The Department of Ecology is Washington's environmental protection agency. Our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's land, air and water for current and future generations. We support environmental work throughout Washington. Nearly 70 percent of our budget is passed through to local communities to pay for projects that benefit the environment. We were founded in 1970 as the first agency in the nation dedicated to environmental protection.
Keeping Washington Clean and Evergreen
Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We have a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, Ecology is a good fit.
The Rules and Accountability section of the Governmental Relations Office is currently looking to fill an Economic Analyst 3 position that will be located at our Headquarters Building in Lacey, WA.
The Economic Analyst 3 position uses economic theory and research to understand and translate values held by various groups to understand the true likely impacts of Ecology actions. This helps the agency achieve better protection for the environment and the people of Washington while understanding tradeoffs to businesses, governments, and people.
We are looking for individuals who will contribute to the agency's environmental mission by working collaboratively with the economics team and environmental programs to collect and provide information and analysis on the estimated economic impacts of regulatory proposals and options under consideration. These analyses support decisions and help shape the future of our environmental programs. This candidate would have strong project management skills, can successfully communicate technical information to many different audiences, is detail focused, and enjoys working on project teams.
As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability.
To learn more about The Department of Ecology, please visit our website at www.ecology.wa.gov and follow, like or visit us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.
Local efforts... Diverse people... Statewide impacts
Ecology's mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. The Governmental Relations Rules and Accountability Section is responsible for coordination of agency rulemaking, providing economic analysis for agency regulatory and policy initiatives, and for gathering and reporting timely and accurate agency accountability and performance metrics.
Some of the key work activities of the Economic Analyst 3 position include:
This recruitment will remain open until filled. The initial screening will be September 12, 2019. In order to be considered for the initial screening, please submit an application on or before September 11, 2019. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.
Please do not include your salary history. Wage/salary depends on qualifications or rules of promotion, if applicable.
A Master's degree, completed course work towards a Ph.D., or completed a Ph.D. program in economics, public finance or closely-allied field AND three (3) years of professional experience in economic analysis.
Two (2) years of experience as an Economic Analyst in WA State service.
A Bachelor's degree in economics, public finance or closely allied field AND five (5) years of professional experience in economic analysis. (20 graduate Semester credits or 30 graduate quarter credits economics or public finance may be substituted for one (1) year of experience).
Applicants must also have: