Hazardous Waste Specialist - Schofield Barracks, HI

Updated: 10 months ago
Location: Schofield Barracks, HAWAII

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Working Title Hazardous Waste Specialist - Schofield Barracks, HI
Position Location Schofield Barracks, HI
Research Professional Position No
Posting Number 201900883AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Number of Vacancies 1
Work Hours/Week 40
Proposed Annual Salary Range $53,000 - $60,000
Desired Start Date 11/04/2019
Position End Date (if temporary)
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 10/14/2019
Description of Work Unit

CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.

To learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/.

Position Summary

The Hazardous Waste Specialist position, located at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, is responsible for providing technical support to the U.S. Army Hawaii Environmental (USARHAW) Program to include:

Environmental Compliance Inspections:
Perform site inspections of USARHAW industrial facilities to evaluate the efficiency of their compliance programs. Create reports identifying areas of non-compliance and recommended corrective actions.

Pollution Prevention:
Review procedures and processes to identify new recycling opportunities and provide management recommendations.

Hazardous Material/Waste Spills:
Provide support to the USAG-HI Installation Response Team to assist in spill response and cleanup actions.

Waste Stream Identification and Analysis:
Assess all waste streams associated with industrial activities to characterize waste streams to determine their regulatory status and recommend applicable management requirements.

Hazardous Waste Minimization:
Perform site visits and technical review of hazardous material management procedures and waste generating processes to ensure proper management of materials and minimize the unnecessary generation of hazardous waste.

Required Job Qualifications
  • A High School Diploma, General Education Development (GED), or equivalent.
  • A minimum of one year of experience working in solid and hazardous waste management.
  • Must have or be able to obtain OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification.
  • Must be able to pass a medical clearance exam to wear a respirator and perform hazardous material or waste spill cleanup actions.
  • The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
  • Position is contingent on applicant passing government screening to access a U.S. Government network.
  • The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.
Preferred Job Qualifications
  • Three years of experience working in solid and hazardous waste management.
  • Knowledge of and experience with conducting inspections to assess industrial activities’ compliance with applicable environmental regulations.
  • Knowledge of and experience with federal, DoD and/or Army solid and hazardous waste regulations.
  • Experience in hazardous materials management.
  • Experience identifying, characterizing, managing, and minimizing hazardous waste generated at industrial facilities.
  • Proven successful collaboration within team and workgroup environment.
  • Experience writing reports and standard operating procedures.
  • Experience working with personal computers and conventional software programs (word processors, spreadsheets, and databases).
  • Experience working in highly structured organizations, such as governmental agencies, the military or corporations, with established lines of authority, procedures, and protocols.
Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Technical Support

Perform site inspections of USARHAW industrial facilities to evaluate the efficiency of their compliance programs and provide support to managing them correctly.

Percentage Of Time 70%
Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Project Management

Complete and submit inspection reports and manage program tasks to ensure they are completed within required time frames. Collect and analyze inspection and work process data to make management recommendations for improvement.

Percentage Of Time 20%
Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Administration

Submit leave requests/reports, track training/certification requirements.

Percentage Of Time 10%

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than October 14, 2019 for full consideration at jobs.colostate.edu. Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birth dates from application materials. A complete application consists of:

1) Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter’ slot.
2) Resume
3) References – please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License
Search Contact Peter Anzalone, Peter.Anzalone@colostate.edu
EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, 201 Administration Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-8004, (970) 491-5312.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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