Environmental Water Program Manager

Job Details

Website Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation


Subsidiary: KIRA Training Services

Job Title: Environmental Water Program Manager

Job Location: Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs

Labor Category: Exempt

Clearance Requirement: N/A

Travel Requirement: Up to 10% of the time

Pay: $ 102,000 – $121,000 per year

Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation (THTBC) is a family of 8(a), HUBZone, SDB, and other companies wholly- owned by the largest tribe in Alaska. Each of its wholly- owned 30+ subsidiaries are uniquely qualified to deliver value to its customers and teaming partners. For over 30 years, THTBC has operated as a trusted US Federal contractor throughout the US and worldwide. THTBC delivers outstanding service with innovative, low-cost contract solutions to all its public and private sector customers worldwide.

Scope of Work:

The Water Program Manager will manage all compliance aspects of stormwater and wastewater program requirements associated with USAFA and Geographically Separated Units (GSUs). Act as the focal point for supervising and preserving installation compliance status utilizing the most current versions of applicable Department of Defense (DoD), Air Force Instructions (AFIs), Federal, State, and local Regulations, and all permit authorizations issued by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), and El Paso County. The Water Program Manager will update environmental plans, verify plan changes as per new regulations, prepare permit applications, create compliance plans and other written submittals to the client and other governmental agencies in accordance with the Performance Work Statement (PWS).

Serve as the technical resource on water quality compliance assurance and permitting programs, including regulatory analyses of facility operations, and support all aspects of water quality to maintain the Environmental Management System module and database input. The Water Program Manager retains advanced knowledge of the Clean Water Act, CDPHE water quality regulations, Air Force Instruction (AFI) 32-7002 and other applicable regulations affecting water sources at USAFA.


  • Ensures all applicable plans and permits are current and up to date with Federal, State and local regulatory requirements. Additionally, will review AFI’s and other DoD requirements for specific plans, equipment and circumstances for compliance evaluations.
  • Provides leadership and direction to the 10th Civil Engineering Squadron (CES) and KIRA management staff on water related environmental compliance and permitting issues affecting USAFA operations.
  • The primary role of this position is to provide environmental technical leadership for water quality compliance including preparation, reporting and recordkeeping actions for the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, Discharge Monitoring Reports, maintaining the EPA Central Data Exchange (CDX) web site, biosolid reports, and all aspects of stormwater compliance, NPDES, and Construction General Permit (CGP) regulatory compliance actions.
  • Works daily with environmental specialists to facilitate support and reinforce an environmental leadership approach to water quality and data tracking that includes training, coaching and compliance actions to maintain and protect water quality throughout USAFA.
  • Maintain, update, and sustain water quality compliance data in the Water Enterprise Tracking (WET) module of the Air Program Information Management System (APIMS) and additionally in other applicable government designated repositories such as eDASH, CE Water Dashboard and T-EMP.
  • Responsible for to updating the USAFA Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP), reviewing all contractor generated Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) for compliance, plan correction, modifications, and recordkeeping.
  • Supervise all compliance actions, metric tracking and reporting associated with the Colorado Discharge Permit System for USAFA.
  • Coordinate support and assist government environmental personnel in managing all aspects of Federal, State, local and AFI requirements pertaining to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) for USAFA and associated GSU Public Water Systems for drinking water treatment systems, water tank inspections, reporting and recordkeeping.
  • Review and lead investigations of environmental incidents related to NPDES permits or other water non-compliance actions to implement and develop tactical approaches for managing specific compliance projects and/or current issues affecting USAFA operations. Coordinates responses, reports, and negotiations with federal, state, and local environmental agencies.
  • Develops and presents environmental compliance training and provides direction to employees according to USAFA water permits, Federal and State regulations, AFI’s and 10 CES management guidance.
  • Serve as point of contact for all EPA agency MS4 and CGP water related inspections and other Air Force inspection/audit programs. Performs other duties as assigned consistent with the position’s requisite technical skills, program requirements, and KIRA administrative requirements.
  • Supervise surface water and WWTP water sample collection, lab analyses, interpretation/evaluation of laboratory results, notifications, regulatory guidance, reporting and metric tracking.
  • Provides timely and high-quality deliverables to client. Deliverables for each specific medium are identified in the PWS.
  • Must be willing to serve as the on-call specialist for Spill Response on a regular rotation with other Environmental personnel.
  • Maintains regulatory required certifications necessary for successful performance in their respective areas of expertise.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience in successfully interacting with federal, state, and local agency officials related to environmental permitting authorizations. Liaise and interact with Federal and State Agency representatives during stormwater and wastewater permit inspections and participating with government audits.
  • Must be a qualified Stormwater Inspector such as a Transportation Erosion Control Supervisor, Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC), Certified Environmental Stormwater Compliance Professional (CESCP) or other equivalent inspector certification.
  • The Environmental Water Program Manager shall have at least 5-years’ experience in environmental compliance programs specializing in water quality, permit applications, compliance, regulatory analysis for specific sources and will supervise one Environmental Specialist.
  • Must have experience with managing/handling/storage of hazardous waste, spill response and cleanup activities. Must have current 40-hour Hazwoper training.
  • Must have experience with collecting environmental samples, identifying proper laboratory analyses, interpretation/evaluation of laboratory results and managing corrective actions to achieve regulatory compliance.
  • Experience in either DoD, Government Service or Contract Support is desirable.
  • Applicable certifications and knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations in their respective medium is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of office automation software (MS Windows, MS Office, including PowerPoint, Word, Access, and Excel) required.
  • Must be able to successfully complete a National Agency Check with Inquiries (Tier 1) background check.
  • Must be able to successfully complete a drug/alcohol test and a criminal record check.
  • For positions requiring use of a Company and/or Customer vehicle, must have a safe driving record, as defined by Company policy. Must have the ability to safely operate a company vehicle and possess a valid Colorado state driver’s license.

Performance Standards:

  • Performs all assigned duties in accordance with established policies, procedures, and directives.
  • Displays courtesy and skill in dealing with internal and external customers, coworkers, and management.
  • Accurately maintains and updates records to enable quick and efficient retrieval of information.
  • Follows up on suspense items to ensure timely completion.
  • Consistently produces quality products and service.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Complete all training within required timeline.
  • Perform all work in a safe and secure manner.


  • All conferences, workshops and seminars as deemed necessary by the supervisor or the position. Completes all safety, anti-terrorism, fire extinguisher, asbestos awareness, and any other local, state, federal, installation required, and any other training deemed necessary by the supervisor or position.


THTBC offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Hospital Indemnity Plan
  • Company paid disability, basic life & AD&D
  • Employee paid voluntary life and AD&D for dependents
  • Accrued vacation and sick time
  • 401(k) retirement plan

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all the essential duties of the position satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance, including successfully completing a thorough background investigation.

THTBC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us and let us know the nature of your request. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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