Engineering (Civil or related field) from an accredited institution preferred.; possession of a certificate as a Registered Professional Engineer in Illinois is required. Requires prior experience equivalent to three years of progressively responsible water resources engineering experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of water resource engineering with specialized knowledge of hydraulics of gate structures, flood routing and database use/development is required.

Where to Apply: Rita Lee One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702 (217) 524-2387
  Name: Address: Phone:

(*SEE NOTE)
Bargaining unit employees interested in bidding for this position should complete a Bid Form, attach it to an application, and submit it directly to the name and address listed above. Bid Forms may be obtained at any Department of Natural Resources facility. Employees wishing to transfer must submit a Transfer Request and Bid Form before the last date to apply, listed below.

*NOTE: In addition, employees who are interested in a promotion into this position must have a promotional grade. If you do not already have a promotional grade for this title, complete a Promotional Examination Application(CMS100B) and sent it directly to the Examining Division, 500 William G. Stratton Building, Springfield, Illinois 62706. In order to be considered for this vacancy, the CMS100B must be mailed to the Examining Division no later than the date listed below as the last day to apply.

The Department of Natural Resources does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, handicap, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, physical stature and/or any non-merit factor in admission, treatment or employment in programs or activities in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Illinois Constitution, Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Acts, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the U.S. Constitution. The Equal Employment Opportunity Office is responsible for compliance and may be reached at 217/785-0067.

Date Posted: April 2, 2018 LAST DATE TO APPLY: April 13, 2018

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Posted 4/3/18, Expires 4/14/18


STATE OF ILLINOIS

Job Title: Executive II - Opt B1
Agency: Natural Resources
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 03/28/18 5:00 PM Central Time
Salary: $4,873.00 - $7,392.00 monthly
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: DuPage County, Illinois
Number of Vacancies: 1
Plan/BU: RC062
Bid ID#: 12-64-5410

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under general direction of the Statewide Programs Manager, organizes, plans, executes, controls and evaluates the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) coordination in the state with emphasis on the major metropolitan area of the six northeastern Illinois counties; assists, monitors and advises local communities in their floodplain management efforts to assure compliance with state and federal regulations and continued eligibility to participate in the NFIP; trains local officials in knowledge required for their floodplain management programs. Determines priorities for floodplain studies based on evaluation of changing hydrologic and land use conditions. Review hydrologic studies. Assists with post flood response and recovery efforts when significant flooding occurs. Reviews local government floodplain management ordinances for compliance with minimum standards of state (17 Ill. Adm. Code parts 3700 and 3708) and federal (44CFR part 50) requirements.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, preferably with course work in business or public administration. Requires two years of responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization; requires knowledge of and experience in land use or similar regulatory program. (Experience in floodplain management regulations at the state or local government level is preferred.) Requires ability to organize and prioritize workload and operate in an independent atmosphere. Requires strong oral and written communication skills; requires ability to read and interpret maps and other graphic and tabular data such as hydrologic studies. Requires ability to utilize word processing and spreadsheet computer programs. Requires a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) license.

WORK HOURS & LOCATION/AGENCY CONTACT

WORK HOURS
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, 1-hour lunch, Saturday & Sunday off

WORK LOCATION
Office of Water Resources
2050 West Stearns Road
Bartlett, IL 60103 (DuPage County)

WHERE TO APPLY
Department of Natural Resources
Attn: Paul Osman, CFM
Office of Water Resources
One Natural Resources Way
Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 782-4428

Current State Employees: Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS 100 Employment Application to the Agency Contact address listed above. A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected. Current state employees seeking a promotion should also submit a CMS 100B Promotional Application to CMS (address found in upper right corner of CMS 100B form).

FAILURE TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE NEW CMS-100 DATED 12/2013 OR NEWER, WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING REJECTED. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, FAXED APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTED.

If you are a current State employee wishing to transfer, you must submit an Employee Transfer Request and Bid Form. If no Employee Transfer Request form is submitted, you will not be considered for the position.

