State of Wyoming ENNR09-09450-Environmental Coordinator-Cheyenne in Cheyenne, Wyoming

ENNR09-09450-Environmental Coordinator-Cheyenne

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ENNR09-09450-Environmental Coordinator-Cheyenne

Salary

$21.59 - $26.99 Hourly

Location

Cheyenne, WY

Job Type

Full Time

Department

045-WYDOT-Engineering & Planning - Planning - Environ. Serv.

Job Number

09450

Closing

1/4/2019 11:59 PM Mountain

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Description and Functions

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is seeking a Natural Resource Analyst (Environmental Coordinator) in Cheyenne, Wyoming. As an Environmental Coordinator, you will be responsible for developing, refining, and reviewing environmental documents associated with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for transportation infrastructure projects.

Human Resource Contact: 307-777-4467

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Develops, coordinates and performs environmental compliance assessment audits/inspects and writes detailed reports.

  • Coordinates environmental aspects on numerous highway improvement projects.

  • Prepares NEPA documents for completeness and compliance.

  • Makes independent judgment of compliance through inspections/interpretations of regulations & reports.

  • Identifies compliance issues with state-wide entities.

  • Reviews, analyzes, evaluates and interprets technical (biological and physical science) land, water and/or property data from an environmental perspective.

  • Attends field inspections and writes detailed inspection reports.

  • Makes recommendations with respect to technical data and reports.

  • Answers technical questions related to policies, procedures and statutes.

  • Inspects facilities, structures and permits for compliance, and reviews engineering plans.

  • Conducts public meetings and resolves complaints brought for by the public or outside agencies.

  • Represents agency in meetings with various State, Federal and private entities.

  • Makes presentations to various interest groups.

  • Conducts complex analysis of problems using data collected from natural resource specialists and engineers.

  • Utilizes databases for record retrieval and storage.

  • Mediates mid-level disputes between contractors and consultants.

  • Manages multiple complex projects.

  • Participates in and provides input in decision making process at mid management level.

  • Analyzes complex environmental data and draws conclusions.

  • Applies professional judgment in the interpretation of data, formulas, templates, or standards as applied to technical data or information and makes recommendations based on results.

  • Attends roadway design plan reviews and field inspections.

Qualifications

PREFERENCES:

Preference may be given to those with experience with NEPA project management and preparation.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act (to include wetland delineation, biological assessments, reclamation, agronomy, historical resources, etc.).

  • Knowledge of NEPA document preparation, such as Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements.

  • Knowledge of state processes and regulations.

  • Knowledge of holding and conducting public meetings.

  • Knowledge of procurement process.

  • Knowledge of state & federal budgeting procedures.

  • Ability to read and understand engineering plans.

  • Utilize concise, coherent and informational writing skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Bachelor's (typically in The Sciences)

Experience:

0-3 years of progressive work experience (typically in The Sciences) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Natural Resources Specialist

OR

Education & Experience Substitution:

4-6 years of progressive work experience (typically in The Sciences) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Natural Resources Specialist

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

None

Necessary Special Requirements

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Travel required approximately 25% of the time.

NOTES:

  • FLSA: Non-Exempt

  • All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.

  • E-Verify: WYDOT uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

Supplemental Information

045-Wyoming Department of Transportation-Planning-Environmental Services

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URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

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