PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, this class is accountable for overseeing major, complex and/or specialized operations programs and/or projects as well as acting as a technical advisor to field/staff.
Works under the limited supervision of an employee of higher grade.
May supervise and/or lead lower level professional, technical and/or clerical staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Surveys and inspects condition and maintenance requirements of department owned structures, equipment, roads, wells, sewage and refuse disposal systems and makes recommendations based on findings; evaluates and/or reviews project plans and specifications for technical accuracy and/or completeness; instructs and works with field personnel in solving technical problems; coordinates scheduling of specialized equipment and personnel; inspects projects in progress and upon completion; solicits bids from contractors; researches and/or recommends construction methods and types of equipment and develops specifications for same; responsible for division vehicle fleet maintenance and gasoline allocation system; coordinates telephone allocation and/or placement within division; responsible for implementation and on-going coordination of division telecommunications systems linked to State Police, Civil Defense and Health Services; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in maintenance, operations and repair of buildings, machinery and grounds; working knowledge of building equipment and grounds trades; considerable oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; ability to read and/or interpret blueprints and sketches; ability to coordinate large scale projects, e.g. interagency telecommunications systems, vehicle fleet program, etc.; ability to maintain complex records; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Eight (8) years of technical experience in a large scale maintenance operation.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training in engineering or natural resources management 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.
2. A Master's degree in engineering or natural resources management may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
1. The classification of Environmental Protection Program Specialist is assigned to Salary Group ES 27a.
2. Employees shall proceed through that salary group and then shall proceed to the maximum salary of Salary Group ES 28.
3. The Job Code is identified as Salary Plan EE.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Environmental Protection Program Specialist 1 (Fisheries) (Forestry) (Operations Management) (Recreation) (Safety and Health Management) (Wildlife Management) in Salary Group ES 27 approved effective December 27, 2013. (Revised to update specification for JobAps implementation)