Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Analyst 1 (35 Hour)

Hybrid

Recruitment #220606-0227EE-001

Introduction



Are you an analytical and technical individual looking to make an impact? 
If so, we have a terrific opportunity for you! 

The State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is currently recruiting for an Environmental Analyst 1 to join our team within the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation, Boating Division located in Old Lyme, CT. 

About Us: 

CT DEEP is charged with conserving, improving and protecting the natural resources and the environment of Connecticut as well as making cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy available for the people and businesses of the state. The agency is also committed to playing a positive role in rebuilding Connecticut's economy and creating jobs - and to fostering a sustainable and prosperous economic future for the state. 

Position Highlights: 

The Bureau of Outdoor Recreation consists of the Divisions of Boating, State Parks & Public Outreach, and State Environmental Conservation Police. Together they administer the state's outdoor recreation programs and provide for the enforcement of fish and game regulations and boating laws. 

DEEP is seeking an enthusiastic and organized person to fill this important role in a fast-paced environment. This position will be assigned to the Boating Division's Regulatory Section which is responsible for activities that support the mission of the division. 

This is a full-time position, 35 hours per week, typically working Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, though some weekend hours may occasionally be necessary.  

*The salary range above may increase effective July 1, 2022. 

What we can offer you: 

State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive benefits plan that includes: 
  • Excellent health and dental coverage; 
  • A generous retirement plan; 
  • Paid time off; 
  • A healthy work - life balance! 
Learn more about how you can make an impact with DEEP
             

Selection Plan

Application Process:

In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application. The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date, unless otherwise specified.

The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.

Please ensure that your application is complete. You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the state of Connecticut.

Selection Process:

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.

During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. at the discretion of the agency.

Contact Information:

Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Tyler Cashman at Tyler.Cashman@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this class is accountable for performing a limited range of tasks in the technical review and analysis of environmental program data and issues within the environmental field and assisting in the development of recommendations for courses of action and implementation of policy and program decisions.
In other state agencies this class is accountable for performing a limited range of tasks in the planning, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of environmental program data and issues and assisting in the development of recommendations for courses of action.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

1. Manage the Recreational Boating Safety grant program including preparing application materials, managing grant requirements, and preparing reporting documents.
2. Manage the boating accident reporting database, including entering accident reports, analyzing boating accident data to determine trends and to ensure consistency with state and federal requirements to assess impacts to reduce boating injuries and fatalities. Coordinate accident reporting process with Environmental Conservation Police.
3. Assist with statistical analysis of various databases including boating accident reporting, boat registrations, and court dispositions.
4. Accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the technical review and analysis of recreational program data and issues within the recreational boating and environmental fields, developing recommendations on courses of action and assisting with the implementation of policy and program decisions.
5. Researches, collects, and analyzes resources, data, and education materials.
6. Assist other regulatory functions of the division which may include Special Use Licensing, Marine Event Permitting, navigation marker permitting, and abandoned vessels

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KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of principles and practices in fields relative to environmental protection; knowledge of basic principles and practices of environmental and policy analysis; knowledge of local, state and federal laws, statutes, regulations and policies pertaining to environmental protection; knowledge of basic statistics; some knowledge of environmental program planning principles and practices; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; research and organizational skills; ability to understand and interpret legislation and technical data; ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Five (5) years of experience involving technical analysis and interpretation of environmental program data or planning and implementing environmental programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training in a scientific or technical discipline related to the environmental field including but not limited to biological, earth, or physical sciences; environmental planning; environmental law; economics; leisure services; geographic information systems; geography with a concentration in geographic information systems; natural sciences; natural resources may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.

2. A Master's degree in a scientific or technical discipline related to the environmental field including but not limited to biological, earth, physical sciences; environmental planning; environmental law; economics; leisure services; geographic information systems; geography with a concentration in geographic information systems; natural sciences; natural resources may be substituted for five (5) years of the General Experience.

Note: Education may only be substituted for a total of five (5) years.

3. For State Employees one (1) year of experience as an Environmental Intern or Environmental Compliance Specialist 2 may be substituted for the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The preferred candidate will possess:
  • Experience with principles and practices regarding recreational boating safety; 
  • Experience with local, state, and federal laws, statutes, regulations and policies pertaining to recreational boating; 
  • Experience with statistics and computer database management; 
  • Experience with regulatory practices regarding environmental protection; 
  • Experience coordinating grant programs; 
  • Experience using oral and written communication to present information to audiences of various sizes. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some danger of injury or physical harm from on site environments and a moderate degree of discomfort from exposure to year round weather conditions.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.