Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details
Coastal Resources Specialist 1, G-18
Career Ladder Information
|Title||Grade||Hiring Rate/yr||Job Rate/yr|
|Coastal Resources Specialist Trainee 1||13||$46,529||$59,542|
|Coastal Resources Specialist Trainee 2||14||$49,202||$62,806|
|Coastal Resources Specialist 1||18||$61,270||$77,912|
|Coastal Resources Specialist 2||23||$79,325||$100,342|
|Coastal Resources Specialist 3||25||$88,161||$111,111|
|Coastal Resources Specialist 4||27||$97,826||$120,492|
|Coastal Program Assnt Manager||63||$105,500||$133,319|
|Coastal Program Manager||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.
Coastal Resources Specialists 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. Specifically, you would prepare and monitor the implementation of Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) projects to ensure compliance with State and federal laws; evaluate proposed federal and other State agencies actions for consistency with the State's coastal policies; advise municipalities on developing and financing waterfront projects, preparing special land and water use regulations for waterfront areas, obtaining State and federal permits for waterfront projects, and developing management programs for watersheds and other areas with high coastal resource values; develop and monitor projects, activities and programs to implement coastal policies dealing with shore erosion, flooding, non-point pollution, fish and wildlife habitat restoration, urban waterfront redevelopment, public access, scenic quality or harbor management; and assist in developing regional coastal management plans.
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You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.
Either 1. 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, engineering management, engineering science in wastewater, environmental administration, environmental affairs, environmental architecture, 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, global development, 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 environmental sciences, marine science, marine transportation, maritime studies, natural resources, natural resources management, ocean and coastal resources, oceanography, physical oceanography, plant science, public administration, public policy, real estate development, regional planning, renewable energy, sustainability planning, sustainable development, sustainable energy management, sustainable environmental systems, sustainable studies, urban forestry, urban placemaking and management, urban planning, water resource management, water resources engineering, 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, reviewing, and/or implementing plans and documentation and/or projects that address climate resiliency, and/or protect, restore, and/or develop land, water and/or other resources in coastal areas or other waterfront locations. This may include experience reviewing/developing environmental regulatory documentation and/or environmental/biological field work; OR
2. A master's or higher degree in a degree area listed above AND one year of professional experience with responsibility for developing, reviewing, and/or implementing plans and documentation and/or projects that address climate resiliency, or protect, restore, and/or develop land, water or other resources in coastal areas or other waterfront locations. This may include experience reviewing/developing environmental regulatory documentation and/or environmental/biological field work.
How to Apply
The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted