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Manager 1, Environmental Protection

Georgia DNR - Watershed Protection Branch
Job Field:
Water and Soil Resources
Job Type:
Full Time
Location Detail:
Fulton County
Job Description:

This position is located in the Georgia Environmental Protection Division - Watershed Protection Branch -Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL) Modeling and Development Unit. The incumbent in this position is responsible for overseeing the modeling and development of TMDLs for impaired waters. The incumbent is also responsible for overseeing the review of Watershed Assessments developed by National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit holders. These documents outline monitoring conducted by the regulatory community, provide an assessment of streams within the jurisdiction boundary, and outline the protective measures to be implemented. The incumbent will provide technical support and review of the assimilative capacity modeling required by the Comprehensive State-wide Water Plan.


Bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Engineering (Agricultural, Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Mechanical or Sanitary) or related field from an accredited college or university
Four years of professional experience in environmental enforcement, environmental health, environmental monitoring, environmental protection or environmental research.

Preference may be given to applicants with:

  • Degree or course work in environmental, civil, chemical, or agricultural engineering, or an advance degree in environmental science or hydrology
  • Familiar with the Clean Water Act and Georgia’s Rules and Regulations for Water Quality Control
  • Knowledge of and/or experience developing or implementing Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs)
  • Experience and/or understanding of water quality models and basic GIS software
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in developing or reviewing Watershed Monitoring Plans, Watershed Assessments and/or Watershed Protection Plans
  • Understanding of Best Management Practices (BMPs) as they relate to watershed protection and restoration
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)
How to Apply:

If interested in applying for this position, please submit an electronic DNR Application for Employment to the e-mail address below or mail a completed DNR Application for Employment to the following address:

Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Protection Division
ATTN: Arveeta Turner
2 MLK Jr. Drive
Suite 1456, East Tower
Atlanta, GA