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Title:  Environmental Analyst III - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  12/15/2022
Req ID:  44982
Department:  Environmental Conservation

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $23.55


The Waste Management and Prevention Division is seeking an individual who has strong organizational and communication skills (both orally and in writing) and who is interested in working in a fast-paced program.


The Sites Management Section (SMS) is a high functioning technical program focused on protection of human health and the environment through the regulation and cleanup of hazardous material releases to the environment (soil, groundwater, surface water, indoor air, sediments). The SMS regulates and provides technical state oversight to the investigation and remediation of releases on all types of hazardous waste sites ranging from gas stations to Brownfields to Superfund Sites. This position will be a mix of state regulated sites, assisting with brownfields redevelopment sites and/or field oversight at superfund sites.


This is an entry level position with the SMS. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational and time management skills, be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines, be an effective team collaborator, be able to conduct periodic site visits, be able to communicate technical information effectively both orally and in writing, be knowledgeable of federal and state laws, rules, and policies applicable to hazardous sites, be knowledgeable of scientific principles including those of hydrogeology and geology, be knowledgeable of contaminant properties including environmental behavior. Job duties include reviewing and commenting on technical documents, assisting stakeholders (developers, attorneys, lenders, EPA, Regional Planning Commissions, environmental consultants, responsible parties, and other partners), managing all aspects of a mixed caseload of hazardous sites, and assisting with special projects as assigned. If you multitask well and are familiar with the complexities associated with brownfield development or environmental site assessment and cleanup, this might be the job you have been looking for.

Who May Apply

This position, Environmental Analyst III - Limited Service (Job Requisition #44982), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs. 
If you would like more information about the duration of this position or other details, please contact Matt Moran at
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are largely performed in an office setting; however, some field travel may be necessary for which private means of transportation must be available. Field work may involve exposure to chemicals, gases, hazardous liquid and solid waste, construction sites during all weather conditions and may involve traversing rough terrain and bodies of water. Some work outside of regular working hours, including attendance at public meetings, may be required. Strong differences of opinion may be encountered on a regular basis.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or higher in a biological-life or physical science, engineering, a social science, data science, or an environmental or natural resources field.


Three (3) years or more of experience in an engineering, environmental, social science, data science, or natural resources field.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier