Natural Resources Administrator 3 20062174

State of Ohio Jobs - Summit County, OH

Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Summit County
Organization: Natural Resources
Classified Indicator: Classified
Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Exempt
Schedule: Full-time
Work Hours: 8AM-5PM Subject to Change
Compensation: 31.76
Unposting Date: Oct 21, 2019, 10:59:00 PM
Job Function: Oil & Gas

Agency Contact Name: Tina Kolbe

Agency Contact Information: 614-265-6899

Natural Resources Administrator 3 20062174

Job Duties

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources mission is to ensure a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all.

Click on the following link to learn more about the Division of Oil and Gas Resources Management.

Acts as administrator for Northeast Region for the Division of Oil & Gas Resources Management (DOGRM), supervises & coordinates all activities of Regional Managers (coordinates and administers statewide field inspection and enforcement program); Develops, formulates and implements DOGRM policies & procedures; ensures enforcement & compliance with all regulated activities (i.e., Ohio Revised Code [ORC], Ohio Administrative Code [OAC] & all state statues); reviews & approves field inspections reports & submittals from oil and gas inspectors; reviews specifications for both conventional and unconventional wells (e.g., construction, drilling, production & plugging); reviews logging programs (e.g., open hole & cased hole; nuclear & electric logging); reviews & approves use of downhole testing tools; provides direction for prioritizing activities and coordinates field activities with oil and gas inspectors; reviews and approves enforcement actions for violations of ORC & OAC; coordinates and conducts meetings with regulated industry and contractors; verifies equipment needed to complete each specific project; formulates and promulgates regulatory rules and advises on statutory revision and policy development, utilizes state vehicle to travel.

Performs administrative duties; evaluates employee performances; prepares annual budgets for program activities with division fiscal officer; works with contract manager, permitting and field inspection staff to monitor and coordinate delivery of quality services; assists in preparation of data management systems to support Field Enforcement Program; prepares reports and correspondence; prepares technical reports & opinions on regulatory aspects of Oil & Gas projects & permits; conducts special investigations; prepares court cases (e.g., civil or criminal) and/or administrative hearings & testifies as expert witness; discusses issues/solutions with regional managers regarding well construction, restoration problems, well plugging; secures evidence, files affidavits, attends hearings & prepares court presentations; recommends & advises on corrective measures for Oil & Gas infractions.

Performs miscellaneous administrative duties; serves as liaison between the division, various state and federal agencies; prepares, conducts and attends meetings, seminars and hearings regarding program goals, policies and procedures; delivers presentations; trains & advises staff (e.g., policies, procedures, state regulations, safety practices, etc.); serves on inter-agency and inter-governmental working and/or task forces, conducts staff meetings, establishes priorities, conducts performance evaluations, interviews & recommends discipline in conjunction with human resources staff; conducts training & serves as liaison between regulatory agencies (e.g., other divisions, state, local & federal agencies): attends meeting, participates in seminars & hearings with other departmental divisions regarding program goals, policies & procedures; delivers presentations; serves on inter-agency & inter-governmental working &/or task forces.

Requires travel.


Completion of graduate major core program & 24 mos. exp. in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description; valid driver’s license.

  • Or undergraduate major core program & 36 mos. exp. in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description; valid driver’s license.
  • Or 60 mos. trg. or 60 mos. exp. in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description; valid driver’s license.
  • Or 6 mos. exp. as Natural Resources Administrator 2, 22912, in assigned area; valid driver’s license.
  • Or equivalent of minimum class qualifications for employment noted above.
NOTE: If assigned to work as Law Enforcement Officer, must also hold Ohio Peace Officers Training Council certificate. For positions assigned to perform law enforcement duties, applicants must successfully pass background check by appointing authority which includes polygraph, psychological & medical examination. Applicant must demonstrate physical fitness as outlined in department directive. Final applicant accepted for position will be required to submit to urinalysis to test for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicant with positive test result will not be offered employment per Section 123:1-76-09 Ohio Administrative Code.

Knowledge of: Oil & Gas Industry; budgeting; management (emergency); workforce planning; employee training & development; supervision; safety practices (Occupational Safety & Health Administration [OSHA], (H2S, well control), Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] regulations); public relations; agency policies & procedures (department, division)*; government structure & process (local, state, federal, ORC 1509 & OAC 1501)*; natural sciences (geology & hydrology); electronic data processing (Geographic Information System [GIS]); law (state & federal laws, rules, ORC 1509, & OAC 1501 pertaining to oil & gas permitting, drilling, completion, production). Skilled in: word processing (Microsoft Office Suite); equipment operation (personal computer, cellular phone, general office equipment, camera, Global Positioning System [GPS], gas detection equipment, gas meter, automobile). Ability to: define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions; deal with many variables & determine specific action (e.g., research); calculate fractions, decimals & percentages; originate instructions & specifications concerning proper use of machinery; develop complex reports & position papers; gather, collate & classify information about data, people or things; handle sensitive inquiries from & contacts with officials & general public; resolve complaints from angry citizens & government officials; demonstrate physical fitness (e.g., walk distances over uneven & rough terrain).

  • developed after employment
Competencies: Analyzing data or information; getting information; communicating with supervisors, peers, & subordinates.

Position Location: 3575 Forest Lake Drive, Suite 150, Uniontown, OH 44685.

Effective July 1, 2015 applicants must apply online for positions at all state agencies except the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD).

The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

STATUS OF POSTED POSITIONS: Applicants can view the status of this position by logging into their user profile on the Ohio Hiring Management System [OHMS] Home page at the following link, and selecting "My Profile".

  • Selection devices, proficiency testing and/or assessments may be used to determine if an applicant meets and is proficient in the minimum qualifications for this position.
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