January 13, 2022

We’re Hiring

Ground Reconsidered has two immediate full-time openings to work as consultants at the Philadelphia Water Department.

We are seeking a Civil Engineer to work in the Philadelphia Water Department’s Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Unit and Planning Group. The mission of the GSI Design group is to advance the ability of the Philadelphia Water Department to design and build green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) in the public right-of-way and on public property to meet the public GSI commitments of the City’s Green City, Clean Waters Program for Combined Sewer Overflow Control. The group works primarily on PWD capital projects and projects with partnering City agencies. Typical tasks and responsibilities include engineering plan review and calculations; project management; coordination with other PWD Units, external City agencies, and utilities; resource development; and other required office and field tasks.

We are also looking to hire a Site Analyst to work in the Philadelphia Water Department’s Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Planning Group. The GSI Planning Group is responsible for initiating projects that manage stormwater by way of green systems designed to reduce stormwater flow into combined sewers in Philadelphia such as rain gardens, tree trenches and planters. The work encompasses preliminary feasibility studies with desktop research and includes GIS data creation, editing and attribution in GIS, project siting, and research report preparation. The candidate selected will assist city planners, engineers, landscape designers by performing preliminary site suitability analyses for the placement of GSI.

For complete job descriptions and more information about these opportunities, please email your request to: ideas@groundreconsidered.com.