Director, Division of Technical Services - 1360

Augusta, Maine, United States Full-time

Application closes: Nov. 27, 2019


(Public Service Manager II)


Opening Date:

November 6, 2019

Closing Date:

November 27, 2019



Position #:


Position Type:

Permanent Full Time

Class Code:



33 (Confidential)   $66,788.80 - $91,665.60*

* This is earning potential over the course of eight steps, new hires start at step one. Annual step increases are based on performance reviews and authorization of such increases.


The Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Remediation & Waste Management, is seeking to fill a Public Service Manager II vacancy in Augusta.


BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:  This position directs a division of 40 staff who conduct and oversee environmental sampling and monitoring, design and review clean-up plans for contaminated properties, work directly with homeowners whose wells and properties are contaminated, and engage in a wide variety of activities to protect public health from releases of oil and hazardous materials that require longer term efforts to clean up.  This position must have both strong technical skills and financial management skills and is responsible for overseeing significant expenditures from state clean-up funds.  This position will ensure that funds are utilized cost effectively, that projects are managed consistent with Department priorities, and that staff provide excellent customer service.  For more information, please contact David Burns at (207) 287‑7890.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Licensure as a Professional Engineer by the Maine Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers or certification as a Geologist by the Maine Board of Certification for Geologists and Soil Scientists, and five (5) years of professional experience in environmental engineering, hydrogeology, or a related field after licensure/certification, including at least five (5) years of supervisory experience.


Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • Experience managing complex environmental remediation programs.
  • Experience managing a multi-million dollar budget that includes grants and other sources of funding.
  • Experience with policy development and the incorporation of quality systems including Quality Assurance Plans, quality audits, and procedures for interactions between operating units.
  • Experience conducting public meetings and providing information about programs, activities and

At least 5 years of experience managing a large and diverse technical staff.

Interested candidates in this position need to complete and submit an online State of Maine Application, detailed Resume and Cover Letter at


November 27, 2019

Direct Hire Application forms
can be obtained by contacting the NRSC Personnel Office at (207) 624-6370 or by accessing the NRSC website at

If you are unable to apply online, please contact this office at (207)624-6370.


Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 20.17% of pay, Employee Pays: 1.15% of pay
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $444.68 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $422.45 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)

Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $400.21

biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4:  85% State Contribution=$377.98

biweekly (Employee pays: 15%)
*The level of actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.