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    The GEMS Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the efforts of VANCHCS staff involved with the GEMS to ensure that the GEMS is developed and implemented in accordance with VHA and VANCHCS policy and guidance. Plans, directs, coordinates, designs, implements, evaluates, and monitors comprehensive programs and serves as a technical authority on environmental and decontamination programs.

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    The GEMS Coordinator organizes, implements, oversees and provides technical assistance for projects to resolve environmental problems. Responsible for applying environmental science and technology to demonstrate relationships between the operation of the VANCHCS with human health, ecosystems, environmental media and natural resources. Provides leadership and direction to management, professional and technical personnel regarding the development and implementation of the facility GEMS. Advise management on how environmental policies, procedures and systems will affect the operation of the VANCHCS. Plans, conducts or directs special studies concerned with occupational health problems which require the development or modification of air sampling equipment or protective devices or the evaluation of control measures for a specific operation, such as decontamination team response to hazmat or WMD incidents. Resolves difficult and complex technical, project management and organizational problems using innovative and original approaches. Provides expert technical advice and guidance to senior management officials in the appropriate application of technology to VHA's mission as it relates to environmental issues including GEMS.

    Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Telework: Not Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Industrial Hygienist/PD#11731-O
    Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: May be authorized for a high-quality candidate.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0690 Industrial Hygiene

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