Environmental Protection Specialist

  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • White River Junction, VT
  • Oct 02, 2016
Full time Air Quality Environmental Science/Engineering Hazardous Waste / RCRA Water Quality Waste Management/Recycling

Job Description

Duties
The Environmental Protection Specialist position is located within the Facilities Management Section at the VA Medical Center in White River Junction, Vermont. Duties include but are not limited to:
 Assists in planning and implementing the Green Environmental Management System (GEMS) program
 Completes permits and leading facility inspections, assessments, and other environmental investigations:
 Works with facility leadership to integrate environmental considerations into planning and operational activities;
 Ensures facility complies with all environmental laws/regulations in regards to air emissions, wastewater discharge, hazardous waste storage, etc.;
 Serves as liaison with federal, state, and local environmental agencies with respect to facility environmental issues; 
 Leads environmental audits and incident investigations, conducts root cause analysis, and develops corrective actions;
 Trains employees and lower grade environmental staff;
 Performs other related duties as required.
Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm.

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$59,246.00 to $77,019.00 / Per Year. Series & Grade GS-0028-11.