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Title:  Environmental Analyst VII

Application Deadline Date:  02/26/2023
Req ID:  46174
Department:  Environmental Conservation

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $29.79


This position is located in the Sites Management Section (SMS) of the Waste Management and Prevention Division, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation. Our office is located in Montpelier, one of the best places in Vermont to work and live. If you enjoy the outdoors, great community, amazing local food, easy travel to Boston, New York City and Montreal, and working for an employer that cares about you, then this position is for you!


The SMS is a high functioning technical program focused on protection of human health and the environment through the cleanup and regulation of releases of hazardous materials to the environment (oil, groundwater, surface water, indoor air, sediments). The SMS regulates and provides technical state oversight on the investigation of releases on all types of hazardous waste sites ranging from gas stations to Superfund Sites.


This is a program manager position with the SMS and will involve supervision of staff. A successful candidate must have a thorough knowledge of State and Federal Rules and Regulations, as well as industry standard scientific principles and practices.


Position responsibilities include supervision of up to seven staff, reviewing, approving, commenting on documents and letters as it relates to releases of hazardous materials and program Rules and Policies. The successful candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work with multiple stakeholders and be ready to be a team player. Preference will be given to candidates with previous supervisory duties or training.

Who May Apply

This position, Environmental Analyst VII (Job Requisition #46174), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Patricia Coppolino at


Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

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, and 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 in a biological-life or physical science, engineering, a social science, data science, or an environmental or natural resources field AND four (4) or more years of experience in a natural resources field.


Master's degree or higher in a biological-life or physical science, engineering, a social science, data science, or an environmental or natural resources field AND three (3) or more years of experience in a natural resources field.


Seven (7) 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