Non State Employees: Follow the HOW TO APPLY instructions/link below.

HOW TO APPLY

Click Here for Applicant Information and Grading Procedures
This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at Work4Illinois@Illinois.gov or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).

Additional Documentation for Executive II:

Option B1 - Dept Natural Resources

Class Specification
Additional Title and Exam Information

These documents are in PDF format and can be viewed using Adobe Reader.

NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.

Posted 3/19/18, Expires 3/28/18


~~Hydrologic and Hydraulic Engineer and/or Staff Engineer
Division of Illinois State Water Survey
Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Extended

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 Coordinated Hazardous Assessment Mapping Program (CHAMP) is looking to fill one or more of the positions: Hydrologic and Hydraulic Engineer and/or Staff Engineer based upon duties, qualifications, and experience. The primary function of both will be to conduct and/or review hydrologic and hydraulic studies, communicate results, and prepare technical reports. The Staff Engineer will be also coordinate with project team, engineers, and GIS Specialists; disseminate results. Manage projects and solicit external funding through proposal preparation in addition to what is listed above.

Hydrologic and Hydraulic Engineer-Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct hydrologic and hydraulic studies using computer models, data research/capture following applicable standards and data capture protocols. Will involve using a variety of software including, but not limited to: HEC-RAS, HEC-GeoRAS, HEC-HMS, HEC-GeoHMS, and ArcGIS. Projects may use both steady and unsteady computational modes.
  • Prepare publication-ready profiles, tables, maps, reports and other modes to communicate technical results, data research, model development, and methodology meeting applicable standards.
  • Perform Quality assurance checks of models, graphics and reports.
  • Support activities associated with proposal preparation, including providing technical data and information.
  • Coordinate activities with project team, engineers and GIS Specialists.
  • Participate in meetings with team, agency staff, local officials, general public, and private consulting engineers.
  • Other related duties as assigned and special projects as needed.

Staff Engineer-Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and manage hydrologic and hydraulic studies using computer models, data research/capture following applicable standards and data capture protocols. Projects may use both steady and unsteady computational modes.
  • Prepare publication-ready profiles, tables, maps and other mediums to communicate technical results, data research, model development, and methodology meeting applicable standards.
  • Prepare technical reports to document and disseminate scientific results.
  • Supervise the work of H&H Engineers and/or student employees including task assignment.
  • Provide technical support with proposal preparation, including estimating staff time and material needs.
  • Use a variety of software including but not limited to: HEC-RAS, HEC-GeoRAS, HEC-HMS, HEC-GeoHMS, and ArcGIS.
  • Organize and conduct meetings with local officials, private consulting engineers and other agency staff involved with the project.
  • Coordinate with GIS team members and serve as a project lead, developing workflow, and protocols, as needed.
  • Participate in team meetings and meetings with agency staff, local officials, and private consulting engineers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and special projects as needed.

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

Education:
Required:
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Civil, Water Resources, Environmental or similar curriculum) with coursework in hydrology and hydraulics. Alternate degree fields will be considered/accepted depending upon the nature and depth of the experience as it relates to the position. Course work (or equivalent work experience) using HEC-HMS and/or HEC-RAS or similar software and familiarity with ArcGIS.
Preferred: Master of Science and additional coursework in GIS, urban storm water management; engineering economics, statistics.

Experience:
Required:
H&H Engineer: Some work experience, a research assistant at a university, internship, or other position.
Staff Engineer: Minimum of one year professional work experience required. Experience using HEC-HMS and/or HEC-RAS or similar software required.
Preferred: H&H Engineer: Professional work experience using hydrologic and hydraulic models. ArcGIS Experience using data sets such hydrography, topography, DEMs.
Staff Engineer: ArcGIS experience using data sets such as hydrography, topography, and DEMs.

