U.S. Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Environmental Protection program develops and enforces regulations to avert the introduction of invasive species into the maritime environment, stop unauthorized ocean dumping, and prevent oil and chemical spills. This program is complemented by the Marine Safety program’s pollution prevention activities.

U.S. Coast Guard Baltimore, MD, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full time
Summary Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe. For over two centuries   The U.S. Coast Guard   has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats. The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 17-2223-NE-KB-M-R2. APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT. This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, US Coast Guard, Facilities Management Department in Baltimore, MD. Employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change. Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities You will serve as the Yard's environmental protection authority with responsibility for the control of hazardous material handling, storage, and disposal. Being a civilian working for the Coast Guard makes you a valuable team member. Typical duties include: * Advising and providing consultative services to Facilities Management Department staff, managers, supervisors, engineering personnel, ship's personnel and medical personnel on environmental protection and hazardous materials matters affecting all civilian and military Yard and tenant command employees. * Planning and implementing a comprehensive Environmental Protection and Hazardous Materials Control Program for the Yard. * Conducting periodic surveys and audits of Yard and tenant activity to ensure environmental compliance. * Periodically developing and conducting training for all Yard employees and tenant personnel on hazardous material management, environmental protection and pollution prevention training. * Preparing specifications needed to contract for complete laboratory analysis of suspected hazardous chemicals taken in the work place. * Serving as the Yard Pollution Control Officer, fulfilling the position of on-scene coordinator for any oil or hazardous substances spill on land or in the water. * Ensuring Yard conformance to the existing Environmental Management System (EMS) and external certification of EMS to the ISO 14001 standard. * Servicing as the Yard primary point of contact with federal, state or local officials in matters of environmental protection and hazardous materials use, handling, storage, transportation and disposal. Closes 05/01/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early