Pollution Response PReP Coordinator - Environmental Specialist II - 59032

  • Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
  • Virginia Beach, VA, United States
  • Mar 17, 2017
Full time Environmental Science/Engineering Hazardous Waste / RCRA Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA Water Quality Watershed/Stormwater

Job Description

Job Description

The Department of Environmental Quality, Tidewater Regional Office (TRO), seeks a qualified individual to serve as the initial contact for environmental pollution reports and incidents. This position investigates directly or coordinates the investigation of multi-media (air, water, and waste) incidents; offers technical advice for remediation and corrective actions; monitors progress of remediation and correction actions; performs sampling and field analysis at pollution incident sites; prepares correspondence as needed; and communicates with responsible parties, localities, citizens, and other entities.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications and key competencies include:

  • Knowledge and experience in pollution incident response and complaint investigations for multi-media incidents and manage/coordinate incidents with other state agencies, federal agencies, local governments, responsible parties and interested third parties.
  • Participate in incident command for significant incidents and coordinate with other state agencies, federal agencies, local governments, responsible parties
  • Provide scientific and technical support relative to remediation and corrective action of incidents. Perform sampling as warranted.
  • Prepare correspondence, memorandums, and reports, as needed, for incident investigations.
  • Maintain the pollution response database, conduct data entry, performs data analysis, reporting, and submit monthly updates.
  • Ability to support Freedom of Information Act requests and Electronic Content Management, and maintain Agency and regional program information and reference materials.
  • Ability to understand and interpret state and federal environmental laws and regulations.
  • Excellent organizational, negotiation, conflict resolution, time management, program management, and oral and written communication skills.
  • Personal computer skills and familiarity with software (MS Office), database operations, and file management.
  • Availability for on call, after hours, and/or holiday incident response and investigations is required.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.

Job Close Date 03/31/2017

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Sector

Government- State/Provincial

Salary

Minimum Starting Salary $42,614