In the Department of
Energy and Environmental Protection this class is accountable for directing and
coordinating activities related to state environmental permitting programs.
direction from the Commissioner of Environmental Protection or other
administrative official of higher grade.
technical and administrative staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Advises Commissioner and
Deputy Commissioner regarding status of environmental quality permit process
management, permit projects and legislation, policy and regulatory changes
necessary to implement permit streamlining measures;
implementation and management of Small Business Assistance Program as required
under Clean Air Act;
Coordinates and manages
departmental Permits Workgroup;
Meets with company and
governmental officials to advise regarding departmental policies and procedures
to facilitate permitting;
Provides information to
community regarding permitting issues;
Reviews, evaluates and
provides input on legislation regarding permitting process;
Provides advice and
assistance to permit applicants;
Acts as a liaison
between department, community and other state and federal agencies;
Responds to inquiries
regarding permit status, permitting process and departmental policy from
regulated community, general public, state and local officials and Governor’s
Leads the recruitment
and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
Performs related duties
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
principles, practices and issues;
Knowledge of and ability
to apply management principles and practices;
oral and written communication
organizational and negotiating skills;
Considerable ability to
apply relevant agency policies and procedures.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years of
professional experience as an analyst or engineer in environmental regulatory
or permitting programs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training in
engineering or the biological, physical, earth or environmental sciences may be
substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester
hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4)
years for a Bachelor’s degree.
A Master’s degree in
engineering or the environmental sciences may be substituted for one (1)
additional year of the General Experience.
A law degree may be
substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut
General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share
general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative
purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every
task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the
existing specification for the class of Environmental Protection Permits
Ombudsman in Salary Group MP 68 approved effective October 21, 2022. (Revised
to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final No. 23-001