Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Analyst 2 (35 Hour)

Remediation Division

Recruitment #200110-3407EE-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 an Environmental Analyst 2.  This position assists in development of departmental, statewide or local environment and/or remediation response plans and programs and implementing the day-to-day operations of the Northwest 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.

This position is open to the public.

Applicants invited to interview will be requested to supply the following:  Current State Employees- Last two (2) performance appraisals; External applicants, three (3) Professional References.

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.

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

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the technical review and analysis of environmental program data and issues within the environmental field, developing recommendations on courses of action and assisting with the implementation of policy and program decisions.

In other state agencies this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the technical review and analysis of environmental program data and issues, developing recommendations for courses of action and assisting with the implementation of policy and program decisions.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Assists in development of a departmental, statewide or local environment and/or emergency response plans and programs; researches, collects and analyzes resources, data and educational materials; reviews and analyzes proposed projects for consistency with policies and statutes and assesses environmental impact; conducts site investigations; prepares environmental impact statements and recommends corrective actions and alternatives; analyzes existing state policies, statutes, plans and regulatory programs and reviews pending legislation for environmental impact; coordinates database maintenance and disseminates information; assists in drafting new regulations, statutes, guidelines and other written materials; assists in formulating policy options; provides technical consultation to local, regional, state, federal officials and the public; coordinates federal grant-in-aid programs and prepares related paperwork; recommends enforcement actions and prepares reports; reviews and makes recommendations on environmental permit requests; may prepare publications and guidelines on environmental protection, natural resources education and economic development issues; may develop and implement environmental and leisure service education programs; may testify at public hearings; may prepare enforcement actions; may serve as a legislative liaison; 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:

Assist in 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 CT Remediation Standard Regulations (RSRs).

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

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

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

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of principles and practices in fields relative to environmental protection; knowledge of 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 environmental program planning principles and practices; knowledge of statistics; 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

Six (6) 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 the 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; or 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 the 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; or 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 a Environmental Analyst 1 may be substituted for the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Work experience with site remediation investigations, Phase I, II and III investigations and remediation action plans;

· Work experience with and knowledge of the principles and practices of environmental regulations specific to site remediation and CT Remediation Standard Regulations (RSRs);

· Work experience with and knowledge of ecological risk assessment, groundwater modeling and remediation permitting;  

· Work experience with reading, interpreting and using maps and relational databases, aerial photos, topographic and other resource maps, and identifying or delineating natural resources; technical charts, graphs, data tables, drawings and plans, and environmental assessment and evaluation technique;

· 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;

· 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

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.