This position will manage, develop and oversee the implementation of outreach, K-12, public education, community engagement, and technical assistance programs for the Delaware Coastal programs Section. Position leads and develops mission driven programming for a range of audiences that translates science and packages information to promote learning, action, and decision-making. Position will assist with writing and administrating grants and associated budgets, strategic planning and directly supervise a team consisting of full time staff, part time seasonal employees, interns and volunteers.
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.
- Plans, coordinates and oversees program implementation.
- Provides technical direction and oversight for subordinates.
- Recommends and drafts laws, rules and regulations applicable to assigned program areas.
- Drafts grant applications and budget proposals; may participate in other specialized fiscal activities.
- Manages staff personnel matters such as training, performance evaluation, hiring interviews, and making hiring recommendations.
- Plans, coordinates and conducts meetings and workshops with other agencies and the private sector.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Environmental Program Manager I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Engineering, Environmental Science or related field.
- Three years experience in interpreting environmental laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
- Three years experience in analyzing and evaluating data.
- One year experience in designing, planning, and overseeing the implementation of environmental/natural resources projects or program components while ensuring statewide or regional program goals are achieved.
- Knowledge of budget development which includes analyzing financial data and making long and short range plans and projections.
- Knowledge of staff supervision acquired through course work, academic training, training provided through an employer, or performing as a lead worker overseeing the work of others; OR supervising staff which may include planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others; OR supervising through subordinate supervisors a group of professional, technical, and clerical employees.
Conditions of Hire
Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire. The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.
As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
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