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Environmental Permitting Engineer 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you an engineer looking for a change of pace?  Want to be a part of an entity that offers stability and amazing benefits? Interested in grading and erosion control in Teton County, WY? Please apply if this position makes your heart skip a beat. Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate.

Teton County WY is a place where everyone can grow. So, however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day. Teton County WY is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, ancestry, family status, medical condition, family care leave, genetic predisposition or status as a covered veteran and other protected classifications.

Teton County WY fully embraces the concept of a diverse work force and is prepared to make reasonable accommodations for disabilities and religious practices when necessary. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations.

SUMMARY: Under basic supervision, administers grading and erosion control and small wastewater facility permit programs. Assigns and coordinates the work of lower level staff to assist with program activities. Represents the engineering department and Teton County on matters of water quality and environmental engineering.


Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Reviews Grading and Erosion Control (GEC) and Small Wastewater Facility (SWF) permit applications; evaluates conformance to regulations; provides comments to applicants and works cooperatively to realize permit program goals.
• Conducts inspections of ongoing and completed work for permitted and unpermitted construction and installations related to GEC and SWF programs and other permits.
• Provides information related to GEC and SWF programs and general land development questions to potential applicants; assists applicants and contractors to maintain compliance.
• Analyzes broad environmental engineering concerns for the County to include the sustainability of existing programs; evaluates new trends in land development and their impact on environmental quality.
• Coordinates with other County departments to ensure fairness to private property owners while protecting public values to include potential violation, permit decisions, enforcement actions, and responses to complaints.
• Establishes, refines, coordinates, and implements processes among County staff and outside agencies.
• Administers the permit program; assigns and coordinates application reviews and permit inspections with subordinate staff; trains assigned staff on regulations, compliance issues, and department standards.
• Supports the relationship between the Teton County staff and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and County staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and County information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

Position Requirements


Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with emphasis in environmental and water quality or related field; AND four (4) years of design or construction consulting experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Required Licenses and Certifications:
• Possession of a Level I Wastewater Collection certification is preferred.
• Designation as a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Wyoming is preferred.
• Must possess a valid Wyoming/Idaho Driver’s License and maintain an acceptable driving record.
Required Knowledge of:
• Applicable local, State, and Federal laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances.
• Engineering with emphasis in water and wastewater systems and environmental quality.
• Methods materials, tools, and equipment used in the design, permitting, and construction of water and wastewater systems, grading, erosion controls, and stormwater management.
• Work safety policies, procedures, equipment, and practices.
• Records maintenance and retention policies and procedures.
• Supervisory principles and practices.

Required Skills in:

• Communicating and coordinating design review and regulatory compliance.
• Reading and accurately interpreting engineering drawings and plans.
• Interacting tactfully and professionally with County staff, outside agencies, and the public.
• Preparing clear and concise reports.
• Providing effective supervision, leadership, and direction to assigned staff.
• Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

Work is performed in a standard office environment and at various sites throughout the County and requires exposure to potentially dangerous tools, equipment, and machinery, various outdoor weather conditions, hazardous chemicals and fumes, and infectious diseases. May be required to work in trenches and confined spaces.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Hiring Range $68,129 - $77,082 p/yr  
Application Deadline Open until filled  
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