The Environmental Policy Analyst within the Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs (EEA) assists the Assistant Secretary of Environment with all aspects of the oversight of the Executive Office and it’s agencies including environmental programs (the Office of Coastal Zone Management, Office of Technical Assistance, Division of Conservation Services, Sustainable Development program, EEA GIS), environmental agencies (DEP, DCR, DFG, and DAR), and the EEA policy development staff.
The Environmental Policy Analyst will work directly with EEA program managers and senior managers in the EEA agencies to prepare timely responses for the Assistant Secretary to questions about EEA program or agency activities from the Governor’s office, Secretary, and EEA Senior Staff (Chief of Staff, General Counsel, CFO, CIO, Assistant Secretary for HR, Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs), including questions involving sensitive and confidential information on policy development, legislative strategy, budget or HR issues, or specific regulatory, enforcement or permitting cases and development of regulations.
The Environmental Policy Analyst will work with EEA program managers and agency senior staff to develop strategic plans, budgets, implementation plans and performance metrics for review with the Assistant Secretary and Secretary.
The Environmental Policy Analyst will work with the Assistant Secretary and the Chief of Staff to ensure that all communications with the Governor’s office on environmental issues are completed in a timely way.
The Environmental Policy Analyst will work closely with the Executive Assistant assigned to the Secretary and with the EEA communications team to manage the Assistant Secretary’s calendar and coordinate event briefings, including the development of speeches and public presentations.
The Environmental Policy Analyst will help the Assistant Secretary coordinate meetings with external stakeholder groups on policy issues and ensure follow up on EEA action items, in coordination with the Executive Assistant.
The Environmental Policy Analyst will participate in meetings and events as required to support the Assistant Secretary.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must have at least (A) four (4) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, professional internship, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below.
I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.
II. An Associate’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.
III. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.
IV. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required experience.
V. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for the required experience.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.