Environmental Protection Specialist

  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • El Segundo, CA, USA
  • May 14, 2019
Full time Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Summary

This position serves as an Environmental Protection Specialist for the Office of Airports (ARP), Los Angeles Airports District Office in the Western-Pacific Region in support of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP).

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Responsibilities

This position serves as an Environmental Protection Specialist for the Office of Airports (ARP), Los Angeles Airports District Office in the Western-Pacific Region in support of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The Office of Airports (ARP), Los Angeles Airports District Office, Western-Pacific Region serves as the principal Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) organization responsible for all program matters in environmental compliance, and noise abatement.

The incumbent provides technical services to gather and analyze data for National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other federal environmental laws for airport development and planning projects. These services include, but are not limited to: tracking the environmental analysis, agency consultation, public involvement and preparation of environmental documents in accordance with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and FAA requirements. These include Categorical Exclusions (CATEX), Environmental Assessments (EA), Findings of No Significant Impacts (FONSI), Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) and Records of Decisions (ROD).

The incumbent assists more experienced Environmental Protection Specialist’s with reviewing Airport Noise Compatibility Studies prepared pursuant to 14 CFR Part 150.

Incumbent provides input to Planners, Engineers, and airport sponsors in the development of Airport Capital Improvement Plans and Master plans to ensure compliance with NEPA and other environmental laws.

The incumbent provides input to Part 139 inspectors and other lines of business to minimize environmental impacts while promoting airport/aviation safety. This includes participation in the development and review of Wildlife Hazard Assessments and Management Plans.

The incumbent assists with the review of Scopes of Work, payment requests and related project documents. He/she reviews grant applications, payment requests and other grant-related documents and determines eligibility of work on projects involving environment studies or assessments.

The incumbent prepares correspondence for review by more experienced EPS’s including Congressional correspondence, briefing papers, approval letters and guidance to sponsors associated with all aspects of airport development.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

Pay scale & grade FV H. Salary $71,308 to $110,531 per year. Salary listed includes locality payment of 31.47%..