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 Washington, DC, USA
Jun 13, 2018
Full time
Summary Apply for this exciting position to support the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) 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 USCG   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 18-1319-HQ-RF-M-R1. APPLICANTS WISHING 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 (DHS), US Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics, Office of Environmental Management (CG-47), located in Washington, DC. Any offers of 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 This position is located in the Office of Environmental Management (CG-47) within CG-4 Engineering and Logistics Directorate, and DCMS, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters. This office's major responsibilities include: assess, ensure and verify Coast Guard compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations; manage environmental liabilities and site restoration; appraise top management of identified existing or potential environmental violations and associated resource and training needs; develop environmental management programs, policies and guidance; and seek resources to continually improve the Coast Guard's internal compliance posture. You will serve as a Compliance and Restoration (EC&R) subject matter expert for the development, execution, and oversight of the Coast Guard Environmental Program and all related similar Federal and State laws and regulations, as well as all related Executive Orders and Department of Homeland Security directives. Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the team. Typical work assignments include: Assisting the Team Lead in developing, implementing, and overseeing the Coast Guard Environmental (EC&R) Program. Developing program implementation and oversight guides, manuals, technical orders, processes, procedures, tools messages, and related program documents. Maintaining an expert working knowledge of specific EC&R laws such as the Clean Water Act, and the Clean Air Act and a variety of other environmental planning laws, regulations, and Executive Orders. Evaluating concurrent clearance request submitted for review for compliance with Coast Guard Environmental compliance requirements, inclusive of compliance with the Federal and environmental laws and regulations, Executive Orders (with environmental focus), and DHS directives. Assisting with improving Coast Guard-wide compliance with environmental planning laws and regulations. Assisting in developing and delivering environmental planning training for Coast Guard members nationwide and developing job aids and training tools. Providing expert advice and guidance on EC&R matters and participating in briefings to higher levels of management at Coast Guard Headquarters and DHS. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com