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Illinois EPA Springfield, IL, USA
Apr 18, 2019
Full time
Description of Duties/Essential Functions Under direct supervision of the Water Quality Standards Unit Manager, Great Lakes Program and Standards Development, Bureau of Water, learns to function as a staff member in a program engaged in the execution of highly technical, scientific, sensitive and unique activities related to water quality standards issues.  Learn to develop aquatic life, wildlife and human health toxicity-based water quality standards and criteria and assist in the implementation of these standards and criteria in National Pollution Discharge and Elimination System (NPDES) permits.  Learn to locate pertinent studies from global literature regarding surface water toxicity-based standards and maintain a highly technical database dedicated to the purpose of supplying toxicological information for standards and criteria development.  Confers with Agency staff in drawing conclusions regarding the approval or denial of permits, variances, adjusted standards and development of new or revised pollution standards. (Information purposes only: Targeted Title - Environmental Protection Specialist I Bid# 14-0042) Minimum Requirements Education and Experience: Requires a bachelor's degree in some field of the life sciences. Special Skills: Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, limnology, ecology, or biology with course work in environmental toxicology. Specific Job Requirements: Must be able to apply methodologies and regulations pertaining to aquatic life, wildlife, and human health toxicity-based standards.  Will be required to locate sites on topographic maps.  Desirable Attributes: Course work or job experience in aquatic ecosystem assessment and toxicology and familiarity with toxics programs, including risk management, whole effluent toxicity testing, human health toxicity of water borne chemicals and aquatic life toxicity data. Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact 8:30AM-5:00PM Monday-Friday 1021 North Grand Avenue East Springfield, IL Kathy Taylor IEPA 1021 North Grand Avenue East MC#37 PO Box 19276 Springfield, IL 62794-9276 (217)785-1745 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Illinois EPA Springfield, IL
Apr 18, 2019
Full time
Description of Duties/Essential Functions Under direct supervision of the Pre-Construction Unit Supervisor in the Infrastructure Financial Assistance Section (IFAS), Bureau of Water, participates in an on-the-job training period receiving working assignments designed to develop knowledge, understanding, and practical skills consonant with management of grant and loan funded projects for the construction and rehabilitation of public water supply and wastewater systems; receives controlled assignments of increasing difficulty and responsibility covering the full range of project management activities for various types of water and wastewater projects. Minimum Requirements Education and Experience: Requires the knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of four years of college with coursework in the physical, life or environmental sciences. Requires one year of professional experience in pollution abatement or a related field. Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact 8:30AM-5:00PM Monday-Friday 1021 North Grand Avenue East Springfield, IL Kathy Taylor IEPA 1021 North Grand Avenue East MC#37 PO Box 19276 Springfield, IL 62794-9276 (217)785-1745 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Illinois EPA Springfield, IL, USA
Apr 18, 2019
Full time
Description of Duties/Essential Functions Under direct supervision of the Water Quality Standards Section Manager, Division of Water Pollution Control, Bureau of Water, performs duties of a technical nature to implement the provisions of the Illinois Pollution Control Board and other Agency water quality standards development and implementation. Minimum Requirements Education and Training: Requires a Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields of study: Aquatic Biology, Toxicology, Fisheries Biology or related course of study and experience equal to one year of professional experience in the fields of Aquatic Biology, Toxicology and Fisheries Biology.  Course work in ecology, toxicology, limnology or related environmental science necessary, supplemented by a Master's degree.  Desirable Attributes: Work experience in field biology, study of biology and chemistry or stream systems and ability to interpret macroinvertebrate, fish, phytoplankton and other biological data. Specific Job Requirements: Requires ability to travel, valid Illinois driver's license, and ability to work overtime and must posses the physical capacity to conduct field work in lakes and streams. Special Skills: Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to gathering, analyzing and interpreting water quality and/or toxicity data for one year. Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact 8:30AM-5:00PM Monday-Friday 1021 North Grand Avenue East Springfield, IL Kathy Taylor IEPA 1021 North Grand Avenue East MC#37 PO Box 19276 Springfield, IL 62794-9276 (217)785-1745 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Illinois EPA Springfield, IL, USA
Apr 18, 2019
Full time
Description of Duties/Essential Functions Under direct supervision of the Pre-Construction Unit Supervisor in the Infrastructure Financial Assistance Section (IFAS), Bureau of Water, participates in an Agency sponsored training program of six to twelve months duration, receiving working assignments designed to develop knowledge, understanding, and practical skills consonant with management of grant and loan funded projects for the construction and rehabilitation of public water supply and wastewater systems; receives controlled assignments of increasing difficulty and responsibility covering the full range of project management activities for various types of water and wastewater projects.   (Information purposes only: Targeted Title - Environmental Protection Specialist I Bid#14-0040) Minimum Requirements Education and Experience: Requires a Bachelor's degree in some field of the life sciences.  This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title. Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact 8:30AM-5:00PM Monday-Friday 1021 North Grand Avenue East Springfield, IL Kathy Taylor IEPA 1021 North Grand Avenue East MC#37 PO Box 19276 Springfield, IL 62794-9276 (217)785-1745 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com