TOWN OF GREENWICH invites applications for the position of: Assistant Director of Environmental Affairs An Equal Opportunity Employer SALARY: $95,601.00 - $123,355.00 Annually CLOSING DATE: 09/13/22 04:00 PM
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Assists the Director with leading the Town’s Environmental Affairs Department in a broad range of natural resource conservation projects and implementing the Inland Wetlands and Watercourses regulations. Reports to the Director of Environmental Affairs.
To Apply: For consideration, applications must be submitted to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/greenwichct/jobs/3702145/assistant-director-of-environmental-affairs
JOB DESCRIPTION: Department: Environmental Affairs Duties and Responsibilities: Assumes the responsibilities of the Director in the Director’s absence. Coordinates department operations; communicates staff assignments and participates in supervision of assigned personnel. Provides professional and technical guidance to the Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency, Conservation Commission, elected officials, Town departments, and the public as requested. Reviews permit applications, composing conditions of approvals/denials, and, as warranted, securing a consultant. Conducts on-site inspections of properties to investigate possible violations, confirm compliance with regulations and IWWA permit conditions. Participates in meetings of the Agency, Commission, and other organizations and presents information as required. Performs other related work as required.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Environmental Science or a related field, plus 5 years of wetlands and natural resource management experience, which includes at least two years of supervisory experience.
Demonstrated knowledge in environmental sciences and natural resources. Proven understanding of Connecticut’s Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Statutes and Regulations, Tidal Wetland Statutes and Regulations, key case law regarding wetland regulations, and the Freedom of Information Act. Demonstrated knowledge of the operations of Municipal, State and Federal governments. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of geographic information system (GIS), Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and other business software. Proven ability to analyze technical reports, maps, aerial photographs, soils maps and engineering/construction drawings. Proven ability to supervise, plan, direct and evaluate work of subordinates. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all stake holders.