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State of Arkansas
Little Rock, Arkansas, US
Jun 10, 2021
Jun 17, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Position Number: 22087669
County: Pulaski
Posting End Date: open until filled

Anticipated Starting Salary: 36,155
Natural Resources

Hiring Authority

#1 Natural Resources Drive

Little Rock, AR 72205



As the largest industry in Arkansas, the Arkansas Department of Agriculture is dedicated to the development and implementation of policies and programs for Arkansas agriculture and forestry to keep its farmers and ranchers competitive in national and international markets while ensuring safe food, fiber, and forest products for the citizens of the state and nation. The Department is organized into five Divisions: Forestry Division, Livestock and Poultry Division, Natural Resources Division, Plant Industries Division, and Shared Services Division.
Position Information
Class Code: B059C

Grade: GS06


Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00
Summary The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) Program Coordinator is responsible for managing environmental programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. Functions Assists in developing, directing, and coordinating the implementation of grant programs by establishing accounting practices to comply with federal requirements and maintaining budgets to allocate resources in accordance with agency program priorities. Interprets policies, procedures, rules, and regulations concerning programs in water sources management, manages and maintains environmental protocols, compliances for military, federal, state, and local regulations by researching applicable laws, statutes, regulations, and policies. Completes reports to document activities in accordance with state and federal rules and regulations. Conducts meetings and presents workshops to local officials providing information and technical assistance, interpreting agency policies, and providing guidebooks and other publications. Provides information and technical assistance to city, county and district officials in Natural Resource Conservation practices. Reviews applications for Clean Water Act grants, monitors project operations, reviews financial and budget records, tracks activities and sets project goals and objectives. Develops Environmental Program Management Standard Operating Procedures and compiles cost data for implementation of environmental management programs. Obtains permits for projects such as construction, landfill operations, waste disposal, air emissions and waste water discharge on military installations and monitors project activities to ensure that permit requirements are met and that cultural, historic and natural resources are preserved. Conducts inspections, and maintains records on hazardous waste storage and disposal areas and storage and disposal procedures to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. Performs other duties as assigned. Dimensions None Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing environmental and construction programs. Knowledge of planning and analysis techniques and procedures. Ability to develop and implement environmental protection programs and hazardous waste management plans. Ability to conduct on-site inspections to determine compliance with standards, laws, and/or regulations, evaluate and document results, and recommend corrective actions. Ability to gather, analyze and write reports. Ability to analyze scientific reports and identify permit violations. Minimum Qualifications
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in environmental science, natural science, or a related field; plus one year of experience in environmental regulation, water conservation, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Licenses None
The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and experience with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
  • Ability to qualify for and pass the Certified Floodplain Manager Exam.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity to state and federal grant programs.

Agency Specific Information:

All candidates must complete the State of Arkansas application to be considered for employment. If a resume is submitted without an application, you will not be considered for employment.

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