This position is part of the team responsible for implementation of the State of Delaware’s Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Programs and Recycling Program. Job responsibilities include waste reduction efforts, grant management, policy oversight, outreach and permitting, compliance monitoring, enforcement and remediation at waste facilities.
Selective Requirements must be met in addition to the job requirements. Applicants who do not possess the selective requirement will not be qualified.
Six months experience in environmental programs involving waste reduction, recycling, or re-use activities.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Conducts field studies or inspections and evaluations for compliance with permit and regulatory requirements; observes, collects, analyzes, reviews and interprets data from standard field studies, compliance inspections, various regulatory submissions or literature and makes recommendations.
- Performs statistical analysis of data.
- Conducts technical reviews and makes recommendations on permit applications or other various regulatory submissions to ensure compliance with regulations.
- Prepares permits, technical reports and/or enforcement case documents.
- Responds to technical/regulatory inquiries from other state, local and federal agencies as well as public and private organizations or individuals.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Environmental Scientist IV
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Possession of a Masters degree or higher in an environmentally related scientific discipline or Bachelors degree or higher in an environmentally related scientific discipline and current professional certification.
- Possession of scientific prominence or recognition with publication in a scientific or trade journal.
- Three years experience in environmental or natural resources project management which includes planning, developing, implementing, managing and evaluating environmental or natural resources projects to ensure objectives are met.
- Three years experience in analyzing and evaluating scientific data.
- Three years experience in interpreting environmental laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
Conditions of Hire
As a condition of hire you must possess a drivers license.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.
DNREC Medical Exam: To meet the Division of Waste and Hazardous Substance Health and Safety requirements, applicants for this position must successfully pass a baseline medical examination to demonstrate fitness for duty. For additional information concerning the Division of Waste and Hazardous Substance Health and Safety Program, please visit our website at Http://www.awm.delaware.gov/SiteCollectionDocuments/AWM%20Gallery/AWMSafety.pdf
The application is evaluated based upon a rating of training and experience.
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Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.