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Environmental Specialist 3 - 20056198 - Cuyahoga County, Garfield Hts.

STATE OF OHIO
Cleveland, OH 44114
  • Job Code
    210003VR







Environmental Specialist 3 - PN 20056198 - Cuyahoga County, Garfield Hts.



Who We Are:



The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) oversees building and maintaining the nations 5th largest interstate system and the 2nd largest number of bridges. We take pride in providing safe and efficient roadways for the people of Ohio and to the people traveling within our great state. And in order to achieve that, we do A LOT! From Planning, Engineering, Construction to Law, HR, Communications, IT and everything in between, ODOT has a career for just about everyone. ODOTers are hardworking, passionate, and dedicated to public service. We strive to achieve our agencys vision every day: To be a long term, reliable, professional, and highly productive organization.



ODOT's Mission Statement:



To provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place. We will:



-Take care of what we have



-Make our system work better



-Improve safety



-Enhance capacity



What you will do:



The successful candidate will work as an Environmental Specialist in the Planning Section of District 12. He or she will act as a team leader over lower-level environmental specialists and support staff and will be responsible for the development and coordination of environmental assessments and other specialized reports, studies, and procedure development necessary to obtain environmental clearance for various transportation-related projects.



Who we are looking for:



The State is seeking a conscientious, self-directed individual who has a thorough understanding of environmental processes as they relate to transportation projects who will work collaboratively within the organization and with federal, state, and local agencies, and/or the general public.



Benefits to you:



-Extensive benefits including medical, vision, dental and basic life insurance



-10 paid holidays per year



-Paid time off with vacation, sick and personal leave accruals



-At least a 14% employer contribution in to your OPERS pension plan



-Pay increases pursuant to the OCSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement



-Employee Tuition reimbursement programs



-Work/Life Balance



-The opportunity to work on an important mission



Official Position Description:



Acts as team &/or program leader over Lower-level environmental specialists & support staff, performing environmental research, investigation, oversees statewide programs, projects & schedules, tracking program activities, evaluates work & reviews of environmental documents (e.g., categorical exclusions; environmental assessments; environmental assessments; environmental impact statements; noise reports; farmland impact rating reports; archaeological/historical reports; biological reports; endangered species reports; social/economic reports; air quality reports; environmental audits for hazardous wastes; pre-qualification submittals) to obtain environmental clearance as mandated for all transportation projects & reviews & evaluates work on environmental documents prepared by outside consultants involved in state projects from other local government entities & develops & monitors statewide environmental research & studies to determine impact of proposed transportation projects; serves as team leader on statewide programs, projects, schedules &/or tracking program; develops survey methods;



Responsible for development and coordination of Environmental Assessments & other specialized reports, procedure development necessary to obtain environmental clearance. Provides assistance & investigation for other District departments, cities, counties and private agencies to assure adherence and compliance to state and federal law, policy, and regulations.



Coordinates & monitors activities with other federal, state & local government agencies &/or general public; develops & monitors performance of environmental programs &/or activities with other agencies; acts as lead agency contact person for agreements.



Completion of undergraduate core coursework in environmentally-related discipline; 3 yrs. relevant programmatic exp.

-Or 2 yrs. relevant programmatic experience as Environmental Supervisor, 85865.

-Or 7 yrs. relevant programmatic exp.

-Or combination of education in environmentally focused discipline or other job-related discipline & specific programmatic experience equaling 7 yrs. Additionally, for the Department of Transportation only, the following options may apply:

-Or completion of graduate core coursework in engineering, chemistry, physics, biology, environmental science, earth science &/or urban & regional planning, geology, geography or other comparable physical or health science field or mathematics, history or archaeology with training to be commensurate with duties to be assigned; 1 yr. trg. or 1 yr. exp. in position involving geology, hydrogeology, engineering, chemistry, physics, biology, environmental science &/or other comparable physical or health science, earth science &/or urban & regional planning &/or mathematics, history or archaeology. Training & experience must be commensurate with duties to be assigned.

-Or completion of undergraduate core coursework in engineering, chemistry, physics, biology, environmental science, earth science &/or urban & regional planning, geology, geography or other comparable physical or health science field or mathematics, history or archaeology with training to be commensurate with duties to be assigned; 2 yrs. trg. or 2 yrs. exp. in position involving geology, hydrogeology, engineering, chemistry, physics, biology, environmental science &/or other comparable physical or health science, earth science &/or urban & regional planning &/or mathematics, history or archaeology. Training & experience must be commensurate with duties to be assigned.

-Or 5 yrs. trg. or 5 yrs. exp. in position involving geology, hydrogeology, engineering, chemistry, physics, biology, environmental science &/or other comparable physical or health science, earth science &/or urban & regional planning &/or mathematics, history or archaeology. Training & experience must be commensurate with duties to be assigned.

-Or 12 mos. exp as an Environmental Specialist 2, 85862

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.

Note: For all positions involved in field work, applicants must be able to provide own transportation. New employees in OEPA's solid waste program, excluding those in the solid waste planning unit, must obtain a sanitarian-in-training certificate during their probationary period.







Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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