State of Massachusetts Environmental Analyst I in 10 Park Plaza, Massachusetts

Incumbents of positions in this series prepare and/or review scientific reports, review transportation plans and related documents, studies and analytical data of environmental impacts and environmental processes; perform calculations relating to environmental science problems; determine possible impacts on water, soil, and air; measure levels of pollution; identify sources of pollution; and perform related work as required. The basic purpose of this work is to perform professional environmental analysis in such areas as, transportation planning and road/ bridge project delivery, and environmental permitting. In addition, the work may involve climate change impacts of rivers and streams in order to identify opportunities to mitigate impacts of extreme weather events. Locate, abate or control sources of environmental pollutants, all in accordance with applicable state and federal laws, rules, regulations, standards (e.g., 301 CMR 11, 310 CMR 10, 23 CFR 771, and 40 CFR 1500 through 1508) and sound environmental science principles and practices.

The incumbent of this position is responsible for performing the following duties:

Prepare, review and/or edit Environmental Notification Forms (ENFs) pursuant to the Massachusetts Environmental PolicyAct (MEPA), 4(f) documentation, and Categorical Exclusion Checklists (CEs) pursuant to Federal HighwayAdministration guidance under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to ensure compliance for all assigned projects in the Division's Construction Advertising Program.

Participates in facility and project reviews involving wetland delineation and permitting, solid waste, air quality, hazardous waste, and stormwater issues and presents strategies to avoid, minimize and mitigate the environmental issue/impact.

Conducts technicalreviews of consultant scopes of work, project schedules, cost estimates and plans to identify allpotential environmental impactsand determine applicable permits. Provide advice on design issues involving mitigation and avoidance of environmental resources. Coordinate with other environmental staff and sections to solicit comments and identify permitting strategies.

Ensure accurate completion of Early Environmental Coordination Checklist, and provide direction to consultant and assist with interagency project coordination.

Conduct reviews and prepare reports, letters and memoranda thoroughly and accurately in a timely manner.

Assist with the assignment and tracking or construction advertising projects to environmental staff.

Process and submit documentation and other permit applications to appropriate agencies in accordance with project schedule and deadline.

Attend public hearings, meetings and conferences as necessary and maintain professional demeanor in representing the Division.

Preferred:

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Knowledgeable in ARC GIS

  • If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources Generalist, Candida Bouchard at 857-368-8504. *

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in the field of environmental science, biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental health, meteorology, natural science, toxicology or public health, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions:

I. An Associate’s degree with a major in environmental science, biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental health, meteorology, natural science, toxicology or public health may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.*

II. A Bachelor’s or higher degree with a major in environmental science, biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental health, meteorology, natural science, toxicology or public health may be substituted for the required experience.*

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

FOR NON-MASSDOT APPLICANTS:

Applicants for this position must possess either a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental science or an appropriate discipline.

  • FOR MASSDOT EMPLOYEES: *

Applicants for this position must possess either a bachelor's Degree in environmental science or an appropriate discipline, or hold a position in the Department in the next lower title than the position applied for, in the same or similar career ladder.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

For the purposes of bargaining unit designation, Unit 9 is equivalent to MassDOT Unit E.

Job: *Science

Organization: *Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Title: Environmental Analyst I

Location: Massachusetts-10 Park Plaza

Requisition ID: 180003E9