$35.46-$51.03 Hourly / $2,481.96-$3,572.30 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this class is accountable for acting as a working lead and/or for performing the most complex tasks in the technical review and analysis of environmental program data and issues within the environmental field, developing recommended actions and programs and implementing policy and program decisions.
In other state agencies this class is accountable for acting as a working lead and/or for performing the most complex tasks in the technical review and analysis of environmental program data and issues, developing recommended actions and programs and implementing policy and program decisions.
WORKING LEAD LEVEL: Incumbents in this class report to a supervisory level class and are assigned full time lead responsibilities in a unit with a minimum of two other professional employees while performing unit work activities. The final/"sign-off" authority for supervisory type duties performed by a working lead is vested in the supervisory level to which the lead employee reports.
ADVANCED WORKING LEVEL: Incumbents in this class independently perform professional project and/or program management tasks above the full working level with limited review from supervising staff. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing and coordinating an entire project or program with statewide or regional impact where program or project size and complexity warrants. The nature of the work assigned is critical and sensitive, requiring direct contact with state, federal, municipal and/or industrial officials, boards and consultants. Decisions are based on many variables and directly impact the outcome of the program or project.
WORKING LEAD: As assigned by the supervisor distributes, prioritizes, assigns and reviews unit work; provides staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as liaison with operating units, agencies, consultant staff and other outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; recommends policies and standards; prepares reports and correspondence; performs related duties as required.
ADVANCED WORKING LEVEL: Conducts specialized planning, research, inventory, environmental quality and natural resource studies; provides technical assistance in identifying state resources, planning and implementing natural resource education programs and formulating environmental policies and management practices; designs elements to be included in plan; develops programs and regulations to implement environmental policy; serves as program coordinator; reviews and analyzes proposed legislation or projects for consistency with policies, plans and statutes; designs and conducts site investigations; prepares environmental impact statements and recommends corrective actions and alternatives; coordinates permit, monitoring and enforcement activities; reviews and coordinates grants programs; reviews and makes recommendations regarding permit and registration requests; serves as department representative on various regulatory and advisory boards and committees; prepares informational and educational materials, grant applications, legal documents, budget information and review and enforcement reports; oversees development and preparation of publications and guidelines on environmental protection, natural resource education and other issues; serves as agency program coordinator; monitors and testifies at public hearings; serves as a legislative liaison; makes recommendations on policies or standards; prepares reports and correspondence; leads lower level staff on assigned projects; performs related duties as required.