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Manager 1, Environmental Protection

GA DNR Environmental Protection Division
Job Field:
Water and Soil Resources
Job Type:
Full Time
Location Detail:
Job Description:

This position is located in the Georgia Environmental Protection Division – Land Protection Branch. The incumbent in this position will manage the Corrective Action Unit 2 (CAU2) in the Underground Storage Tank (UST) Program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to overseeing state contractors at state lead or “orphan” UST cleanup sites; oversight of owner/operator funded UST cleanups; prioritizing/managing confirmed release backlog; federal Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) cleanup grant writing, management and reporting; producing metrics and reports; state contractor procurement; Georgia Underground Storage Tank (GUST) Trust Fund eligibility determinations; assisting the UST Program Manager with legislation, rulemaking and special projects. Periodic overnight travel is required


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Preference may be given to applicants with:

 Underground storage tank corrective action experience

 Experience with databases

 Experience producing programmatic metrics (tabular, charts, and graphs) through database queries, use of query tools, and use of Microsoft products such as Excel  Experience writing policy, procedures and guidance, including clearly communicating (oral and written) program needs, objectives and issues to customers, contractors, trade organizations, and management

 Experience managing contracts

 Experience managing the work of contractors


POSITION # 00101083


How to Apply:

If interested in applying for this position, please submit an electronic DNR Application for Employment to the e-mail address highlighted 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 30334 J