Do you want a job where you'll see the difference you make in protecting human health and the environment right away? Do you want to be a part of Ecology's programs that support economic growth and clean up contaminated sites at the same time? Anyone who independently cleans up a contaminated site can request advice and assistance from Ecology for a fee by enrolling in our Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP). Cleanups in VCP drive environmental benefits, economic growth, and sustainable redevelopment. This position will serve as the primary VCP contact for Ecology staff and provide a central contact for external outreach that involves statewide VCP policy and program evaluation. This position will also contribute to the Toxics Cleanup Program efforts to update the cleanup rule and revise our process for doing site hazard assessments. The Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) is looking to fill an Environmental Remediation Coordinator (Environmental Specialist 5) position. This position supports TCP's strategic goal to Clean Up Sites in support of the Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP), TCP's Site Hazard Assessment (SHA) work, and coordinating with the Pollution Liability Insurance Agency (PLIA). The position will be located in our Headquarters Building in Lacey, WA. We are looking for applicants who are excited to lead their peers, have great communication and people skills, have experience in project management and aren't afraid to get up and speak in front of a crowd. We want someone with strong listening skills and the ability to facilitate technical and policy discussions. Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We have a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, Ecology is a good fit. As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. Maybe you've seen some of our recent stories on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog. To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at http://www.ecy.wa.gov/.
The mission of the Toxics Cleanup Program is to "Protect Washington's human health and environment by preventing and cleaning up pollution and supporting sustainable communities and natural resources for the benefit of current and future generations." Some of the Key work activities of the Environmental Remediation Coordinator position include serving as the program coordinator for Site Hazard Assessments, the Voluntary Cleanup Program and serving as a liaison with the Pollution Liability Insurance Agency (PLIA). Examples of main tasks include:
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Environmental Remediation Coordinator
Required Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree involving major study in environmental, physical, or one of the natural sciences, environmental planning or other allied field and six (6) years of professional level experience in environmental analysis or control, or environmental planning, which includes two (2) years equal to an Environmental Specialist 3 or above. Additional qualifying experience will substitute, year for year, for education. OR A Master's degree in one of the above fields and four (4) years of professional-level experience as required above which includes two (2) years equal to an Environmental Specialist 3 or above. OR A Ph.D. in one of the above fields and three (3) years of professional-level experience as required above which includes two (2) years equal to an Environmental Specialist 3 or above. OR One (1) year of experience as an Environmental Specialist 4. Desired Qualifications:
Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment: