Nonpoint Source Pollution Management Program Supervisor – Nevada Division of Environmental Protection

Carson City, Nevada

Position Description:

The Bureau of Water Quality Planning’s Nonpoint Source Pollution Management Program (NPS Program) is the lead agency addressing nonpoint source (NPS) pollution within Nevada. Our role is to coordinate, collaborate, and build key partnerships with a wide variety of stakeholders and partners to effectively address NPS impacts. The NPS State Management Plan (SMP) describes priority NPS Program goals and objectives and outlines how we will work with partners to address NPS pollution to improve and protect water quality across the State.

NPS pollution reductions are accomplished through a combination of technical and financial assistance, including training, education, planning, and implementation of water quality improvement projects. The State receives approximately $1.5 million annually from the US Environmental Protection Agency for implementation of the NPS Program. About one-third of these funds support programmatic operational costs, while the remaining funds are distributed to partners to implement water quality improvements.

Primary duties and responsibilities of the NPS Program Supervisor:

  • Implementation oversight of the NPS Program consistent with state and federal regulations, including the Clean Water Act (CWA), Code of Federal Regulations, Nevada Revised Statues, and Nevada Administrative Code.
  • Preparation and execution of annual CWA 319(h) grant application, including work plan and budget, quarterly progress reports, and annual report.
  • Building and maintaining constructive internal and external working relationships to achieve program goals and advance water quality improvement within the State.
  • Develop contract work plans and budgets and manage contracts to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Supervise staff and delegate tasks to ensure timely and efficient implementation of current work plan.
  • Communicate clearly and professionally with the public, agency professionals, stakeholders, and co-workers in an oral and written manner, including during public speaking and presentations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the physical, natural resource or life sciences, engineering, or closely related field and four years of professional environmental experience which involved environmental program research and planning; OR graduation from high school or equivalent and six years of professional environmental experience as described above; OR one year of experience as an Environmental Scientist III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

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