Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Climate Policy Analyst 1, G-18

Occupation Group

Environment

General Information

Starting Salary

$53,339

Job Rate

$67,827

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.

Bachelor's degree in Economics, Engineering, Environmental Science, Natural Science, Physical Science, or Planning, and two years of full-time professional experience in the establishment of environmental programs; 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

Master's or higher degree in Economics, Engineering, Environmental Science, Natural Science, Physical Science, or Planning, and one year of full-time professional experience in the establishment of environmental programs; 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

To apply for the examination for this PCO Select Job Title you must apply for the PCO examination by February 22, 2017, fill out and submit the PCO Questionnaire by April 5, 2017, and take the PCO written test in April of 2017. The application for and information about the PCO examination is at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/.