Prince George’s County Government

  • Largo, MD

  • $87,166-177,497 per year

  • Temporary

  • Full-time

Nature and Variety of Work

Come join our team! Prince George’s County is the perfect family-friendly community to live, work, and play and is just 37 miles south of the city of Baltimore. Encompassing almost 500 square miles, with over 900,000 residents Prince George’s County has an urban atmosphere that still manages to provide a scenic and peaceful place to live, work, and play.

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The Prince George’s County Government Department of the Environment is seeking qualified applicants to fill an Engineer V position, grade G32, within its DoE/Stormwater Management Division/Capital Projects Construction Section Division.

About the Position:

This is highly responsible professional managerial and supervisory position in the Stormwater Management Division. Work is performed in conjunction with the administration of the Stormwater Management Division (SMD) by providing key management level, administrative and technical support to the Associate Director and functions as the senior administrator of various SMD CIP Construction programs. Responsibilities and work involve the application of complex engineering principles and practices and basic administrative techniques in the development, design, construction management, contract administration, maintenance, and operation of stormwater quality management systems and flood control facilities. Work requires sound professional judgment, administrative skills, and responsibility for the supervision, training, and evaluation of lower-level professional, para-professional, and technical engineering personnel under the general supervision of higher-level engineering or management personnel.

Examples of Work

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide key management, administration, oversight, and implementation of the Divisions Capital Improvement Construction Program.
  • Provide lead program management input and direction to the management and administrative functions of the Division’s operational and administrative programs. Establish and implement effective strategies to secure compliance with impervious restoration and TMDL reduction requirements of the County’s NPDES MS4 permit.
  • Initiates program management control mechanisms to ensure regulatory compliance and the management and administrative functions of the Divisions Capital Improvement Project program. Establish and implement effective strategies to secure professional Consultant and Contractor service contracts. Establish and implement effective strategies to secure compliance with County’s NPDES permit, and Department and Division objectives for water quality restoration and drainage improvement and flood control programs.
  • Manages the tracking of CIP schedules, cost, and project scope.
  • Oversee the Constructability Reviews of CIP plans, specifications, and contract documents to comply with the latest acceptable standards (Federal, State and County).
  • Provides design staff guidance in the preparation of contract documents and in meeting their performance standards for minimizing change order increases.
  • Utilizes the principles and practices of civil engineering, planning, and/or principles of environmental engineering related to water resources including stormwater management and flood control.
  • Coordinate and manage the review, and approval of final engineering plans and specifications for capital improvement projects; administer the delivery of capital improvement projects in accordance with the applicable county, state, and federal rules, and regulations in a timely manner
  • Independently and appropriately prepares the Division’s operating and capital budgets
  • Oversees the work of the section daily. Supervises lower-level professional, para-professional, and technical engineering personnel engaged in the preparation of plans, specifications, estimates, and reports required for the design, construction, maintenance and operation of stormwater management, flood, and other special projects.
  • Represents the Division, Department and County at conferences and meetings with citizens, elected officials and municipals, State, Federal and other governmental agencies.
  • Performs tasks and duties assigned, which may not be specifically listed in the positions description but are within the general occupational category and responsibilities level typically associated with the employee’s class of work.


What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the engineering field determined by the requirements of the position (e.g., civil, environmental, transportation, architectural, mechanical, fire protection, agricultural, agronomy, etc.)
  • Seven (7) years of progressive professional experience in the appropriate engineering field, to include at least three (3) years of supervisory experience.
  • A Professional Engineer (PE) License may be substituted for the degree.



  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Contract Administration, Construction Management, Project Management, and Program Management
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with administering major CIP programs and budgets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with NPDES MS4 Permit requirements with an emphasis on water quality restoration and flood control projects.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience with MDE water quality restoration and Stormwater management Best Management Practice (BMPs) design and restoration accounting and Credit protocols.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience managing/supervising professional and para-professional staff.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with planning, forecasting, and administering major CIP annual budgets.

Additional Information

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

LOCATION: 1801 McCormick Drive, 5th Floor, Largo, Maryland 20774

EXAMINATION: Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be administered an online examination to demonstrate proficiency in administrative duties and computer software programs. Applicants must pass the online proficiency examination in order to be considered for this position.

DURATION OF ELIGIBILITY: Candidates will be selected from a temporary register of eligible candidates, which will become effective approximately four (4) weeks after the closing date. Once a selection has been made, the register will expire.

ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States.

  • Extensive knowledge of and the ability to apply modern principles and practices of engineering to which the position is assigned.
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, policies, and practices of contract administration in order to prepare contract documents such as scope of work and technical specifications, review and rate proposals, provide engineering support during negotiations, and oversee contractors’ work.
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable codes, statutes, and regulations (Local, State and or Federal) related to the assigned engineering field and pertinent functions.
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable and relevant computer engineering applications and models.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with other departments, jurisdictions and regulatory agencies to interpret requirements and discuss problems and challenges to achieve consensus.
  • Ability to supervise and independently conduct field investigations and inspections (as needed) in environments or conditions that present moderate discomforts and risks.
  • Ability to lead professionals and consultants in the execution of the agency’s or department’s mandate and goals.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective presentations experience to stakeholders and customers of all levels.
  • Ability to demonstrate engineering proposal writing and follow through experience.
  • Ability to represent the respective department/agency at meetings, public forums, or at venues designated by the department head.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S., only after an offer has been accepted and the Form I-9 is completed. For information on E-Verify, or if you believe the County has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at 888-897-7781 or visit their website at

Internal Applicants: If you are a current Prince George’s County Government employee and seeking a promotion, in accordance with Section 16-200 of the Personnel Law, you have the right to appeal a not qualified rating within five (5) working days of receiving a rejection notice. Union employees should refer to their respective collective bargaining agreement and/or union representative for their grievance procedure.


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