Environmental Programs Officer II

Recruitment #220719-R25B-02


The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF) is seeking a full time Environmental Programs Officer II in the Food Safety Division. This position (PIN #04000441) is in state government located in Oklahoma City, OK. The State of Oklahoma offers a comprehensive Benefits Packet, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. The annual salary for this position $ 58,000.00.

Basic Purpose:
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the planning, organization, supervision and coordination of work related to environmental programs, consumer protection programs, water resources management, hydrologic studies, engineering structures, or other environmental concerns, and will direct the work activities of a staff of professional and technical personnel in the multifunctional enforcement of state and federal laws and regulations applicable to protection of the environment and public health.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge, skills and abilities required include knowledge of the principles and practices of applicable programs; of state and federal laws pertaining to applicable programs; of biological, radiological and chemical analysis and applicable laboratory methodologies; of monitoring and surveillance techniques; of environmental problems and the principles of environmental control; of the preparation and review of environmental grant applications; of the survey and inspection of environmental and sanitary conditions; of epidemiology; of budget preparation and control; and of the principles of ground and surface water geology, hydrology, and biology; of the principles and practices of effective supervision; of program planning and evaluation; and of administrative principles and practices. Ability is required to develop, implement, and manage programs; to apply research methodologies; to develop and control budgets; to organize and conduct public hearings; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to interpret applicable state and federal laws; to develop and implement training programs; to analyze complex situations and make sound judgments; and to collect and analyze data.


Education and Experience requirements consist of a bachelor’s degree with at least 24 semester hours in one of the above areas and six years of qualifying professional experience plus one additional year of qualifying professional experience in a supervisory or administrative capacity; OR master’s degree in a physical, natural, biological, geological or hydrological science, engineering, environmental science, environmental health, geography, anthropology, archeology, sociology, or related field and four years of professional experience in one or more of the above areas plus one additional year of qualifying professional experience in a supervisory or administrative capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of professional experience in one or more of the above areas for each year of the required education.


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