Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Climate Policy Analyst 1, G-18

Occupation Group

Environment

Salary Information

Starting Salary

$61,270

Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Climate Policy Analyst Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Climate Policy Analyst Trainee 1 13 $46,529 $59,542
Climate Policy Analyst Trainee 2 14 $49,202 $62,806
Climate Policy Analyst 1 18 $61,270 $77,912
Climate Policy Analyst 2 23 $79,325 $100,342
Climate Policy Analyst 3 27 $97,826 $120,492
Climate Policy Analyst 4 63 $105,500 $133,319
Dir Climate Policy Analysis 64 $116,686 $147,256

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

Job Description

Climate Policy Analysts research and analyze policy developments related to climate change, and make climate-related recommendations for actions such as legislation, regulations, funding, awareness campaigns, and policy by preparing information for media and public dissemination of information; researching and gathering information on projects; reporting on and making recommendations based on independent investigations and analyses; communicating 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 planning, scheduling and performing work, selecting methodology, analyzing and evaluating information and developing recommended solutions to problems under general guidance of supervisor; functioning as an expert in one specific environmental area; and interacting with programs outside of the agency, as needed.

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Minimum Qualifications

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

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

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted