Assistant State Sedimentation Specialist Position

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources is currently looking to fill the Assistant State Sedimentation Specialist position.

Information for the position is shown below.

This position is responsible for assisting in the directing and coordinating of all field investigations to obtain compliance through voluntary means or through enforcement procedures. In addition, this position is responsible for providing technical assistance, program policies and procedures, and training to staff in the seven regional offices in solving moderately complex erosion and sedimentation problems caused by land disturbing activities. Additional training aspects of this position include assisting with the responsibility for Erosion and Sedimentation Control workshops. This position also serves as staff to the NC Sedimentation Control Commission (SCC) through assisting with the preparation of all necessary reports to the public from the SCC; acting in person as liaison to Local, State and Federal agencies; representing the DEMLR in all SCC meetings; assisting the SCC and its education and technical committees in developing and carrying out the erosion and sedimentation control program, including development of administrative rules; and evaluating, under the supervision of the Sedimentation Engineer, delegated erosion and sedimentation control programs to Local Governments and other State agencies for compliance with SPCA and SCC requirements. The person in this position also serves as a technical expert in the area of erosion and sedimentation control and can represent the agency as an expert.

This position also requires inspecting construction sites for compliance with state and federal Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control laws.  The candidate must be able to prepare detailed reports and initiate enforcement action when necessary.  Field work will be conducted in all weather conditions throughout the year.  Candidates must have the ability to walk for extended distances over rough terrain.

The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline related to the area of assignment or equivalent combination of training and experience.  **For clarification: “Equivalent combination of training and experience” is defined a North Carolina certification as an Engineering Intern or North Carolina licensure as a Professional Engineer.**

The closing date for this position is March 14, 2018.  Interviews will be held from March 21 – 23, 2018.  To read the full job description and to apply for the job, visit:

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