Tdot Env Studies Specialist Ad-073119-177765

State Of Tennessee Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 2 months ago

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.

Other Requirements:

Necessary Special Qualifications:
None.

Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.

Job Overview:

Summary:
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.

Competencies (KSA's):

Competencies:

  • Composure

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Decision Quality

  • Functional/Technical Competency

  • Directing Others

  • Conflict Management

  • Political Savvy

  • Presentation Skills

  • Organizing

  • Written Communications

Knowledge:

  • 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

Skills:

  • Active learning

  • Active listening

  • Reading comprehension

  • Speaking to individuals or groups

  • Writing and preparing reports, letters, and other necessary documents

  • Coordination

  • Social perceptiveness

  • Instructing

  • Complex problem solving

  • Quality control analysis through review of documents

  • Management of personnel

  • Time management

Abilities:

  • Deductive Reasoning

  • Information Ordering

  • Oral Comprehension

  • Oral Expression

  • Problem Sensitivity

  • Selective Attention

  • Time Sharing

  • Written Comprehension

  • Written Expression

  • Speech Clarity

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Tdot Planning Supervisor073119177792

State Of Tennessee

Posted 2 months ago

VIEW JOBS 8/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-10-30T00:00 Minimum Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions LOCATION OF (1) POSITION TO BE FILLED: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, BUREAU OF ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING, LONG RANGE PLANNING DIVISION - RESEARCH OFFICE, DAVIDSON COUNTY Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in community planning, transportation planning, public administration, civil engineering, landscape architecture, or other related bachelor's degree and experience equivalent to five years of full-time professional planning work. OR Possession of a master's degree in community planning, transportation planning, public administration, civil engineering, or landscape architecture from an accredited college or university and experience equivalent to three years of full-time professional planning work. Substitution of Education for Experience: Graduate coursework in community planning, transportation planning, public administration, civil engineering, landscape architecture, or other related degree 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. Other Requirements: Necessary Special Qualifications: None. Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions. Job Overview: Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for the supervision of staff and professional transportation planning work of considerable difficulty; and performs related work as required. Distinguishing Features: This is the supervisory level classification in the TDOT Planning Specialist series. An employee in this classification supervises a unit responsible for transportation planning duties. An incumbent may be assigned to work in any area of transportation planning and may participate in the varied development, monitoring, and coordination of transportation planning projects. This class differs from that of TDOT Planning Specialist-Advanced in that an incumbent of the latter is not assigned supervisory responsibilities. This classification differs from the TDOT Planning Manager in that the incumbent of the latter is responsible for the supervision of multiple work units. Competencies (KSA's): Competencies: * Intellectual Horsepower * Problem Solving * Planning * Total Work Systems * Perseverance * Composure * Customer Focus * Integrity and Trust * Interpersonal Savvy * Listening Knowledge: * Advanced knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, water, or road, including the relative costs and benefits * Knowledge of laws, legal codes, legislation, precedents, government regulations related to land use and transportation * Knowledge of principles and processes for providing quality customer services * Advanced knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, water, and air, including their physical characteristics, locations, and interrelationships * Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, statistics, and their applications * Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning and resource allocation * Advanced knowledge of communication and dissemination techniques and methods * Knowledge of geographic information software, data collection, analytic or scientific software used to create planning documents * Knowledge of public safety and security goals as related to transportation system * Advanced knowledge of societal trends, cultures, travel trends, and population migration Skills: * The application of arithmetic, algebra, and statistics * Reading Comprehension * Speaking * Writing * Coordination of work resources * Negotiation * Service Orientation * Social Perceptiveness * Complex Problem Solving * Judgment and Decision Making * Systems Evaluation * Time Management Abilities: * Deductive Reasoning * Inductive Reasoning * Information Ordering * Mathematical Reasoning * Oral Comprehension * Oral Expression * Originality * Problem Sensitivity * Written Comprehension * Written Expression * Speech Clarity * Speech Recognition State Of Tennessee Nashville TN

Tdot Env Studies Specialist Ad-073119-177765

State Of Tennessee