Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist)

  • California Department of Pesticide Regulation
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Mar 08, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Job Description and Duties

Working at the advanced level under the general direction of the Environmental Program Manager I (Supervisory), incumbent independently applies scientific methods and principles to identify environmental problems, develops mitigating courses of action, and conducts extremely complex and difficult scientific investigations on issues of major importance to the use of pesticide products in the State. Assigned lead responsibility as risk assessment/mitigation liaison, Pesticide Contamination Prevention Act (PCPA) process coordinator, and for the structural pest control device registration program. Analyzes and evaluates complex scientific data in response to risk assessment or risk mitigation of pesticide active ingredients as a part of a complex and environmentally sensitive statewide pesticide registration program, which protects the State's natural resources and public health.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

The candidate must possess the ability to:

  • Use a computer, monitor, mouse, and keyboard within an 8-hour work day.
  • Lift data volumes weighing up to 10 pounds.

Final Filing Date: 3/21/2018

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Job Level



Government- State/Provincial


3,493.00 - $7,690.00