Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Analyst 3 (35 Hour)

Recruitment #210706-7120EE-001

Introduction


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The State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental and Energy Protection (DEEP), Radiation Division, is looking to hire an Environmental Analyst 3 to work in Hartford.

JOB DETAILS
Governor Lamont has notified the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission that Connecticut intends to assume regulatory authority for radioactive material and become an Agreement State by 2025. The Selected candidate for this position will have responsibilities at the advanced working level lead to:
  • Develop the Agreement State program and regulations governing the environmental and public safety requirements associated with the use of radioactive material in Connecticut.
  • Serve as the Agreement State program coordinator including:
    1. review and analyze proposed legislation for consistency with policies, plans and statutes as well as for federal compatibility requirements
    2. design and conduct licensing and inspection protocols and procedures consistent with federal compatibility requirements
    3. prepare licensing documents
  • Conduct inspection and enforcement activities related to use
  • Review and make recommendations regarding radioactive material licensing requests
  • Serve as department representative for radiation regulatory and advisory boards
  • Act as liaison with US NRC and Organization of Agreement States regarding radioactive material policies and procedures
This is a full-time, 35 hour-per-week position located in Hartford, CT.

We offer a competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan as well as paid time off, including 12 paid holidays per calendar year!

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ABOUT US
The 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.

The Radiation Division’s primary mission is to ensure the safe and secure use of radioactive material and radiation producing machines in the state. The core functions include: developing sound policy and regulation, ensuring compliance by the regulated community, monitoring the environment for buildup of radiation, ensuring proper cleanup of sites where radioactive material was used, and both preparing for and responding to radiological emergencies and incidents across the state.

Selection Plan

The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.

The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.

Questions about this recruitment should be directed to Jake Ferrari via email at jake.ferrari@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this class is accountable for acting as a working lead and/or for performing the most complex tasks in the technical review and analysis of environmental program data and issues within the environmental field, developing recommended actions and programs and implementing policy and program decisions.

In other state agencies this class is accountable for acting as a working lead and/or for performing the most complex tasks in the technical review and analysis of environmental program data and issues, developing recommended actions and programs and implementing policy and program decisions.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

ADVANCED WORKING LEVEL: Conducts specialized planning, research, inventory, environmental quality and natural resource studies; provides technical assistance in identifying state resources, planning and implementing natural resource education programs and formulating environmental policies and management practices; designs elements to be included in plan; develops programs and regulations to implement environmental policy; serves as program coordinator; reviews and analyzes proposed legislation or projects for consistency with policies, plans and statutes; designs and conducts site investigations; prepares environmental impact statements and recommends corrective actions and alternatives; coordinates permit, monitoring and enforcement activities; reviews and coordinates grants programs; reviews and makes recommendations regarding permit and registration requests; serves as department representative on various regulatory and advisory boards and committees; prepares informational and educational materials, grant applications, legal documents, budget information and review and enforcement reports; oversees development and preparation of publications and guidelines on environmental protection, natural resource education and other issues; serves as agency program coordinator; monitors and testifies at public hearings; serves as a legislative liaison; makes recommendations on policies or standards; prepares reports and correspondence; leads lower level staff on assigned projects; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Seven (7) 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 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.
3. For State Employees one (1) year of experience as an Environmental Analyst 2 or two (2) years of experience as an Environmental Analyst 1 may be substituted for the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience implementing regulatory programs
  • Experience with State, Federal, and Interstate regulations and codes relating to radioactive materials.
  • Experience with overseeing and coordinating complex projects or programs
  • Experience communicating in person, on the phone, and in writing with a variety of constituents, including co-workers and the public
  • Experience completing tasks independently
  • Experience leading and contributing to a project team
  • Demonstrates consistent commitment to maintaining technical knowledge

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.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.