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Program Specialist I (RainScapes)

O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Wheaton-Glenmont, MD
Publicado há 26 dias

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Tipo de Emprego
Tempo Integral
Data de Início
18 de junho de 2024
Ensino Superior Requerido
Nível de Experiência
USD $57.907 - $91.347 / ano


Program Specialist I (RainScapes) Grade 18

Montgomery County Government

Department of Environmental Protection

2425 Reedie Drive, Wheaton, Maryland 20902

Salary Range: $57,907 to $91,347


The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water, and land in a sustainable, innovative, inclusive, and industry-leading way while fostering smart growth, a thriving more sustainable economy and healthy communities.  DEP is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals and values diverse perspectives, lived experiences, and cultures. DEP encourages BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color), immigrants, women, LGBTQIA+, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.  

DEP is seeking a Program Specialist I to support the work of the RainScapes Team in the Stewardship Section of the Watershed Restoration Division. The ideal candidate enjoys, and has demonstrated experience, working with program systems and operational processes, working with the public, is engaging, creative, and has a desire to work and interact with residents who have diverse cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. 

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Managing project files, public contact lists, and event calendars.
  • Providing technical support working with the RainScapes database; data entry.
  • Developing program feedback questionnaires, collates data.
  • Creating maps using GIS templates for projects.
  • Revising program graphics and handouts as required.
  • Creating reports from program surveys.
  • Assessing incoming calls and emails for RainScapes program and MC311 assignments.
  • • Conducting outreach activities on behalf of RainScapes at community events as well as interacting with the public via email and phone.
  • Maintaining and coordinating program supplies; places orders with vendors.
  • Providing website update support for the team.
  • Contributing to program planning exercises with the team.

The ideal candidate will also have considerable knowledge of GIS systems as well as experience in Adobe Suite.

The successful candidate will have the ability to work with, and is comfortable learning new skills in, a range of technology tools and work with staff who use those tools. The candidate will have demonstrated examples of being highly organized and detail oriented.

This position occasionally requires the ability to attend meetings, events and perform work at locations outside the office, which includes traveling to various locations throughout Montgomery County.

Occasional evening or weekend work outside of normal business hours may be required.

To ensure a positive workplace and to comply with federal, state and County laws, the incumbent is responsible for completing mandatory trainings within the first three to six months or within the specified timeframe.

For information about Montgomery County’s comprehensive benefit offerings, please visit the MCG Careers Total Rewards webpage and check out our competitive benefits!


Experience: One (1) year of professional experience in a program/specialization area directly related to green infrastructure program support, including GIS application use, preferably in a government agency setting.


Education:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.


There are NO Preferred Criteria Assessments.  All Applicants will be reviewed by the Office of Human Resources (OHR) for minimum qualifications.  Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be rated “Qualified”, placed on the eligible list, and may be considered for an interview.  Employees meeting minimum qualifications of the same grade or higher will be placed on the Eligible List as a “Transfer” candidate and may be considered for an interview.


Preference for interviews will be given to applicants with experience in the following.  Please address this information in a separate section of the resume.

  • Experience in environmental program support preferably, in a local government setting.
  • Experience with ArcGIS Mapping software.
  • Experience in providing customer service support and corresponding with members of the public.
  • Experience processing invoices and maintaining financial records.
  • Experience using database systems for reporting and record keeping.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (photoshop/ inDesign) and other graphic software such as Canva to create documents and visuals for public use.

If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.

Montgomery County Government offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at  

and click on the “Search Jobs and Apply”.  

Read the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category.

Interested candidates must create an online account in order to apply.

The requisition number is IRC63763.

This Recruitment Closes July 2, 2024.

All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,

which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Resume Preparation Tips

listed under the “Resources” tab on the Office of Human Resource’s MCG Careers webpage.


Program Specialist I (RainScapes) Grade 18

Montgomery County Government

Department of Environmental Protection

2425 Reedie Drive, Wheaton, Maryland 20902

Salary Range: $57,907 to $91,347


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