Environmental Protection Specialist March 2008 to CurrentEnvironmental Security
MCI-WEST Marine Corps Base － Camp Pendleton, CA
United States - CA- BeaumontUnited States- CA- BanningUnited States - CA- BellflowerUnited States- CA- Chino HillsUnited States- CA- Edwards AFBUnited States - CA- Lake Los AngelesUnited States - CA- MenifeeUnited States - CA- MurrietaUnited States - CA- San Diego CountyUnited States - CA - Riverside County Salary: 73,445.00 USD Per Year Hours per week: 40 Series:0028 Pay Plan:GS Grade: 11 I am currently employed where my responsibilities require me to apply a working knowledge of a wide variety of program principles and procedures to: 1) in consultation with the branch head, determine which legal .and regulatory requirements for environmental compliance are applicable to operations occurring aboard the Base; 2) determine and develop viable alternatives for meeting regulatory requirements that are cost effective and minimize and/or avoid environmental liabilities; 3) in consultation with the branch head, develop written policies, negotiating positions, procedures, guidance, contract specifications, quality assurance S!Jrveillance inspections and project funding information, as needed, to execute the alternative determined to be the best course of action; 4) determine the optimal course of action for implementing the finalized written policy, procedure, guidance, or project; 5) oversee the implementation of the policy, procedure, guidance, quality assurance surveillance plan, contract, or project, through completion, to ensure it meets the original requirement as identified; 6) conduct periodic quality assurance inspections of the program to identify systemic problems; and 7) in consultation with the branch head, identify and implement necessary and appropriate improvements in the program.
In addition, I perform quality assurance (QA) on environmental programs in the ongoing process of 2nd party compliance assessments of specific Base environmental actions.
Coordinates multimedia compliance inspections conducted by military personnel, civilian employees, and contractors.
Help in overseeing environmental contractors, which include directing, evaluating, and determining the acceptability of contractor work.
Incumbent is responsible for maintaining liaison with operators aboard the Base and determining which activities have potentially adverse environmental or regulatory impact s.
Ensure that 1st party internal unit/activity) compliance inspect ions are conducted in a manner which ensures continual environmental compliance with the appropriate laws, regulations, directives and policies aboard the Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton.
Further, I provide intermediate level advice, guidance and direction on the implementation of the Multimedia Inspection Program through 2nd party compliance inspections and surveillance activities.
I also coordinates and liaise within the command and higher authority on the Environmental Compliance Evaluation (ECE) Program with consideration for compliance with multiple environmental media areas, for example: hazardous materials management, hazardous waste management, UST management, waste/drinking water management, air quality management, NEPA actions, solid waste management, and related laws, regulations and policies to ensure compliance.
I also ensure that regulatory agency inspectors aboard the base are provided escort and makes on-the-spot value judgments in answering regulatory questions and concerns.
As well as determining which portion of environmental program is under the regulators jurisdiction and which are not.
Assist in advising with consideration for compliance with Federal, State, and local regulatory requirements; public relations; economic impacts; environmental impacts; and adverse effects to Base activities.
I also analyze and review Camp Pendleton's compliance status to determine whether there is noncompliance and whether noncompliance is indicative of enforcement problems or general problems with integrating Base mission with environmental programs.
Assist supervisor in developing strategies to identify the root causes of noncompliance and assist in developing plans of action and milestones (POA&M) to correct compliance problems.
When necessary, coordinates with appropriate Base, tenant command, Federal, state and local regulatory agencies.
Further, participate in the implementation and execution of other Camp Pendleton programs which ensure compliance with Federal, state, Department of Defense, Department of the Navy and Marine Corps environmental and natural resources regulations, directives , policies and procedures for the Base, for example: negotiates and keeps host and tenant agreements current.
Assists supervisor in developing Base environmental instructions and policies and ensures that they are revised or modified, as necessary.
Develops standard operating procedures (SOP), reviews drafts of new laws, regulations, instructions, and policies having impact to Base operations and participates in the regulatory development of environmental laws and regulations and develops programs to meet environmental requirements.
I also provide Branch and/or Division representation at relevant meetings (such Inspection in/out briefs), conferences, and discussions with a wide variety of military, Federal, state and local governmental regulatory agencies, and contractors.
Further, advise supervisory staff on controversial matters.
Supervisor: AI Augusto (760-725-9766) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes 3/4/2016 https://my.usajobs.gov/Applicant/Resume/PreviewAndFinish/217891438.
Bachelor of Science : Liberal Studies, 2014Excelsior College － Albany, New York, U.S.
Master of Science : Legal Studies, 2016Grand Canyon University － Pheonix, AZ, U.S.Graduated with honors 3.9 GPA