Program Analyst 1 (Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loan Program Analyst)

  • Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
  • Portland, OR, United States
  • Nov 22, 2016
Full time Administrative/Environmental Support Advocacy Environmental Education/Communication EHS - Environmental, Health & Saftey Water Quality

Job Description

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Operations Division, Water Quality Community and Program Assistance section, has an immediate opening for a full-time, Program Analyst 1 position.  This position will serve as the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Loan Program Analyst for the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.

The purpose of this position is to serve as an analyst and resource for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Loan Program. The Program Analyst 1 in this position will assist the program with organizing and updating guidelines and informational tools to support operation and implementation of the program, including program communication and marketing. The Program Analyst 1 will also support and coordinate reporting data and financial information to EPA and provide overall assistance to the program for keeping guidance, manuals and forms up to date.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

Program Implementation Support
Coordinate, organize and track revisions to guidance documents, forms and publications for the program.
Provide program assistance and refer to appropriate staff for interpretation of state and federal regulations, and DEQ policies and procedures related to CWSRF program operations to DEQ staff, public agencies and consultants. Track program assistance and compile and present recommended program improvements.
Work with program staff to identify CWSRF program implementation issues and solutions, including achieving sustainable practices, climate and disaster resiliency, to support effective and consistent implementation of the program throughout the state. 
Compile and coordinate program reports and data reporting as needed, such as the Clean Watershed Benefits Reporting database to meet federal and state requirements.
Assist with the American Iron and Steel and Davis-Bacon Act reporting to EPA.
Assist with compiling and organizing Environmental Review Determinations.
Assist with coordination of publishing the Intended Use Plan.
Assist Loan Specialist with financial and environmental data input, disbursements, and reporting
Program Assistance
Coordinate the development and update of policies and guidance on the CWSRF loan program for DEQ staff, public agencies and consultants.
Update forms and materials that will provide program operation and implementation assistance to DEQ water quality staff, communities and organizations and that will streamline program operations.
Participate in the development, implementation and tracking of Outcome based management for the CWSRF program.
Participate in Strategic Planning for program improvements for the CWSRF program
Communications and Marketing
Coordinate marketing efforts and outreach activities with regional staff, including coordinating meetings with federal and state agencies, communities, public agencies and organizations, and program stakeholders to promote the CWSRF loan program.
Implement Marketing Plan recommendations, including helping create technical assistance materials, and organize trade show participation with regional staff.
Implement Communications Plan recommendations, including organizing the Quarterly newsletter, coordinating website updates, assist with developing talking points and provide overall communications assistance for the program

Other Related Duties and Responsibilities
Assist section manager to ensure DEQ is meeting responsibilities of federal and state initiatives and other program requirements
Serve on internal and external committees, task forces, and work groups as requested and as allowed by other work priorities.
Attend CWSRF program team, Community and Program Assistance Section, Water quality program and Operations Division meetings.
Perform other duties as assigned by the section manager.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - To be considered a qualified applicant you must meet the following criteria:

A Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Administration, Natural Resources or Social Sciences

OR
Any combination of experience or education equivalent to three years technical-level experience coordinating or administering a government-regulated program.

Desired Attributes - Preference may be given to applicants with:
Experience working effectively in a team environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience and/or education with communications and marketing
Experience with program coordination
Familiarity with natural resource programs or community development infrastructure

Additional Information
Application Screening: In order to evaluate your experience as it relates to this position, we need detailed responses to the supplemental questions. Please respond completely in the space provided. Responses to the supplemental questions will be considered when determining which applicants, among those who meet the minimum qualifications, will be invited to interview. Failure to respond to each question in the space provided for that question may result in disqualification of your application.

Your application and application materials must be consistent and thorough in order to be considered. If the information contained in your answers to each of the supplemental questions is not reflected in your work history, your application may be removed from consideration. A cover letter and/or resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the work history section or answers to the supplemental questions.

Please note that your responses may also be evaluated for grammar, spelling and punctuation.

To see the official job announcement and to apply click "Apply Now" to go to the official Oregon DEQ job announcement and to complete the Oregon Employment Application online. All application materials must be received by the closing date/time posted.

Closing 12/6/2016 12:00 AM Pacific
 
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Sector

Government- State/Provincial

Salary

$3,366.00 - $4,899.00 Monthly