ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST

Yolo County | Sacramento, CA

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Posted Date 10/08/2019
Description

We are looking for a highly motivated, creative team-player to join a team of multi-disciplined environmental professionals responsible for providing a wide range of regulatory compliance and scientific consultative services to support management of California's water resources while protecting, restoring, and enhancing natural and human environments. As a member of the CEQA Compliance Permitting & Mitigantion Team you will work on some of the most complex and challenging environmental issues and projects facing DWR and the State of California, including the Delta Conveyance Program. You will be responsible for developing, reviewing, tracking, organizing, and monitoring draft documents; and assisting in the planning, monitoring, research, and coordination of regional and statewide mitigation and restoration efforts.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST

$3,668.00 - $7,013.00
 
Must possess a valid California Driver’s license. Must be able to meet the demands of field work on land, an water, from boats, and occasionally at night.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 10/21/2019

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

 
 
Department of Water Resources
Attn: Certification Desk
P.O. Box 942836
 
SacramentoCA 94236-0001

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

 
 
Certification Desk
P.O. Box 942836
 
SacramentoCA 94236-0001
 
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Other - Cover Letter
  • Other - Supplemental Questionnaire
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

The successful candidate must be willing to learn, exercise good judgement, and work in a multi-disciplined collaborative environment. Incumbent must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to complete tasks and projects with short notice, adapt to changes in priorities, and work cooperatively with all levels of DWR staff including Program Management and consultants. We are seeking candidates with knowledge of Delta ecology, CA water issues, regional species of concern, habitat restoration, California Environmental Quality Act/environmental permitting, and the California and Federal Endangered Species Acts.
 

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact:
Michael Toussand
(916) 376-9698
Michael.Toussand@water.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Office of Workforce Equality
(916) 653-6952
weo@water.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.
 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Category
State Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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