Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist)
Job Description and Duties
Under the general direction of the Environmental Program Manager I (Supervisory), the Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist) independently applies scientific methods and principles to identify environmental problems, develops mitigating courses of action, and conducts extremely complex and difficult scientific investigations on issues of major importance to the use of pesticide products in the State. Oversees implementation of two Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) programs: DPR's pesticide reevaluation program and implementation of the Birth Defect Prevention Act and the Pesticide Contamination Prevention Act. Analyzes and evaluates complex scientific data and information on currently registered pesticide products undergoing reevaluation as a part of a complex and environmentally sensitive statewide pesticide registration program, which protects the State's natural resources and public health.
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