Job Posting - NC DPPEA Environmental Senior Specialist

Position: Environmental Senior Specialist
Vacancy Number: 65006346
Salary Grade: 73
Hiring Range: $42833 - $70500
Department: Environment Natural Resources
Closing Date: 01/29/2010

Description of Work
This position manages DPPEA's local government recycling grant and technical assistance program. Position is responsible for planning and executing the annual recycling grant cycles, ensuring that all solid waste regulatory and purchasing rules are followed in the grant making
program. Position oversees the work of staff managing specific grant contracts and ensures that procedures are followed in the fulfillment of grant requirements. Position also plans and coordinates DPPEA's local government recycling technical assistance efforts, setting
program priorities, implementing specific assistance activities and facilitating peer-to-peer contacts between municipal and county recycling programs. In addition, the position administers the annual local government solid waste reporting process, managing and using the resulting data to strengthen local recycling programs. Position will supervisor two staff specifically dedicated to local government recycling issues. This position is located in Raleigh, NC.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The individual must possess excellent research writing, communication and analytical skills. The position requires background knowledge of environmental issues, the waste management industry, and solid waste management practices and strategies for reducing waste from a variety of sources.

Training and Experience Requirements
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in agriculture, biological, engineering, environmental, natural resources sciences or closely related curriculum and two years of experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the employee with functional work experiences needed to perform the work of the position. Degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.

How to Apply:
An applicant must complete and submit a separate State Application for Employment form (PD-107), listing the position number and job title for the position applied for. DENR uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with most qualified individuals. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a PD-107. Original application must be signed, dated and mailed to the contact person listed. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference with State Government should submit a copy of Form DD-214. All relevant experience must be listed on the PD-107 application form to receive proper credit; any information omitted from the application form cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Applications received after 5:00 p.m. on the "closing date" will not be considered. When a salary range is posted the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills and ability, training, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position. All post-high school degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.

Contact Person: Joyce Nicholson
Contact Agency: Environment Natural Resou
Contact Address: 1639 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1639
Contact Phone: 919-715-6525

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