State of Maryland

ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM MANAGER I (#006160)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $60,514.00-$97,159.00 Yearly


GRADE

20

CLASS ATTRIBUTES

SKILLED SERVICE           BARGAINING UNIT: X  

NATURE OF WORK

An Environmental Program Manager I is the first managerial level of work that has statewide impact with responsibility for an identifiable environmental programmatic area.  The work of the classification includes planning, directing, developing and implementing the activities of assigned environmental programmatic areas.  Employees in this classification have program responsibility.  Employees in this classification manage the program through lower-level Environmental Specialist Supervisors and lower-level scientific or technical supervisors.

Employees in this classification receive managerial supervision from an Environmental Program Manager II or an environmental scientist manager.

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 I and is differentiated from the Environmental Specialist IV in that the Environmental Program Manager I has statewide responsibility for an identifiable environmental programmatic area and supervisory responsibility for Environmental Specialists IV while the Environmental Specialist IV has major program responsibility in the field of environmental analysis for a large State agency and has supervisory responsibility for lower-level Environmental Specialists.   The Environmental Program Manager I is differentiated from the Environmental Program Manager II 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.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Directs the activities of a specific programmatic area in the enforcement of laws regarding air pollution, water pollution, waste management and other environmental facets of community health;

Supervises the activities of lower-level Environmental Specialist Supervisors and lower-level scientific or technical professionals;

Assists in the preparation and administration of the budget for a specific environmental programmatic area;

Makes recommendations concerning new or revised legislation affecting environmental issues;

Develops and implements policies and procedures regarding environmental compliance and enforcement activities;

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.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Class Descriptions are broad descriptions covering 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 Skilled Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Skilled Service positions.  Some positions in Skilled Service classifications may be designated as Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

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 from collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and therefore, all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

Date Revised

January 4, 2019

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 006160; EST: ; REV: 1/4/2019;

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