Training:
Required:
H&H Engineer and Staff Engineer: Must have passed the Fundamental of Engineering Exam and be an Engineer in training (EIT) in Illinois (Registration as a Professional Engineer expected as soon as practicable). Must attain Certification as Floodplain Manager within one year of employment.
Preferred: Registration Professional Engineer in Illinois. Registration as a Certified Floodplain Manager is very desirable.

Knowledge:
Required:
H&H Engineer: Must have solid understanding of the fundamentals of surface water hydrology and hydraulics. Effective communication, organizational, personal relations, technical writing skills. Demonstrated ability to perform in a professional demeanor in a diverse and fast-paced work environment consisting of multiple and changing priorities, under minimal supervision. An attention to detail. Proficiency in commonly-employed software and databases, such as Microsoft Office Suite.
Staff Engineer: Must have solid understanding of the fundamentals of surface water hydrology and hydraulics. Effective communication, organizational, personal relations, teamwork, and technical writing skills. Meticulous work habits. Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a diverse and fast-paced work environment consisting of multiple and changing priorities, under minimal supervision.
Preferred: H&H Engineer and Staff Engineer: Knowledge of HEC-1, HEC-2, HEC-RAS, HEC-GeoRAS, HEC-HMS, HEC-GeoHMS, and/or SWMM helpful. Familiarity with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Flood Insurance Rate Maps and Studies, and technical guidelines helpful. Working knowledge of ArcGIS 10 or higher.

Proposed start date: as soon as possible after close, or until a suitable candidate is identified.
Salary: is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Appointment status: full-time, grant/contract funded, benefits eligible, academic professional position

Application procedures: Please complete your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, CV/resume, and the contact information for three professional references must be received by April 15, 2018. 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 hdorsey@illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

Apply Online

Posted 3/12/18, Expires 4/15/18


CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Responsibilities –

CDM Smith's Federal Services Unit is seeking a Full Time Risk Analysis professional with the ability to manage a variety of projects, large tasks, and technical activities under FEMA’s Risk MAP Program. This candidate will work directly with our JV partners, state and local stakeholders, and our client to achieve the mission critical requirements of the Program.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Planning, developing, coordinating, and directing multiple projects and tasks.
  • Coordinating and reviewing the work of multiple staff from a variety of disciplines, including riverine and coastal H&H engineers, GIS specialists, planners, outreach specialists, project coordinators, and administrative support positions.
  • Estimating resource needs and scheduling and assigning work to meet milestone completion dates. • Understanding agency requirements and aligning CDM Smith capabilities to support FEMA’s objectives.
  • Initiating and maintaining relationships with FEMA at HQ and regions
  • Supporting the direct marketing and proposal development for FEMA activities
  • Working effectively with client sales leaders, technical strategy leaders, and project managers to position, secure, and deliver quality projects
  • Supporting project execution of the Risk MAP contract nationwide
  • Mentoring and staff development including thorough high-quality performance appraisals
  • Active participation in relevant industry organizations such as ASFPM and local/state chapters.
  • Potential to deploy nationally and internationally in support of post disaster response and recovery activities

Job Requirements –

  • Bachelors degree in a business or technical discipline
  • 10+ years of related work experience in water resources, floodplain management, risk analysis, hazard mitigation, or disaster response related project activities;
  • Specialized knowledge of management consulting practices; supervisory capability and excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Motivated self-starter willing to lead activities related to FEMA programs

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience and established relationships within the NFIP
  • Demonstrated experience managing and executing project work under FEMA’s Risk MAP or similar program.
  • CFM plus relevant credential or certification in technical discipline
  • MBA/MA strongly preferred

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Qualified candidates should apply by clicking on the link below:

APPLY ONLINE

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Posted 2/16/18, Expires 3/16/18


HIGHWAY ENGINEER III (TRANSPORTATION & HIGHWAYS) - SEIU LOCAL 73

Requisition ID: 00121282

Job Posting: Feb 14, 2018, 6:34:46 PM Closing Date: Mar 8, 2018, 5:59:00 AM

Full-time Shift Start Time: 8:30 A.M. Shift End Time: 4:30 P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit : SEIU Local 73 Highway Department

