Environmental Protection Specialist (Open to both U.S. Citizens and Federal Employees)


Posted on Jul 31, 2020

Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation

Washington, DC

This position is located in the Office of Environment Office of the Associate Administrator for Environment and Compliance, Maritime Administration (MARAD).nThis position is established to assist the Director of Environment and senior environmental staff in the planning, coordinating, and implementation of environmental activities of the Maritime Administration.

To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet the specialized experience qualifications for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.To qualify for the Grade 13, you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-12, it must include Experience applying environmental concepts, laws, practices, analytical and diagnostic methods and techniques to address technical issues and problems.nExperience applying National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) policies and procedures to the environmental review processes of transportation development projects and their effect on human and marine environments.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Technical: Knowledge of the laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to environmental protection.nCommunication: Communicates effectively orally and in writing to prepare and conduct briefings or training programs, lead group conferences, and write reports and letters.nProblem solving: Skill in solving complex problems involving diverse aspects of environmental management and protection.nAnalytical: Development of standard operating procedures for environmental issues.

For all types of consideration, experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).

Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.For additional information about applying to Federal positions, please click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4Students enrolled in a qualifying degree program can apply if the anticipated graduation date is within six months of closing date of the announcement.

Graduation transcript must be received before start date.

Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

How to Apply

Follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.


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