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MIL ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST-82946

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois. A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public. Bilingual skills welcome

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In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Jan 17, 2023
Location: 

Scott AFB, IL, US, 62225

Job Requisition ID:  22330

Agency:  Department of Military Affairs    
Salary:  $4164.00-5982.00
  
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time
  
County:  St. Clair
  
Number of Vacancies:  1
  
Plan/BU:  RC062
  

Directorate/Wing:  126TH-Scott Air Force Base 

Schedule:  7.5 daily, M-F

Hours: 8 am - 4 pm (1/2 hr paid lunch) Can vary based on mission requirements

Date Posted:  01/18/2023

Last Day to Apply: 02/17/2023

BID NOTICE #:  22330

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Contact Natalie Enrietto at (217) 761-2948

****A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****

Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. Please note that the Department of Military Affairs must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended.

You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b, FM 115 or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.

 

 

Job Responsibilities

Inspects hazardous waste accumulation points for accumulation start dates, record keeping and overall compliance with RCRA and state hazardous waste laws to determine compliance. Determines correction action for cases of violations of Federal or State laws at satellite and central hazardous waste accumulation points and ensures that recommended actions are taken. Responds to and completes required actions for Notice of Non-Compliance in cases involving findings or enforcement actions from regulatory audits. Trains accumulation point monitors in proper container labeling and verifies adequacy of markings during hazardous waste shipments in accordance with 49 CFR (DOT) and 40 CFR (EPA) regulations.  Turns in hazardous waste to the 90-day accumulation site. Prepares required shipping manifests and documents for hazardous waste shipments and verifies delivery line items with the contractor and the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services (DLA) as the government Contracting Officer Representative (COR). Samples and analyzes testing results for wastes to determine hazardous characteristics in a waste stream, and correctly assigns the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identification numbers for the waste. Tracks the level of the used deicing fluid collection tank. Serves as the environmental representative to the Spill Response team and makes recommendations to emergency response agencies regarding personnel safety and proper response measures for a wide variety of chemical and controlled substance releases and spills, including petroleum products, sanitary and storm sewer discharges, calcium hypochlorite, and other hazardous chemicals. Conducts internal environmental compliance audits and surveys as part of the Environmental Inspection Process.  Writes/revises the base Hazardous Waste management Plan and Pollution Prevention Plan, and also provides input for the base Spill Prevention, Contingency and Countermeasures Plan. Makes input to the IL Environmental Protection Agency (ILEPA) for revisions of Administrative Rules that effect programs under his/her purview. Performs statistical analyses for hazardous and solid waste generation for both Federal and State agencies. Analyzes point source and non-point source pollution sources, and makes recommendations for pollution abatement.

(Job Responsibilities continued)

Samples point source discharges base-wide and evaluates laboratory data to determine compliance with the pre-treatment limitations listed in the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination (NPDES) permit. Identifies sources of wastewater contamination/pollution and makes recommendations for better management practices to eliminate pollution sources.

 Serves as the Environmental Office representative for all projects.  This includes communicating environmental concerns to project managers, coordinating Requests for Environmental Impact Analysis (AF Form 813), working with the Contracting Officer to ensure environmental clauses are included in contracts, and attending all construction meetings.

Performs other duties as required or assigned by management relative to all phases of environmental quality and control.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires the completion of four years of college with coursework in physical, life, or environmental science with one year of professional experience in environmental waste management or related field, or a master’s degree in a related field.

Requires working knowledge of modern inspection and investigative techniques and procedures.

Requires working knowledge of State and Federal laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to environmental protection or pollutant abatement

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Daily use of computer databases, spreadsheets, word-processing, presentations, graphics, internet and other computer applications.

Perform physical activities such as lifting, bending, and other routine exercises required for sampling of chemical containers, oil-water separators, storage tanks, air emissions sources, wastewater discharges, movement of drums, etc.  

Training for and wearing of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE); including proper filters, respirators and skin/eye protection based on chemicals that the installation uses.

Exposure to potentially hazardous chemical and requires a working knowledge of proper industrial hygiene practices and the Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) system as outlined by OSHA as a part of daily duties

Conditions of Employment

Requires active or retired (20 years) membership in the Illinois National Guard or retired (minimum 20 years) US Armed forces, if last duty assignment was with the Illinois National Guard.

Requires the ability to pass a DoD background investigation and obtain a DoD Common Access Card (CAC) prior to hire or transfer.

Requires valid driver’s license.

Position Posting/Marketing Statement

Under direct supervision of the Base Environmental Manager, responsible for technical and administrative requirements within the Environmental Management Office (EMO) for base-wide management of hazardous waste, used oil, recycling programs and to assist in pollution prevention efforts and compliance requirements for all environmental permits in force.  Responsible for managing, tracking, and reporting of environmental data in all environmental programs electronically.

About the Agency/Bureau/Program

The Department of Military Affairs works with the members of the Illinois Air and Army National Guard.  The State Personnel Office performs all duties related to the Human Resources functions for both coded and non-coded employees.

 

Work Hours:  Monday-Friday  
Work Location: 146 Air Guard Way, Scott AFB, IL 62225  
Agency Contact:  Natalie.A.Enrietto@Illinois.gov  
Job Function:  Facility/Fleet Management  

Agency Contact:  Natalie Enrietto

Email: DMA.StatePersonnelHROffice@illinois.gov

Phone #: 217-761-2948

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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*NOTE:  The Department of Military Affairs does not discriminate against any individual because of his or her race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, order of protection status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or unfavorable discharge from military service in connection with employment, real estate transactions, access to financial credit, and the availability of public accommodations in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Illinois Constitution, Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Acts, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the U.S. Constitution.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Office is responsible for compliance and may be reached at 217/557-5667.

Department of Defense (DOD) background check and receipt of a DOD Common Access Card (CAC) is required for this position.

 


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