Assistant State Geologist/Assistant Division Manager
Recruitment # 2015-09-7391-08664
SALARY RANGE: $5,550 – $6,707 per month plus comprehensive benefit package and retirement
TYPE OF POSITION: Permanent, Full-time
LOCATION: Olympia, Washington
CLOSES: September 21, 2015
Note: It is to your advantage to submit your materials sooner than later. (Recruitment may close at any time without prior notification)
This position provides technical information and science-based recommendations to local, state, and federal government via publication of geological and hazard maps that promote the safety, health, and welfare of the citizens of Washington, protect the environment, and support its economy. It has oversight of and tracks progress on all major projects, helps guide research, and has major decision-making responsibilities, including implementing the Geological Survey Act, the DGER Strategic Plan, the DNR Strategic Plan and the DGER Emergency Response Plan. The control and influence of the position includes the following programs: Landslides, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Abandoned Mine Lands, Mineral Hazards, Geological Mapping, Lidar, Library, and Publication & GIS. This position is also responsible for management of the associated biennial budget of approximately $6.7 million.
· Masters in Geology;
· Geologist license;
· Management experience;
· Documented public speaking; makes presentations to the public, staff, professional engineers and geologists, executive management, tribes, other government agencies, and other DNR programs;
· Scientific and professional writing ability;
· Leadership qualities;
· Requires exceptionally strong written and oral communication skills;
· Science background in Washington state geology, mapping, and geological hazards;
· Must be able to evaluate complex research and modeling projects.
· Licensed Engineering Geologist and/or Licensed Hydrogeologist.
· 2 years of management experience.
· Valid driver’s license.
SPECIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
· Occasional overnight travel is required.
· The employee may need to walk over rough or steep terrain in inclement weather.
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY
Questions? Please contact Dave Norman at 360-902-1439 or firstname.lastname@example.org or e-mail us at DNRrecruiting@dnr.wa.gov.