Posting Salary: $2774.56 BI-WEEKLY
Organization: Offices Under the President

Job Summary
Under the direction of a Bureau Chief and higher level Engineers, performs a variety of engineering duties in one or more areas of planning, design and construction, or other areas of specialization. Applies engineering principles and practices with minimum technical supervision. Assumes responsibility over assigned work projects and plans and assists in the supervision of the work performed by other technical and support staff assigned to projects; prepares progress reports and communication material concerning established goals and objectives. Coordinates with project team, government agencies, utility companies, residents, businesses, industry professionals and external vendors to achieve project goals. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Construction or Electrical Engineering is required. (Must provide original college/university transcript at time of interview)*
  • Four (4) years of full-time work experience in civil, construction or electrical engineering is required.
  • Valid driver’s license is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
  • Professional work experience with transportation projects is preferred.

*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States’ territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in written formats to internal and external entities. Knowledge of professional engineering principles and practices for preparation of plans, specifications, contracts, estimates, technical analyses and reports. Familiarity with departmental policies and procedures, State and Federal Highway policies, principles, programs and regulations. Ability to handle several routine assignments or to coordinate elements of a single assignment. Ability to assume total responsibility for completeness and accuracy of assigned projects. Ability to exercise considerable judgment and initiative in applying professional engineering principles to complex and extensive projects. Ability to control and provide careful checking of the many engineering calculations. This position occasionally requires travel to work assignments throughout Cook County for which the employee must provide his/her own means of transportation.

Physical Requirements

Light Work

Light Work involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job/occupation is rated Light Work when it requires: (1) walking or standing to a significant degree; (2) sitting most of the time while pushing or pulling arm or leg controls; or (3) working at a production rate pace while constantly pushing or pulling materials even though the weight of the materials is negligible.

The duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee's normal line of work.

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE

When applying for employment with Cook County Government, preference is given in the application process to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for more than 180 consecutive days, or during War Time. To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:

  • MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION.
  • IDENTIFY THEMSELVES AS A VETERAN ON THEIR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BY ANSWERING YES TO THE QUESTION “Are you a military veteran?”
  • ATTACH A COPY OF THEIR DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (NOTICE OF SEPARATION) AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING. IF YOU HAVE MULTIPLE DD 214S, 215S, OR NGB 22S, PLEASE SUBMIT THE ONE WITH THE LATEST DATE. COAST GUARD MUST SUBMIT A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE MILITARY SEPARATION FROM EITHER THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (BEFORE 911) OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (AFTER 911).

VETERAN MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.

Benefits Package

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
  • You May Qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

*Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

*This position requires successful completion of post-offer tests, which may include a background check, drug screen and medical examination.

COOK COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Note: As an internal candidate, should you be offered the position, salary allocations shall abide by the Cook County Personnel Rules.

APPLY ONLINE

Posted 2/16/18, Expires 3/16/18


HIGHWAY ENGINEER (TRANSPORTATION & HIGHWAYS) - SEIU LOCAL 73

Requisition ID: 00121270

Job Posting: Feb 9, 2018, 6:59:59 PM Closing Date: Mar 10, 2018, 5:59:00 AM

Full-time Shift Start Time: 8:30 A.M. Shift End Time: 4:30 P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit : SEIU Local 73 Highway Department

Posting Salary: $2526.64 BI-WEEKLY
Organization: Offices Under the President

Job Summary
Under the direction of Highway Engineer III, IV, V, or Senior Project Engineer, performs a variety of engineering tasks in one or more areas of planning, design, or construction of transportation projects. Assumes primary responsibility over assigned projects and tasks. Coordinates with project team, government agencies, utility companies, residents, businesses, industry professionals, and external vendors to achieve project goals. May perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Construction or Electrical Engineering SUPPLEMENTED WITH one (1) year of full-time work experience in civil, construction or electrical engineering is required. (Must provide original college/university transcript at time of interview)*

-OR-

  • Acceptance of the applicant for the Illinois Engineer Intern Examination with documented evidence from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation at time of application SUPPLEMENTED WITH one (1) year of full-time work experience in civil, construction or electrical engineering is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)

-OR-

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering is required. (Must provide original college/university transcript at time of interview)*
  • Valid driver’s license is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
  • Work experience with transportation projects is preferred.

