Water Resource Planner

Southwestern Pennsylvania Corp. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Job Type Paid permanent

Participate in the development, implementation and administration of water resource planning and stormwater management programs.  Communication, organizational, analytical and database/computer skills. Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, Environmental Biology, Environmental Education.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordination of regional trainings/meetings on various water-related topics.
  • Research, compile, analyze and coordinate technical, financial, information pertaining to the agency’s program activity.
  • Assist with providing technical assistance/coordination within the 10-County region for the completion of/updates to PA Act 167 Stormwater Management Plans.
  • Assist in the development of educational/outreach materials such as fact sheets, technical guidance documents and work with key staff on maintaining and expanding the Water Resource Center’s website.
  • Assist with the development of marketing materials. Coordinating, monitoring, analyzing, and reporting metrics to support WRC marketing efforts
  • Maintain and update files and databases on program activity.
  • Write, review and edit reports, grants, educational, technical materials and memorandums.
  • Plan, prepare for, and staff both technical and specialty meetings.
  • Conduct field work/data collection as needed.


  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, Environmental Biology, Environmental Education or other closely related field.
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in water resource planning/community/economic development or environmental education.
  • Experience in coordination of events, water resource planning and knowledge of public sector regional planning, municipal governments and state & federal grant research & management.
  • Familiar with sustainability practices, stormwater management techniques, conservation, and land management for urban & rural areas.
  • Must enjoy public speaking and being in front of large audiences.
  • Must have communication, writing, organizational, analytical and computer skills.
  • Knowledge of Constant Contact or similar email marketing systems. A familiarity with social media platforms and GIS skills a plus.
  • Self-starter. Ability to work independently and also as part of a team.
  • Experience working with PA Act 167 Stormwater Planning, MS4 program, Green Infrastructure and other stormwater best management practices is strongly desired.
  • Comfortable working outdoors in inclement weather and a variety of environments.
  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle for in-region travel and a valid driver’s license.

Details @ www.spcregion.org. Letter of interest, resume and salary history to hr@spcregion.org  

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