Engineering and Field Support Services Division
|Date Opened||10/21/2019 4:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$51,400* - $72,989/year (*New to State service)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||11/6/2019 11:59:00 PM|
At the State of Connecticut, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP), we are dedicated to conserving, improving and protecting our natural resources and the environment and increasing the availability of cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy.
DEEP has a current job opportunity for an Environmental Analyst 1 position in the Safety, Strategic Planning and Support Unit within the Bureau of Central Services Engineering and Field Support Services Division. This position provides a unique opportunity to join a team committed to evaluating DEEP's facilities and program operations to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal environmental and safety requirements creating a safer, environmentally compliant, and sustainable program and facility operations.
This position is full-time, 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday.
Applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application.
Questions about this position should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office: DEEP.HumanResources@ct.gov, (860)424-3006.
Assists in developing departmental, statewide or local environmental plans and programs; assists in research, collection and analysis of resources, data and educational materials; assists in review and analysis of proposed projects for consistency with policies, statutes and environmental impact; assists in coordinating data base maintenance and disseminating information; assists in drafting new regulations, statutes, guidelines and other written materials; assists in formulating policy options; assists in providing technical consultation to local, regional, state, federal officials and the public; assists in coordinating federal grant-in-aid programs and preparing related documentation; assists in developing enforcement actions and reports; assists in reviewing and developing recommendations on environmental permit requests; prepares environmental permit applications; assists in developing and implementing environmental and leisure services education programs; assists in preparing environmental impact statements and recommendations for corrective actions and/or alternatives; may assist in conducting site investigations; may assist in preparing publications and guidelines on environmental protection, natural resource education and economic development issues; may prepare enforcement actions; may serve as department representative on regulatory and advisory boards and/or committees; may serve as legislative liaison; performs related duties as required.
This specific position:
Assists with evaluating DEEP's facilities and program operations to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal environmental and health & safety requirements;
Assists with developing agency environmental and safety compliance policies, plans and plan templates and preparing reports to meet state and federal regulatory requirements;
Assists with investigating worksite incidents and conducting facility and program environmental and health & safety compliance audits and developing and implementing necessary corrective action plans;
Assists with providing technical consultation to DEEP facilities and program staff on environmental and health & safety related matters;
Assists with developing and implementing program specific continuity of operations plans;
Assists with researching, collecting and maintaining critical information and statistics on DEEP operations, equipment and infrastructure to formulate recommendations for creating safer, environmentally compliant and sustainable program and facility operations;
Assists with minimizing waste generation and ensuring proper waste management and disposal at DEEP facilities;
Assists with developing and maintaining electronic training materials and coordinating database maintenance and dissemination of information.
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.
· Bachelors or Master degree in environmental science or similar degree with concentration or coursework in occupational health and safety or safety management.
· Training and experience in interpreting environmental and OSHA regulations, statutes, and relevant policies;
· Knowledge of techniques used to conduct environmental, fire protection, and safety inspections and audits;
· Knowledge and/or experience in safety management, risk assessment, environmental and personal hazard control;
· Experience in case documentation and preparing clear, concise and sound reports;
· Experience in preparing and implementing regulatory compliance plans;
· Good organization skills and task prioritization;
· Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
· Experience working in a team as well as independently;
· Strong computer skills.
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.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.