In order to qualify for Supervisory Environmental Protection Specialist, GS-0028-12, you must meet the following specialized experience requirement.
Possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 or higher grade level in the Federal service, which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of the position and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Experience involves:
- Applying knowledge of reference standards, regulatory requirements, and statutes sufficient to assure environmental compliance;
- Using data gathering and analysis techniques to collect and review technical information on environmental activities;
- Identifying and solving environmental problems of a procedural or factual nature;
- Ensuring that hazardous property is received, handled, stored, inspected, documented, and manifested or disposed of, in compliance with applicable environmental regulations and safety requirements;
- Inspecting hazardous waste disposal, transport, or storage facilities for regulatory compliance.
Education is not applicable toward meeting the qualification requirements for this position; transcripts do not need to be submitted with your application package.
Only experience obtained by 11:59 p.m. EST on the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
Conditions of Employment:
1. Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation.
2. DIRECT DEPOSIT : All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
3. All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service (see http://www.sss.gov/ ). If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.
4. Work requires regular and recurring physical exertion such as, prolonged standing, bending, and stooping, to observe work operations and to identify leaking containers in a treatment, storage, or disposal area.
5. Work involves regular and recurring exposure to moderate risks or discomfort that require special safety precautions (e.g., working at a storage, disposal, or spill site, where there is risk of exposure to pesticides, hazardous chemicals, radioactive materials, or other pollutants).
6. Use protective clothing and/or gear as necessary.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made if you are within reach of selection, and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
Category rating procedures will be used to rate and rank candidates. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Qualified candidates will be ranked into 3 categories: Highly Qualified, Well Qualified, and Qualified. Veterans Preference does not apply to this position, therefore the normal Category Rating Process for veterans does not apply.
All applicants' qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Environmental Program Management
- Oral Communication
- Written Communication
- Supervisory Ability