In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this class is accountable for supervising a section engaged in environmental analyses and evaluations and coordinating intra- and interagency efforts in state and regional planning and policy development projects.
In other state agencies this class is accountable for supervising a section engaged in environmental analyses and evaluations.
GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE
Incumbents in this class act as a section or unit leader responsible for the regular supervision of at least three environmental professionals as well as other technical and clerical staff.
Receives general direction from an Energy and Environmental Protection Division Director, Environmental Protection Assistant Division Director or other employee of higher grade.
Supervises environmental professionals, field inspectors and other technical and clerical staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Supervises a section engaged in development and implementation of departmental, local or statewide environmental plans and programs;
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff;
Provides staff training and assistance;
Conducts performance evaluations;
Determines priorities and plans office work;
Establishes and maintains office procedures;
Develops or makes recommendations on development of policies and standards;
Acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures;
Prepares reports and correspondence;
Supervises review and analysis of proposed and existing projects and legislation for environmental impact, consistency with policies and plans and economic benefits and costs;
Oversees preparation of environmental impact statements;
Directs administration of state and federal program budgets;
Supervises and coordinates special planning studies;
Identifies and describes state environmental goals and special problem topics;
Monitors and testifies at hearings;
Supervises and cooperates with consultants in project development;
Serves as agency representative at public and committee hearings and conferences;
May prepare enforcement actions;
May serve as department representative on various regulatory and advisory boards and committees;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
principles and practices in fields relative to environmental protection;
relevant agency policies and procedures;
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
principles and practices of environmental and policy analysis;
environmental program planning principles and practices;
Knowledge of statistics;
oral and written communication skills;
Skills in research and organization;
understand and interpret technical data;
utilize computer software;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Eight (8) years of experience involving technical analysis and interpretation of environmental program data or planning and implementing environmental programs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in an advanced working/working lead level capacity.
NOTE: For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of an Environmental Analyst 3.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training in a scientific or technical discipline related to the environmental field, including but not limited to biological, earth or physical sciences; environmental planning; environmental law; economics; leisure services; geographic information systems; geography with a concentration in geographic information systems; natural sciences; natural resources 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 a scientific or technical discipline related to the environmental field including but not limited to biological, earth, or physical sciences; environmental planning; environmental law; economics; leisure services; geographic information systems; geography with a concentration in geographic information systems; natural sciences; natural resources may be substituted for five (5) years of the General Experience.
NOTE: Education may only be substituted for a total of five (5) years.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some danger of injury or physical harm from on-site environments and a moderate degree of discomfort from exposure to year-round weather conditions.
The classification of Supervising Environmental Analyst is assigned to Salary Group ES 29a.
Employees shall proceed through that salary group and then shall proceed to the maximum salary of Salary Group ES 30.
The Job Code is identified as Salary Plan EE in CORE-CT.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
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 title of and specification for the class of Supervising Environmental Analyst (35 Hour) in Salary Group EE 29 approved effective December 27, 2013. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-163