Natural Resources Program Principal
State of Wyoming - Cheyenne, WY

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Senior level professional position responsible for preparing and reviewing complex air quality permits, including Title V (operating) and New Source Review (construction) permits.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Drafts and coordinates preparation of complex air quality analyses and permits.

Responsible for technical writing of documents for a diverse range of audiences to support the permitting function.

Applies and interprets complex rules, regulations, guidelines or standards.

Answers technical questions from the public, other agencies, and internal staff related to air quality models, policies, procedures, regulations, and statutes.

Applies sound scientific principles to evaluate proposed emission controls, pollution minimization, and monitoring techniques.

Reviews the work of others.

Reviews technical documents for compliance with requirements of the State, EPA, USFS, and other agencies on projects.

Reviews and approves or rejects submittals.

Ensures work activities meet project technical and policy requirements, state statutes and federal regulations.

Responsible for negotiating and securing agreements with industry groups and applicants.

Responds to comments from industry and other stakeholders in contentious situations.

Participates in environmental studies and public meetings.

Provides responses to appeals, lawsuits or other public record requests.

Serves as an expert witness.

Trains, develops and mentors staff.

Leads and/or participates in cross-functional teams to address the issues and priorities of the agency.

Participates in selection panels for environmental engineers and scientists.

Confers with other states or government agencies with regard to joint actions to be taken or to obtain vital information.

Develops and recommends new and revised goals and long-range plans for the program and agency.

Resolves and recommends resolution of applicant and contractor disputes and claims.

Advises senior leaders on acquisition of software, hardware, equipment, and materials.

Provides input for proper siting of air monitoring equipment, evaluates adequacy of monitored data.

Determines relevance and accuracy of data collection and computation methods.

Manages projects and project teams.

Assists in directing the operational, personnel, and planning functions in air quality permitting.

Initiates and manages consultant agreements to provide permit related services.

Develops and implements standard operating procedures (SOPs) for Division activities related to the permitting function.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of air quality permitting principles and practices.

Knowledge of practices of environmental compliance and regulation; competent to interpret and apply environmental regulations and policies.

Knowledge of industrial processes and pollution controls.

Knowledge of the principles of scientific measurement and experiment.

Detail-oriented; strong ability to discern, track, and organize pertinent information in a complex regulatory environment.

Strong ability to organize and manage a large workload, ability to meet deadlines with quality product.

Ability to work as a member of team of professionals and balance disparate goals/priorities.

Ability to interact with public, regulated entities and other employees in a professional manner.

Ability to utilize available information in order to make timely decisions.

Ability to train, develop and mentor staff.

Ability to work independently within areas of major responsibility and resolve conflicts and disputes.

Skilled at leading by example, demonstrating a strong work ethic.

High level of skill in written, spoken, and electronic communication.

PREFERENCES:
Bachelor's Degree required with a preference in engineering or environmental/physical sciences plus 1-2 years of progressive work experience in the same.

  • Please view the Class Specifications (Class Code ENNR10) and the State required Minimum Qualifications for this vacancy at:
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