*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States’ territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in written formats. Knowledge of engineering principles, practices and techniques applicable to area of assignment. Ability to perform mathematical calculations in engineering tasks. Knowledge of basic computer aided design and drafting procedures. Ability to read and interpret contract plans and specifications. Ability to handle multiple routine assignments. Ability to assume responsibility for completeness and accuracy of assigned projects. Ability to exercise judgment and initiative in applying engineering principles to projects. Ability to work both independently or in a team environment. This position may require traveling to work assignments throughout Cook County for which the employee must provide his/her own adequate means of transportation.

Physical Requirements

Light Work

Light Work involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job/occupation is rated Light Work when it requires: (1) walking or standing to a significant degree; (2) sitting most of the time while pushing or pulling arm or leg controls; or (3) working at a production rate pace while constantly pushing or pulling materials even though the weight of the materials is negligible.

The duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee's normal line of work.

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE

When applying for employment with Cook County Government, preference is given in the application process to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for more than 180 consecutive days, or during War Time. To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:

  • MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION.
  • IDENTIFY THEMSELVES AS A VETERAN ON THEIR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BY ANSWERING YES TO THE QUESTION “Are you a military veteran?”
  • ATTACH A COPY OF THEIR DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (NOTICE OF SEPARATION) AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING. IF YOU HAVE MULTIPLE DD 214S, 215S, OR NGB 22S, PLEASE SUBMIT THE ONE WITH THE LATEST DATE. COAST GUARD MUST SUBMIT A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE MILITARY SEPARATION FROM EITHER THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (BEFORE 911) OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (AFTER 911).

VETERAN MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.

Benefits Package

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
  • You May Qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

*Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

*This position requires successful completion of post-offer tests, which may include a background check, drug screen and medical examination.

COOK COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Note: As an internal candidate, should you be offered the position, salary allocations shall abide by the Cook County Personnel Rules.

APPLY ONLINE

Posted 2/16/18, Expires 3/16/18


City of Elmhurst
Employment Opportunity
CIVIL ENGINEER I (E.I.T.)

Posted: January 25, 2018

Position Summary

Unique opportunity to work for a thriving community in the Western Suburbs with steady residential and commercial redevelopment and public infrastructure projects. This is a professional entry level civil engineering position overseeing private and public construction projects within the City. Opportunities will include exposure to stormwater, domestic water supply, sanitary sewer, private utility, and residential/commercial development fields. The position will analyze and interpret complex engineering construction and planning documents for compliance with City requirements. The position also encompasses design/construction of private development, public works and utility projects and will provide information assistance to the public and City staff regarding City standards, policies and programs. Work is performed under the direction of the City Engineer.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or the ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer-in-Training (E.I.T.) in the State of Illinois or other state, or ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • Prior work experience in a municipal environment preferred.
  • Knowledge in computer applications including Microsoft Office.
  • AutoCAD experience a plus.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.

Wage: $64,000 that includes excellent benefits and pension.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.

Only online applications will be accepted. Submit completed application and resume online at: http://cityofelmhurst.peopleadmin.com/postings/1599 or https://www.elmhurst.org JOBS

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of a background check and post offer drug screen and physical. Applications accepted through 2/26/2018.

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Posted 2/7/18, Expires 2/27/18


Water Resources Engineer

If you’re looking for a firm that encourages innovative thinking and challenges you every day, a career at Hanson is right for you. The belief in sustainability within our company’s practices creates a focus on client success and partnerships that are important to our communities and our environment.

