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Environmental Resources Specialist 2

Various Locations WV

Work involves the application of scientific principles, laws and regulations and program planning techniques in the specialty area. Areas include grants and contract administration, environmental/natural resources, program development and evaluation, education, or environmental monitoring and compliance. Typically, positions are involved in a state-wide specialty program. Travel over difficult terrain and in inclement weather may be required.

This announcement is not for a specific vacancy. It is used to build an applicant pool for expected future hiring needs. Positions are located throughout the state. If you qualify and need more information about specific vacancies or hiring plans, please contact the Department of Environmental Protection, Kim Akers at 304-926-0499 extension 1557 or email kimberly.a.akers@wv.gov. The Division of Natural Resources and the Division of Highways occasionally have vacancies in this job classification as well.

Do not use a paper application unless you cannot apply online. If you must use a paper application due to disability or other valid reason, please call our office (304) 558-3950 (8:30am-4:30pm) for special instructions.


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Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university with a major in chemistry, physics, geography, geology, biology, economics, engineering, environmental studies, natural science, or archeology. Substitution: Full-time or equivalent part-time paid professional experience as described below may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.



Two years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid professional experience in the acquisition, preservation, protection and enhancement of environmental/natural resources, environmental protection or in an agency-specific area related to environmental impact. Substitution: Master's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university with a major in chemistry, physics, geography, geology, biology, economics, engineering, environmental studies, natural science or archeology may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

NOTICE: If you are claiming college or other post-high school education, license or certifications; you MUST attach or provide by mail a legible copy of your OFFICIAL education transcript, license and/or certifications. YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT UNTIL VERIFICATION DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. To avoid missing a job opportunity, it is important that you provide verification immediately. You only have to provide this verification one time. It is not required with every application. Attach documents to the online application, or mail to: Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, WV 25305 - FAX 304-957-0396.



If you decide to apply you will be required to answer the online Supplemental Questions shown in the tab above. Your responses will be made available to the hiring manager. You will be required to verify all responses. IMPORTANT: Any related experience indicated in the Supplemental Questions MUST also be detailed in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Misleading claims or statements is grounds for permanent disqualification.







Posted October 5, 2017

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