Agency: Department of Environment
Posting End Date: 23/03/2023
Job Posting Type: Continuous Job Opening
Job ID: 130487
Location: Santa Fe
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Sponsored Term
$24.31 – $38.89 Hourly
$50,560 – $80,895 Annually
This position is a Pay Band EE
Purpose of Position
Looking for a rewarding career and growth opportunity? The New Mexico Environment Department is seeking highly engaged talent to assist us in our mission to protect and restore the environment and foster a healthy and prosperous New Mexico for present and future generations. Come be a part of our great team for change! Learn more at: https://www.env.nm.gov/
As a valued new employee to the NM Environment Department, you will receive five (5) full days of leave in your leave balances right from your start date.
THIS POSITION IS A CONTINOUS POSTING AND WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Why does the job exist?
We are growing and seek highly engaged talent to assist us in our mission to protect and restore the environment and foster a healthy and prosperous New Mexico for present and future generations.
This position is an advanced professional position within the Superfund Oversight Section of the Ground Water Quality Bureau and is responsible for ensuring consistency and timely agency action regarding Superfund site environmental assessment and environmental remediation. This position provides expertise in highly specialized technical fields of hydrology, geology, chemistry, and engineering for investigation groundwater contamination sites and implementing cleanup of Superfund sites in compliance with appropriate state and federal regulations.
How does it get done?
The position conducts field investigations, oversees cleanup activities, and performs project management. This position is responsible for providing technical support, oversight, guidance, and determination of compliance for Superfund sites in New Mexico to ensure consistency with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund) and the New Mexico Water Quality Act and Water Quality Control Commission Regulations and other state and federal statues, standards and regulations.
Who are the customers?
This job is done for all New Mexicans to protect and restore the environment. This position may have occasional contact with external Federal, State and Local regulatory bodies as well as contractors and environmental not for profit organizations. This position will have contact with internal staff as well.
Bachelors of Science in Geology, Geochemistry, Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Chemistry, or Environmental Science, and six (6) years of relevant experience in water quality regulatory programs, ground water investigations and remediation, and/or hazardous waste management with preferred experience related to hard rock mining operations and closure. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling eight (8) years may substitute for the required education and experience.
Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Science, Hydrology, Geology, Environmental Science, Water Resources, Watershed Management, Physics, Natural Science, Physical Science, Life Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Forestry/Forest Science, Conservation Science, Wildlife Science Emergency Management or Engineering and two (2) years of relevant experience. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling six (6) years may substitute for the required education and experience. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.
These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:
|High School Diploma or Equivalent
|6 years of experience
|4 years of experience
|2 years of experience
|Master’s degree or higher
|0 years of experience
• Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.
• If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of “semester hours” in a field (e.g. 6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications. No substitutions apply for semester hours.
Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver’s License. Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course certificate from the State of New Mexico or must pass and receive a Defensive Driving Course certificate as a condition of continued employment. In state and out of state travel may be required.
State of New Mexico employees may be impacted by the Public Health Order dated December 19, 2022, which requires facilities licensed or certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”), including all hospital types, long-term care facilities, nursing homes, hospice facilities and rehabilitation facilities, as well as assisted living facilities and adult day care settings, to adhere to all COVID-related requirements prescribed by CMS, including, but not limited to masking and staff vaccination.
Working Conditions for individuals positions in this classification will vary based on each agency’s utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted. All requirements are submitted to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
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Agency Contact Information: Mark Garman 505-660-8464Email
For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.
Bargaining Unit Position
This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.