Join the Center for Watershed Protection team and use your skills to make a real difference in watershed practices across the nation. We are looking for a water resources engineer with a strong technical foundation and excellent communication skills. This engineer’s main role will be to help CWP provide stormwater site plan reviews in Washington, DC. In addition, there will be opportunities on a wide variety of other CWP projects that include:
Designing innovative systems of structural and non-structural stormwater practices to improve water quality.
Writing national and state guidance manuals to build more effective local storm water programs and design more effective stormwater practices.
Working with local governments to develop watershed plans that protect sensitive natural resources.
Conducting literature reviews and research on stormwater and watershed questions.
Teaching your skills to others at conferences, presentations, and workshops.
This full-time permanent position will include work in Washington, DC as well as in CWP’s main office in Ellicott City, Maryland. Periodic opportunities to work from home are also available.
Bachelor’s in civil or environmental engineering or related field, Masters preferred. Strong writing and speaking skills essential, with demonstrated ability to translate complex engineering and science concepts into clear and understandable terms. Additional desirable skills and experience include:
Knowledge of stormwater regulations and design standards
Experience working with local or state governments
Understanding of Stormwater BMP Design
Experience in hydrologic and hydraulic theory and modeling
Knowledge of floodplain regulations
Expertise with CAD and GIS software
Experience in project management
How to Apply: Please submit, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, a cover letter referencing your interest in working for the Center, salary requirements, and availability, along with a current resume by September 23, 2019. The Center for Watershed Protection is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Additional Salary Information: The Center offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
• Medical and dental insurance for domestic partners and families
• Life insurance
• Short and long-term disability insurance
• Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts
• 401k and employer-contributed retirement plans
• Paid time off for vacations and holidays
• Credit union membership
About Center for Watershed Protection, Inc.
The Center for Watershed Protection works to protect, restore, and enhance our streams, rivers, lakes, wetlands, and bays. We create viable solutions and partnerships for responsible land and water management so that every community has clean water and healthy natural resources to sustain diverse life.
At the Center for Watershed Protection, we want everybody to know that an integrated watershed approach is the key to ensuring a future of fresh, clean water, healthy natural resources, and ultimately, life on earth. Since 1992, the Center for Watershed Protection has been working in numerous communities to provide the solutions for clean water and healthy natural resources. Our work is based on sound scientific research and guided by a passion for advancing the state-of-the art, ensuring practitioners have the right tools, and promoting the widespread implementation of the most effective watershed management techniques.