Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Analyst 1 (35 Hour)

Engineering and Field Support Services Division

Recruitment #191021-0227EE-001

Introduction

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. 

Selection Plan

This position is competitive. Open to the public.

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

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.

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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

·        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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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.

Conclusion

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.