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Job Title: Environmental Planning Summer Worker
Location: Newington, CT United States
Position Type: Temporary
Post Date: 02/20/2024
Expire Date: 04/20/2024
Job Categories: Government and Policy
Job Description
Environmental Planning Summer Worker
The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (DOT) is accepting applications for Summer Worker (Environmental Planning) positions in the Bureau of Planning and Research, Environmental Permit Unit, and the Environmental Resource Compliance Unit, both within the Office of Environmental Planning (OEP).

Position Highlights:
Anticipated start date in May of 2024 and ending by August 30, 2024
Monday-Friday
First shift
8 hours/day, 40 hours/week
Seasonal
Location: Position based in Newington
The Role:
The summer position in the Environmental Resource Compliance Unit would gain experience in fulfilling the following duties:
Assist in performing Construction Site Inspections for compliance with State and federal water and natural resource permit requirements, as well as the Departmentís Best Management Practices (BMPís)
Assist in ensuring commitments to protection of listed species, fisheries enhancements and permit special conditions are carried out during construction
Assisting by acting as a liaison with State and federal regulatory agencies during construction
Assist in obtaining permit approvals for changes that occur during construction
Assist in providing construction oversight of Wetland and Habitat Mitigation sites
Assist in performing plan reviews for compliance with proper water handling techniques, and State guidelines regarding erosion and sedimentation control
Assist in providing guidance for Maintenance activities within regulated areas and providing oversight for proper BMPís and protection of natural resources in regard to excess material disposal areas, tree clearing, and drainage system maintenance activities
Assist in providing Training to Maintenance forces regarding work in regulated areas
Assist in developing mapping of the Stateís Drainage system for compliance with the recently issued MS4 permit
Assist in determining permit needs, obtain permit approvals, and oversee compliance for Department declared Emergency Declarations in regulated areas; Assist in responding to Public Complaints
Performing other related duties as required
The summer position in the Environmental Permitting Unit would gain experience in fulfilling the following duties:
Assist in acquiring permit approvals for projects
Assist in reviewing permit applications and preliminary design plans
Assist in preparation of permit applications and supporting documents for projects
Assist in conducting wetland delineations and habitat assessments for project sites
Assist in coordination with DEEP Fisheries and design teams to determine protection protocols, fisheries enhancements, and likely permit special conditions
Assist in coordination with DEEP Natural Diversity Data Base to determine protection protocols for listed species including field reviews
Assist in conducting National Marine Fisheries Essential Fish Habitat and Endangered Species Act coordination to determine protection protocols and construction limitations
Assist in conducting field reviews of project sites with state and federal regulatory agencies to identify and solve environmental issues that could affect project schedules
Assist in coordination with the US Coast Guard, USACE, and DEEP Boating regarding work in navigational channels
Assist in document coordination as required under various federal laws such as the Endangered Species Act
Performing other related duties as required
We are seeking applicants with a science, environmental planning, engineering, or construction management background. The Environmental Permit Unit and the Environmental Resource Compliance Unit, determine permit needs and acquire permit approvals, as well as oversee active construction compliance (regarding environmental commitments) for all Department projects. If you are interested, apply today!
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