Clean Water Act Program Manager

Indianapolis, IN, United States
Position Type: 
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Experience Level: 
Junior (3-4 Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)


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About the Adjutant General's Office

The Adjutant General’s Office (AGO) provides a dynamic workplace while serving the Indiana National Guard at its various facilities throughout the state.  AGO’s programs and projects offer exciting opportunities for professionals in many fields - from maintenance repair to cadre to civil engineers - looking to begin or advance their careers.  AGO offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as an outstanding work/life balance.  AGO offers agency-specific benefits, such as a physical fitness program, an opportunity to work an alternative work schedule, and a spot bonus program to reward hardworking employees.


This salary is typically filled at a salary of $38,688.

About the Job:

This position exists within the Indiana Army National Guard (INARNG) Environmental Management Branch (EMB) and serves as the Clean Water Act Program Manager. Position reports to the EMB Deputy Chief - Compliance and is responsible for managing the INARNG Clean Water Act (CWA) Program.  Position performs field, laboratory, and office duties.  You will serve as the primary subject matter expert for aquatic resources as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and will be responsible for collecting and reviewing data to ensure INARNG actions are consistent with regulations and sound, science based resource management practices. 

A Day in the Life:

The Clean Water Act Program Manager is responsible for managing a Clean Water Act program that maintains compliance with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies and compliments military mission requirements.  Program management includes defining program goals and objectives, developing the budget, managing priorities, work plans, implementation timelines and strategies to sustain and improve water quality on INARNG properties.  The essential functions of these roles are as follows:

  • Interpret laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines within area of assignment and apply them to Indiana Army National Guard (INARNG) actions;
  • Guide compliance with Clean Water Act through research, surveys, outreach, and evaluation of INARNG’s impact on water resources on or near INARNG facilities;
  • Consult with contractors and regulators from various level of government concerning projects with an emphasis on permit condition implementation and compliance;
  • Analyze information as part of an interdisciplinary team for project development and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance;
  • Serve as the INARNG point of contact for developing the Storm Water Quality Management Plan (SWQMP);
  • Develop and execute a rolling 5-year budget plan for the Clean Water Act program

What We're Looking For:

  • Prefer three (3) to five (5) years of work experience in an environmental or environmental public health field or accredited college training in a related field;
  • Graduate degree in natural, physical, biological or environmental science is preferred; or a Baccalaureate degree in similar area plus work experience in a related area;

What You'll Need For Success:

  • Additional professional certifications such as “Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Storm Water Inspector” (CESSWI) or equivalent professional certification showing advanced knowledge of construction storm water best management practices is desired but not required;
  • Familiarity with spatial data collection using handheld Geographic Positioning Systems (GPS) and data entry and analysis using Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Knowledge of theories, practices and principles of watershed management;
  • Knowledge of point and non-point source pollution prevention and remediation strategies;
  • Knowledge of the physical sciences (chemistry, biology, physics) as they relate to water quality management.
  • Have and maintain a valid driver's license

What You'll Get in Return:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.