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TECHNICAL ADVISOR II - 4525200

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:  Jun 10, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-4059

Job Requisition ID:  4212

Agency:  Environmental Protection Agency  
Closing Date/Time:  06/24/2021 
Salary:  $5,100.00-$7,661.00 Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC010 

 

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 #

4212

Job Responsibilities

45% 1. Drafts regulatory proposals and assists in the preparation of these proposals for the Bureau of Water (BOW), Legal Counsel;

  • Prepares necessary motions
  • Prepares witnesses
  • Represents the Agency at hearings on the proposal
  • Presents Agency position on regulatory proposals presented by other persons. 
  • Travels to conferences and hearings in Illinois.

 

20% 2. Represents the Agency in permit appeals;

  • Compiles the Agency’s record of decision
  • Prepares all necessary motions
  • Schedules and prepares witnesses to be used at any administrative hearing
  • Negotiates appropriate settlement terms, if any, and prepares of any post hearing motions or briefs

 

(Job Responsibilities continued)

15% 3. Represents the Agency in variance and adjusted standard matters;

  • Prepares the Agency’s recommendation to the Pollution Control Board (PCB) as to the Agency’s suggested disposition
  • Prepares all necessary motions
  • Schedules and prepares witnesses to be used at any administrative hearing
  • Negotiates appropriate settlement terms, if any, and prepares any post hearing motions or briefs

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(Job Responsibilities continued)

10% 4. Assists in bringing enforcement actions against violators of the Environmental Protection Act (Act) and Rules and Regulations of the Pollution Control Board (PCB);

  • Drafts enforcement referrals
  • Gathers evidence to prove violations, working with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG)
  • Takes part in settlement negotiations
  • Responds to all necessary correspondence and follows up on any judicial or Pollution Control Board Orders
  • Attends compliance conferences
  • Drafts compliance agreements
  • Sends notices and responds to necessary correspondence regarding violators of the Environmental Protection Act (Act) and Pollution Control Board regulations.
  • Prepares and maintains monthly reports and updates on all assigned enforcement cases, variances, permit appeals, regulatory matters and other activities.

 

05% 5. Prepares legal Memoranda in response to requests for legal opinions, advice or information from the Bureau of Water and Division of Legal Counsel management.

 

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

Minimum Requirements

  1. Requires graduation from a recognized law school
  2. Requires the possession of a valid license to practice law in Illinois

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Requires working knowledge of judicial and quasi-judicial procedures and rules of evidence and a working knowledge of the common law and the provisions of state and federal laws relating to administrative and regulatory functions.
  2. Requires ability to maintain satisfactory public contacts and working relationships with others.
  3. Requires ability to exercise sound judgment in appraising and evaluating problems of a procedural nature.
  4. Requires ability to use expediently all primary and secondary legal source materials, to analyze all legal documents and instruments and to prepare, conduct and report formal or informal administrative hearings.
  5. Requires skill and ability in analyzing, appraising, and organizing facts, evidence and precedents and in presenting such material, involving a moderately complex problem, in clear and logical form in written media as briefs, memoranda, summarizations, research reports or regulations.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires possession of the appropriate valid driver’s license
  2. Requires the ability to travel
  3. Requires ability to pass a background check

 

Work Hours:  8:30-5 Mon-Fri  
Work Location: 1021 E North Grand Ave Springfield, IL 62702-4059  
Agency Contact:

Kathy Taylor

1021 North Grand Avenue East MC#37
 PO Box 19276
 Springfield, IL 62794-9276
 (217)785-1745
 Fax (217)524-6907

Submit via email to:
EPA.HR.JobApplications@Illinois.gov

Job Function:  Legal and Compliance; 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.