Environmental Liaison

  • Full-Time
  • Wisconsin
  • Application deadline: 2021-06-22

Department of Transportation

The WI Department of Transportation (WisDOT), Division of Transportation System Development (DTSD) is seeking an Environmental Liaison (Environmental Analysis & Review Specialist – Entry or Advanced) to join our Environmental Services Team.

Position Summary

This position provides environmental process and policy guidance to department staff and consultants; develops and updates policy documents such as those in the WisDOT FDM; develops and delivers environmental training to department staff, consultants or contractors; and provides assistance to the Cultural Resources Team (CRT).

Responsibilities

Synthesize state and federal environmental laws and their related regulations and processes them into departmental operating policy. Be a liaison to the Office of General Counsel and be responsible for completing environmental documentation related to Department proposed rulemaking. Other key responsibilities include collecting data and providing analyses for department environmental performance measures, assisting team members in maintaining an environmental information and document inventory system for tracking documents and department environmental data, and development of electronic tools to track project environmental impacts and impact mitigation commitment completion.

This position will also learn to lead efforts related to project-level public involvement. Ensuring the latest techniques for providing all members of the public an opportunity to participate in the project development process will be a critical task for the person in this position.

Qualifications

A minimally qualified applicant will have training/education and/or experience with all of the following:

Environmental laws, rules, policies and/or procedures, such as 40 CFR Parts 1500 – 1508, 23 CFR 771 and Wisconsin Administrative Code Trans 400, or other equivalent state or local laws, etc.
Assisted in preparation of all or part of an environmental document
Used a computer program for data entry, information gathering and dissemination

A well-qualified applicant will have experience, training/education or internship experience with at least one of the following:

Interpreted, conveyed and/or implemented environmental laws, rules, policies and/or procedures, such as 40 CFR Parts 1500 – 1508, 23 CFR 771 and Wisconsin Administrative Code Trans 400, or other equivalent state or local laws, etc.
Section 106 as it relates to archeological and historical resources
Assisted a project team in preparing for and delivering the public involvement component of a project, such as preparing a Public Involvement Plan, serving as a project team member during a Public Involvement Meeting or Public Hearing, etc.
Developed a computer program for information gathering and dissemination

 

This position may be headquartered in the following cities: Madison, La Crosse, Superior, Eau Claire, Green Bay, Wisconsin Rapids, Rhinelander and Waukesha.

To apply for this job please visit wj.wi.gov.