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Environmental Program Manager

The City of Fort Worth
Fort Worth, Texas, US
Closing date
Nov 28, 2021

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Academic / Research, Government
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Pay Range: $76,847 - $99,901 annual compensation

Job Posting Closing on: Friday, December 03, 2021

The City of Fort Worth is the 12th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.

An Environmental Program Manager job is available with the City of Fort Worth Code Compliance Department within the Environmental Quality Division. This position reports to the Assistant Code Compliance Director - Environmental Health Services and will lead the 28-member Environmental Quality Division. The division is responsible for implementing citywide environmental quality programs and maintaining compliance with federal, state and local environmental rules and regulations; overseeing programs for air quality, surface water/stormwater quality, land quality/site remediation, municipal hazardous materials management, and litter control/illegal dumping enforcement; coordinating with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other partners on various environmental compliance issues within the City of Fort Worth; conducting research and preparing reports on multifaceted environmental and sustainability topics and making recommendations; and collaborating with community partner to address environmental concerns.

The Environmental Program Manager job responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for directing, managing, supervising and coordinating all division operations to include investigation activities within the assigned department, inspections of industries, businesses, residences, and other sources of environmental pollutants.
  • Maintains chemical, physical, and biological monitoring and analysis programs
  • Seeks resolution to environmental issues; ensures compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments and outside agencies
  • Provides complex administrative support to the organization.
  • Leads the division with defined goals and objectives; develops the division's work program and assigns work activities
  • Manages the division's budget, reviews and evaluates staff work
  • Prepares clear and concise reports, presents to various committees and community groups, and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Consults with stakeholders and prepares recommendations on environmental issues in accordance with best practices

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in environmental science, chemistry, biology or a related field.
  • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible environmental management experience.
  • Two (2) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.
  • Valid Texas driver's license.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid registration as a Certified Environmental Professional.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree or high in environmental science or a related field
  • Certification(s) in one or more areas as certified environmental professional
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills.
  • Extensive public contact and exemplary customer service.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.

Conditions of Employment

Candidates who do not meet the Education requirement, may be considered if they have more relevant work experience than the position requires. Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case by case basis. Employees are paid by direct deposit only. Equal Opportunity Employer.
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