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Team Lead – VWP Water Withdrawal Permitting

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Richmond, VA, USA

Date added to AEES Website:

June 28, 2024

Date to remove from AEES Website:

July 8, 2024

About the Role

CO- P1084- Team Lead – VWP Water Withdrawal Permitting - The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking a candidate who will coordinate and provide technical oversight and expertise to the Water Withdrawal Permitting staff to ensure statewide program effectiveness and consistency. This position establishes and maintains regulations, policies, procedures and processing documents to ensure regulatory compliance with the State Water Control Law. Supervises surface water withdrawal permitting staff and their activities under the Water Withdrawal Permitting Program. Provides permitting guidance and technical review of all permitting activities and assists with the evaluation of permit conditions and compliance determinations. This includes conducting pre-application meetings, explanation of regulatory requirements associated with groundwater and surface water withdrawals, working with permittees to resolve permit processing and monitoring issues while promoting fair and consistent application of guidance, policy and the regulations. Works with applicants and other stakeholders to resolve issues efficiently, openly, fairly and consistently, while providing technical oversight and permitting expertise. This is an integrative role, ensuring that permitting guidance and decisions are based on data driven scientific principles and analysis in collaboration with Water Division programs. Ensures that surface water withdrawal permits follow required PEEP application processing timelines. Must be sensitive to public attitudes and concerns while effectively carrying out the agency mission and values. Hiring Range: $56,051 - $92,000. Closing date, July 8, 2024, at 11:55 EDT.

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