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Performs direct compliance responsibilities for physically stored hazardous materials at theDLA Disposition Services site to include a 90-day hazardous storage facility and/or aConforming Storage Facility for all hazardous materials generated.
Coordinates a Conforming Storage Facility for all Hazardous materials generated throughouta state area or equivalent.
Determines when permits are required, prepares or coordinates the preparation of theapplications and resolves any problems to assure that permits are obtained at the right time.
Performs tasks related to all technical aspects of the environmental disposal program at fullservice sites including Hubs, retrogrades, special contracts or unusual waste streams.
Ensures the facility remains or comes into regulatory compliance.
Conducts pre-receipt inspections of hazardous materials and waste generations.
Provides technical guidance to field office materials handling personnel performing actualreceiving/warehousing functions.
Establishes and furnishes guidance to sales and reutilization personnel pertaining to theRTD/Sales of hazardous materials and waste.
Furnishes guidance to DLA Disposition Services personnel pertaining to all applicableenvironmental regulations and policies. Implements and administers an EnvironmentalManagement System (EMS) for designated site(s).
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0028 Environmental Protection Specialist
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Must be a U.S. citizen
Tour of Duty: Set Schedule
Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt
Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Bargaining Unit Status: Yes
To qualify for an Environmental Protection Specialist, your resume and supporting documentation must support:
A. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify at the GS-11 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes:
Performs tasks related to the oversight of disposal contracts.
Performs inspections of materials, containers and storage facilities to determine their nature and condition.
B. Education Substitution: Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education.See http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx.If using education to meet basic qualifications, YOU MUST SUBMIT A TRANSCRIPT as supplemental documentation. To qualify based on education in lieu of specialized experience, you must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
C. Combination: Combination of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements for grade level GS-11, and may be computed by first determining the applicant's total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; then determining the applicant's education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; and then adding the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for that grade level. Only graduate education in excess of the amount required for the next lower grade level may be used to qualify applicants for positions at grade GS-11.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Are you using your education to qualify? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at time of application.
GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours that your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.
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