Job Overview



Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

"We Train Those Who Protect Our Homeland." The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) is a unique inter-agency organization that prepares the next generation of law enforcement officers to meet the nation's most pressing security challenges. To see an informational video and learn more about the FLETC's vital Homeland Security Mission, please click here.

This position is located in the Cheltenham Administration Division, Office of Cheltenham Operations (OCH), Field Training Directorate, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Cheltenham, Maryland. The incumbent is responsible for formulating plans and policies, direct, coordinate, and evaluate a large scale complex Environmental Program and an Occupational Safety and Health program.

Applicable relocation expenses will not be paid.


As an Environmental Protection Specialist you will serve as an environmental expert on environmental areas that are of a high profile at the FLETC OCH, including hazardous waste water and air management, natural resources and contaminated site remediation (environmental restoration).  Typical assignments include:

  • Being directly responsible for all of the environmental contracts.
  • Conducting formal and informal environmental compliance audits.
  • Analyzing environmental data.
  • Evaluating facilities and/or activities on a continuing basis.
  • Identifying and resolving deficiencies and improving compliance relative to applicable environmental laws, regulations and practices.
  • Planning, formulating, developing, conducting, managing, performing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating an Occupational safety and Health Program.