Environmental Protection Specialist

  • General Services Administration
  • Lakewood, Colo, United States
  • Oct 01, 2016
Full time Air Quality Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA Green Building/Sustainable Development Hazardous Waste / RCRA Remediation - Asbestos - Lead - Mold

Job Description

As an Environmental Protection Specialist, you will be assigned to the Safety and Environmental Management Branch, Office of Facilities Management and function as a trainee to become the technical program expert for environmental management/health and safety issues for the region.

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GSA offers its employees a wide range of benefits including: Federal health insurance plans (choose from a wide range of plans); Life insurance coverage with several options to choose from; Leave policies to help you take care of your personal, recreational and health care needs; Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan); Flexible work schedules and telework; Transit and child care subsidies; and Training and development.

This position is located in Public Building Services, Office of Regional Commissioner, Facilities Management and Mountain Plains Service Center Division in Lakewood, Colorado.  

Travel, transportation and relocation expenses are NOT authorized for this position. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the successful applicant.
At this time, we are only filling one vacancy; however additional selections may be filled from this announcement as needed.
This position is being announced under the Pathways Recent Graduates Program. This program affords developmental experiences in the Federal Government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government. The program lasts for 1 year (unless the training requirements of the position warrant a longer and more structured training program). Additional information about the Recent Graduates Program can be found here

*Applications for this RECENT GRADUATE position will be accepted from the following individuals:
Recent Graduates who have received a qualifying degree within the previous two years.  *Veterans precluded from applying due to military service obligation may apply up to 2 years from the date of discharge/release from active duty, but no more than 6 years after the date educational requirements are met.

Current students may apply if they will receive/complete all graduation requirements by December 30, 2016.

As a GS-07 Environmental Protection Specialist, you will assist higher level specialist in: 
Serving as the point of contact for facility/site environmental compliance, health and safety, occupational health and safety and industrial hygiene programs. 
Executing field evaluations and site surveys/assessments for facility/site environmental compliance.
Reviewing program areas and associated issues for renovation and construction projects and feasibility studies. 
Management and implementation of environmental programs such as including but not limited to: (1) lead paint management programs, (2)lead in water,(3) radon gas management program (4) drinking water quality program, (5) environmental compliance audits,(6) above ground and underground storage tanks, (7) asbestos management, (8) PCB management, (9) air permits, (10), coordination with EPA and state environmental quality agencies.
Assisting senior staff in drafting regional guidelines, policies, technical guides, program and procedures related to environmental programs.
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Job Level



Government- Federal


$43,037.00 to $55,948.00 / Per Year. Series & Grade GS-0028-07

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