Environmental Resources Associate (DEP/Division of Water & Waste Management)

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection

West Virginia, United States 🇺🇸

Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)/Division of Water and Waste Management/Environmental Enforcement (EE)/Fayette, Kanawha, Marion Counties

OFFICE LOCATION: 601 57TH Street SE, Charleston, WV 25304 OR 1159 Nick Rahall Greenway, Fayetteville, WV 25840 OR 2031 Pleasant Valley Rd, Fairmont, WV 26554 – The employee will be assigned to the Division of Water and Waste Management, Environmental Enforcement Section. The employee’s assigned office will be located in either Fairmont, Fayetteville, or Kanawha City. The employee will be required to travel to the Kanawha City headquarters as needed. The employee will perform complex professional work independently at the full performance level with limited supervision. The employee will apply specialized skills while working in a supportive role to the Environmental Enforcement unit. On a statewide level, the employee will facilitate the resolution of enforcement actions issued under the following authorities: the Water Pollution Control Act, Underground Storage Tank Act, Aboveground Storage Tank Act, Solid Waste Management Act, Groundwater Protection Act, and Dam Control Act. The employee will process, track, and create documents and manage, gather, and report information associated with enforcement cases to ensure proper follow-up for the assigned caseload. The employee will perform other duties as required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Preference will be given to applicants with excellent organizational and oral/written communication skills. The employee must be able to communicate with individuals, inside and outside of the agency, while maintaining professional conduct at all times. The employee must demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with agency staff and personnel. Computer skills, especially those necessary for creating/editing documents and maintaining databases, are necessary.  NOTE: Qualifying applicants will be required to complete an internet based profile assessment to compare the applicant’s thinking and reasoning skills, behavioral traits and the occupational interests against the traits determined to be important to the posted position. NOTE: To be considered for this position, applicants must have permanent civil service status (this includes reinstatements) and meet the minimum requirements, or be within the top ten percent of the Division of Personnel competitive register for this job classification. (0313P00095)

Click The APPLY Link To Apply Online.  Do not use a paper application unless you cannot apply online. If you must use a paper application due to disability or other valid reason, please call our office 304-558-3950 (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM) for special instructions.
IMPORTANT: Your eligible score will be based on information provided in your application; therefore, make sure your application is detailed and complete. You may attach a resume and other documents; however, you should NEVER enter “See Resume” on the application. You MUST complete ALL parts of the application, including the Work Experience section. 

ATTENTION: Applicant MUST VERIFY POST-HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION (DIPLOMAS, DEGREES, etc.), TRAINING, or LICENSURE EARNED pertaining to this position BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THE POSTING, if not previously verified. It may ONLY be in the form of a copy of an OFFICIAL transcript or diploma. If you are claiming Veteran’s preference, please submit “MEMBER 4” form and/or your VA Letter. DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE and you will not be considered for this vacancy.  Pleaseattach documents to the online application before submitting it. Or, you may email it to: [email protected] or by FAX to 304-957-0396, or by mail to: WV Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Building 3, Suite 500, Charleston, WV 25305.

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 As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed which may include, but not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training.  Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false or incomplete information, and/or discovery of disqualifying information may result in denial of or dismissal from employment or denial of transfer irrespective of when discovered.
Minimum Qualifications

Training: Graduation from a standard four-year high school or the equivalent.
Experience: Four years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in paraprofessional or responsible clerical office support work in the acquisition, preservation and enhancement of environmental/natural resources.Substitution: Any combination of experience as described above and successful completion of college course work from a regionally accredited four-year college or university towards a major in chemistry, physics, geography, biology, economics, engineering, environmental studies, natural science, or archaeology may be substituted through an established formula on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.