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METHODS & PROCEDURES CAREER ASSOCIATE I - 2713500

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:  Jan 12, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-4059

Job Requisition ID:  11058

Agency:  Environmental Protection Agency  
Closing Date/Time:  01/27/2022 
Salary:  $3,569 to $4,947 
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 #

11058

(Job Assignment Only: Targeted title for Methods and Procedures Career Associate Trainee Bid Req#11060)

Job Responsibilities

40%  1. Receives close guidance and direction in the performance of duties assigned to develop professional competence in conducting research, developing procedures and performing advisory functions relative to the implementation and operation of the State and Federal integrated data systems and the associated electronic reporting tools utilized by the Compliance Assurance Section (CAS) to track compliance and enforcement of the Environmental Protection Act, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permits, State Operating Permits, Illinois Pollution Control Board Regulations and Court Orders for the Bureau of Water (BOW), Water Pollution Control Division, Compliance Section, Data Operations Unit;

  • Assists in and carries out selective assignments to gain professional skills and develop competence in the  development and installation of methods and procedures related to the State and Federal compliance and enforcement data systems and the associated electronic reporting tools utilized by the Division of Water Pollution Control (DWPC) in administration of the  NPDES  and the State Operating Permit Program
  • Provides entry assistance of required data elements and permit components for all issued, renewed, terminated NPDES and State Operating permits which may include: permittee and facility data, narratives conditions-permit schedules, permitted features, limit sets, limits, enforcement actions (i.e. informal/formal), permit tracking events and renewal application dates received

25%  2. Assists in the development and revisions of the office procedures relating to computer systems operations;

  • Performs studies of current operations, methods, forms, reports and prepares recommendations to substantiate proposed changes in new and revised methods, techniques, forms and procedures automating and/or streamlining Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR) form and NPDES permit processing while ensuring the accuracy of  data
  • Communicates with the Agency staff, municipal and industrial officials, and operation personnel to explain procedural changes

(Job Responsibilities continued)

10%  3. Assists and participates in the preparation of reports and development of complex report applications in support of CAS programs and United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) database;

  • Develops new and revised procedures for the effective utilization of compliance data

10%  4. Assists in providing narratives and hands on training to BOW staff and regulated community on reporting systems, electronic reporting tools, software and CAS automated systems including: training curriculum, lesson plans, handouts and visual aids;

  • Coordinates schedule related to training activities for CAS

10%  5. Studies proposed enhancements to reporting systems (ICIS, ECHO, NeTDMR and NeT) and determines necessary revisions to current methods and procedures prior to implementation.

05%  6. Performs other duties as required and assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires an associate of art's degree or the completion of two years college.
  2. Requires the completion of an approved training program conducted for this class supplemented by six months on-the-job training in specific assignments.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Requires ability to maintain a genuine interest in the methods and procedures study field as a profession.
  2. Requires maturity and stability to make personal adjustments as necessitated by work assignments, job pressures and demands.
  3. Requires ability to secure and analyze facts and to exercise sound judgment in arriving at conclusions.
  4. Requires ability to utilize a personal computer with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel software.
  5. Prefers experience in querying, utilizing, and maintaining complex, web based integrated data systems.
  6. Prefers a working knowledge of BusinessObjects reports.

Work Hours:  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday to Friday  
Work Location: 1021 E North Grand Ave Springfield, IL 62702-4059  
Agency Contact:

Jason Thoron

1021 North Grand Avenue East MC#37

 PO Box 19276

 Springfield, IL 62794-9276

 (217)782-2074

 Fax (217)524-6907

Submit via email to:

EPA.HR.JobApplications@Illinois.gov

Job Function:  Administration/Management; Sciences and Natural Resources  

 

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

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

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 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.

 

 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 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.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where 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.

 

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