Application Deadline Date: 12/03/2023
Req ID: 47841
Department: Environmental Conservation
Location: Montpelier, VT, US
Position Type: Limited Service
Schedule Type: Full Time
Hourly Rate: $26.95
The Water Infrastructure Finance Program, part of DEC’s Water Investment Division, is seeking a highly organized individual with an environmental protection and public health background, strong people skills, and interest in helping communities improve drinking water supplies to serve as a Project Developer for the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF).
This position will afford the right individual the opportunity to make a major contribution to helping to ensure that Vermonters have access to clean and safe drinking water under the new, federal “Bipartisan Infrastructure Law” (BIL) funding for the State Revolving Loan Fund. This position will administer environmental revolving loans that finance improvements to water systems, with a focus on implementing new BIL funding sources to replace lead service lines and to address pollutants of emerging concern.
This position is also responsible for assisting in the implementation of BIL priorities related to ensuring that disadvantaged communities benefit equitably from this historic investment in water infrastructure, including assisting with streamlining and automating the application process to remove barriers to participation.
Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of the principles and tools of continuous business process improvement, strong written and verbal communication skills, a demonstrated ability to organize and manage financial and project-related data, and experience working with federal funds.
Who May Apply
This position, Environmental Analyst V – Drinking Water Project Developer – Limited Service, Job Requisition #47841, is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs.
If you would like more information about the duration of this position or other details, please contact [email protected].
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
Duties are largely performed in an office setting; however, some field travel may be necessary for which private means of transportation must be available. Field work may involve exposure to chemicals, gases, hazardous liquid and solid waste, and construction sites during all weather conditions; and may involve traversing rough terrain and bodies of water. Some work outside of regular working hours, including attendance at public meetings, may be required. Strong differences of opinion may be encountered on a regular basis.
Bachelor’s degree in a biological-life or physical science, engineering, a social science, data science, or an environmental or natural resources field AND two (2) or more years of experience in a natural resources field.
Master’s degree or higher in a biological-life or physical science, engineering, a social science, data science, or an environmental or natural resources field AND one (1) or more years of experience in a natural resources field.
Five (5) years or more of experience in an engineering, environmental, social science, data science, or natural resources field.
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it’s more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
- 80% State paid medical premium and a dental plan at no cost for employees and their families
- Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan
- State Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FMLI)
- Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Flexible spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
- Low cost group life insurance
- Incentive-based Wellness Program
- Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.