Job Description and Duties
Under the direction of the Oil Spill Prevention Supervisor I, the Oil Spill Prevention Specialist provides marine facility, pipeline, vessel, maritime, tank truck and/or railroad expertise in various developmental and ongoing functions of OSPR’s Oil Spill Prevention and Response program and serves as a departmental technical expert on the more difficult and complex issues related to oil spill prevention and response activities; the incumbent will be required to work independently or as a member of a Field Response Team in all aspects of field response, preparedness and prevention; execute field programs in support of efforts that address the implementation of State, Federal, and local government and industry contingency plans; provide technical expertise, interpretation and advise on regulatory programs in order to prevent, respond to and manage oil and other substance spills to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and conduct field programs of prevention, monitor oil transfer operations; and provide training, inspections, and drills and exercises. The incumbent will respond to pollution incidents as a member of field response or independently; and provide spill causal information and quantification expertise during all spill response; and coordinate response activities with other personnel, State, Federal and local government agencies and the industry during spill response efforts; prepare reports on response findings, and participate in the on-call program after normal working hours on a rotational basis.
Working ConditionsFinal Filing Date:10/25
These positions are part of the Prevention Branch in Fresno.
OSPR is a 24-hour oil and pollution spill response organization. The incumbent in this position can be required to participate in prevention and response training, drills and incidents throughout California, and to be available to deploy/travel with short notice for extended periods (up to 7 days).