Geologist 12 - Senior Hydrogeologist
Geologist 12 - Senior HydrogeologistState of Michigan
Lansing, MI 48901
Serve as the recognized resource hydrogeologist for the evaluation of source water resources. This position will serve as the lead hydrogeologist responsible for analyzing, critiquing, and developing hydrogeological assessments for water withdrawal applications, source water protection plans, and water well construction specifications for the most controversial and complex projects. The assessments and plans often contain complex groundwater modeling applications that require review for use of appropriate parameters and verification of model outputs. Suitability of the model for the application is another critical part of the review. The employee is responsible for coordinating activities with the water use and water withdrawal programs in the development of public water supply sources, including water withdrawal impact assessments and large quantity water registration. Engineering firms, water supply contractors, local health departments and other agencies routinely rely on advice on various aspects of rules and regulations, water withdrawals, construction of wells and groundwater contaminant investigations in relation to development of the groundwater resource. The employee serves as a point of contact for the more complex requests and collaborations relative to quantitative and qualitative assessments of surface water and groundwater resource impacts. The employee also responds to requests and initiates discussions with public water supplies on requirements in construction of wells and applying the rules to complex site-specific problems.Position DescriptionThis position may be eligible for remote work; however, the selected candidate must have a safe and appropriate designated workspace or workstation for performance of work and secure and sufficient internet access of commercial cable or wireless broadband.Work must be performed in the state of Michigan. If you currently reside outside of Michigan, you must relocate to Michigan to perform the duties of this position. Relocation expenses are not reimbursed.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
EducationPossession of a bachelor's degree in geology or geological, petroleum or mining engineering.ExperienceGeologist 12Three years of professional experience in carrying out geological activities to protect, develop and maintain natural resources equivalent to a Geologist, including one year equivalent to Geologist P11.
ABOUT EGLE: The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy's (EGLE) mission is to protect Michigan's environment and public health by managing air, water, land, and energy resources.At the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, we are passionate about protecting human health and Michigan’s land, water, and energy resources. We are equally passionate about creating a positive, professional, and supportive work environment where we value our differences and are committed to being open and respectful of all our employees and the public we serve. Our unique backgrounds and experiences make us better equipped to equitably deliver impactful environmental outcomes in the interest of all of Michigan’s residents.The State of Michigan offers a competitive benefits package for all career employees that include medical, dental and vision coverage, along with paid parental leave, flexible spending accounts, retirement and much more. Click the following link to learn more.State of Michigan – Employee BenefitsThe health and safety of our employees is a top priority for the Department Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE). To learn more about how EGLE employees are achieving the EGLE's mission while abiding by COVID-19 safety protocols, please visit our website at Michigan.gov/EGLE Please attach a cover letter, resume and your official college transcripts to your application. Failure to do so may result in your application being screened out. For our purposes, "Official Transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal.Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further.Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results. At the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, we are passionate about protecting human health and Michigan’s land, water, and energy resources. We are equally passionate about creating a positive, professional, and supportive work environment where we value our differences and are committed to being open and respectful of all our employees and the public we serve. Our unique backgrounds and experiences make us better equipped to equitably deliver impactful environmental outcomes in the interest of all of Michigan’s residents.View the class specification at: https://www.michigan.gov/documents/Geologist_12698_7.pdf
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