|Salary:||$4,448.16 – $7,006.00 Monthly|
|Location:||Baton Rouge, LA|
|Department:||GOV-Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority|
|Closing Date:||7/11/2018 11:59 PM Central|
This position is located at the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority in the Plan Development Section, Planning and Research Division.
The incumbent will perform scientific, environmental, and other technical work in support of the comprehensive Coastal Master Plan and Flood Risk and Resilience Program (FRRP) development and implementation – an important segment of CPRA’s overall coastal restoration and hurricane flood protection priorities.
The position involves initial planning aspects of multi-million dollar coastal restoration and flood protection projects, complex environmental programs, and feasibility studies. The position will also support CPRA’s role in statewide watershed floodplain management activities including coordination and collaboration with other state agencies. The incumbent can expect to assist the Coastal Resources Scientist Supervisor and other team members in facilitating public hearings and meetings. Other specific responsibilities include creation, review, and approval of technical scientific/environmental reports and oversight of contractors and associated task scopes, schedules, and budgets. The Coastal Resources Scientist may also represent CPRA at conferences, workshops, seminars, public meetings, etc.
Ideal candidates for this position will contribute to the efforts of the Plan Development section through both independent and collaborative work and will demonstrate strong interpersonal communication and time management skills. The ability to digest technical information and communicate it thoughtfully to a wide range of audiences is also key to this position.
The maximum salary for the Coastal Resources Scientist 4 is $84,074 annually.
The special entrance rates established for this position is $2,053 bi-weekly.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.