Travis County, Texas - Transportation and Natural Resources
Austin, Texas

Floodplain Project Manager
Hiring salary range: $60,000 to $77,000
Final filing date: Friday, April 15, 2022.

Travis County's Transportation and Natural Resources (TNR) department is seeking to fill the Floodplain Project Manager position with an authentic and dynamic leader. Come work for one of Forbesí 2019 Best Large Employers in Austin, Texas. This position is eligible to work remote!

The Floodplain Project Manager is a direct report to the County Floodplain Manager working to develops and implements specific countywide floodplain management policies, procedures, and projects consistent with Travis County Floodplain Program and all regulatory requirements. Successful candidates will have knowledge of standard theory, principles, practices and techniques of floodplain management; federal, State, Local and County applicable floodplain regulations and guidelines; methods, practices and techniques of inspections, compliance and enforcement.

This position will be responsible for the implementation of floodplain management techniques, specifications, and management practices; local land development, transportation and roadway design; and implementation of floodplain management procedures within an organization. This role will require professionals to have the ability to research and analyze floodplain management related issues; conduct floodplain assessments and studies; convey complex and simple items relating to engineering and land development; research issues, compile comments, update databases, correspond by email; read and analyze complex engineering materials, evaluate complex issues regarding proposed development projects; assess the impacts of proposed land development and/or maintenance practices upon floodplain management; and analyze and interpret mapped and graphic data and plans for land management and capital improvement projects. Additional needs for this role include experience with grant technical writing and knowledge of grant guidelines, procedures, and funding agencies.

Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering, Biology, Botany, Natural Resources, Business Administration or a directly related field and four (4) years of experience in natural resources/ environmental analysis and grant management, including program and project development, implementation and grant administration, and including one (1) year of mid- to senior level supervisory or management experience; or any combination of education and experience that has been achieved and is equivalent to the stated education and experience and required knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this job. If licensed in another state, must acquire license reciprocity in the State of Texas within six (6) months of date of hire. Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is preferred.

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Fatima Nukic / Kylie Wilson
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Travis County, Texas is an equal opportunity employer.