Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Climate Policy Analyst 1, G-18

Occupation Group

Environment

General Information

Starting Salary

$56,604

Job Rate

$71,980

Job Description

As a Climate Policy Analyst 1, you would prepare information for media and public dissemination of information; research and gather information on projects; report on and make recommendations based on independent investigations and analyses; communicate with a variety of groups, including division and agency personnel, technical specialists in other areas and agencies, consultants, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and members of the general public or special interest groups; independently plan, schedule and perform work, selecting methodology, analyzing and evaluating information and developing recommended solutions to problems under general guidance of supervisor; function as an expert in one specific environmental area; and interact with programs outside of the agency, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's degree in atmospheric science, biology, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, coastal resources management, ecology, economics, ecosystem management, environmental biology, environmental engineering, environmental health, environmental planning, environmental science, environmental studies, geography, geology, hydrology, marine science, meteorology, natural resources, natural resources conservation, natural resources management, natural resources planning, natural science, physical science, physics, transportation engineering, urban forestry, wildlife management, or zoology; AND two years of professional experience in the establishment of environmental policy; preparing or reviewing climate relevant policies, plans, projects, regulations or environmental impact statements; preparing climate-relevant professional testimony for use in hearings or trials involving environmental matters; or preparing environmental analysis of climate change issues.

OR

A master's or higher degree in atmospheric science, biology, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, coastal resources management, ecology, economics, ecosystem management, environmental biology, environmental engineering, environmental health, environmental planning, environmental science, environmental studies, geography, geology, hydrology, marine science, meteorology, natural resources, natural resources conservation, natural resources management, natural resources planning, natural science, physical science, physics, transportation engineering, urban forestry, wildlife management, or zoology; AND one year of professional experience in the establishment of environmental policy; preparing or reviewing climate relevant policies, plans, projects, regulations or environmental impact statements; preparing climate-relevant professional testimony for use in hearings or trials involving environmental matters; or preparing environmental analysis of climate change issues.

To Apply

You must have or expect to receive a bachelor's or higher degree by September 1, 2020.

The 2019 PCO will be open for application from January 18, 2019. To apply for the examination for this PCO Select Job Title you must apply for the PCO examination by February 20, 2019, fill out and submit the PCO Questionnaire by April 5, 2019, and take the PCO written test in April of 2019. The application for and information about the PCO examination is at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/