At the core of our water resources practice is the desire to be good stewards of our waterways and the surrounding environment. As engineering professionals, we plan, design and permit water resources infrastructure across the U.S. and abroad. Your work at Hanson will balance the societal benefits of the built-environment with nature.

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a full time Water Resources Engineer position in the Springfield, IL office. Other Hanson locations will be considered depending on the qualifications of the candidate.

About us
Hanson is a dynamic, employee-owned consulting firm of more than 400 employees providing a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the USA.

Position Profile
This position is responsible for the planning, design and permitting of water resources projects for roadway, railroad, aviation, and industrial projects.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  1. Perform hydrologic and hydraulic modeling on a variety of projects ranging from simple roadway interchanges and site developments to large scale urban flood control projects.
  2. Plan, design and procure permitting for levees, dams, reservoirs, bridges and culverts.
  3. Assist in project activities such as stormwater management, field inspections, floodplain modeling, scour analysis, erosion protection, stream restoration, unsteady flow modeling, 2-D modeling, floodway construction permitting, FEMA permitting and preparation of technical reports.
  4. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient with the following software programs is desirable: HEC-RAS (1D & 2D), HEC-HMS, TR-55, HY8, XP-SWMM, EPA-SWMM, Flo-2D, SMS, SRH-2D, AutoCAD, MicroStation, and ArcGIS

Soft Skills:

  • The candidate must be able to work as a team member and independently, have the desire to learn new skills, be self-motivated, and possess excellent interpersonal communication skills

Education/Experience:

  • A bachelor's degree in the engineering field with an emphasis on water resources required
  • E.I.T is required. Master’s degree, professional engineering license, and certification as a floodplain manager is desirable.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in the field of water resources is a plus.

Working at Hanson:

  • Must be able to collaborate remotely with colleagues in other offices.
  • Candidate must be willing to accept out-of-town travel assignments and to work overtime to meet project demands.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Anticipated Classification Range: E/S I - IV

Contact: Interested and qualified Hanson employees should submit HRMP-8.2 "Employee Application for Posted Position" and a current resume to Human Resources #XXXX.  Form HRMP-8.2 is available through Human Resources.

Interested and qualified applicants, other than Hanson employees, should apply through the Hanson website, www.hanson-inc.com to job #XXXX.

As employers/governmental contractors, we comply with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities where they apply.  To assist us in meeting our affirmative action goals, employees are encouraged to refer minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY — AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
EEO / MINORITY / FEMALE / INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES / VETERANS

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Posted 2/2/18, Expires 3/2/18


Extension Watershed Outreach Associate
Agriculture and Natural Resources (Water Quality) - A1800031
University of Illinois Extension
College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

The Extension Watershed Outreach Associate, Agriculture and Natural Resources (Water Quality) serves as a regular, full time, 12 month, academic professional with primary responsibility for the development, delivery, and evaluation of educational programs supporting the mission of the University of Illinois Extension. This Unit based position will be expected to deliver research- based educational programs, developed in cooperation with University personnel and campus- based faculty with an emphasis on watershed management. The establishment of professional networks as well as the development of relationships with key stakeholder groups is vital to the success of the Extension Watershed Outreach Associate in this position.

(Unit 7) This position will have coordination and program delivery responsibilities for the Mississippi Central/Henderson Creek Watershed (07080104) and Lower Rock River Watershed (07090005) both are nitrogen priority watersheds as outlined in the Illinois Nutrient Management Plan. The geographic area is both to the Unit and statewide.

This position will be expected to collaborate closely with campus based specialists and other faculty.

One full time position is available:
Location: Position will be housed in Unit 7 (Henry-Stark County – Galva, IL)

This is a security-sensitive position. Comprehensive background checks, including but not limited to a criminal conviction information check, a CANTS check, and a review of the Registered Sex Offender list, will be conducted.

