Climate Change Project Specialist

Recruitment #081418-MXGC08-400400

Summary Statement

This position will be responsible for supporting programs and initiatives that promote greenhouse gas emissions reductions in the transportation sector. This position will assist with research, policy analysis, program management, and education efforts.  Specific projects include research and analysis of state and regional policies for alternative fuel vehicles, processing and tracking rebates,attending events to provide program information to the public, and supporting the Delaware Clean Cities collation through management  of social media, education, and outreach activities.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Research and analyze policies, data and information.
  • Evaluate costs, benefits, and consequences of environmental and transportation policies.
  • Develop forms, spreadsheets, records and reports to document progress of adaptation recommendations.
  • Coordinate between agencies for meetings, site visits and data needs.
  • Must be able to demonstrate responsibility, dependability and good communication skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Seasonal Climate Change Project Specialist

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training.  Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Six months experience in conducting research.
  2. Six months experience in using standard computer software programs for word processing, spreadsheets or databases.
  3. Knowledge of climate change, environmental, and/or clean transportation policies.
  4. Knowledge of interpreting rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Additional Posting Information

This posting may be closed on or before  9/15/2018 upon filling the vacant position.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

Selection Process

The application and resume are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the resume to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at



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