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Environmental Compliance Specialist

Deadline:
Employer:
Georgia Department of Natural Resources-Environmental Protection Division
Job Field:
Policy/Administrative
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Georgia
Location Detail:
Atlanta
Job Description:

The Land Protection Branch (LPB) manages the permitting, inspection, compliance, investigation, remediation, and corrective action activities for solid waste facilities, recycling facilities, scrap tires, underground storage tanks, surface mines, and hazardous waste facilities. The Branch oversees state and federal regulatory frameworks including RCRA, CERCLA, HSRA and the Solid Waste and Hazardous Waste Trust Funds. The Land Protection Branch also oversees the redevelopment and return to productive use of property through programs like Brownfields and Georgia’s Voluntary Remediation Program.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Under supervision, evaluates programs for compliance with environmental laws, rules, and regulations and recommends monitoring and corrective action / enforcement actions. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: collect samples in accordance with established procedures; investigate complaints; provide environmental education and technical assistance; perform inspections, interviews, technical reviews and make recommendations for enforcement actions as needed; conduct facility audits and inspections; review permit applications against permit requirements and regulations; and draft correspondence and/or permits in accordance with rules, regulations and established procedures. Field work and occasional overnight travel may be required.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

 

RCP020 – Environmental Compliance Specialist 1

 

Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geology or other natural or physical science or engineering field from an accredited college or university.

 

 

RCP021 – Environmental Compliance Specialist 2

 

Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geology or other natural or physical science or engineering field from an accredited college or university

 

AND

 

Two years of professional experience in environmental protection.

 

OR

 

One year of experience at a level equivalent to an Environmental Compliance Specialist 1 (RCP020) or position equivalent.

 

 

RCP022 – Environmental Compliance Specialist 3

 

Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geology or other natural or physical science or engineering field from an accredited college or university

 

AND

 

Three years of professional experience in environmental protection.

 

OR

 

One year of experience at a level equivalent to an Environmental Compliance Specialist 2 (RCP021) or position equivalent.

Miscellaneous:

Based on education and experience, the selectee will be hired into one of the above mentioned job codes. Salary is commensurate with education and experience in compliance with State Personnel Board Rules.

 

By applying to this requisition, you are applying to a pool, and you will be considered for all vacancies within the stated job series and branch. Candidates who meet minimum entry qualifications will be contacted further with specific job information.

Salary:
$38,000.00-$45,980.00
Benefits:

Additional information regarding employment with the State of Georgia and benefits can be found on https://team.georgia.gov/.

How to Apply:

Application Instructions:

 

Applications must be received through Team Georgia Careers at https://careers.georgia.gov/. Enter the job number REG02XR in the "Start your job search" box in the top left corner of the web page.

 

Faigann Arnold, MBA

Human Resources Generalist Spv

Environmental Protection Division

faigann.arnold1@dnr.ga.gov

(404) 859-8525 (cell)

(470) 251-8305 (NEW #)

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