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Environmental Program Manager II - Ambient Air

State of Delaware
Full Time
New Castle, DE 19720
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Job description

Introduction

The DNREC Division of Air Quality operates a series of monitoring stations throughout the State. This monitoring network measures pollutants for which national air quality standards have been defined to protect public health. These are known as “Criteria Air Pollutants.”

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Summary Statement

This position will be responsible for managing the statewide ambient air monitoring program, including establishing and maintaining the network, providing public information, coordinating research with regional programs, developing, and overseeing budgets, managing technical and scientific personnel, and providing support for multiple regulatory programs in accordance with Department objectives.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Plans, coordinates and oversees program implementation.
  • Provides technical direction and oversight for subordinates.
  • Recommends and drafts laws, rules and regulations applicable to assigned program areas.
  • Drafts grant applications and budget proposals; may participate in other specialized fiscal activities.
  • Manages staff personnel matters such as training, performance evaluation, hiring interviews, and making hiring recommendations.
  • Plans, coordinates and conducts meetings and workshops with other agencies and the private sector.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Environmental Program Manager II
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  • Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Engineering, Environmental Science or related field.
  • Six months experience in environmental/natural resources program administration which includes overseeing and directing the development, implementation and evaluation of environmental/natural resource programs and services; establishes program objectives; plan short and long range program goals; develop and implement program policies and procedures and ensures compliance and funding requirements. Provides advice to other agency organizational units through consultation.
  • Three years experience in analyzing and evaluating data.
  • Three years experience in interpreting environmental laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  • Six months experience in staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others.

Additional Posting Information

This posting may be closed on or before (6/16/2022) upon filling the vacant position(s).

This position will have Statewide responsibilities which requires travel throughout the State. The State of Delaware provides transportation services to State agencies.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at Delaware State Jobs.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

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