Environmental Engineer 3

Organization

Washington State Parks and Recreation

Job status

Job Category

Job Type

Job Duration

Job Compensation Type

Remote

No

Website

ww.parks.wa.gov

Contact Name

Wendy Vandel

Contact Email

Wendy.Vandel@parks.wa.gov

Contact Phone

6309028688

Deadline to Apply

Location

Tumwater, WA
United States

This recruitment is for one (1) full-time, permanent, Environmental Engineer 3 position for Parks Development located in Tumwater, Washington. This position requires the ability to exercise sound independent professional judgement in making decisions concerning all facets of engineering, design, permitting, and construction. If you're interested in a dynamic career that allows you to showcase your talents, please apply and become part of our dynamic team.

Summary

Want to join a great organization? The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission manages one of the largest, most diverse--and most beautiful—parks systems in the country. With more than 120,000 acres, the system includes 124 developed parks, including 19 marine parks, 11 historical parks, 35 heritage sites, 13 interpretive centers and approximately 500 miles of long-distance recreation trails. Parks is staffed with nearly 1,000 employees (summers), who are some of the most passionate employees you'll find anywhere.  For more information on Washington State Parks, click here.
 

 

Duties

Some of what you will do: 
 

  • Develop capital budget submittals. Assist the EE5 with project scoping and project cost estimations for proposed 10- year capital project plans.
  • Analysis and design of potable water systems, wells, treatment facilities, reservoirs, sewer systems, pumping stations, and on-site sewage systems.
  • Prepare project design reports for submittal to the Authorities having Jurisdiction for permits or approval.
  • Assist with the selection/recruitment of specialty consultants on selected projects. 
  • Assist in the negotiation and preparation of work scopes and fees and preparation of consultant agreements. 
  • Assist with management of consultant agreements to ensure deliverables are consistent with project/contract scopes. 
  • Coordinate with other State parks departments including but not limited to planning, environmental, archaeology, horticulture, operations, and maintenance as required for project developments. 
  • Negotiate with other public entities, regulatory agencies, utilities, and public and private project stakeholders concerning easements, services, regulatory permitting, and other agreements/requirements.

 

Qualifications

Required qualifications: 
Qualified candidates will meet one of the following criteria:
 
 

  • Bachelor’s degree with major study in one of the following engineering fields: sanitary, water resource, civil geotechnical, environmental, chemical, structural, or related field, AND two (2) years of experience in environmental engineering AND registration as a professional engineer in Washington state AND a valid driver’s license. 

OR
 

  • Eight (8) years of professional level experience in environmental engineering AND registration as a professional engineer in Washington state AND a valid driver’s license. 

Additional relevant experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
 
 Preferred Qualifications: 
 

  • A master’s degree with major study in one of the following engineering fields: sanitary, water resource, civil, geotechnical, environmental, chemical, structural, or related field. 
  • Knowledge of state government and Parks rules and regulations. 


 

 

Supplemental Information

How to apply:
To ensure consideration, please complete the online job application and profile at www.careers.wa.gov.

 

Diversity Policy Statement:
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to build a workplace culture that is welcoming and inclusive in which all employees feel respected and empowered to bring their unique ideas to the agency. At State Parks, we believe that embracing diverse backgrounds and experiences is essential to growing a strong workforce. We encourage applicants underrepresented in natural resources and outdoor recreation fields to apply, including but not limited to women, Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), individuals with disabilities, neurodivergent individuals, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, persons over 40 years of age, and individuals who identify as a part of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.

Compensation Information

$80,460.00 - $108,252.00 Annually