Environmental Manager 2 - Federal Programs Project Manager

Work for Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana, US
Jul 31, 2021
Aug 01, 2021
Project Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Requisition ID: 230418


Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204
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Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana's communities every day.

At the State of Indiana, we don't just talk about diversity and inclusion - Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
About the Job:
This Environmental Manager 2 serves as a project manager in the Federal Programs Section, Site Investigation and Superfund Programs with the responsibility for the coordination of environmental site assessment and oversight of remediation activities at complex hazardous waste sites that are an actual or potential risk to human health and the environment. The project management duties include providing a technical point-of-contact for assigned sites and implementing a variety of tasks related to conducting environmental assessments and project oversight including, but not limited to, environmental media sampling, data analysis, technical report writing, work plan and report preparation, technical reviews, etc. The Environmental Manager 2 reports directly to the Section Chief and is expected to work independently as the lead project manager to conduct site assessment and Superfund site oversight work following EPA and IDEM guidance.
A Day in the Life:
The essential functions of this roles are as follows:
  • Works independently as a project manager to support the State's position, conduct site background searches, identify and provide environmental cleanup requirements, review and prepare reports, and manage budgets and schedules associated with Superfund and Site Assessment sites.
  • Performs project management duties as required to ensure the effective and timely management of sites.
  • Ensures procurement and oversight of contractors, as needed, to perform site activities.
  • Maintains site files and submits required site activity reports, semiannual grant reports, site logs, briefings, etc.
  • Conducts document reviews in cooperation with technical support staff and provides technical review comments to appropriate individuals, businesses or agencies.
  • Conducts field work, including contractor oversight, sample collection and site inspections, as required.
  • Participates and represents IDEM in public, technical and legal meetings.
  • Participates in community relations activities.
  • Coordinates with internal technical, management, and legal staff to make appropriate program decisions.
  • Obtains required training to perform assigned responsibilities.
  • Participates in continuing education by attending online seminars, workshops, conferences, and optional training courses.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.
What You'll Need for Success:
Incumbent should have some knowledge of environmental remediation technologies, environmental science, and environmental policy. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of remediation programs preferred. Must have the ability to coordinate and motivate professional and support personnel, and communicate with diverse internal and external customers as needed. Must be able to coordinate work on multiple tasks simultaneously and cooperatively with staff.
The incumbent will be required to complete a medical monitoring physical exam, complete the OSHA Hazardous Waste Worker 40-hour training and will occasionally be required to wear personal protective equipment when working in the field.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:
  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking
  • Free LinkedIn Learning

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.