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Environmental Analyst 2 - Emergency Response and Spill Prevention
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Deadline to Apply:
Friday, July 15, 2022, 11:45pm
Website:Environmental Analyst 2
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 cleaner and more reliable energy available for the people and businesses of the state. The agency is committed to playing a positive role in Connecticut’s economy and creating jobs and to fostering a sustainable, resilient, and prosperous future for the state.
This is a 35 hour per week position with a (flexible) schedule of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. There is potential weekend or non-standard hours work due to field conditions.
This position will be located at DEEP Headquarters, 79 Elm Street in Hartford, CT and will allow for a hybrid work schedule, dependent on business needs.
The Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance (MMCA)’s works to ensure the proper management of materials including hazardous materials and petroleum products. Through a number of different mechanisms - outreach and education, product handling efforts and phase outs, training, and regulatory activity the Department is working to develop better stewardship of these materials. The Emergency Response and Spill Prevention Division specifically strives to prevent and promptly respond to releases to protect environmental quality and public safety for Connecticut's current and future generations. Within this division the Landfill Stewardship Operations unit is charged with the long-term stewardship activities of several closed regional landfills. This involves field monitoring and maintenance activities, environmental analyses of water, and coordination with government and non-government stakeholders and other units within DEEP.
This position is responsible for completing field work and office-based work related to the day-to-day operations of the Landfill Stewardship Operations Unit within the Emergency Response and Spills Prevention Division (ERSPD), with potential assignment of related duties in other units to address agency operational needs. The Landfill Stewardship Operations Unit has the obligation to conduct long-term post-closure care of several landfills previously managed by other entities.
This unit helps fulfill the critical mission of protection of public health and safety through responsibilities including permit compliance monitoring and reporting; operating groundwater and landfill gas collection and treatment systems; and maintenance and protection of site conditions; and establishing and maintaining relationships with property owners, adjacent property owners, municipalities, and utilities.
The Environmental Analyst 2:
- Works with multiple contracts and contractors;
- Conducts on-site environmental inspections;
- Coordinates field activities of contractors;
- May conduct sampling of water and soil;
- Prepares reports and correspondence;
- Reviews analytical results of environmental samples;
- Adheres to permit conditions and schedules; and performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL and ABILITY
Knowledge of principles and practices in fields relative to environmental protection; knowledge of principles and practices of environmental and policy analysis; knowledge of local, state and federal laws, statutes, regulations and policies pertaining to environmental protection; knowledge of environmental program planning principles and practices; knowledge of statistics; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; research and organizational skills; ability to understand and interpret legislation and technical data; ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) 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 the 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; or 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 the 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; or 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 a Environmental Analyst 1 may be substituted for the General Experience.
Experience independently preparing or reviewing written summaries or reports of the environmental conditions of contaminated properties.
Experience communicating environmental concepts to stakeholders, including the public, using summary reports, graphics, charts, and dashboards.
Experience independently conducting environmental field work involving collection of soil and water samples, adhering to health and safety requirements and sample chain of custody protocols.
Experience with Microsoft software, including Excel.
Experience in prioritizing and tracking projects to meet deadlines.
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.
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.
How to Apply:
Complete a Master Application and directly apply to this recruitment.
In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. Please ensure that your application is complete. You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the State of Connecticut.
Salary $61,779* - $89,215/year
The State of Connecticut provides a leading comprehensive benefits package including:
- Excellent health and dental coverage;
- A generous retirement plan;
- Paid time off;
- A healthy work/life balance;
- This role will also allow for tuition reimbursement.