Climate Policy Analyst Trainee 1 - Similar to Grade 13

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This title exists in Environmental Conservation, Dept of and has approximately 20 positions.

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Salary Information for Climate Policy Analyst Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Climate Policy Analyst Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Climate Policy Analyst Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Climate Policy Analyst 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Climate Policy Analyst 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Climate Policy Analyst 3 27 $103,784 $127,830
Climate Policy Analyst 4 63 $111,925 $141,439
Dir Climate Policy Analysis 64 $123,793 $156,224

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Job Duties

Climate Policy Analysts research and analyze policy developments related to climate change, and make climate-related recommendations for actions such as legislation, regulations, funding, awareness campaigns, and policy by preparing information for media and public dissemination of information; researching and gathering information on projects; reporting on and making recommendations based on independent investigations and analyses; communicating with a variety of groups, including division and agency personnel, technical specialists in other areas and agencies, consultants, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and members of the general public or special interest groups; independently planning, scheduling and performing work, selecting methodology, analyzing and evaluating information and developing recommended solutions to problems under general guidance of supervisor; functioning as an expert in one specific environmental area; and interacting with programs outside of the agency, as needed.

Trainees will receive a combination of structured training, on-the-job training, and/or practical job performance to gain the knowledge and experience necessary to function at the full performance level.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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