Environmental Scientist I



Introduction


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Summary Statement

Responsibilities include but are no limited to monitoring and sampling of public water systems, record keeping, and related administrative duties. The incumbent will provide accurate, efficient, and effective services to public water systems while ensuring compliance with laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

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.
Conducts field studies or inspections and evaluations for compliance with permit and regulatory requirements; observes, collects, analyzes, reviews and interprets data from standard field studies, compliance inspections, various regulatory submissions or literature and makes recommendations.

Performs statistical analysis of data.

Conducts technical reviews and makes recommendations on permit applications or other various regulatory submissions to ensure compliance with regulations.

Prepares permits, technical reports and/or enforcement case documents.

Responds to technical/regulatory inquiries from other state, local and federal agencies as well as public and private organizations or individuals.


Job Requirements


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

Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Life, Physical, or Applied Science or related field.
Knowledge of controlled sampling, monitoring and testing techniques.
Knowledge of analyzing and evaluating data.
Knowledge of technical report writing.
Knowledge of using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.


Additional Posting Information

Due to a new requirement from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) the following mandate is effective January 27, 2022: As a condition of employment, employees providing health care services and/or support services in covered facilities must show proof that they have received the dose of a single J&J dose or the 1st dose of Moderna/Pfizer two-dose vaccine effective date January 27, 2022, and proof of the single J&J dose or the 2nd dose of Moderna/Pfizer two-dose vaccine by February. 28, 2022. Employees may not provide any care, treatment, or other services until proof is provided. Based on CMS guidance, the date for compliance may extend into March due to the health care facilities high vaccination rate of staff. If you accept a position with the facility, your Human Resources representative can provide more guidance. The only exception to these requirements is for those employees granted medical or religious exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccine as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which may require weekly COVID-19 testing. This will be in effect until further notice. More information can be found here.
This is a Casual/Seasonal position which is a non-pension eligible position without healthcare and/or other benefits.


Conditions of Hire



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.


Company
DelDOT
Posted
06/11/2022
Location
Sunnyside, SA, AU