State of Massachusetts Environmental Analyst III in Boston, Massachusetts

The Department of Environmental Protection - MassDEP - is the state agency responsible for ensuring clean air and water, the safe management of toxics and hazards, the recycling of solid and hazardous wastes, the timely cleanup of hazardous waste sites and spills, and the preservation of wetlands and coastal resources. MassDEP seeks applicants for the position of Environmental Analyst III (EA III). The EA III participates in the development and implementation of climate programs within MassDEP’s Bureau of Air and Waste, Division of Air and Climate Programs. This position will be located at One Winter Street, Boston, MA.

Specific duties for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Assist in the administration of grant programs (e.g. Volkswagen Settlement) by drafting grant application forms, reviewing submitted applications, recommending grant recipients, drafting grant recipient contract documents, drafting vendor contracts, preparing RFRs and evaluating competitive bids for vendors and contractors, overseeing the work of consultants and vendors contracted to work on grants, preparing public information, training documents, contract agreements, and other materials for vendors and grant applicants as necessary, and preparing and leading vendor and grant applicant training workshops if needed;

  2. Assist with the implementation of climate mitigation programs, including new regulations that were finalized in 2017 pursuant to the Global Warming Solutions Act and Executive Order 569 and the development of new programs;

  3. Assist in the implementation of regulations that limit greenhouse gas emissions such as refrigerants and methane, both high-global warming potential gases, byAssist with the implementation of climate mitigation programs, including new regulations that were finalized in 2017 pursuant to the Global Warming Solutions Act and Executive Order 569 and the development of new programs,coordinating the work of contractors, analyzing emissions data, developing and implementing complianceprocedures, providing direct assistance to the regulated community, assisting in the development of regulatory text and amendments, and related administrative tasks;

  4. Provide materials, information, and support to facilities as necessary to support the annual reporting process including verification; and

  5. Analyze and communicate reported data and participate in long-term program planning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience implementing environmental regulations, especially air pollution or climate regulations.

  • Knowledge of relevant science and technology concepts, including greenhouse gases, efficiency, and energy conversion technologies.

  • Ability to express ideas clearly orally and in the written form.

  • Proficient computer skills, including a working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access.

  • Initiative and ability to work independently while also interacting effectively in a team environment.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.


MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in the field of environmental science, biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental health, meteorology, natural science, toxicology or public health, of which (B) at least two years must have been in a professional capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions:

I. An Associate's degree with a major in the field of environmental science, biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental health, meteorology,. natural science, toxicology or public health may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*

II. A Bachelor's degree with a major in the field of environmental science, biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental health, meteorology, natural science, toxicology or public health may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.**

III. A Graduate degree with a major in the field of environmental science, biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental health, meteorology, natural science, toxicology or public health may be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required (A) experience and one year of the required (B) experience.*

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

NOTE: Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of one year of the required (B) experience.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job: *Science

Organization: *Department of Environmental Protection

Title: Environmental Analyst III

Location: Massachusetts-Boston-1 Winter Street

Requisition ID: 180007V2