DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Climate and Flood Resilience Program – Division of Coastal Engineering
Posting Number: CFR21-11
DESCRIPTION: Under close supervision of a supervisory official, in an Environmental Services Program, learns to conduct routine surveys, studies, inspections, and/or investigations relating to the improvement and/or monitoring of environmental conditions, and/or the enforcement of environmental laws/regulations; does other related duties.
SPECIFIC TO THE POSITION: The duties for this position include assisting environmental and engineering staff in the creation of permit applications for the Division of Coastal Engineering (DCE) shore protection projects that comply with State and Federal regulations; assisting in the review and compliance of permit applications within DCE project easement areas; assisting project managers regarding the construction of shore protection projects such as beach-fills, jetties, seawalls, and bulkheads; assisting in coordinating with project partners during construction of shore protection projects; assisting in reviewing and participating in long term studies with regard to future shore protection and resilience.
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in one of the Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences/Studies, Chemical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Environmental Planning, Physical Geography or in Civil Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Mining Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Bio-resource Engineering.
NOTE: All U.S. degrees and transcripts must be from an accredited college or university. All foreign degrees and transcripts must be evaluated for accreditation by a recognized evaluation service by the closing date of this posting. Failure to provide documentation may result in ineligibility.
LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
RESIDENCY: All persons newly hired on or after September 1, 2011 have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain principal residence in the State of New Jersey subject to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L.2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act”.
AUTHORIZATION TO WORK: Selected candidates must be authorized to work in the United States per the Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Regulations.
NOTE: The State of New Jersey does not provide sponsorship for citizenship to the United States.
NOTE: Interviews will be granted based on the cover letter, resume, and credentials submitted in response to this notice. Applicants may be required to provide a copy of their transcripts at time of interview. Please include the posting number in the subject of the e-mail when submitting your credentials.
To qualify for New Jersey Veterans Preference/status, you must establish Veterans Preference through the Department of Military and Veterans’ Affairs. Please submit proof of your Veterans Preference along with your resume as indicated below. For more information, please visit https://www.nj.gov/military/veterans/services/civil-service-preference/
SUBMIT LETTER OF INTEREST, RESUME AND E-MAIL ADDRESS BY 4:00 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE TO:
Climate and Flood Resilience
E-mail Address: CFR.Resumes@dep.nj.gov