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PUBLIC SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR - 370158E

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Apr 15, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702

Job Requisition ID:  2496

Agency:  Department of Natural Resources  
Closing Date/Time:  05/21/2021 
Salary:  $6,414.00 - $9,816.00 per month
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process.

This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #12-63-6125

Agency Statement

Charged with preserving, protecting and promoting Illinois’ natural resources, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) employees oversee water, wildlife, wetlands and oil wells, parks, historic sites – and everything in between. Employment opportunities vary greatly, often providing employees the chance to work indoors and out in a dynamic yet relaxed environment. Working for the State of Illinois, IDNR employees receive excellent benefits, including health, vision and dental insurance; a retirement plan and deferred compensation options; state holidays and other time off; as well as pre-tax benefit programs.

Job Responsibilities

Subject to review and approval of the Engineering Studies Section Manager, this position is responsible for carrying out specific design functions which directly contribute to the satisfactory completion of engineering studies on a state-wide basis and establishes future water resources construction projects and flood damage mitigation and water supply efforts for the Office of Water Resources. Responsible for the coordination and management of the water supply program.

  1. (20%)       Interacts with and provides guidance to regional water supply planning committees (and their consultant) statewide to effect technical studies of future water demands. Interactions include correspondence, telephone conversations, and participation in meetings (group and individual) where comments are made and questions posed to provide guidance that seeks to assure that studies for appropriately engineered water supply alternatives are conducted to achieve the technical and planning objectives of the regionally based water supply planning initiative.
  2. (20%)       Provides guidance and mediation among regional water supply planning committees, consultants, and the scientific surveys to integrate engineering and planning studies of future water supply demands and water supply capacity. Guidance and mediation will include review of engineering studies, correspondence, telephone conversations, and meetings (group and individual) where comments and observations are provided to all parties to help to assure that there is understanding and coordination of activities to achieve the technical objectives of the water supply planning initiative.
  3. (20%)       Assists in administering and monitoring Department grants to regional water supply planning committees; reviews submitted scopes of work, negotiates revisions to the scope of work, facilitates internal communications regarding flow of paperwork to effect efficient transmission of grant payments to the committees.
  4. (20%)       As a registered professional engineer, develops feasible solutions to water resource problems including flood control, drainage, water supply, low flow augmentation, stream restoration, and recreation analysis; investigation of complaints by the general public concerning drainage and other water resource problems; and completion of complex engineering assignments involving the hydraulics of reservoir systems, hydraulics of a channel modification, determination of recreational demand, economics (benefits and costs) associated with water resource projects, and watershed hydrology.  Evaluates and recommends engineering procedures to be followed in the completion of assigned projects.  Develops project plans ranging from large scale basin-wide projects to detailed hydraulic structure design, and assures that these plans are designed and permitted in a manner which will lead to implementation.
  5. (15%)       Develops working relations with OWR employees, and other Departmental and non-Departmental contacts to facilitate the development of projects, effect research studies of regional water supply capacity; reviews and evaluates research efforts to assure that individual projects meet the planning initiative objectives and are conducted and concluded in a timely manner; complies with all Departmental safety rules, practices and policies and helps to ensure safety compliance by other co-workers.
  6. (  5%)       Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of work of the duties enumerated above.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • B.S. degree in Engineering (Civil or related field) from an accredited institution and possession of a certificate as a Registered Professional Engineer in Illinois is required.
  • Requires prior experience equivalent to four years of progressively responsible water resources engineering experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering with specialized knowledge of water law and environmental engineering is desired.

Education Degree

B.S. degree in Engineering (Civil or related field) from an accredited institution and possession of a certificate as a Registered Professional Engineer in Illinois is required.

Work Hours:  Mon-Fri 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, 1 hr. lunch, Sat-Sun off  
Work Location: One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1813  
Agency Contact:

Wes Cattoor

Office of Water Resources

Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources

One Natural Resources Way

Springfield, IL  62702

Email: wes.cattoor@illinois.gov

Phone #:217-782-4847

Job Function:  Administration/Management; Sciences and Natural Resources  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPERATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B(version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisiton ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requistion ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after)and official college transcripts(Where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s)will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 


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