Southern Georgia Regional Commission
Description of Job / Position
The Southern Georgia Regional Commission is seeking a professional project manager to lead the water quality and environmental programs of the 18-county region. Duties include development and implementation of plans related to water quality concerns for the region, including water quality best management practices for agriculture, residential, and municipal use. Helps source and secure funding from regional, state and federal sources. Performs budget analysis and time allocation associated with grant opportunities.
- Performs local and regional environmental project management and planning duties, environmental studies, and assessments.
- Develops and implements plans and pitches ideas related to environmental concerns for the region, including water quality best management practices for agriculture, residential, and municipal uses.
- Meets with government officials, conservation groups, business leaders, farmers, and educators regarding water quality opportunities within the region; participates in local meetings and conferences concerning environmental issues.
- Develops educational and promotional materials for available programs within the region.
- Identifies problematic and potentially problematic environmental and water quality issues within the region.
- Participates in field work, including water sampling and photography.
- Helps source and secure funding from regional, state and federal sources to ensure continued improvements to regional water quality.
- Performs budget analysis and time allocation associated with grant opportunities in order to ensure timely completion of tasks.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
- Knowledge of regional planning and environmental planning techniques and methods.
- Knowledge of project management techniques including, but not limited to: adherence to budgets, adherence to contract requirements, ability to manage multiple similar projects at once.
- Knowledge of research processes and statistical analysis and interpretation.
- Knowledge of commission policies and procedures.
- Skill in conducting related research.
- Skill in preparing and presenting planning reports in public settings.
- Skill in operating a personal computer and various software programs.
- Skill in developing and implementing programs.
- Skill in operating standard office equipment and cameras.
- Skill in oral and written communication and interpersonal relations.
The preferred candidate will also possess the following skills:
- Knowledge of GPS equipment operation.
- Knowledge of public administration and government jurisdiction interrelationships.
- Knowledge of local, regional, state, and federal regulations, laws, and funding sources.
Salary & Benefits
Commensurate with Experience
How to Apply
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