Environmental Associate

Town of Branford Job Announcement
Posting Date: August 5, 2020
Closing Date: Until Filled

Job Title: Environmental Associate
Department/Location: Town Hall
Union Affiliation: UPSEU
Employment Type: non-exempt
Hours per Week: 40 including evenings

If your professional interests include environmental matters specifically inland wetlands, watercourse regulations and natural resources protection activities then you may wish to apply for the Environmental Associate position.

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Summary of Job:
The position assists the Inland Wetlands Environmental Director in the successful administration of all inland wetlands department activities including working with the public and with the Town’s engineering, planning, zoning and building department’s staff to provide support in the application, permitting, violations and resource protection administrative practices. To assure a seamless approach to serving the residents and commercial property owners and the public at large, this position will require attendance and taking meeting minutes at Commission meetings and site visits, as assigned by the Director. You will also compose correspondence, reports, memorandum, agendas, legal notices, and reports that are required to successfully communicate information as approved by the Director. As a main communicator with the public your professional communication customer service skills will be integral to your success. Your Bachelor’s degree in earth science or another environmental field and/or 5 plus years’ experience or equivalent combination of related education and experience are preferred.
See attached document for a full job description and other position requirements.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Town of Branford reserves the right to limit the number of qualified candidates who will be considered for the position. The files of all qualified candidates will be maintained for a minimum of six months from the announcement date. All candidates must successfully pass a post-offer includes a substance abuse test given at the Town's expense. The Town of Branford conducts background investigations for all positions prior to hiring. Refusal to sign the release form will terminate the candidate from further consideration.


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