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

Climate Policy Analysts research and analyze policy developments related to climate change, and make climate-related recommendations for actions such as legislation, awareness campaigns, and policy. The work of Climate Policy Analysts is inter-disciplinary in-nature. Employees research and analyze climate policy; assist in the development and implementation of Statewide standards and procedures; research and analyze data and information; communicate with a variety of other parties in written or verbal form; review various aspects of one or more environmental program areas; and may supervise or provide technical direction to subordinate staff on a full-time or project basis. These positions are located in the Department of Environmental Conservation.

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/.