North Dakota Department of Water Resources

Surface Water Hydrologist

Career Locations
Closing Date
Full Time/Part Time
Full Time
Job Url
https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psc/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=11000&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=3022239&PostingSeq=1
Career Description




As a surface water hydrologist with the North Dakota Department of Water Resources, you will have an impact on the sustainable management of surface water resources, in an environment that provides many opportunities to learn using robust datasets and technology. The management of water rights requires an interdisciplinary approach of water policy, science, and data management. Hydrologist duties include: Manage surface water permits and applications in an assigned area and make recommendations to the Department of Water Resources Director and State Engineer. Document, organize, analyze, and interpret hydrologic data. Provide technical advice on surface water resource problems. Conduct surface water resource investigations and studies. Measure and record stream and river discharges. Work with local, state, and federal agencies on water resource issues.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, earth sciences, environmental sciences, or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master of Science degree in engineering, earth sciences, environmental sciences, or closely related field. Courses or work experience in hydrology, surface water management, or water resource management program. Knowledge of North Dakota water law. Knowledge of the water resource planning and management authorities and responsibilities of state and federal agencies and local units of government. Ability to interpret maps, hydrologic data, water resource studies, and reports. Ability to communicate effectively verbally, in writing, and through public speaking and presentations.

770 Application Procedures

Applications will ONLY be accepted online through the ND PeopleSoft System. State of ND employees should access the announcement and application by signing into their ND PeopleSoft account at: https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psp/strp/?cmd=login, clicking on "my Career," and selecting "Careers" in the drop down menu. Applicants who are not employees of the State of North Dakota can access the announcement and application by visiting: www.nd.gov/careers Application materials must reach this office by 11:59 pm on the closing date. In addition to the online application, applicants should upload the following documents: Resume; Cover letter (addressed to Human Resources Division); Copy of college transcripts; and The name, address, and phone number of three (3) professional references (no letters of reference please). For more Team ND benefit information, Please see. https://www.nd.gov/omb/public/careers/team-nd-benefits Application materials will be scored based on a 100 point job related personnel system. Applications should include information which directly addresses how the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and . It is very important to be thorough and detailed on all application materials. Applicants who experience difficulties during the application process should contact recruiter@nd.gov or 701.328.3290. North Dakota Department of Water Resources does not provide sponsorships. For questions regarding this position's duties or requirements, please contact John Brintnell 701.328.2751 or jbrintnell@nd.gov.TTY users may use Relay North Dakota at 711 or 1-800-366-6888.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. Sect. 23-12-10.
Job Id
3022239

Program Manager State National Flood Insurance Program NFIP

Career Fields
Career Locations
Closing Date
Full Time/Part Time
Full Time
Job Url
https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psc/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=11000&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=3022237&PostingSeq=1
Career Description




The North Dakota Department of Water Resources is a state agency whose primary mission is managing the waters of North Dakota for the benefit of its people. The Department of Water Resources provides direct services to many of North Dakota's political subdivisions and citizens. The State of North Dakota offers a comprehensive employee benefits package including fully paid family health insurance, retirement pensions and deferred compensation plans, and paid leave.The individual in this position will act as the State of North Dakota coordinator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Flood Insurance Program in the Department of Water Resources' Regulatory Division. The typical duties and responsibilities of this position include the following: Act as the state liaison to FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); promote strong floodplain management development standards and promote the purchase of flood insurance statewide; and provide technical assistance to participating communities for a wide range of regulatory activities. Develop, administer, and track annual work plans and associated budgets to meet federal grant requirements. Conduct meetings with local officials to provide guidance and resolve problems. Plan and conduct presentations, trainings, and educational workshops for realtors, lenders, community officials, and other interested groups. Review community floodplain development permits and flood insurance rate maps for accuracy. Maintain numerous database files associated with floodplain management. Provide assistance, education, and outreach to the general public, political subdivisions, and other agencies regarding the NFIP.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or disciplines: planning, public administration, water resources management, water resource sciences, emergency management, communications, or other closely associated field. Relevant job or work experience may be substituted for education requirement on a year-for-year basis. Must to obtain Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) professional designation within 1 year from date of hire. 2 or more years of professional experience involving planning, compliance monitoring, program coordination, or program administration activities. Ability to work with governmental officials at all levels of government, industry professionals, and the public. Strong oral and written communication skills. Must be able and willing to travel as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to interpret and understand federal and state regulations, flood insurance studies, and flood insurance rate maps. In-depth understanding of the National Flood Insurance Program and associated development regulations. Demonstrated experience working with officials from all levels of government on water-related issues. Demonstrated experience applying for and administering federal grants. Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) professional designation. Working knowledge of the insurance industry or community zoning laws. Communications-related background or course work.

770 Application Procedures

Applications will ONLY be accepted online through the ND PeopleSoft System. State of ND employees should access the announcement and application by signing into their ND PeopleSoft account at: https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psp/strp/?cmd=login, clicking on "my Career," and selecting "Careers" in the drop down menu. Applicants who are not employees of the State of North Dakota can access the announcement and application by visiting: www.nd.gov/careers Application materials must reach this office by 11:59 pm on the closing date. In addition to the online application, applicants should upload the following documents: Resume; Cover letter (addressed to Human Resources Division); Copy of college transcripts; and The name, address, and phone number of three (3) professional references (no letters of reference please). For more Team ND benefit information, Please see. https://www.nd.gov/omb/public/careers/team-nd-benefits Application materials will be scored based on a 100 point job related personnel system. Applications should include information which directly addresses how the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and . It is very important to be thorough and detailed on all application materials. Applicants who experience difficulties during the application process should contact recruiter@nd.gov or 701.328.3290. North Dakota Department of Water Resources does not provide sponsorships. For questions regarding this position's duties or requirements, please contact John Brintnell 701.328.2751 or jbrintnell@nd.gov.TTY users may use Relay North Dakota at 711 or 1-800-366-6888.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. Sect. 23-12-10.
Job Id
3022237

Senior Engineer

Career Locations
Closing Date
Full Time/Part Time
Full Time
Job Url
https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psc/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=11000&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=3022236&PostingSeq=1
Career Description




The North Dakota Department of Water Resources is a state agency whose primary mission is managing the waters of North Dakota for the benefit of its people. The Department of Water Resources provides direct services to many of North Dakota's political subdivisions and citizens. The State of North Dakota offers a comprehensive employee benefits package including fully paid family health insurance, retirement pensions and deferred compensation plans, and paid leave. The individual in this position will act as a Senior Engineer for the Dam Safety program in the Department of Water Resource's Regulatory Division. The purpose of North Dakota's Dam Safety program is to minimize the risk to life and property through sound management of dams in the state. The typical duties and responsibilities of this position include the following: Review construction permit applications for dams and prepare recommendations to the Director. Conduct field inspections of dams throughout the state including routine dam safety inspections; and investigation of problems, complaints, or emergency situations. Document dam inspection findings, prepare dam inspection reports, and develop recommendations regarding necessary maintenance and repairs. Communicate inspection findings, recommendations, and other necessary information to dam owners. Determine the hazard classification of new and existing dams. Review dam emergency action plans, participate in emergency action plan exercises, and investigate and respond to emergency situations at dams as necessary. Respond to public inquiries and requests for information, provide public outreach and education regarding dam safety, attend meetings with other agencies as necessary, respond to complaints and issues regarding dams and dam construction permits. Assist with updating, verifying, and managing information in the dam inventory database. Requires travel to various dam locations throughout the state, including some overnight travel, as well as the ability to walk over uneven terrain.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or disciplines: water resources, civil, agricultural, environmental, or geotechnical engineering, or other closely associated field*. *A bachelor's degree in another closely associated field requires successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineer exam to meet the education requirement. 3 years or more of relevant engineering experience. Coursework in soil mechanics and water resources, such as hydrology and hydraulics. Strong oral and written communication skills. Must be able and willing to travel as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with dam design and dam safety. Working knowledge of surface water hydrology, hydraulics, and soil mechanics. Experience conducting water resources related field work. Basic computer modeling skills with HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS or similar software. GIS experience including ArcGIS or other platforms. Experience working in a regulatory capacity. Public speaking experience. Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) licensed in ND, or with ability to become licensed in ND.

770 Application Procedures

Applications will ONLY be accepted online through the ND PeopleSoft System. State of ND employees should access the announcement and application by signing into their ND PeopleSoft account at: https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psp/strp/?cmd=login, clicking on "my Career," and selecting "Careers" in the drop down menu. Applicants who are not employees of the State of North Dakota can access the announcement and application by visiting: www.nd.gov/careers Application materials must reach this office by 11:59 pm on the closing date. In addition to the online application, applicants should upload the following documents: Resume; Cover letter (addressed to Human Resources Division); Copy of college transcripts; and The name, address, and phone number of three (3) professional references (no letters of reference please). For more Team ND benefit information, Please see. https://www.nd.gov/omb/public/careers/team-nd-benefits Application materials will be scored based on a 100 point job related personnel system. Applications should include information which directly addresses how the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and . It is very important to be thorough and detailed on all application materials. Applicants who experience difficulties during the application process should contact recruiter@nd.gov or 701.328.3290. North Dakota Department of Water Resources does not provide sponsorships. For questions regarding this position's duties or requirements, please contact John Brintnell 701.328.2751 or jbrintnell@nd.gov.TTY users may use Relay North Dakota at 711 or 1-800-366-6888.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. Sect. 23-12-10.
Job Id
3022236

Hydrologist III

Career Fields
Career Locations
Closing Date
Full Time/Part Time
Full Time
Job Url
https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psc/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=11000&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=3022188&PostingSeq=1
Career Description




As a hydrogeologist with the North Dakota Department of Water Resources, you will have an impact on the sustainable management of groundwater resources, in an environment that provides many opportunities to learn using robust datasets and technology. The management of water rights requires an interdisciplinary approach of water policy, science, and data management. Hydrogeologist duties include: Manage groundwater permits and applications in an assigned area and make recommendations to the Department of Water Resources Director and State Engineer. Document, organize, analyze, and interpret hydrologic data. Provide technical advice on groundwater resource problems. Conduct groundwater resource investigations and studies. Design groundwater monitoring and sampling plans, including the geologic logging of test holes and installation of observation wells. Develop and organize modeling capabilities for purposes of defining hydrologic properties of aquifers and related hydrologic systems

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor of Science degree in geology with an emphasis in hydrogeology; geological or civil engineering with a background in hydrogeology/hydrology; engineering geology; hydrogeology or closely related field and 5 (five years) of related experience. Also required is a valid Class D driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master of Science degree in geology with an emphasis in hydrogeology; geological or civil engineering with a background in hydrogeology/hydrology; engineering geology; hydrogeology; or closely related field and 3 (three) years related experience. Courses or work experience in hydrogeology, groundwater modeling, or groundwater resources management programs. Demonstrated experience with either or both finite difference and finite element modeling techniques. Knowledge of North Dakota water law. Knowledge of the water resource planning and management authorities and responsibilities of state and federal agencies and local units of government. Ability to interpret maps, hydrogeologic data, water resource studies, and reports. Ability to communicate effectively verbally, in writing, and through public speaking and presentations.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. Sect. 23-12-10.
Job Id
3022188

Hydrogeologist II

Career Locations
Closing Date
Full Time/Part Time
Full Time
Job Url
https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psc/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=11000&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=3022161&PostingSeq=1
Career Description




As a hydrogeologist with the North Dakota Department of Water Resources, you will have an impact on the sustainable management of groundwater resources, in an environment that provides many opportunities to learn using robust datasets and technology. The management of water rights requires an interdisciplinary approach of water policy, science, and data management. Hydrogeologist duties include: Manage groundwater permits and applications in an assigned area and make recommendations to the Department of Water Resources Director and State Engineer. Document, organize, analyze, and interpret hydrologic data. Provide technical advice on groundwater resource problems. Conduct groundwater resource investigations and studies. Design groundwater monitoring and sampling plans, including the geologic logging of test holes and installation of observation wells. Develop and organize modeling capabilities for purposes of defining hydrologic properties of aquifers and related hydrologic systems

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor of Science degree in geology with an emphasis in hydrogeology; geological or civil engineering with a background in hydrogeology/hydrology; engineering geology; hydrogeology, or closely related field. The position also requires a valid Class D driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master of Science degree in geology with an emphasis in hydrogeology; geological or civil engineering with a background in hydrogeology/hydrology; engineering geology; hydrogeology; or closely related field. Courses or work experience in hydrogeology, groundwater modeling, or groundwater resources management programs. Demonstrated experience with either or both finite difference and finite element modeling techniques. Knowledge of North Dakota water law. Knowledge of the water resource planning and management authorities and responsibilities of state and federal agencies and local units of government. Ability to interpret maps, hydrogeologic data, water resource studies, and reports. Ability to communicate effectively verbally, in writing, and through public speaking and presentations.

770 Application Procedures

Applications will ONLY be accepted online through the ND PeopleSoft System. State of ND employees should access the announcement and application by signing into their ND PeopleSoft account at: https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psp/strp/?cmd=login, clicking on "my Career," and selecting "Careers" in the drop down menu. Applicants who are not employees of the State of North Dakota can access the announcement and application by visiting: www.nd.gov/careers Application materials must reach this office by 11:59 pm on the closing date. In addition to the online application, applicants should upload the following documents: Resume; Cover letter (addressed to Human Resources Division); Copy of college transcripts; and The name, address, and phone number of three (3) professional references (no letters of reference please). For more Team ND benefit information, Please see. https://www.nd.gov/omb/public/careers/team-nd-benefits Application materials will be scored based on a 100 point job related personnel system. Applications should include information which directly addresses how the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and . It is very important to be thorough and detailed on all application materials. Applicants who experience difficulties during the application process should contact recruiter@nd.gov or 701.328.3290. North Dakota Department of Water Resources does not provide sponsorships. For questions regarding this position's duties or requirements, please contact John Brintnell 701.328.2751 or jbrintnell@nd.gov.TTY users may use Relay North Dakota at 711 or 1-800-366-6888.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. Sect. 23-12-10.
Job Id
3022161