Department of Natural Resources & Conservation Civil Engineering Specialist/35065 in Helena, Montana

OUR MISSION: To help ensure that Montana's land and water resources provide benefits for present and future generations. WATER RESOURCES DIVISION: The Division carries out its duties for the purpose of promoting the general welfare and prosperity of the people of Montana. Sound coordination of the development and utilization of the state’s waters allows the Division to protect existing uses and to promote adequate future supplies for domestic, industrial, agricultural, recreation, the conservation of water for wildlife, aquatic life and other beneficial uses. The DNRC believes employees are their most important asset. The DNRC empowers employees to exercise professional judgment in carrying out their duties. Employees are provided with the training and tools necessary to achieve the mission. Both team effort and individual employee expertise are supported and sustained. BENEFITS: Benefits for eligible state employees include a credit union, a deferred compensation program, public employee's retirement program, 15 working days annual leave per year, 12 days sick leave per year, paid holidays, and up to 15 days military leave with full pay. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: The DNRC may include the following factors in determining whether an applicant meets the qualifications of a position vacancy by: State of MT application form, cover letter, current resume, educational requirements, structured interview, a performance test, job-related reference checks, job-related work experience, job-related current and past performance. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. A valid driver's license is required with less than 12 conviction points in the most recent completed 36 months. Travel and field work is required. APPLICATION MATERIALS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: On-line application; Current Resume; References-3 minimum,College Transcripts (copies are allowed) and your answers to the following Supplemental Question. HELPFUL HINT: You must check the "relevant document" box to ensure your attachments are uploading correctly to the specific application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTION: Please answer the following supplemental questions. This provides you an opportunity to present more complete and specific details regarding your experience and qualifications. The responses should be clear and concise since the hiring team may view them as a sample of your written communication skills. This supplement is reviewed separately from the state application form and is part of the evaluation process. 1. Describe your academic training and work experience related to the competencies described in this position. Include any experience performing floodplain studies along with knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The purpose to the job is to provide engineering and GIS technical support, along with contract management and administrative services, to the Floodplain Mapping Unit under the direction of the Water Operations Bureau Chief. The engineering tasks performed by the incumbent are under the responsible charge of the Licensed Professional Engineer’s managing the Floodplain Mapping program. The incumbent would perform GIS and engineering tasks in support of the completion of new floodplain mapping and studies. The tasks include accomplishing the following specific tasks, or performing technical reviews of: scoping, field reconnaissance, surveying, hydrologic and hydraulic analyses and modeling, technical documentation, floodplain delineation, and GIS mapping. Other tasks include contractor procurement of engineering services, project administration and oversight, and coordination with communities, contractors, state and federal agencies, and others. The incumbent provides engineering technical review assistance in support of the services provided by DNRC Regional Engineers to local com