The office of Environmental Farming and Innovation (OEFI) is recruiting to fill a Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory) position.
Under the general direction of the Environmental Program manager I, the incumbent is responsible for supervising and leading a team of highly technical scientific experts on establishing these incentive programs, and ensure they are effectively and efficiently implemented and effectively quantify greenhouse has reductions. The incumbent must demonstrate initiative, effective communication skills, independence in leading highly effective scientific and incentive-based programs, ability to think critically, show innovation and practice inter and intra-agency diplomacy in order to provide highly professional activities and services to other state and federal officials and external stakeholders including the general public.
Duties include but are not limited to:
• Lead a highly effective scientific team to identify new greenhouse gas reduction strategies including establishing new incentive-based programs.
• Plan, organize, and direct the work of scientific staff in the execution of agronomic and environmental research to support three incentive programs and climate change activities.
• Oversee assigned program's personnel, budgetary, contractual, and reimbursement agreements.
• Maintain a high-quality scientific work environment which contributes to the development of employees’ knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform at the highest level of professional expertise; review all correspondence and action item responses prepared by staff on matters such as water quality and climate change to ensure consistency with program policies and procedures.
• Provide briefings to the highest levels of the Department and Administration on the programs. Provide input to the Legislative Analyst's Office, the Legislature, and the federal counterparts in regulatory and policy agencies.
• Develop scientific research protocols, techniques for handling and analyzing data, including making program recommendations, assist the Environmental program manager I in drafting regulations and policy evaluation.
• Provide professional liaison services with agricultural industry, other state agencies, the CDFA Legislative unit, the Legislature, and the Legislative Analyst office as required.
• Maintain knowledge of all inventive-based and environmental programs and policies of the State relating to greenhouse gas reductions and climate change adaptation in regards to the State's agricultural industry and natural resources by attending conferences, meetings, seminars, and professional training.
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