Specific responsibilities of the Extension Watershed Outreach Associate, ANR (Water Quality) are as follows:

  • Coordinate watershed activities. Identify and convene watershed leaders and watershed planning activities to reduce nutrient losses from the identified watersheds. Coordinate with local SWCDs, NRCS and others as appropriate to assure technical and financial assistance opportunities are known and understood by watershed leaders. Develop and prioritize watershed planning activities. This may be 319 led or other programs not associated with 319.
  • Educational outreach: Develop and implement nutrient education strategies. Provide presentations to identified watersheds and associated stakeholders.
  • Consultation: Maintain and provide comprehensive technical expertise on Best Management Practices to identified watersheds and associated stakeholders. Work with the University of Illinois Ag water quality team and other faculty/ staff on nutrient strategies for identified watersheds. Work with the Nutrient Monitoring Council to identify potential monitoring sites to measure water quality improvements and BMP efficiencies.
  • Identify funding opportunities, both public and private to meet watershed NLRS goals. Prepare and offer assistance preparing competitive grant proposals to drive nutrient loss BMP adoption.
  • Report status of implementation activities including load reductions achieved. Track BMP adoption rates and current or past watershed planning activities that are not currently tracked by other programs. Maintain working knowledge of all ongoing activities in the watershed that may impact, negatively or positively nutrient losses
  • Comply with all University of Illinois Extension Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity policies and guidelines in all aspects of Extension work; assist unit staff with data collection for Affirmative Action, Gender, and Targeted reports as needed.
  • Perform other duties that contribute to the mission of University of Illinois Extension programming, as assigned.
  • Local, regional and (limited) statewide travel required; personal transportation required.
  • To perform the functions of this position, the employee will be required to perform work both within an office and outside in the communities that are served, and must have the capability to travel from one location to the other in a timely fashion. Employee is responsible for securing personal transportation. A valid driver’s license is preferred. Some work will be required during evenings and/or weekends. When working, the employee may be exposed to a variety of environmental factors to include, but not limited to, hot or cold weather, exposure to noise and allergens, and uneven ground. In performing the functions of this position, the employee may be subjected to various mental and physical demands as well to include, but not limited to, independently traveling to and performing work at different locations, lifting and moving items that may occasionally weigh up to forty (40) pounds and frequently weigh up to twenty (20) pounds, and twisting, pushing and pulling movements. More detailed information regarding the functions of this position (including the physical, mental and environmental requirements of the position) may be obtained from Human Resources for the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) by contacting hr@aces.illinois.edu.

ADMINISTRATIVE RELATIONS:
The Extension Watershed Outreach Associate, ANR (Water Quality) is administratively responsible to the Assistant Dean, ANR.

PROGRAM RELATIONS:
The Extension Watershed Outreach Associate, ANR (Water Quality) is programmatically responsible to the Program Leader(s) for the delivery of programs that mesh with identified national and state priorities and to the County Director(s) for the delivery of programs the mesh with identified local priorities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
B.S. required in environmental science, environmental engineering, agricultural engineering, ecology, agronomy, soil science, or a related technical discipline. Experience working with agricultural production systems and/or natural resource management. Experience planning and delivering educational programs. Strong interest in and knowledge of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy (INLRS), agricultural practices, best management practices, and water quality issues related to agriculture and the programs associated with each to implement. Willingness to work with agricultural and commodity organizations to promote programs and practices from the NLRS and watershed planning efforts. Excellent written and oral communications skills. Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills. Ability to prioritize a heavy and varied workload, delivery results on a timeline, and provide regular reports of activities/achievements, as requested.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
M.S. preferred in environmental science, environmental engineering, agricultural engineering, ecology, agronomy, soil science, or a related technical discipline. Experience working directly with farmers. Experience managing contractors. Grant writing experience.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The position is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure, academic professional position appointed on a 12-month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Generous vacation and sick leave. State Universities Retirement System. Group health, dental, vision and life insurance.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
To apply, go to http://go.illinois.edu/A1800031. Log in to your account and upload a cover letter and resume, as well as the names and contact information of three professional references. Resume dates must be in month/year format and employment history, at a minimum, should include all work dating back to the completion of your undergraduate degree. Positions that were less than full-time/100% must be noted as being part-time. Transcripts may be requested at a later date. To receive full consideration, all requested application materials must be submitted via the online system by the close date of February 16, 2018.

