NATURAL RESOURCES PLANNER IV
|Department||DNR - Watershed Services|
|Date Opened||3/8/2017 1:09:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||3/22/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$49,899.00 - $80,078.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Khia Poteat|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Tawes State Office Building, 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD (Anne Arundel County)
Main Purpose of Job
This position conducts field surveys to establish official metes and bounds for proposed shellfish leases and to verify that coordinates in regulation are accurately reflected by lines depicted on DNR's charts, represents the Department by testifying competently in criminal and administrative court hearings as an expert witness regarding the correct placement and maintenance of regulatory markings, and contradicts testimony of opposing experts as to the location of lines described in coordinates. Work will include the use of GIS and/or computer aided drafting and design (CADD), and digital programming related to GIS and CADD technologies. This position will use global positioning system (GPS) units along with an understanding of the global navigation satellite system technology to perform surveys and associated responsibilities.
This position will also lead efforts to integrate information from the Aquaculture Program into natural resource management programs and activities using knowledge of the technological, social and economic factors having an effect upon environmental and natural resources management and development. The planning and management of conservation and restoration efforts related to internal DNR programs such as Working Waterfronts, CoastSmart Communities and the Chesapeake & Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund will require coordination with regional, Federal, State and local partners. This position will perform assessments using a geographic information systems (GIS) spatial analysis of environmental, ecological, social, and coastal hazard data.
For education obtained outside of the United States, you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. If you possess a degree obtained outside of the United States, please submit a detailed, course-by-course evaluation report from one of the U.S. equivalency evaluating members identified at http://www.naces.org/members.html with the application.
Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in an environmental science or natural resources planning, management or development.
Experience: Five years of experience in natural resources planning or applied environmental science.
1. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in urban or regional planning, engineering, physical geography, or the physical, chemical, biological, environmental sciences and one year of experience in natural resource planning or applied environmental science may be substituted for the required education.
2. Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in natural resources planning, management, administration, development, environmental, urban or regional planning; resources economics or development; environmental system management; water or land resources planning and management; environmental landscape architecture; or the physical, chemical, biological or environmental sciences maybe substituted for up to three years of the required experience.
3. Possession of a Doctorate Degree from an accredited college or university in natural resources planning, management, administration, development, environmental urban or regional planning; resources economics or development; environmental system management; water or land resources planning and management; environmental landscape architecture; or the physical, chemical, biological or environmental sciences maybe substituted for the required experience.
4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the general natural resources management and biological sciences classifications or general natural resources management and biological sciences specialty codes in the general natural resources management and biological sciences field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess at least one of the following certifications/licenses OR the experience and credentials to receive any one of the certifications/licenses within one year of employment.
-Certified Hydrographer from the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) and The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA)
-Land Surveyor licensed by the Maryland Board for Professional Land Surveyors
-GIS Professional (GISP) from the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI)
-Certified Photogrammetrist from the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date with the exception of a foreign degree evaluation (if applicable). Your application may be approved pending receipt of the evaluation.
Successful candidates may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.
Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide all the experience and education that is related to this position completely and accurately.
This recruitment does not require any additional materials to be uploaded with the exception of a foreign degree evaluation (if applicable). Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, transcripts, cover letters, etc.).
You will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire.