In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment verification document upon hire. KDHE participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
Professional Environmental Engineer (K0237061) in the Bureau of Water
This role would be role would be responsible for performing detailed technical and regulatory review of engineering reports, protocols, plans and specifications for public water supply facilities and distribution systems. Assure the submitted documents conform to state and federal laws, regulations and policies, waste stream handling/disposal practices, and to sound engineering practices in order to protect public health. Projects assigned are generally for any municipality. Project scope of work and technical complexity range from small to large and from simple to complex, respectively. Many projects will be funded by the Kansas Public Water Supply Loan Fund. Regularly updates the SWEPT and KPWSLF drinking water project tracking database for those projects assigned.
A complete position description can be emailed upon request.
Professional engineering license recognized by the Kansas Board of Technical Professions and two years of experience in professional environmental engineering.
Professional Engineer - Incumbent is required to maintain a professional engineering license while in the position.
Valid Driver's License - Incumbent is required to have and maintain a valid driver's license when operating a state vehicle, a private vehicle, or a rental vehicle for the benefit of the State.
* Bachelor's degree in Civil, Environmental or Chemical Engineering (Accredited Program) * Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access * Proofreading, editing, attention to detail * Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills * Ability to utilize personal protective equipment * Experience with a public water supply or wastewater state revolving loan fund program * Experience with water supply fluoridation treatment and related matters * Knowledge of waste streams generated by drinking water treatment technologies * Knowledge of waste handling/disposal practices and waste disposal regulations * Experience in the design and operation of drinking water source, treatment and distribution
$70,000 annually; can vary depending upon experience and qualifications.
HOW TO APPLY:
The application process has 3 STEPS.
STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form (Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)
STEP 2: Complete the State of Kansas Application Form and submit to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
STEP 3: Email these additional documents to ...@ks.gov Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line.
* Resume * Cover Letter * Copies of Official transcripts if a degree is required or preferred * Copy of Professional License or Certification if required or preferred * Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate
KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant (even non-residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-###-####.
KDHE - Office of Personnel Services
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 580
Topeka, KS 66612
How You Will Be Evaluated:
Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation. Your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements. Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred selection criteria and competencies for the position.
What To Expect Next:
After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete. You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.
Veterans Preference' Eligible (VPE):
Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a \"veteran\" under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the competency factors of the position, including any preferred selection criteria established in accordance with K.A.R. 1-6-3. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the hiring manager. See Veterans' Preference for additional information.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KDHE encourages applications from all persons. Federal and state legislation prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, and veteran status. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources at 785-###-#### if accommodations are needed in completing an application, interviewing and any other aspect of the employment process. EOE
The mission of KDHE is to protect and improve the health and environment of all Kansans.