For further information about the position please contact Jenny Garner by phone 309-756-9978 or email jsgarnr@illinois.edu. For technical assistance with the online application process, call 217-333-6747 or email jobs@illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

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Posted 1/23/18, Expires 2/23/18


TRANSPORTATION DRAINAGE ENGINEER

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a Transportation Drainage Engineer position in the Lisle, Illinois (Chicago Region) preferred or Peoria, Illinois (alternate) office.

About Us
Hanson Professional Services Inc. is a dynamic, employee-owned consulting firm of more than 400 employees providing a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the USA. We were #18 in the Multidiscipline category in the Zweig Group Best Firms to Work For.

Position Profile
This person is expected to lead drainage tasks on complex roadway projects, provide drainage quality control and design review, and mentor junior staff. Candidate may also perform roadway design tasks as required. It is important that this position can support project teams from initial planning through design to construction. Projects will generally involve roadway and highway design projects for local governments, state departments of transportation, toll authorities, and private clients.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare Phase 1 storm water management studies, including Location Drainage Studies, Hydraulic Reports, and conceptual drainage studies related to roadway improvements
  2. Responsible for design of permanent and temporary drainage (open and closed systems) on roadway projects
  3. Hydrologic and hydraulic analysis
  4. Storm water detention/retention design
  5. Erosion/sediment control and landscaping design
  6. Coordination of design with other disciplines on larger multi-disciplinary projects
  7. Utility coordination and permit development
  8. Quantity calculations, cost estimates, and special provision development
  9. Preparing and assembling plans and contract documents
  10. Managing technical tasks and design teams (including responsibilities for technical teams, budget, and schedule). This may include quality control reviews
  11. Estimating efforts for technical tasks
  12. Technical writing
  13. Construction observation
  14. Familiarity with green infrastructure research and design preferred, but not required
  15. Roadway design such as geometrics, roadside safety, sign and marking layout, and maintenance of traffic
  16. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Technical Skills:

  • Experience with StormCAD, HydroCAD, HEC-RAS and TR-55 is strongly desired
  • Experience with Microstation and PowerGeopak (OpenRoads SS4) software
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D desirable

Soft Skills:

  • Provide staff training recommendations
  • Mentoring and managing junior technical staff
  • Collaborating with senior technical staff
  • Must demonstrate the ability to present complex technical concepts to engineers, clients, and public stakeholders
  • Must be able to build effective relationships with internal and external client bases
  • Strong oral communication and technical writing skills
  • Ability to assist on project pursuits

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or closely related field
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressive drainage and roadway engineering experience with transportation projects
  • Professional Engineer license (IL) or be able to reciprocate a license from another state within 6 months
  • Familiarity with Illinois Tollway and IDOT drainage design standards

Working at Hanson:

  • Must be able to collaborate remotely with colleagues in other offices
  • Candidate must be willing to accept out-of-town travel assignments
  • Must be willing to work overtime to meet project demands when needed

Anticipated Classification Range: E/S IV – E/S VI

Contact: Interested and qualified Hanson employees should submit HRMP-8.2 "Employee Application for Posted Position" and a current resume to Human Resources-749-I. Form HRMP-8.2 is available through Human Resources.

This is an Infrastructure Market position. Interested and qualified applicants, other than Hanson employees, should apply through the Hanson website, http://www.hanson-inc.com/supplement/careers/applytohanson.htm to job #749-I.

As employers/governmental contractors, we comply with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities where they apply. To assist us in meeting our affirmative action goals, employees are encouraged to refer minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY — AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
EEO / MINORITY / FEMALE / INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES / VETERANS

Job Flyer

Posted 1/17/18, Expires 2/17/18

 

 

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