Thursday , February 2 2023

Mass Careers For Environmental Analyst VI

Website Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Job Description:

The Department of Environmental Protection’s (MassDEP) mission is to protect and enhance the Commonwealth’s natural resources – air, water, and land – to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of all people, and to ensure a clean and safe environment for future generations. In carrying out this mission MassDEP commits to address and advance environmental justice and equity for all people of the Commonwealth, provide meaningful, inclusive opportunities for people to participate in agency decisions that affect their lives; and ensure a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.​

Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and recommend revisions to SWD permit and other wastewater regulations.
  • Review final permits prior to issuance.
  • Participate in public meetings and hearings on NPDES/SWD permits.
  • Implement a new program for public notification of sewage discharges.
  • Interact regularly with US EPA on priority permits and water quality issues associated with NPDES/SWD permits.
  • Assist Bureau and Department leadership on permit, policy, and regulation development.
  • Address NPDES/SWD permit issues such as appropriate effluent limits and other permit conditions.
  • Coordinate with MassDEP regions and review staff comments of draft NPDES/SWD permits prior to public notice.
  • Participate in federal and state NPDES/SWD permit appeals.
  • Work to address emerging contaminants, such as PFAS, in wastewater and residuals.
  • Work with water quality staff to address site specific issues associated with NPDES/SWD permits.
  • Oversee staff issuance of approvals for land application of residuals.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated history of supervision of technical staff.
  • Experience in environmental sciences and/or engineering related to the wastewater treatment
  • Excellent computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in working cooperatively with the USEPA, municipal officials, the public, peers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to communicate complex technical information in plain language.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task
  • Familiarity with the NPDES permitting program.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Massachusetts Clean Waters Act, Federal Clean Water Act, State Surface Water Quality Standards, and TMDLs.
  • Experience in negotiating resolution of complex matters.

Job Details:

Company: Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Paramedic

Job Location: Boston, MA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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