General Services Administration

The GSA PBS Environment Program provides policy, guidance, and training to help maintain compliance with environmental laws and regulations, minimize environmental risk and liability, and promote environmental best management practices in support of GSA's mission. The program evaluates aspects of PBS's environmental performance and compliance with legal requirements and Executive Orders. The Environment Program promotes environmental management and compliance through cooperation with a network of environmental professionals across GSA Regional Offices and Central Office, as well as through participation in inter-agency working groups and initiatives.

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General Services Administration Kansas City, MO, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full time
Summary As an Environmental Protection Specialist, you will be responsible for managing the total functions and directs the performance of the environmental program to ensure efficient and effective accomplishment of program priorities, milestones, and goals and objectives.   Location of position: Public Buildings Service Facilities Management Division Kansas City, MO The Office of Facilities Management is responsible for the planning, management, and direction of the facility environmental program for all GSA-owned, operated, and leased buildings within the region. The program includes some 417 buildings and nearly 23,439,922 square feet located in four (4) states.   GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the ' Best Places to Work ' in the Federal Government'.   LEARN MORE   about why you should choose GSA. You will have access to many   benefits   including: Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans) Life insurance coverage with several options Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan) Flexible work schedules and telework Transit and child care subsidies Training and development Flexible spending accounts Long-term care insurance Training and development We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed. Concurrent MP Vacancy Announcement   If you are eligible under Merit Promotion, you may also apply under Vacancy Announcement Number 1806014KBMP. You must apply separately to each announcement to be considered for both. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities You will be responsible for   Applies the newest developments in the field, ensures incorporation of efficient environmental program provisions and considerations, e.g., inclusion of environmental controls, in the planning, designing, constructing, modifying, and maintaining of facilities. Reviews and evaluates the work of agency and contract engineers by reviewing preliminary engineering reports and related design drawings and specifications on proposed major construction projects to identify obscure environmental problems. Evaluates the problem conditions resulting from surveys/assessments. Identifies corrective action considering feasibility, cost, disruption of operations, and relative program priorities. Provides advice and assistance on environmental management to all levels of line and staff management and applies a systematic approach to identify and solve environmental management problems by environmental monitoring and employee participation in risk reduction/loss control methods. Promotes awareness through oral presentations at group meetings and conferences and in written presentations and reports. Attends and participates in meetings of union and management committees for the purpose of providing interface between employees and management concerning matters of environmental problems. Provides expert advice on the interpretation and implementation of technical guides, environmental policy, and environmental control laws and regulatory requirements. Stays abreast of the latest developments in the environmental field and monitors the new laws and regulations for application within the region. Closes 04/23/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early