About the Agency
Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.
For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.
The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 16-1173-WE-GR-M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.
This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard, Deputy Commandant for Mission Support (CG-DCMS), Director of Operational Logistics, Office of Base Operations (DOL-3), Base Alameda, in Alameda, CA.
The incumbent will serve as an Environmental Protection Specialist, responsible for environmental compliance and hazardous material management at the Base, which includes oversight for tenant commands and serves as the local technical expert on mandatory, procedural, technical and legal requirements for environmental management, hazardous material management and compliance matters.
Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
- Managing and implementing environmental programs.
- Preparing directives and procedures containing specific policy, objectives and guidelines of the Hazardous Materials Control Program.
- Advising the Base Facility Engineer on spill response and clean-up operations on site.
- Serving as the primary point of contact with federal, state and local pollution regulatory officials concerning pollution of the land or water, including any required reporting of spilled quantities.
- Preparing correspondence for higher authority signature with regard to specific environmental compliance and regulatory issues.
- Preparing and maintaining applicable permits necessary to ensure compliance.
- Occasional Travel
- This position requires occasional travel.