Computer Programmer - DEP Applications Team

Office of Information Technology | Augusta, ME

Posted Date 1/11/2019

Office of Information Technology

Computer Programmer

Applications Team - DEP


OPENS: January 10, 2019

CLOSING: January 25, 2019


You are a talented IT professional that is driven toward success.  You are a go-getter, always seeking ways to expand your knowledge, and encourage others to do the same.  You enjoy clearing hurdles as you strive for excellence.  If this describes you, we want you on our TEAM!!



The Office of Information Technology’s Application team is seeking a Computer Programmer to join us in providing support for several Oracle database applications. This individual will be joining a team of developers who support the mission of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

This position offers the opportunity to create and develop programming assignments using MS Access, SQL, PL/SQL, PL SQL Developer, and JIRA. Applications include the DEP’s Environmental Geographic Application Database, known as EGAD.   


ABOUT THE JOB DETAILS:                                                                                                              

Computer Programmers are responsible for the development and maintenance of computer applications.  Responsibilities focus on designing software solutions, managing data stores, and maintaining existing systems. Work is performed under general supervision.



  • Use your skills and experience to gain mastery of highly complex systems used by DEP to support the citizen in Maine
  • Work alongside a dynamic team of highly talented programmers, analysts and DBAs, gaining experience as you collaborate on solutions.
  • Can communicate with users, and have the opportunity to thrive in a team environment empowered to create IT solutions.
  • This position is in Augusta, Maine.



You will be a primary support person for the Environmental Geographic Application Database and other Oracle-based systems.  Most of these systems leverage MS Access as the application’s front end.  You will be working collaboratively with the team to develop solid solutions to IT requests coming from the DEP.  You will also be supporting the DEP’s mission to protect the environment for all of Maine’s citizens, visitors and subsequent generations!



To qualify, you must have an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent subject area - OR - a Bachelor’s Degree which includes a minimum of 18 credits in computer programming, information systems technology, statistics, or advanced mathematics - OR -one (1) year of application system development experience.



To apply, please visit the following website and apply online:

The selected candidate will be required to complete an official job application and pass the required background checks as a condition of employment. *Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  

We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. Only U.S. Citizens or aliens who have a legal right to permanently work in the United States are eligible for employment.   We cannot sponsor applicants requiring work visas


SALARY:   Job Class Code:  0864                    Pay Grade: 21 - $41,454.40 – $55,910.40/annually*

*Includes a 15% recruitment and retention salary and eligibility for a training bonus.



The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  15.37% of salary for BU positions.  The value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly.  The value* of State-paid Health Insurance: 

  • Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $444.68 biweekly
  • Level 2:    95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $422.45 biweekly
  • Level 3:    90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $400.21 biweekly
  • Level 4:      85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $377.98 biweekly 

*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.

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Geographic Region
Kennebec Valley
Government | Information Technology
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