Environmental Protection Specialist

Department Of Defense Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 2 weeks ago

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This National Guard position is for a ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D0707000 and is part of the NC CFMO, National Guard (JFHQNC-CFMO / Manning Doc 122J-010).

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As a ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SPECIALIST, GS-0028-11, you will serve as the Environmental Program Manager for the ARNG/ANG and supported tenants which involves the implementation and monitoring of various environmental programs as outlined in ARNG/ANG regulations, directives and policy guidance such as: air and water permitting, Installation Compatible Use Zone Studies (ICUZ), solid and hazardous waste disposal and handling programs, pollution control, PCB disposal management, underground storage tank management, Environmental Compliance Assessment and Management Program (ECAMP), Installation Restoration Program (IRP), cultural & natural resources, endangered species, historical sites and archeology management, etc; coordinate ARNG/ANG level facility environmental plans, programs and projects; serve as the ARNG/ANG contact and spokesperson with local, federal and state regulators; review, initiate corrective action, coordinates with NGB on all notices of violations, compliance orders, notices of noncompliance, and other related environmental violations; conduct surveys, inspections, and evaluate activities to identify and initiate corrective actions for environmental deficiencies; function as the ARNG/ANG Environmental Management Coordinator and responsible for developing and managing the base environmental program to conform to federal, state, and local rules and regulations (e.g., 29 CFR (OSHA), 40 CFR (EPA) and 49 CFR (DOT)); responsible for implementation, administration, and records maintenance of the hazardous waste management training program for ARNG/ANG personnel; manage the environmental permitting process to include; air, waste water discharge, pretreatment discharges, drinking water, and hazardous waste storage disposal or transportation; develop the ARNG/ANG Environmental Program State Operating Budget ensuring that valid cultural and natural resources program requirements are properly identified, justified, and considered in program work plans; review all environmentally related actions on work requests, real property actions, and proposed changes for environmental impact; notify federal, state and local agencies on matters dealing with legally binding reporting requirements; establish procedures for ARNG/ANG underdevelopments/ interagency (state and local agencies) coordination of land, facilities, environmental plans, and disagreements; report immediately to the Air Commander/Commander on matters which impact the installation or community environment or could bring a notice of violation or fine from regulatory agencies.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

0028 Environmental Protection Specialist

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

  • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.

  • Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.

  • Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

  • Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.

  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


Military Grades: Officer (2LT to MAJ) or Warrant Officer (WO1 to CW4)

Compatible Military Assignments: Officer: 01A, 12A or Warrant Officer: 120A, 011A

"Applicant will not automatically be disqualified for this position if they do not currently possess MOS listed above."

Minimum Requirements:Progressively responsible clerical experience or other work which demonstrated the ability to acquire and to apply a practical knowledge and understanding of the program objectives, policies, procedures, and requirements relating to the work of the position.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience, education or training demonstrating the knowledge of the principles, practices, and concepts of an environmental program sufficient to serve as the expert technical advisor on the various environmental programs. Experience demonstrating knowledge of environmental issues,

problems and solutions regarding federal, state, rural and community environmental regulations. Experience in program planning or administration concerned with environmental protection or other activities related to environmental problems.

Experience in an advisory or research capacity involving the creation of solutions to problems concerning environmental protection or other related activities. Experience using on-site investigation techniques, analysis of results and development of conclusions to insure conformance to environmental regulations. Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed. Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.


You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

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