The State of Connecticut, Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) invites applications for an Environmental Analyst 1 position in the Office of Brownfield Remediation and Development (OBRD). The Environmental Analyst 1 will be accountable for performing a limited range of tasks in the planning, monitoring, technical review, implementation and management of OBRD projects and programs. This position is 35 hours per week, and is located at the DECD Hartford Office.
The selected candidate will be required to travel to project sites and for other meetings, and must possess and maintain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position. State employees currently holding the above title or those who have previously attained permanent status in this class may apply for a lateral transfer.
All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application. Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Mitch Samal at Mitchell.email@example.com.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this class is accountable for performing a limited range of tasks in the technical review and analysis of environmental program data and issues within the environmental field and assisting in the development of recommendations for courses of action and implementation of policy and program decisions.
In other state agencies this class is accountable for performing a limited range of tasks in the planning, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of environmental program data and issues and assisting in the development of recommendations for courses of action.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
The selected candidate will review scope of work developed by consultants for OBRD-funded projects; evaluate site assessment, investigation and remedial action plans; collect, analyze and review environmental reports; assist in review and analysis of proposed projects for consistency with policies, statutes and environmental impact; monitor status of projects and approve payments; conduct site inspections; perform technical review and evaluation of environmental program data; provide technical consultation and advise regarding methods used for remediation of contaminated sites; assist in developing recommendations for courses of action as necessary; and implementation of OBRD projects and programs.
The selected candidate will also assist in developing departmental, statewide or local environmental plans and programs; assist in research, collection and analysis of resources, data and educational materials; assist in preparing and maintaining an inventory and maps of brownfield sites; assist in coordinating data base maintenance and disseminating information; assist in drafting new regulations, statutes, guidelines and other written materials; assist in formulating policy options; assist in providing technical consultation to local, regional, state, federal officials and the public; assist in preparing environmental analyses and recommendations for corrective actions and/or alternatives; may assist in preparing publications and guidelines related to OBRD work; may serve as department representative on regulatory and advisory boards and/or committees; perform related duties as required for the function of the OBRD.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of principles and practices in fields relative to environmental protection; knowledge of basic principles and practices of environmental and policy analysis; knowledge of local, state and federal laws, statutes, regulations and policies pertaining to environmental protection; knowledge of basic statistics; some knowledge of environmental program planning principles and practices; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; research and organizational skills; ability to understand and interpret legislation and technical data; ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience involving technical analysis and interpretation of environmental program data or planning and implementing environmental programs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. 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.
2. A Master's degree in a scientific or technical discipline related to the environmental field including but not limited to biological, earth, 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.
3. For State Employees one (1) year of experience as an Environmental Intern or Environmental Compliance Specialist 2 may be substituted for the General Experience.
1. Experience in environmental remediation work.
2. Possession of a bachelor's degree in civil/environmental/geo-technical engineering, environmental sciences, geosciences, geology, geo-technology or earth sciences.
3. Experience using Geographic Informations Systems (GIS).
4. Experience reviewing, analyzing or preparing environmental site assessment and reports/data.
5. Field experience coordinating environmental work.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
2. 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.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.