Minimum Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions
LOCATION OF (2) POSITIONS TO BE FILLED: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, BUREAU OF ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING, ENVIRONMENTAL DIVISION, DAVIDSON COUNTY
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and three years of full-time professional environmental program, environmental studies or cultural resources experience.
Substitution of Education for Experience: Graduate coursework may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of two years (24 semester hours is equivalent to one year).
Substitution of Experience for Education: None.
Necessary Special Qualifications:
Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.
Under general supervision, is responsible for interpreting and complying with state and federal regulations while conducting environmental studies of considerable difficulty required for federal and state-funded transportation projects and performs related work as required.
Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class is a lead worker responsible for identifying and completing environmental studies required for federal and state-funded transportation projects. This position will work with project development and operational staff to coordinate environmental studies with consideration of the overall project schedule. An employee of this class will be responsible for complex projects and studies. This classification differs from the TDOT Transportation Studies Specialist in that the incumbent of the latter is not a lead worker and is responsible for projects and studies of average difficulty. This classification differs from the TDOT Environmental Supervisor in that the incumbent of the latter is responsible for the supervision of subordinate staff.
Integrity and Trust
Advanced knowledge of clerical tasks including use of Microsoft office products, filing, and other required equipment and software
Advanced knowledge of technical writing
Advanced knowledge of oral communication techniques
Intermediate knowledge of geographical features that could be affected by transportation projects
Intermediate knowledge of plants and animal species and habitats
Intermediate knowledge of historical and archeological sites
Intermediate knowledge of chemistry
Intermediate knowledge of relevant environmental laws and regulations
Intermediate knowledge of transportation systems including air, water, rail, and roadways
Basic knowledge of reading and interpreting design plans
Speaking to individuals or groups
Writing and preparing reports, letters, and other necessary documents
Complex problem solving
Quality control analysis through review of documents
Management of personnel
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