Analyst Trainee

  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
  • Trenton, New Jersey, USA
  • Oct 09, 2019
Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Communication - Public Outreach

Job Description

DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of a supervisor in a State department or agency, as a trainee and productive worker, receives on the job training in analytic practices/procedures and application and research and preparation of reports, completes assignments which will provide practical analyst experience and/or learns to review and analyze financial reports; does other related work.

SPECIFIC TO THE POSITION: As a key team member of the DEP’s Office of Communications, the Analyst Trainee will help the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection convey the stories and messages that support DEP priorities and a stronger, fairer New Jersey.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Research and develop content – including video, graphics and text – for DEP social media platforms and improving social media strategies and integration.
  • Support DEP leadership and programs in the communication of DEP priorities – including responding to climate change, protecting New Jersey’s water, community revitalization, promoting natural and historic resources, and environmental justice.
  • Research and develop content for public appearances (and advance event planning) for DEP spokespeople.
  • Conduct daily media monitoring to inform the executive team and senior staff members of public dialogue relevant to the DEP.
  • Maintain alignment between DEP Office of Communications and the Governor's Communications Office through regular reporting. •Collaborate on and develop content for DEP’s employee audiences.
  • Support the DEP’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the DEP and Earth Day.

PREFERRED SKILL SET: Candidates should have excellent communications skills, with a focus on collaboration, writing, and editing content. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a track record of bringing enthusiasm and innovation to their workplace with a passion for environmental protection issues.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree. NOTE: All college degrees (both U.S. and non-U.S.) and/or transcripts from a college or university must already be evaluated for accreditation by the closing date of the posting. Failure to comply will this requirement may result in ineligibility. NOTE: All college degrees (both U.S. and non-U.S.) and/or transcripts from a college or university must already be evaluated for accreditation by the closing date of the posting. Failure to comply will this requirement may result in ineligibility.

LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

RESIDENCY: All persons newly hired on or after September 1, 2011 have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain principal residence in the State of New Jersey subject to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L.2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act”.

AUTHORIZATION TO WORK: Selected candidates must be authorized to work in the United States per the Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Regulations. NOTE: The State of New Jersey does not provide sponsorship for citizenship to the United States. NOTE: Interviews will be granted based on the cover letter, resume, and credentials submitted in response to this notice. Applicants may be required to provide a copy of their transcripts at time of interview. Selected candidate(s) shall not be serving a working test period at the time of the appointment. Please include the posting number in the subject of the e-mail when submitting your credentials. If you have established Veteran’s Preference with the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, please submit proof of this along with your resume.

SUBMIT LETTER OF INTEREST, RESUME AND E-MAIL ADDRESS BY 4:00 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE TO:

Denise Mudie
Division of Human Resources
Bureau of Human Resource Operations
PO Box 420; Mail Code 436-01
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
E-mail Address: Executive.resumes@dep.nj.gov
Fax Number (609) 292-0968

Accommodations will be made for qualified applicants or employees with disabilities New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Salary

$42,895.85