Maryland Environmental Service has an opening for a Lead Environmental Specialist within the Technical and Environmental Services Group. This position will support MES client Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), The Secretary’s Office (TSO) Office of Environment (OE) at their headquarters in Hanover, MD. This position will provide technical support to the daily operations of the OE and help deliver mission critical priorities for MDOT.

Estimated Pay Range:

$53,011 – $72,000


  • Health Insurance with choice of medical plan and prescription, dental, vision, and life and disability insurance options, along with flexible spending accounts
  • 401K retirement savings program with generous agency match
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick leave
  • Ten paid holidays per year
  • Tuition assistance

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, engineering, ecology or a related field from an accredited college or university plus five years of experience in environmental science, regulations, engineering or management, two years of which must have included responsibility managing environmental projects. Assignment to some locations may require two years of supervising environmental professional and technical staff. Applicants may substitute an applicable advanced education degree for up to two years of required experience. Must have a valid driver’s license with less than 5 points.

Preferred knowledge and experience includes:

Environmental compliance subject matter, including Enterprise Environmental Information Management Systems or other EMS activities, Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act, Climate Solutions Now Act of 2022, implementation of workplans for third-party environmental compliance audit programs, development of energy use indices to support the reduction of energy use, identification of energy efficiency opportunities, collaboration with other state agencies with the development of Energy Performance Contracts, procurement efforts for innovative program development and implementation, and MS4 permit requirements and other stormwater and BMP regulations. Additionally, experience with culturally important resources (i.e., archaeological, or historic sites) is a plus.

Maryland Environmental Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. MES does not participate in programs that require sponsorship for work visas.

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