Alumni Job: Maine Environmental Specialist III (Environmental Information Coordinator) Job closes May 18


Department/Bureau: Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Air Quality

Open: April 19, 2017 Close: May 18, 2017

Class Code: 9253 Location: Augusta

Position Number: 08300-1975 Position Type: Permanent Full Time

Grade: 23 Salary Range: $37,315.20 – $50,502.40

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ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST III (Environmental Information Coordinator)

The Department of Environmental Protection is seeking to fill an Environmental Specialist III vacancy in the Bureau of Air Quality’s Division of Resource Administration in Augusta.

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is the Air Bureau’s Environmental Information Coordinator and provides coordination and management of agency information technology (IT) resources within the Air Bureau. IT solutions are essential to maintaining and improving environmental health in Maine. This Environmental Specialist works closely with staff throughout the Air Bureau and the Department to ensure and improve the efficiency of agency processes. This position collaborates with staff in licensing, monitoring, inspections, enforcement, finance, and many other programs. This position is tasked with recognizing emerging needs and identifying opportunities in the Air Bureau where IT solutions can provide value. Based on recommendations from the agency’s Business Analyst and in accordance with Office of Information Technology policy, this position brings data management advice and IT initiatives to the Air Bureau and the Department. This position communicates with all levels of staff to ensure the quality of environmental data. The ability to analyze large data sets and implement best practices regarding data management is a critical function of this position. The position reports to the Department’s Business Analyst in the Division of Resource Administration. For more information, please contact Sam Krajewski at (207) 620-4796 or

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A six (6) year combination of education and/or experience in environmental, biological, physical science, or engineering which includes two (2) years of environmental experience. Qualifying education must include at least 15 credit hours of science or engineering coursework from an accredited educational institution.

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and experience:
• Demonstrated experience in oral and written communication of technical information.
• Experience finding common ground with people with different perspectives.
• Ability to ask questions and work on a team.
• Experience with change management.
• Ability to think creatively when identifying and analyzing problems.
• Experience with data entry, data management and data reporting.
• Experience with data analysis tools such as Microsoft Access and ESRI ArcGIS.

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