Environmental Compliance Specialist I - Contractural Position

  • Maryland Department of Environment
  • Baltimore, MD, United States
  • May 18, 2017
Contractor - Independent Consultant Environmental Science/Engineering Law Enforcement Water Quality Watershed/Stormwater Wetlands/Coastlines/Floodplains

Job Description

THIS IS A CONTRACTUAL POSITION LOCATED WITHIN THE LAND MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION/THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CONTRACTUAL POSITION OFFER LIMITED STATE BENEFITS.

Main Purpose Of Job

The Environmental Compliance Specialist I functions as an entry level position in the field of environmental regulatory compliance work in the areas of water pollution control; sediment and erosion control; tidal and nontidal wetlands; flood control and waterway construction; stormwater management; coal, noncoal and surface mining; air quality and air management control; solid waste management; hazardous waste control; and oil pollution control. Employees ensure compliance with State and federal environment laws and regulations through consultation, negotiation, inspection and investigation activities and initiate enforcement actions. Employees in this classification do not supervise.

Employees receive close supervision from an Environmental Compliance Specialist Supervisor. Employees may be required to work evenings and weekends and are subject to call-in for emergency situations, such as operational accidents or natural disasters. The work is performed out of doors in all kinds of weather and requires travel throughout the State. The work may require use of safety equipment such as protective clothing, eyewear, gloves and respirators. Employees may be exposed to physical hazards, such as toxic materials and fumes, asbestos, lead particles and falling debris. The work may require carrying specialized tools and testing devices while walking over uneven and rocky surfaces, along rooftops, and bending or stooping in confined spaces.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in earth science, environmental science, geology, civil or environmental engineering, biology, chemistry, agronomy, forestry or other related discipline.

Experience: None.

Notes:
1. Candidates may substitute experience performing environmental regulatory compliance work in the areas of water pollution control; sediment and erosion control; tidal and nontidal wetlands; flood control and waterway construction; stormwater management; coal, noncoal and surface mining, air quality and air management control; solid waste management; hazardous waste control; or oil pollution control on a year-for-year basis for the required bachelor's degree. 

2. Sixty credit hours from an accredited college or university which includes thirty credit hours in any combination of the above disciplines and two years of experience performing inspection or investigation work related to State, federal or local regulation, code or standard compliance may be substituted for the required bachelor's degree.

3. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and four years of experience performing inspection or investigation work related to State, federal or local regulation, code or standard compliance may be substituted for the required bachelor's degree.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Environmental Engineering and Natural Resources classifications or Environmental Engineering and Natural Resources specialty codes in the Engineering and Natural Resources field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

FILING DEADLINE 6/16/2017 5:00:00 PM

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Job Level

Entry-level

Sector

Government- State/Provincial

Salary

17.53 per hour