Environmental Specialist III - 1447

Augusta, Maine, United States Full-time



Opening Date:

November 28,  2018

Closing Date:

December 11,  2018



Position #:


Position Type:

Permanent Full Time

Class Code:



23    $38,438.40  -  $52,020.80


The Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Remediation and Waste Management, is seeking to fill an Environmental Specialist III vacancy in Augusta.


BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:  This position provides project management for the investigation and remedial activities needed to respond to petroleum releases.  The position works closely with UST owners and operators, professional contractors and homeowners to remediate petroleum releases.  This position oversees and administers contracts, and oversees and manages the work of contractors during investigations and remediation.  The position reviews reports, prepares formal correspondence, writes work plan approvals, and completes site investigation and closure documents.  Tasks include conducting sampling, using instruments to determine site conditions, developing clean up and site safety plans, providing technical assistance to homeowners and contractors, contract administration, directing and overseeing site investigations and remedial activities.  The position collaborates with staff throughout the Department to achieve clean-up goals, assists with Natural Resource Damage work and other project work as needed.  The work is performed under limited supervision.  Statewide travel and a driver’s license is required.  The position requires respirator use, health monitoring, site safety training and respirator clearance.  For more information, please contact Stacy Ladner at (207) 287‑7853.


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 or experience:


  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with a variety of professionals and the public about complex matters,
  • Project management experience in environmental licensing, enforcement, assessment, or remediation,
  • Demonstrated strong scientific background with experience assessing environmental impacts, and

Demonstrated organizational abilities.

HOW TO APPLY:  Interested candidates need to complete an online application along with a detailed resume and cover letter @ http://www.maine.gov/nrsc/jobs/index.shtml#acf



5:00 pm,  December 11, 2018


Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 15.37% of pay, Employee Pays: 7.65% of pay
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $444.68 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $422.45 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)
Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $400.21 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $377.98 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 as of July 1, 2018.