Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation

TDEC is one of the most diverse, dynamic departments in state government. We are seeking employees with the skills, abilities, character and experience to make a positive difference in the quality of life for citizens and communities across Tennessee. We offer health and dental insurance, a comprehensive non-contributory defined benefit pension plan (five-year vesting), 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and other benefits are provided. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience. - See more at: http://www.tennessee.gov/environment/topic/employment-and-internships#sthash.uJoBsk28.dpuf

Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation Davidson County, TN, USA
Oct 30, 2019
Full time
Job Overview Summary:   Under immediate supervision, is responsible for professional environmental engineering work of routine difficulty; and performs related work as required. Distinguishing Features:   This is the entry level class in the Environmental Protection Specialist sub-series. An employee in this class is assigned to learn a variety of environmental engineering duties. An employee may perform environmental program and/or regulatory duties in a specific program specialty area such as air pollution, water pollution, water supply, groundwater, remediation, solid and hazardous waste management, underground storage tanks, natural gas, natural gas safety or hazardous liquid products. This class differs from Environmental Protection Specialist 3 in that an incumbent of the latter performs environmental engineering duties at the advanced working level under general supervision. *An applicant appointed to this flexibly staffed class will be reclassified to Environmental Protection Specialist 3 after successful completion of a mandatory two year training period; inadequate or marginal performance during the training period will result in automatic termination. Competencies (KSA's) Competencies: Written Communication Listening Technical Learning Decision Quality Composure Time Management Drive For Results Action Oriented Presentation Skills Conflict Management Self-Development Standing Alone Knowledge: Engineering & Technology Mathematics Computer & Electronics Chemistry Clerical Law & Government Design Physics Mechanical Skills: Reading Comprehension Writing Active Listening Speaking Mathematics Science Active Learning Critical Thinking Abilities: Written Comprehension Written Expression Oral Comprehension Speech Clarity Oral Expression Deductive Reasoning Mathematical Reasoning Minimum Qualifications LOCATION OF (1) POSITION TO BE FILLED: DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION, AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DIVISION, DAVIDSON COUNTY https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/environment/job-announcements-/preferred-service/00105828EVPS1APC.pdf   (Download PDF reader) Education and Experience:   Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in engineering.   Substitution of Professional Registration for the Required Education:   Registration as a professional engineer with the State of Tennessee may substitute for the required bachelor's degree.   OR  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in engineering. Other Requirements Necessary Special Qualifications:   A valid motor vehicle operator license may be required.  Examination Method:   Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !