Environmental Compliance Specialist Supervisor - Land & Materials Management

  • Maryland Department of Environment
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Jun 11, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

Introduction

This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment.  This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only.  The resulting cert list will be maintained for one year.  Persons interested in future vacancies within this classification must re-apply.

This position is a field supervisor position that will direct and manage the enforcement and compliance functions for the Oil Control Program Compliance Division, primarily in Baltimore City, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Charles, Calvert and Saint Mary’s counties.   

Main Purpose Of Job

The main purpose of this position is to plan, organize, manage and direct enforcement inspection and compliance functions of Region I of the Compliance Division of the Oil Control Program. The incumbent of this position supervises environmental compliance specialists assigned to the region. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for the enforcement of laws, regulations, and permits within the purview of the Land and Materials Administration, and other specifically assigned functions of the Water and Science and Air and Radiation Administrations 

The incumbent of this position will be required to visit and inspect sites that may involve collection of environmental samples entail a variety of exposure to field conditions such as plant ivy, mold fungus, bird and rodent feces, biting ticks, wild animals. The incumbent also will be required to visit and inspect areas containing chemical and physical hazards at a variety of contaminated or potentially contaminated sites (e.g. service stations, oil refineries, uneven terrain, old landfills, spill areas, dilapidated buildings, debris-strewn sites.). The incumbent may be required to lift heavy manhole covers, sampling equipment and supplies, operating and lifting heavy equipment, climbing down ladders, and wear respiratory protection while performing work activities. During site inspections protective equipment is required and may include respirators and chemical protective gear according to site specific conditions. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in earth science, environmental science, geology, civil or environmental engineering, biology, chemistry, agronomy, forestry or other related discipline.

Experience: Four years performing environmental regulatory compliance work in the areas of water pollution control; sediment and erosion control; tidal and nontidal wetlands; flood control and waterway construction; stormwater management; coal, noncoal and surface mining; air quality and air management control; solid waste management; hazardous waste control; and oil pollution control.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute experience performing environmental regulatory compliance work in the areas of water pollution control; sediment and erosion control; tidal and nontidal wetlands; flood control and waterway construction; stormwater management; coal, noncoal and surface mining; air quality and air management control; solid waste management; hazardous waste control; or oil pollution control on a year-for-year basis for the required bachelor's degree.   

2. Sixty credit hours from an accredited college or university which includes thirty credit hours in any combination of the above disciplines and two years of experience performing environmental regulatory inspection or investigation work related to State, federal or local regulation, code or standard compliance may be substituted for the required bachelor's degree.  

3. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and four years of experience performing environmental regulatory inspection or investigation work related to State, federal or local regulation, code or standard compliance may be substituted for the required bachelor's degree.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Environmental Engineering and Natural Resources classifications or Environmental Engineering and Natural Resources specialty codes in the Engineering and Natural Resources field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:

  • Experience and/or knowledge in underground storage tank installations, removals, inspections and testing; 
    • Be a certified Underground Storage Tank (UST) Inspector; 
    • Be a certified UST Technician;
    • Be a certified UST Remover; 
    • Be a certified UST System Precision Tester.

It is also preferred that the selected candidate: 

  • Have 40 hours Hazardous Waste Site Worker OSHA training;
  • Experience and/or knowledge with oil spill investigations; 
  • Experience and/or knowledge with oil spill clean-up oversight;
  • Experience and/or knowledge with environmental site assessments.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

2. Employees in this classification may be required to obtain and maintain certification or license in the designated environmental compliance area in which they are working.

FILING DEADLINE 7/3/2018 5:00:00 PM

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Sector

Government- State/Provincial

Salary

$49,899 - $64,902 w/progression to $80,078. Salary Guidelines apply to State employees.