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 Subject : State of Iowa - TMDL/Nonpoint Source Senior Engineer.. 01/13/2023 03:14:30 PM 
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Employer Name: State of Iowa
Position/Title: TMDL/Nonpoint Source Senior Engineer
Job Location: 502 E 9th ST
Recruitment Closing Date: 02/13/2023

Join The Team!
Are you ready to assist the Iowa Department of Natural Resources in furthering its mission of: Conserving and enhancing our natural resources in cooperation with individuals and organizations to improve the quality of life in Iowa and ensure a legacy for future generations?
If yes - we are seeking a Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment team member to help protect our watersheds and impaired waters in the State of Iowa and ensure clean water for all citizens. Join us on our journey to become a role model for public service nationwide! Careers with the DNR enjoy a culture of meaningful and satisfying work.

What We're Looking for in You!
This role will allow an individual to contribute experience and knowledge towards fulfilling our mission through one’s behaviors and actions demonstrating the DNR’s Guiding Principles of Accountability, Collaboration, Continuous Improvement, Customer Focus, Data-Based Decisions, Empowerment, Integrity, Long-Term Thinking, Mutual Respect, Results/Outcome Orientation, and Valuing Employees.

Describe in your resume and cover letter how you demonstrate the Guiding Principles & Critical Job Competencies, can perform the Essential Functions, and have education/experience transferable to the Job Description. Applicants are encouraged to attach a resume and cover letter to best describe their experience and education.

Duties & Responsibilities:
This pivotal role is responsible for leading and coordinating the team of total maximum daily load (TMDL) engineers in the prioritization and development of TMDLs. This position also conducts advanced water quality modeling using data that includes, but is not limited to, stream hydrology and the fate and transport of pollutants, to complete TMDLs for Iowa’s 303(d) impaired waters list in accordance with the Clean Water Act and EPA requirements. This position develops guidance and directions related to TMDLs and TMDL methodologies based on review and analysis of available technical information and Department goals. This position reviews technical aspects of TMDLs prepared by program staff and others and provides technical QA/QC on all TMDL projects. This position will facilitate internal and external stakeholder engagement to ensure TMDLs are implementable. This position will serve as a technical expert for nonpoint sources.

This position is critical to executing a holistic approach toward the Department's work on minimizing pollution with partners and the regulated community under the Clean Water Act, especially as a bridge between point source and nonpoint source water quality issues. This position provides leadership, coordination, and expertise that is necessary for the development of TMDLs and other technical nonpoint source work products.


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