Environmental Protection Specialist

  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Apr 16, 2018
Full time Conservation/ Natural Resources Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Summary

Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. 

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This position is located in Phoenix, Arizona. Information about the local area can be found at https://www.phoenix.gov/visitors.

Term - This a Term NTE 13 Months. May be extended up to 4 years.

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WHO MAY APPLY: All U.S. Citizens - Open to Public, No previous Federal Service is required.

Physical Demands:The individual works primarily in an office setting at this level. There may be some walking, standing or bending. There is some infrequent field work in this position, therefore, the individual may on occasion be required some discomfort in extreme temperature and inclement weather. May be subjected to hostile wildlife, chemical and physical hazards. 

Work Environment: The work is performed primarily in an office setting. There may be considerable outdoor exposure. Outdoor exposure requires some discomfort in extremes of temperature or inclement weather. May be subjected to hostile wildlife, chemical and physical hazards.

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Responsibilities

Conducts research and gathers and maintains environmental data for mitigation of surface and subsurface impacts; coordinates and participates in inspections; inspects construction sites for surrounding ecosystem and habitat impacts; and develops, recommends and implements plans to accomplish program surface protection goals. Serves as the principal environmental advisor and evaluator to the Field or District Office interdisciplinary staff on programmatic, technical and regulatory actions when dealing with issues concerning environmental reclamation, remediation and/or environmental protection. Provides technical advice and assistance to managers, conducting studies and surveys to identify problems, recommends modifications to operations and develops and maintains environmental documentation. Conducts research and gathers and maintains environmental data relating to mitigation of surface impacts and restoration of surface disturbance to a productive condition; considers overall scope of the project and relationship to other resources and land uses. Coordinates and consults with local Tribal Councils, State or Federal Agencies, and special interest groups; and meets with operators to discuss mitigation measures.

Closes 04/19/2018

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$63,192 to $82,152 per year. Pay scale & grade GS 11.