State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $78,749.00-$132,041.00 Yearly






An Environmental Program Manager II Waste Management is the managerial level of work that has statewide impact with responsibility for two or more major identifiable environmental programmatic areas.  The work of this classification includes planning, directing, developing and implementing the activities of two or more environmental programmatic areas.  Employees in this classification have program responsibility for Waste Management and at least one other program area.   Employees in this classification manage the programs through Environmental Program Managers I and environmental scientist managers with supervisory responsibility for technical supervisors.

Employees in this classification receive executive direction from the Director of the designated administration.

Positions in this classification are evaluated by using the classification job evaluation methodology.  The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of the class specification.

The Environmental Program Manager II is differentiated from the Environmental Program Manager I in that the Environmental Program Manager II has statewide responsibility for an identifiable environmental programmatic area and supervisory responsibility for Environmental Program Managers I and related lower-level staff while the Environmental Program Manager I has statewide responsibility for an identifiable environmental programmatic area and supervisory responsibility for Environmental Specialist Supervisors.


Directs the activities of several major programmatic areas in the enforcement of laws regarding air pollution, water pollution, waste management and other environmental facets of community health;

Supervises the activities of Environmental Program Managers I and environmental scientist managers;

Makes recommendations concerning new or revised legislation affecting environmental issues;

Directs the planning, preparation and administration of the budgets for the programmatic areas;

Advises staff of local entities and regulated industries, as a representative of the department, regarding environmental issues and methods for resolving environmental problems;

Represents the department before the legislature and in matters involving other State, local and federal agencies;

Attends meetings and conferences in an official capacity for planning and recommending corrective work in environmental aspects of public health;

Acts as a consultant in special field problems for interpreting results of investigations and analyses;

Performs other related duties.


Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.


Class Descriptions broadly define groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Class Descriptions provide information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work, General Requirements and Acknowledgements.  The Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.

This is a Management Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Management Service positions.

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit, as indicated by the designation of S (Supervisor), M (Manager), T (Agency Head), U (Board or Commission Member), W (Student), X (Used by Agency or Excluded by Executive Order), or Z (Confidential).  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.   

Date Revised

January 4, 2019

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 000664; REV: 1/4/2019;

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