Louisiana Department of State Civil Service ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST 1-3 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana



$1,773.00 - $3,534.00 Monthly

$10.23 - $20.39 Hourly

$1,773.00 - $3,534.00 Monthly


Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge, LA

Job Type



Department of Environmental Quality

Job Number

16-83 EPA GR


10/27/2016 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

Job # 16-83-EPA GR

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as an Environmental Program Analyst 1, 2 or 3 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant.

The maximum salary for the Environmental Program Analyst 3 is $51,958 yearly. Please refer to the "Job Specifications" tab located at the top of the LA Careers "Current Job Opportunities page" for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualification requirements and job concepts for each level.

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8100-Professional Level Exam in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.

Applicants without current test scores can apply to take the test here.

Testing exemptions may be granted according to Civil Service Rule 22.8. It is the applicant's responsibility to indicate their eligibility on the application and provide all necessary documentation prior to the closing date of the job posting.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

If you are unable to apply online for vacancies, you should click here to apply to vacancies.

You may fax your application to (225) 219-1041 or mail it to Staffing Division, Department of State Civil Service, P.O. Box 94111, Capitol Station, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9111

Please reference job # 16-83-EPA GR if a paper application is submitted. All supplemental questions should be answered and submitted with the application

Resumes (or attachments of any kind) will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. An application may be considered incomplete if the work experience and education sections are not completed.

This position located in the Air Enforcement Division of the Office of Environmental Compliance

The incumbent performs technical and professional work in the Air Section of the Enforcement Division in the DEQ Office of Environmental Compliance. The principal responsibilities of this position include: assisting Environmental Scientists, Environmental Scientist Supervisors and Managers in the tracking of enforcement documents, administrative review of enforcement documents and data entry into TEMPO and QA/QC of TEMPO data with respect to enforcement documents that are drafted in response to non-compliance with state and federal laws or regulations including the Clean Air Act. He/She is also responsible for the tracking of enforcement actions which constitute legislative performance indicators to ensure timely issuance. He/She will assist in the planning, development, management, and merger of the air enforcement tracker(s) with TEMPO.

The position requires knowledge of LDEQ enforcement procedures, as well as, familiarity with the technical and administrative aspects of the Section's work. This position requires the ability to work with various computer software programs such as Microsoft Office, word processing programs, spreadsheets, and/or database management programs. Knowledge of basic scientific terminology, numerical ranges, and standard

enforcement language is necessary to interpret reports and to perform acceptable QA/QC reviews and to correctly enter the data into the requisite computer databases .

This agency participates in the E-Verify system for verification of citizenship and employment authorization.

Equal Opportunity Employer

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Gloria Robertson

Human Resources

LA Department of Environmental Quality




A baccalaureate degree.


Subprofessional experience in data management, environmental science, computer science, accounting, engineering, or clerical experience gained in an environmental regulatory enforcement program or a natural resources regulatory enforcement program will substitute for the required college on the basis of 30 semester hours for one year of experience.


Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To gather and review documents needed to assess fees for a Division program; to code and input data into retrieval systems; to assist Environmental Specialists and Engineers in researching and compiling technical data or information.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Close from an Environmental Specialist.

Supervision Exercised:


Location of Work:

Department of Environmental Quality.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from clerical personnel by having responsibility and duties that require the knowledge and understanding of certain technical aspects of Division regulatory activities.

Differs from Environmental Program Analyst 2 by lack of responsibility for independently performing at the journeyman level.

Examples of Work

Gathers documents from file system and reviews the documents as necessary to assess Division fees.

Codes and inputs data into information retrieval and tracking systems. (This can be field investigation data, violations data, permit data, grants and contracts data, and data from other reports and documents.)

Assists in tabulating data and compiling information needed in special reports and quarterly and annual reports.

Assists in compiling information or documents requested by private citizens, industry or other agencies and mails information to the individual making the request.

Plots discharges and potential nonpoint sources on maps under the direction of an Environmental Specialist, obtaining location information from permit files or other files.

Checks files and prepares notification letters to advise the regulated community to apply for appropriate permits.

Gathers and tabulates data from the file system in order to calculate appropriate fees for Division programs.

Maintains a tickler system of the permitting process to identify and initiate actions to ensure applicants complete the permitting process in a timely manner.

Communicates with members of the regulated community.

Assists the Environmental Specialists in researching, gathering and tabulating technical data and information.