SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST (SPECIALIST)

$6,182 - $7,690
City Shasta County
State California
Country United States

Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Position Details
Job Code #: JC-76244
Position #(s):
565-131-0765-042
Classification:
SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST (SPECIALIST)
$6,182.00 – $7,690.00
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: Shasta County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Department Information
Department of Fish and Wildlife employees are committed to managing and protecting California’s diverse wildlife and the habitats upon which they depend. Join us and begin a meaningful new career.
Department Website: https://www.wildlife.ca.gov
Job Description and Duties
Under the direction of a Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisor), the incumbent will be part of the California Habitat Conservation (HabCon) Program’s Cannabis/LSA Permitting team, and has responsibility for issuing Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreements, conducting environmental review pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), reviewing water rights applications submitted to the State Water Resources Control Board, and participating with County permit review with a focus on cannabis cultivation and licensing projects primarily in Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Lassen, Modoc and Trinity counties within Region 1. May travel to other areas of the Northern Region. Specified activities require knowledge of California fish and wildlife resources, ecological principles, lake and stream processes, applicable permitting and environmental laws, and CDFW administrative procedures and policies. The incumbent applies an extensive knowledge of environmental impacts, a high degree of personal initiative, and independent judgment. Incumbents independently identify problems, develop courses of action, and conduct critical and/or sensitive scientific investigations and studies and may prepare guidance, policy, planning, or regulatory documents and legislative proposals on issues of importance. The incumbent is expected to coordinate closely with Habitat Conservation Planning Branch (HCPB) and Water Branch (WB) on the statewide cannabis program. Public contacts made in the course of this work are highly sensitive and involve a wide variety of stakeholders.

Application Instructions
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: 9/6/2017
Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.
How To Apply

Completed Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. A completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included, when submitting your application in hard copy.
Address for Mailing Application Packages

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

Department of Fish and Wildlife
Attn: Personnel
601 Locust Street
Redding, CA 96001
Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Personnel
601 Locust Street
Redding, CA 96001
08:00 AM – 04:30 PM
Required Application Documents

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

State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678. 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 optional. It may be included, but is not required.
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.
Benefits
Benefits information may be obtained by going to the California Department of Human Resources website at www.calhr.ca.gov and to the California Public Employees’ Retirement System website for Health Benefits at www.calpers.ca.gov.
Contact Information
The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.

Department Website: https://www.wildlife.ca.gov
Human Resources Contact:
Kim Burns
(530) 225-2850
Hiring Unit Contact:
Curt Babcock
(530) 225-2740
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:
EEO OFFICE
(916) 653-9089
EEO@wildlife.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.
Filing Instructions
PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO THE ATTENTION OF KIM BURNS

No emailed applications will be accepted.

Indicate Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist) – 565-131-0765-042 & RPA# NR 17-045 on your application.

We recommend applications are sent certified mail as we are unable to verify receipt.

To be considered for this vacancy you must have transfer eligibility based on present or past state civil service eligibility, or passed an exam for this classification. If you have SROA/Surplus status, please indicate by either attaching your surplus letter or notating it on line 12 of your application.

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