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Boston Harbor Watershed Team Leader

The Massachusetts Water Initiative (MWI) is seeking a dedicated, highly motivated person to serve as the Boston Harbor Watershed Team Leader. The person in this position will coordinate a diverse team including state and federal agencies, communities, non-profits, and businesses. We are seeking a person with strong organizational and communication skills to build partnerships among communities, citizens and government agencies to continue to implement a comprehensive approach to watershed protection and restoration.

Salary Range: $50,533.08 to $66,096.16
Location: EOEA/MWI - Boston

The Boston Harbor Watershed Team Leader vacancy announcement and application instructions can be located on the Internet at:

http://www.state.ma.us/hrd/ceo/_14836.html
(NOTE by the Alewife Study Group: for your convenience, the announcement is reproduced below)

Please note application deadline is 11-24-00 5PM

Please forward this information to potential candidates.

Thank you.

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Karl W. Honkonen
Watershed Manager
Massachusetts Watershed Initiative
Executive Office of Environmental Affairs
251 Causeway Street, Suite 900
Boston, MA 02114
(617)626-1138    (617)626-1181FAX
karl.honkonen@state.ma.us


For your convenience, the web page http://www.state.ma.us/hrd/ceo/_14836.html is shown below as it appeared on Nov. 12, 2000


Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Commonwealth Employment Opportunities

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Agency Name: Metropolitan District Commission
Occupational Group: Planning
Official Title: Regional Planner V
Salary Range: $50,533.08 to $66,096.16
   Salary is determined by procedures outlined in applicable
   collective bargaining agreements and personnel procedures.

Bargaining Unit: 09
Location: EOEA/MWI - Boston
Number of Vacancies: 1

Duties: The Massachusetts Water Initiative (MWI) is seeking a dedicated, highly motivated person to serve as the Boston Harbor Watershed Team Leader. The person in this position will coordinate a diverse team including state and federal agencies, communities, non-profits, and businesses. We are seeking a person with strong organizational and communication skills to build partnerships among communities, citizens and government agencies to continue to implement a comprehensive approach to watershed protection and restoration. The MWI is a partnership formed to more effectively solve today’s environmental problems. We are seeking a person with proven organizational, project coordination and communication skills. More specifically, an individual who can work effectively with a broad range of people to achieve comprehensive watershed protection and restoration objectives. The Boston Harbor Watershed Team Leader reports to the Watershed Manager of the Massachusetts Watershed Initiative at EOEA. Building the local watershed community’s capacity to protect water resources and associated habitats by coordinating with existing watershed groups, non-profit organizations, state, federal, and local governments and businesses on short and long-term priorities using Team Meetings, Task Forces, individual contacts and ad hoc meetings. Building watershed team membership and active participation in team and work group settings. Completes and implements Annual Work Plans with participation from communities and team members. Assists in the development and improvement of the statewide MWI program through regular communication with Boston staff and other Watershed Team Leaders.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) six years of full-time, or equivalent part-time technical or professional experience in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, transportation planning or land use planning, and (B) of which at least four years must have been in a professional capacity, and (C) of which at least two years must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (D) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions:

I. A Bachelor's degree with a major in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, urban studies, architecture, landscape architecture, civil, environmental, or transportation engineering or environmental sciences may be substituted for two years d the required (A) experience.*

II. A Graduate degree with a major in urban or regional planning;, environmental planning, urban studies, architecture, landscape architecture, civil, environmental, or transportation engineering or environmental sciences may be substituted for three years of the required (A) experience and one year of the required (B) experience.

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually competed.

NOTE: Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of three years of the required experience. Substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of one year of the required (B) experience. No substitution will be permitted for the required (C) experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class 3 Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

Preferred Qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills, Excellent organizational, facilitation, and conflict resolution skills, Proven ability to motivate and coordinate team members, Proven ability to produce work on time and within budget, Experience in organizing, convening, and facilitating public meetings, three or more years experience in state, federal or local government, experience in working with non-profit environmental organizations, federal and town government and business, knowledge of Massachusetts coastal issues, experience at creative problem solving, working knowledge of state and federal laws, regulations and policies related to environmental protection and watershed management, working knowledge of the MWI and water resource issues, experience in developing work plans and budgets, Master’s degree or higher in the areas of environmental policy, education, science, planning, law, engineering or a related field, experience in word processing, spread sheet , database, and presentation software.

Application Deadline: 11/24/2000 5:00pm
Posting ID: 14836
How to Apply: Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to:
Daniel McGillicuddy
Asst. Secretary for Human Resources
Executive Office of Environmental Affairs
251 Causeway Street, Suite 900
Boston, MA 02114

Affirmative Action Officer: Mr. Willie Brown, III, (617) 727-9650 Ext. 227



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