Thursday , February 29 2024

Fish Wildlife Careers – Environmental Scientist

Website California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Job Description:

This series specification describes three Environmental Scientist and three Environmental Program Manager classifications used to perform a broad range of staff, supervisor, and management work concerning present and future environmental, environmental health, and natural resource management issues related to protecting California’s natural resources, agricultural productivity, and public health. Incumbents give presentations; prepare environmental permitting packages, regulatory permits, and other environmental documents; implement enforcement of various environmental and environmental health-related laws and regulations; and conduct natural resource management and environmental protection, planning, and implementation activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • develop regulatory measures and implement enforcement of environmental standards;
  • manage and oversee site cleanup and emergency response efforts;
  • develop recommendations regarding environmental programs as these may be affected by scientific findings; prepare and edit scientific papers for publication;
  • research and develop innovative programs to address emerging problems; develop scientific methodologies, develop and assess alternatives for mitigation of the hazards to the public and environment;
  • conduct or participate in remedial investigations, feasibility studies, and remedial action plans; review facility environmental practices;
  • consult with and advise other agencies and institutions engaged in related environmental analysis, management, planning, regulation, investigation, and research;
  • Position allocation and placement of employees in alternate ranges are affected by: level, variety, and complexity of assigned work; independence of action;
  • degree of public and interagency contact; amount of supervision exercised or received;
  • degree to which decisions are sought and accepted by top management; reporting relationships; consequence of error; and extent of impact.
  • prepare and review environmental impact reports and other documents to determine the effects of proposed activities on environmental health and all areas of the environment;
  • coordinate environmental programs related to air, water and agricultural development, pollution, waste management and control, and other environmental and environmental health programs with other public and private agencies;
  • meet and confer with individuals and groups to obtain compliance with laws and regulations concerning environmental requirements of California and Federal governments;
  • provide training; evaluate and certify local enforcement agencies;

Job Requirements:

  • Possession of a valid driver license of the appropriate class issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles. Applicants who do not possess this license will be admitted to the examination but must secure the license prior to appointment. and Education: Equivalent to completion of two years (60 semester units) of college with 18 semester units in the biological sciences, police science or law enforcement, natural resources conservation, ecology, or related fields. (Students who have 30 semester units of college, and have 18 semester units completed in the required or related fields, will be admitted to the examination, but must produce evidence of completion of 60 semester units before they can be considered eligible for appointment.)

Qualification & Experience:

  • Education: Possession of a bachelor’s or advanced degree with a major in a biological, chemical, physical, or environmental science, soil science, water science, hydrology, agronomy, natural resource science, environmental or public health, physical geography, or a closely related scientific discipline. (Admission to a masters or doctoral degree program in a biological, chemical, physical, or environmental science, soil science, water science, hydrology, agronomy, natural resource science, environmental or public health, physical geography, or a closely related scientific discipline shall be considered to meet these education qualifications.)

Job Details:

Company: California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Oregon City, OR, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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