Environmental Specialist II - 2 Positions - 0682 & 0752

Bangor, Maine, United States Full-time

Application closes: Dec. 6, 2019

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST II - (pesticides)

Opening Date:

November 21, 2019

Closing Date:

December 6, 2019

 Location:

Portions of Piscataquis & Penobscot Counties

Position Type:

   *Seasonal 40 weeks 

**Intermittent 

Position #:

 

00500-0682*

00500-0752**

Grade/Salary:

21      $17.85 - $24.07                 Class Code:  9252

         

The Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry, Maine Board of Pesticides Control, has a current 40-week seasonal Environmental Specialist II vacancy which will cover portions of Penobscot and Piscataquis counties. There is also an intermittent position in the off season for work on an as Board needs basis. The headquarters for the job is within the work district.

 

JOB DESCRIPTIONS: This is a compliance monitoring position which involves inspections covering the distribution and use of pesticides.  Inspections focus on pesticide retailers, farmers, structural pest control operators, lawn care companies, aerial applicators, vegetation management specialists and other pesticide applicators. Responding to tips and complaints is also a priority.  Applicant must be able to interview retailers, applicators and complainants that are upset, gather information and evidence, complete inspection forms, write narrative reports, interpret complex regulations and assess findings to determine compliance.  Experience/knowledge about pesticides, agriculture, residential and commercial pest management are a plus.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelors Degree from an accredited educational institution which includes 15 credit hours of science or engineering courses -OR- a four (4) year combination of education and experience in an environmental science or related area.

 

Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated computer literacy. (A valid Maine Driver’s License may be required at time of hire).

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

http://www.maine.gov/nrsc/jobs/index.shtml#acf

 

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY:

December 6, 2019

 

Direct Hire Application forms are available at http://www.maine.gov/nrsc/jobs/application.shtml or by calling the NRSC Personnel Office at (207) 624‑6370.

 

BENEFITS:

Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 14.47% of pay, Employee Pays: 7.65% 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.