EPA Seeking ‘Environmental Justice’ Coordinator | “You Do Not Need a Degree to Qualify for This Position”

EPA Looking to Hire ‘Environmental Justice’ Coordinator for $53,500-$84,146 a Year; No Degree Needed

By Susan Jones|CNSNews

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson leaves a news conference in Washington on Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, after announcing that greenhouse gas emissions threaten the public health and the environment. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

The Environmental Protection Agency is looking to hire an environmental protection specialist who will help the agency accomplish its “environmental justice goals.”

The job, in New York City, pays up to $84,146 a year, and according to the job listing on the government Web site, “You do not need a degree to qualify for this position.”

The EPA says the ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience related to the position, which comes with a salary range of $53,500-$84,146 a year. Any U.S. citizen may apply, and a background check is required.

The job description says the EPA is looking for people with “[k]nowledge of the theories and principles of environmental protection, especially as they relate to issues of environmental justice and the impacts of environmental laws, policies, legislation and regulation on minority and/or low-income groups and communities.”

The person hired will plan ways of accomplishing environmental justice program goals – and “conduct studies and surveys to identify problems and recommend modifications to operations.”

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