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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SPECIALIST IV-1382400

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  May 3, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702

Job Requisition ID:  3027

Agency:  Department of Natural Resources  
Closing Date/Time:  05/17/2021 
Salary:  $5,690 - $8,620 per month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process.

This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #12-73-6148

Agency Statement

Charged with preserving, protecting, and promoting Illinois’ natural resources, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) employees oversee water, wildlife, wetlands and oil wells, parks, historic sites – and everything in between. Employment opportunities vary greatly, often providing employees the chance to work indoors and out in a dynamic yet relaxed environment. Working for the State of Illinois, IDNR employees receive excellent benefits, including health, vision and dental insurance; a retirement plan and deferred compensation options; state holidays and other time off; as well as pre-tax benefit programs.

Job Responsibilities

Under general direction, manages the Division's site investigation program to collect and analyze detailed technical data; serves as the Division's project coordinator and manager for Abandoned Mined Lands (AML) reclamation projects; serves as the Division's technical expert on geologic matters as related to hazardous and highly complex abandoned mine problems; maintains the Division's alkaline by-product database.

 

  1. (30%)       Serves as project coordinator and manager for AML reclamation projects; develops reclamation concepts and designs to abate hazards and pollution; develops detailed plans, specifications and bid documents; coordinates the development of plan sheets and utilizes AutoCAD Map, AutoCAD and SurvCAD; prepares estimates; coordinates engineering work with technical staff; maintains design files; manages construction and inspection to ensure compliance with contract terms; drafts change orders; prepares pay estimates; serves as liaison to consultants involved in reclamation projects.
  2. (30%)       Plans, oversees and performs detailed technical site investigations of abandoned mine sites to provide all surface, subsurface, water quality and other data required to define site conditions; coordinates with project managers and technical staff to make  recommendatlons for in-house investigations or the use of contractors/consultants; prepares the scope of work for contract services, cost estimates and bid documents; serves as project manager for in-house investigations; directs or performs surveying, soundings, borings, sample collection, submittal of samples to lab for analysis and evaluates results; prepares boring logs for bid documents; uses GPS to locate sample locations and site features and insert into mapping; assists with coordination of aerial mapping projects; makes recommendations on reclamation concepts based on site investigations.
  3. (30%)       Serves as the program's technical expert on geologic/hydrogeologic matters as relates to hazardous and highly complex abandoned mine problems; provides consultation and advice to regional staff on complex geology and subsurface conditions; analyzes mining impacts to surface and groundwater supplies and manages related abatement projects; prepares specialized technical reports.
  4. (  5%)       Maintains database of sampling of various alkaline amendments and by-products utilized in AMLRD projects; plans sample collectlon; evaluates data with regard to environmental protection and alkaline benefits; makes recommendations on use of the materials in pollution abatement.
  5. (  5%)       Performs other duties as required or assigned which are resonable within the scope of the duties enumerated above.   

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires knowledge, skills, and mental development equivalent to the completion of four years of college with coursework in physical, life, or environmental sciences.
  • Requires two years supervisor experience in the field of pollution abatement or related field.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of state laws, rules, regulations and standards pertaining to environmental control or pollution abatement.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of modern inspectional and investigative techniques and procedures.
  • Requires ability to travel throughout Illinois and have a valid driver's license.

Employment Conditions

Requires valid driver's license.

Work Hours:  Mon-Fri 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, 1 hr. lunch, Sat-Sun off  
Work Location: One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1813  
Agency Contact:

Rita Lee

Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources

One Natural Resources Way

Springfield, IL  62702

Email: rita.lee@illinois.gov

Phone #:  217-785-0398

Job Function:  Sciences and Natural Resources  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPERATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.  Please submit application per instructions below

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisiton ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requistion ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after)and official college transcripts (if applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 


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