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Job opening: Environmental Protection Specialist

Salary: $82 633 - 107 421 per year
Published at: Apr 19 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
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Performs direct compliance responsibilities for physically stored hazardous materials at the DLA Disposition Services site to include a 90-day hazardous storage facility and/or a Conforming Storage Facility for all hazardous materials generated. Coordinates a Conforming Storage Facility for all Hazardous materials generated throughout a state area or equivalent. Determines when permits are required, prepares or coordinates the preparation of the applications 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 full service 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 actual receiving/warehousing functions. Establishes and furnishes guidance to sales and reutilization personnel pertaining to the RTD/Sales of hazardous materials and waste. Furnishes guidance to DLA Disposition Services personnel pertaining to all applicable environmental regulations and policies. Implements and administers an Environmental Management System (EMS) for designated site(s).


  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Tour of Duty: Set Schedule
  • Security Requirements: Non- Sensitive
  • 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 that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To qualify at the GS-11, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including timein-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: Performing tasks related to the oversight of disposal contracts. Performing 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: Combinations 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.


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.


  • Address DLA Disposition Services 74 Washington Avenue North Suite 6 Battle Creek, MI 49017-3092 US
  • Name: DLA Disposition Svcs POC
  • Phone: 614-692-9666
  • Email: [email protected]


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