This position is grant funded and located at the Maryland Department of the Environment in Baltimore, Maryland. The Natural Resource Planner will support the Climate Change Division within the Air Quality Planning Program, at the Maryland Department of the Environment. The Air Quality Planning Program is responsible for improving and maintaining air quality in order to protect the health and welfare of the people and environment of Maryland while providing for enhanced community service and economic development. The position is engaged in research and planning projects to assist in the development, interpretation, and implementation of the Department’s climate change plans and policies, including but not limited programs related to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, the Maryland Commission on Climate Change and the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions Act of 2009. The planner obtains, compiles, and analyzes information for the planning and evaluation of activities to manage and preserve related resources for climate change programs; assists with planning and conducting activities to develop State climate change programs and related air quality requirements for air quality planning process; develops draft documentation of air quality planning activities to use in developing the State’s climate action plans and other administrative programs undertaken by the Department; and assists in planning and implementing stakeholder meetings. These duties include planning and coordination of activities with greenhouse gas reduction programs such as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions Act of 2009, and Maryland Commission on Climate Change. Assists in developing the Department’s website and public documents to promote air quality issues from climate change programs.
The work schedule for this position is 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university in natural resources planning, management or development, geography, regional planning, environmental or biological sciences.
Knowledge of State environmental law and regulations;
Ability to perform routine research with a minimum of direct supervision;
Ability to prepare clear and concise reports;
Ability to maintain and utilize databases;
Working knowledge of geographic information systems;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with technical specialists, contractors and other planners.
Full-Time/Regular Salary / 36,557.00 – USD
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