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Iowa Department of Natural Resources – Des Moines, Iowa – Program Planner 3
Job Title: Stream Mitigation Program Planner

Full posting here:  Stream Mitigation Program Planner

Position Summary

Opening Date: September 2, 2015         Closing Date: September 30, 2015 Extended to October 16, 2015

Salary: $23.21 - $28 hourly, minimum: $48,276.80 annually

Job Type: 18-month contract, Full Time, 40 hrs/week

Benefits: Portico Staffing offers basic healthcare coverage, a 401K, and holiday pay after 1200 hours

Location: Wallace Building, 502 E. 9th St., Des Moines, IA 50319

Division: Environmental Services Division – Water Quality Bureau – Watershed Improvement Section

Job Description: The person hired to fill this 18-month contract position will work with our interdepartmental planning team to develop a stream mitigation program that may include establishment of a memorandum of understanding with the Iowa Department of Transportation and/or an in-lieu fee program in accordance with the joint US Army Corps of Engineers and US Environmental Protection Agency’s 2008 Compensatory Mitigation Rule. This effort required researching similar programs in other states, assessing the resources needed to successfully conduct such a program, evaluating market potential for the program, project capital and cash flow needs to ensure program sustainability, and assist with drafting of legal documents and financial instruments. Candidates should have a passion for rivers, knowledge of river restoration, and leadership experience.