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Deputy Chief of Capital and Environmental Projects

Job Title: 
Deputy Chief of Capital and Environmental Projects
Company, Organization, or University: 
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Location: 
Franklin County
Description: 

Who we are:

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is committed to its mission “To ensure a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all.” Our agency embraces the insightful use of our natural resources to assure the continued safety, happiness and prosperity of Ohio’s people.

ODNR owns and manages state parks, state forests, state nature preserves and wildlife areas. We license all hunting, fishing and watercraft; oversee and permit all mineral extraction, monitor dam safety, manage water resources and serve as the second largest Law Enforcement presence in the State of Ohio.

We are accepting applications for a Deputy Chief of Capital and Environmental Projects (Natural Resources Administrator 4) within the Division of Parks & Watercraft. The position requires travel but will be headquartered in Franklin County at 2045 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229. To learn more about the Division of Parks & Watercraft, please visit Ohio State Parks & Watercraft | Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ohiodnr.gov).

What you will do…

Assist the Chief Operating Officer in planning, organizing, and directing the Division of Parks and Watercrafts Capital Project Administrators, ODOT Highway funds, Fuel Storage Tank Program, Environmental Compliance, Trail Programs, Real Estate Management, and 5TD0 Projects.
Develop & administer operational plans for programs assigned, in order to meet division’s mission, goals, & objectives.
Evaluate work progress toward achievement of program objectives & reports to leadership on a timely basis.
Provide guidance/technical assistance to address current programmatic issues &/or concerns & in developing future programmatic initiatives.
Serve as direct supervisor of assigned staff.
Starting hourly pay of $39.27/hr. with multiple pay increases over your first 6.5 years of service, with an end salary of $56.10/hr.
Requires travel; may be on call 24 hrs. per day, 7 days per week.
What’s in it for you…

At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:

Medical Coverage

Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the Ohio Med PPO plan.
Dental, Vision, and Basic Life Insurance

Dental, vision, and basic life insurance premiums are free after completing an eligibility period. Length of eligibility period is dependent on union representation.
Employee Development Funds

The State of Ohio offers a variety of educational and professional development funding that varies based on whether you are a union-exempt employee or a union-represented employee.
Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance

Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave
11 paid holidays per year
Childbirth/Adoption leave
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.
Deferred Compensation

The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information.
We are ready for you!

We’re glad you’re interested in pursuing a rewarding career with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources! Exploring and protecting the natural beauty of Ohio will prove to be the most enjoyable career opportunity you will ever find!

Qualifications

66 mos. training or 66 mos. exp. in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description (i.e., Capital and Environmental Projects); valid driver’s license.

-Or undergraduate major core program & 42 mos. exp. in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description (i.e., Capital and Environmental Projects); valid driver’s license.

-Or completion of graduate major core program & 30 mos. exp. in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description (i.e., Capital and Environmental Projects); valid driver’s license.

-Or 6 mos. exp. as Natural Resources Administrator 3, 22913, in assigned area (i.e., Capital and Environmental Projects); valid driver’s license.

-Or equivalent of minimum class qualifications for employment noted above.

Job Skills: Natural Resources, Technical Skills: Natural Resources, Professional Skills: Strategic Thinking, Collaboration, Developing Others

ADA Statement
Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a model employer of individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.

Drug-Free Workplace
The State of Ohio is a drug-free workplace which prohibits the use of marijuana (recreational marijuana/non-medical cannabis). Please note, this position may be subject to additional restrictions pursuant to the State of Ohio Drug-Free Workplace Policy (HR-39), and as outlined in the posting.

Knowledge of management*; supervisory principles/techniques; public relations & marketing*; employee training & development; state & federal laws, rules & guidelines pertaining to assigned area; natural resources of assigned area. Ability to deal with some abstract but mostly concrete variables; develop complex reports & position papers; gather, collate & classify information about data, people or things; prepare & deliver speeches before specialized audiences & general public; resolves complaints from angry citizens & government officials.

(*) Developed after employment.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs, and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws. To request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability please contact Mohammad Yakubu, EEO Regional/Program Administrator at 614-265-6992 or mohammad.yakubu@dnr.ohio.gov.

Effective July 1, 2015 applicants must apply online for positions at all state agencies except the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD).

The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

STATUS OF POSTED POSITIONS: Applicants can view the status of this position by logging into their user profile on the Ohio Hiring Management System [OHMS] Home page at the following link careers.ohio.gov, and selecting "My Profile".

Background Check Information

Selection devices, proficiency testing and/or assessments may be used to determine if an applicant meets and is proficient in the minimum qualifications for this position.

Applicants may attach the following document types:

•Microsoft Word (.doc and .docx)

•PDF (.pdf), •Plain Text (.txt)

•Rich Text (.rtf)
Please do not upload attachments that have an anomaly or are password protected.

VERIFIABLE INFORMATION

Applicants must clearly identify how qualifications are met within the education and/or experience sections of the applications. All answers to the supplemental questions must be supported by the work experience/education provided on your civil service application. Attachments will be considered as part of the application packet in addition to the fully completed civil service application, not in place of. Applicants may be required to submit transcripts or licensure(s) to support their application.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 31, 2024
Application Instructions: 
You must go to the link provided to apply directly. You can build a profile for the system to email you similar roles if preferred.
Contact: 
Abbie Hanners or Dana Smith
Phone: 
614-265-6981