Local recruitment: Environmental Analyst V (Woburn)

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Woburn, MA, USA 🇺🇸

Description

Environmental Analyst V – Woburn

The Massachusetts 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 V (EA V).  In this position, and under the direction of the Bureau of Water Resources (BWR) Deputy Regional Director in the Northeast Regional Office in Wilmington (NERO), the EA V will serve as Section Chief of the Drinking Water Section and will be responsible for supervising the program operations of the Drinking Water Program, including but not limited to , the supervision of approximately ten (10) Environmental Analysts and Environmental Engineers.  This position will be located at the MassDEP Northeast Regional Office in Woburn, MA.  Specific duties for this position include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  1. Assign and manage the review and the processing of Drinking Water permit applications and the review of engineering plans and reports;
  2. Issue various approvals related to the Drinking Water Regulations;
  3. Interpret and make permitting and compliance determinations on complex drinking water issues utilizing Massachusetts laws, regulations, policies and guidance;
  4. Oversee the compliance and enforcement activities within the Drinking Water Program;
  5. Oversee the data management and tracking of permit applications, compliance determinations, etc.;
  6. Ensure the implementation of relevant environmental regulations, policies, and procedures;
  7. Provide technical support to NERO drinking water staff, operators/owners of drinking water facilities, and public officials on a range of issues including water treatment and distribution system approaches;
  8. Participate in the policy and program development;
  9. Conduct and attend technical, enforcement, and public meetings; and
  10. Perform other related job duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:   

  • In depth technical knowledge and experience with MassDEP Drinking Water regulations, policies and guidance. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in reviewing engineering plans and technical reports related to drinking water operations and treatment systems. 
  • Supervisory experience, including planning and assigning work, conducting periodic work evaluations, and motivating staff to work effectively, and demonstrated ability to manage professional staff performing a wide range of technical and regulatory activities.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines.
  • Experience in interacting and coordinating with federal, state and local officials, consultants and general public on Drinking Water Program matters.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work in a team.
  • Enforcement experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook) and online coordination platforms (TEAMS, ZOOM).

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

Qualifications

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

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least six 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 four years must have been in a professional capacity, and of which (C) at least two years must have been in a supervisory, managerial or administrative capacity, or (D) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the following substitutions. 

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 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 competed. 

NOTE:  Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of one year of the required (B) experience.  No substitutions will be permitted for the required (C) experience.

Comprehensive Benefits

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Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption.

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

The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements.  We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role.

Official Title: Environmental Analyst V

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Woburn-150 Presidential Way

Job: Science

Agency: Department of Environmental Protection

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Posting: Feb 24, 2023, 8:21:48 PM

Number of Openings: 1

Salary: 80,471.56 – 118,539.98 Yearly

If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Melixza Esenyie – 6176261282

Bargaining Unit: 09-MOSES – Engineers/Scientists

Confidential: No

Hybrid Work Eligible: Yes


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IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development