Environmental Specialist IV - 1440

Bangor, Maine, United States Full-time

Application closes: Dec. 13, 2019

Environmental Specialist IV

Opening Date:

November 15, 2019

Closing Date:

December 13, 2019



Position #:


Position Type:

Permanent Full Time

Class Code:



26   $23.67 – 32.41/hr

The Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Land Resources (BLR) announces an Environmental Specialist IV vacancy in Bangor. 


BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:  This position is a Licensing and Compliance Manager for the Land Division in the Bureau of Land Resources.  This position is one of four managers responsible for overseeing the implementation of the laws administered by the Division – including the Site Location of Development Law and Natural Resources Protection Act.  This position supervises staff performing permit application review and project compliance, as well as field services, such as investigating complaints and providing onsite regulatory/technical assistance to property owners.  The position must effectively communicate technical information with a wide variety of audiences, provide excellent customer service, ensure timely, accurate, and consistent action on project proposals and compliance issues, and assist with drafting guidance documents and rules.  The position also must work well as part of team and be able to coordinate and collaborate with managers in other regional offices.  Leadership, high performance, and timeliness are core responsibilities of this supervisory position.


For more information please contact Mark Stebbins at (207) 592-4810 or Mark.N.Stebbins@maine.gov.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  An eight (8) year combination of education and/or experience in environmental science or related area, which includes at least two (2) years of supervisory or program management/administration experience.  Qualifying education must include at least 15 credit hours of science or engineering coursework.

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and/or experience:

  • Knowledge of the Site Location of Development Law, Natural Resources Protection Act, Stormwater Management Law, and the Erosion and Sedimentation Control Law;
  • Proven experience managing personnel, programs, or projects;
  • Policy and/or program development experience;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a diverse customer base; and

Strong writing, editing, and public speaking skills.

Candidates interested in this position need to complete and submit an online State of Maine Application, along with a detailed Resume and Cover Letter



December 13, 2019

If you are unable to apply online, Direct Hire Application forms can be obtained by contacting the NRSC Personnel Office at (207) 624-6370 or by accessing the NRSC website at http://www.maine.gov/nrsc/jobs/application.shtml

Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 14.47% of pay


Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.31 biweekly


Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $461.75 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $438.66 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)

Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $415.58 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $392.49 biweekly (Employee pays: 15%)

*The level of actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.