CO - P0205 - Environmental Manager - II - Plan Review Manager

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Richmond County, Virginia, US
Closing date
May 23, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
The Agency:

Do you desire a career that provides you with opportunities to improve the world around you? The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking diverse individuals from all backgrounds to apply for a career position that will make a direct impact on improving the lives of Virginia citizens. At DEQ, our Mission is to protect and enhance Virginia's environment, and promote the health and well-being of all citizens in the Commonwealth. Our Vision is that all Virginians enjoy cleaner water, better air quality, and the productive reuse of land that was once contaminated.

What you will be doing:

The Department of Environmental Quality, Water Permitting Division seeks a qualified candidate to manage the Erosion and Sediment Control and Stormwater Management plan review program for the Office of Stormwater Management in order to ensure statewide program consistency. The position manages plan review resources, performs plan reviews, and provides technical expertise and guidance related to Erosion and Sediment Control and Stormwater Management. The position develops and maintains policies and procedures, as well as evaluates plan review activities to ensure compliance with the State Water Control Law and other state and federal laws and regulations relating to Erosion and Sediment Control and Stormwater Management.

Why DEQ?

DEQ employs a wide range of professionals in varying fields - from engineers and scientists to information technology and communications specialists. All positions work collectively toward one goal: safeguarding Virginia's diverse and abundant natural resources, which benefit agriculture, industry, and commerce, and provide a rich environment for people, plants, and wildlife. If you seek to be a part of this Mission, Vision, and culture, while also enjoying a wide range of state benefits, we encourage you to join today. To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at:

Environmental Manager II (Plan Review Manager) - P0205

Richmond, Virginia

Minimum Starting Salary: $63,219 - Negotiable Based on Experience


  • Comprehensive knowledge of water environmental statutes, regulations, policies and guidance related to erosion and sediment control and post-construction stormwater management.
  • Knowledge and experience with plan review, regulation development, program planning and evaluation, personnel management, and resource management.
  • Knowledge and experience with policy analysis, government operations, engineering and other technical areas related to erosion and sediment control and post-construction stormwater management.
  • Knowledge, skills, and abilities in project management and personal computer operations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively; analyze and solve problems, and lead and develop others.

Degree from an accredited college or university in environmental engineering, natural or environmental science, or related field. A combination of education, experience, and training may substitute for a degree. Certification or the ability to obtain Certification as an Erosion and Sediment Control and Stormwater Management Plan Reviewer within one year of employment.

Please Read Carefully:

The Commonwealth of Virginia welcomes all applicants authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship is not provided; therefore, applicants must be a citizen or national of the U.S., a Lawful Permanent Resident, or an alien authorized to work.

Excluding current DEQ Employees, the selected candidate MUST pass a criminal background check.

The Application Process:

Individuals desiring to be considered for this position must submit a completed employment application or you may attach a resume, before the position's closing date. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to be specific regarding job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities. Applications submitted via postal mail, email, or fax will not be considered.

Our Commitment:

DEQ is an equal opportunity employer by both policy and practice. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive work environment with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. It is DEQ's intent that its employment and personnel policies and practices conform to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. DEQ will provide if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. If any assistance is needed, please contact DEQ Human Resource Office at 804-698-4000.

The Commonwealth of Virginia Values Veterans:

DEQ is a proud member of the Commonwealth of Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program, authorized under the Code of Virginia (§ 2.2-2001.2). We are committed to hiring and retaining qualified Veterans

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