Under the direction of the Director of Planning, Environmental Concerns & Information Systems:
- Supervises and directs the work activities of Environmental Concerns staff including, but not limited to: 1) plans and schedule work assignments, 2) selects new employees, 3) initiates training, 4) counsels, provides recognition and initiates corrective action in accordance with the Positive Discipline Program.
- Understands the NEPA process and prepares Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements for future RCOC widening projects.
- Administers RCOC’s stormwater permit including, but not limited to: 1) public education and participation programs, 2) illicit discharge elimination program, 3) construction stormwater runoff program, 4) post-construction stormwater runoff program, 5) pollution prevention and good housekeeping program, 6) mapping and GIS activities associated with all stormwater related programs and activities.
- Assists in administering compliance with Federal, State and local government environmental regulations.
- Oversees Part 91 compliance for all RCOC construction and maintenance activities.
- Handles more difficult environmental complaints and problems dealing with the public and other governmental agencies. When required, prepares appropriate responses and/or reports.
- Performs threatened and endangered species, historical (SHPO) and Tribal reviews for applicable road projects.
- Responsible for all wetland related activities including permitting, wetland identification and delineation and management of the RCOC wetland bank.
- Assists all Road Commission departments in handling and disposal of hazardous material and wastes. Coordinates RCOC activities related to sites of environmental contamination.
- Prepares environmental review recommendations for short and long-range construction programs, in addition to long range Oakland County transportation planning.
- Presents Environmental Concerns responses at public hearings for Environmental Assessments, public project review meetings and pre-construction meetings.
- Responsible for conducting Natural Beauty Road public hearings and administers preparation of Natural Beauty Road assessment reports.
- Reviews work for Legal Department as a technical expert on environmental matters.
- Manages RCOC’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program and assist with developing RCOC’s Asset Management Program.
- Requires a daily schedule that supports RCOC hours of operation.
- Must perform duties in a professional and courteous manner to promote a positive image of the Road Commission for Oakland County.
RCOC maintains more than 2,700 miles of county roads, over 230 miles of state highways and approximately 1,500 county, city and state traffic signals in Oakland County. We're also leading the way in developing "smart" traffic signals -- our FAST-TRAC system -- that employ state-of-the-art computer and communications technologies to improve traffic flow, decrease travel time, enhance safety and reduce the vehicle tailpipe emissions that are characteristic of stop-and-go driving.
Location/Region: Franklin, MI (US)