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Coastal Resources Specialist 1, G-18

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As a Coastal Resources Specialist 1, you would manage planning and construction projects undertaken by waterfront communities and local organizations to advance economic development and protect natural resources.  Within established guidelines, employees provide technical assistance and services to various parties, review projects and activities for consistency with the State's Coastal Management Program.  These positions are located in the Department of State.

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Minimum Qualifications

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

A bachelor's or higher degree in anthropology, applied land ethics, aquatic and fisheries science, architecture, biochemistry; biodiversity, conservation and policy; biology, civil engineering, climate and society, coastal ecology, coastal engineering, coastal environmental management, coastal geology, coastal management, coastal processes, coastal resources management, coastal zone management, communications, community development, community planning, conservation biology, earth science, ecohydrology, ecology, economic development, economics, ecosystem management, energy policy and climate, engineering management, engineering science in water waste and environmental engineering, environmental administration, environmental affairs, environmental biology, environmental education and interpretation, environmental engineering, environmental health, environmental leadership, environmental management, environmental planning, environmental policy, environmental science, environmental science and policy, environmental studies, fisheries biology, forest ecology, forest health, forest science, forestry, geographic information systems, geography, geology, geomorphology, human dimensions of the environment, human ecology, hydrology, hydrology and water resources science, land use economics, land use planning, landscape architecture, limnology, marine biology, marine ecology, marine science, natural resources, natural resources management, ocean and coastal resources, oceanography, physical oceanography, public administration, public policy, real estate development, regional planning, sustainability planning, sustainable development, sustainable energy management, sustainable environmental systems, urban forestry, urban placemaking and management, urban planning, water resource management, water resources and environmental engineering, watershed hydrology, watershed management, wildlife biology, wildlife science, or zoology; AND two years of professional experience with responsibility for developing and implementing plans and projects that protect, restore and/or develop land, water and/or other resources in coastal areas or other waterfront locations.

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: