Environmental Program Specialist III

  • Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Juneau, AK
  • Mar 14, 2017
Full time Environmental Science/Engineering Environmental Protection Hazardous Waste / RCRA Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description

Job Description

THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT FROM THE CURRENT HIRING RESTRICTIONS. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN JUNEAU, ALASKA AND IS OPEN TO ALL APPLICANTS ELIGIBLE TO ACCEPT WORK IN THE U.S. IT IS A RANGE 18 IN THE GENERAL GOVERNMENT UNION (GGU).


The Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Spill Prevention and Response (SPAR) is recruiting for an Environmental Program Specialist III in the Juneau area.  This position is key to the success of the reorganized Prevention, Preparedness and Response Program. 
 
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 

  • Assists the department's IT staff in the development of the program's databases to include testing major changes and updates
  • Acts as the PPR Program's web master
  • Assists in the development of the department's position on pending legislation effecting the division and prepares position papers and provides data base information to the program director
  • Serves as the program's representative to the department GIS committee

 
This position is located in Juneau and is remotely supervised from Anchorage. SPAR recently reorganized and this is a chance to make a positive impact on hazardous spill prevention and response. Juneau's SPAR Division is located in the DEC Building, centrally located in the heart of Down Town Juneau.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college in an environmental, physical, biological, or natural science; engineering; planning; natural resources; or public or business administration.
AND EITHER
One year of first working professional level experience developing knowledge and skills in environmental regulations, pollution control, environmental damage recovery or programs to protect or improve environmental quality. This experience is met by service as an Environmental Program Specialist II with the State of Alaska, or the equivalent with another employer.
OR
One year of journey professional experience evaluating the potential environmental and socio-economic impacts of construction projects; preparing environmental documentation; and determining, negotiating, and monitoring permitted activities. This experience is met by service as an Environmental Impact Analyst II with the State of Alaska, or the equivalent with another employer.
OR
Two years of journey professional experience in the development, administration, analysis or implementation of programs to manage land, water, mineral, forest, oil, gas, agricultural, natural and cultural history, and related surface and subsurface resources of the state. The required experience includes work such as a Natural Resource Specialist II, Forester II, Geologist II, Hydrologist II, Agronomist II, Historian II, Archaeologist II, Fishery Biologist II, Wildlife Biologist II, Habitat Biologist II, Cartographer II, or Planner II with the State of Alaska, or the equivalent with another employer.

Substitution:
Four years of any combination of experience in environmental or scientific field work, sampling, and analysis; environmental regulation compliance; site remediation; emergency response; hydrologic or geologic studies; environmental planning; or environmental engineering and post-secondary education in an environmental, physical, biological, or natural science; engineering; planning; natural resources; or public or business administration from an accredited college (3 semester or 4 quarter hours equal one month) will substitute for the required degree.

Special Note:
Physical science includes fields such as chemistry, physics, astronomy, geology, hydrology, meteorology, oceanography, etc.

Additional Required Information

REQUIRED INFORMATION
In order for your application to be considered complete, please attach the following items:

  • You must supply three professional references
  • You will asked to provide a professional writing sample if selected for an interview

Closing 3/27/2017 5:00 PM Alaska

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Sector

Government- State/Provincial

Salary

$5,017.00 Monthly