[ES_JOBS_NET] ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER (Part Time), City of Ft. Collins, Colorado

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Mon Apr 13 09:46:40 MDT 2015


*REQUISITION #:*  req255
*DEPARTMENT:*  Environmental Services
*ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:*   $26,372.00 - 36,794.50 (Salaries are paid biweekly)
*SELECTION PROCESS: *Application deadline is*3:00 p.m. MT on 4/13/2015*.

You will receive an email acknowledgment when you have successfully 
submitted an application. Your completed application will be forwarded 
to the hiring manager. You will be notified if you are selected for 
further testing or interviews. Please keep your contact information 
up-to-date. The status of your application will be updated in your 
applicant profile.*Post-offer background check and drug test required*.


*SUMMARY: *Develops and implements programs related to the protection of 
air resources including radon awareness and mitigation, reducing 
emissions of ozone precursors and greenhouse gases, wood smoke, vehicle 
idling, and indoor air quality.  Participates on project teams to 
evaluate impacts to air quality.   Collaborates with local and regional 
partners to develop City policy regarding air quality and climate 
change.   Conducts outreach and education with the public and 
stakeholder groups and responds to citizen concerns and complaints 
regarding air quality issues.  Provides technical assistance to 
other departments.

responsibilities represent the primary functions of this position.

  * Writes policies and plans on indoor and outdoor air quality issues
    and climate change that respond to directives from the City Council.
  * Designs, implements and manages programs that engage citizens in
    support of the City’s Air Quality Plan and Climate Action Plan,
  * Conducts public outreach and involvement processes and prepares
    educational materials, which promote reducing air pollutant and
    greenhouse gas emissions.
  * Responds to inquiries and concerns from the public about air quality
    issues and programs.
  * Manages consulting contracts with environmental, marketing, and
    engineering firms.
  * Coordinates, leads, and serves on task forces and teams related to
    air quality and climate change.
  * Provides reports and recommendations to the City Manager and Council
    on air resource issues and prepares positions with respect to state
    and federal legislature.
  * Develops and implements air monitoring projects.
  * Maintain and manage databases and records.
  * Represents the City on projects with other agencies.
  * Other duties as assigned.


*QUALIFICATIONS:* The requirements listed below are representative of 
the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform necessary 
functions of the position.


  * Demonstrated project management skills.
  * Knowledge of fundamentals of air resource protection, including
    air regulations, air emissions control, air monitoring and modeling.
  * Knowledge of fundamentals of climate change and reducing greenhouse
    gas emissions.
  * Excellent technical writing skills and ability to communicate
    technical subject matter to the general public.
  * Knowledge of fundamentals in community engagement and
    developing voluntary programs for positive behavior change.
  * Advanced skills in the use of MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  * Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
    including presentations to groups of varying size.

*EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: *Bachelor's degree in Atmospheric Science or 
Environmental Science, Planning, Policy, or Engineering; Natural 
Resources Conservation/Management; Ecology, Sustainability Studies; or, 
related field from an accredited college or university; plus, three 
years related experience or equivalent combination of education 
and experience.

*LANGUAGE SKILLS: *Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general 
business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or 
governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business 
correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present 
information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, 
customers, elected officials, and the general public.

*REASONING ABILITY: *Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a 
variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization 
exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in 
written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

*PHYSICAL DEMANDS:* The physical demands described here are 
representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully 
perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties 
of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The 
employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit.  The employee 
is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach 
with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee 
must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

*WORK ENVIRONMENT: *The work environment characteristics described here 
are representative of those an employee would encounter while performing 
the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of 
this job, the employee normally works in an office environment but may 
occasionally conduct field work and be exposed to outside weather 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with 
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The City of Fort Collins will make reasonable accommodations for access 
to City services, programs and activities and will make special 
communication arrangements for persons with disabilities.  Please call 
(970) 221-6535 for assistance.

The City of Fort Collins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants 
are considered for positions for which they have applied without regard 
to race, religion, gender, age (40 years or older), national origin, 
color, creed, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, or other 
characteristics protected by law.
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