|Date Opened||5/7/2020 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$101,066 - $137,814/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||5/24/2020 11:59:00 PM|
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 advancing policies to achieve more reliable, affordable and sustainable energy 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 Air Management (BAM), our is mission to protect human health, safety, and the environment and enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Connecticut by managing air quality, radioactive materials, and radiation. The Bureau consists of four divisions: Planning, Engineering, Radiation and Enforcement.
With this goal in mind, BAM is looking for an Assistant Division Director for the Enforcement Division. The Division is responsible for enforcing requirements of the federal Clean Air Act and state statutes and regulations to protect air and public health and safety. Specific programmatic responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Ensuring timely inspections for 78 major sources and over 150 minor sources of air pollution;
Assuring small business compliance through targeted outreach and education programs;
Ensuring federal mandates and performance agreements are met to comply with grant commitments;
Assisting in the integration of technological advances in the enforcement program;
Increasing the field presence for the auditing of over 257 sources subject to compliance emissions testing and continuous emissions monitoring systems;
Maintaining strong coordination with agency enforcement programs and the Connecticut Attorney General's office on formal enforcement cases.
The position will be located at DEEP Headquarters, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106.
This is a fulltime, 40 hour per week, Monday – Friday position.
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.
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.
Assists in the operation and management of the Enforcement Division; assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of the Enforcement Division's policies, goals and objectives; assists in coordinating, planning and managing enforcement activities; assists in the formulation and ensures implementation of program goals, objectives, new procedures and procedural revisions; recommends appropriate staffing levels; designs and implements performance review standards for the Enforcement Division's staff; administers state and federal clean air laws and regulations; develops new laws and regulations related to the Division's programs; serves as the state liaison with federal programs; assists in preparation of the Division's budget; maintains contacts and liaison with public and private individuals and organizations and other agency units with the potential to impact program activities; performs related duties as required.
Day-to-day management responsibility for the Division, includes:
Providing direction to the four supervisory groups and planning and prioritizing division activities;
Formulating and recommending program goals and objectives to evaluate and implement strategies that improve the enforcement of Connecticut’s air quality regulations to improve public safety, public health, and environmental protection outcomes for the Department;
Leading and overseeing the implementation of plans to achieve goals and objectives;
Assisting in the development and implementation of the Geospatial Monitoring of Air Pollution (GMAP) in field inspections;
Balancing competing priorities to efficiently use available resources to meet goals and objectives;
Building and providing the training necessary in the Division to develop and expand staff capacity at all levels, with a focus on succession planning;
Coordinating with partners as appropriate, including local governments, other state agencies, the federal government (including US EPA), non-governmental organizations, and other constituent groups; and
Representing Connecticut on the local, state, regional and national level in various forums with colleagues and stakeholders from other states, the federal government
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.