Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Supervising Environmental Analyst (35 Hour)

Remediation Division

Recruitment #191226-6325EE-001

Introduction

The State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is charged with conserving, improving and protecting the natural resources and the environment of the state of Connecticut as well as making cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy available for the people and businesses of the state. The agency is also committed to playing a positive role in rebuilding Connecticut’s economy and creating jobs and to fostering a sustainable and prosperous economic future for the state.

Within the Bureau of Water Protection & Land Reuse (WPLR), our mission is to work together for the restoration, protection and conservation of Connecticut’s water and land resources for current and future generations. With this in mind we are currently looking for a Supervising Environmental Analyst.  This position is responsible for directing, supervising, and administering the day-to-day operations of the Eastern District within DEEP, Remediation Division.

The position will be located at DEEP Headquarters, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT  06106. 

This is a 35 hour per week, Monday – Friday, from 8:00-am to 5:00 pm (flexible), with some weekend and evening work required to attend public meetings or events.

Applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application.

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact DEEP.HumanResources@ct.gov,  or 860-424-3006. 

Selection Plan

This position is competitive. 

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee of the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, who has permanent state status*, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application.  *For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period.  For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).  

Applicants invited to interview will be requested to supply the following:  Current State Employees- Last two (2) performance appraisals.

Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.

This posting MAY require completion of additional Referral Questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please also check your Junk or SPAM Folders, as emails may inadvertently end up there.

You must reply by the deadline indicated on the notification or you will be automatically disqualified from consideration.

 

 

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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.

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.

This specific position duties include, but are not limited to:

1. Supervise the administration and implementation of Property Transfer Act, Voluntary Remediation, RCRA, Superfund, Brownfield and Pollution Abatement Order site investigation and remediation in accordance with the RSRs.

2. Supervise the administration and implementation of the Potable Water, Significant Environmental Hazard and Site Remediation Permitting programs.

3. Supervise the administration and implementation of the License Environmental Professional audit program and other Remediation Division compliance efforts.

4. Supervise the administration and implementation of emerging chemical initiatives and division support functions such as information/document/data management.

5. Supervise Remediation Division intra/inter department support/coordination efforts concerning site investigation and remediation, public outreach/education and DEEP 2020 goals

6. Supervise development and implementation of Remediation Division succession planning and staff training.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of principles and practices in fields relative to environmental protection; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of environmental and policy analysis; considerable knowledge of environmental program planning principles and practices; knowledge of statistics; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; research and organizational skills; ability to understand and interpret technical data; ability to utilize computer software; supervisory ability.

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 is interpreted at the level of Environmental Analyst 3.

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, 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

·       Demonstrated ability to lead through managing complex workflow, defining expectations and establishing measurable goals, establishing priorities, coordinating activities, making sound decisions, and mentoring staff in developing and expanding their capacity at all levels;

·       Experience developing and implementing innovative approaches and programs to address problems, improve efficiency and quality of service and achieve better environmental results, and problem solve when faced with shifting priorities;

·       Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to effectively communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner with the regulated community, state and federal agencies, stakeholders, non-governmental organizations and the general public;

·       Excellent working knowledge of the DEEP Remediation Division programs and Remediation Standard Regulations;

·       Work experience and knowledge of the principles and practices of environmental regulations specific to site remediation;   

·       Work experience and knowledge with ecological risk assessment and groundwater modeling; 

·       Consistent track record of completing work on a timely basis, using time efficiently, working in an organized manner given competing demands and organizing large amounts of data, information and project components;

·       Work experience using computer software including MS Excel, MS Access, ArcView, ArcInfo or software programs and application for natural resource modeling, statistical analysis, GIS and database management;

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.