LAND AND MATERIALS ADMINISTRATION
|Department||MDE - Land and Materials Administration (LMA)|
|Date Opened||10/1/2018 2:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||10/16/2018 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$41,358-$53,431 w/progression to $65,827/yr(State Salary Guidelines apply to State Employees)|
|HR Analyst||Peggie Jefferson|
This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only. The resulting cert list will be maintained for one year. Persons interested in future vacancies within this classification must re-apply.
This is an entry level position; therefore, the selected candidate will be offered the base salary. Progression in the current position will be based upon the approval of annual increments and/or cost of living adjustments.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The main purpose of this position is to provide geologic expertise in the Investigations & Remediation Section of the Solid Waste Operations Division, Solid Waste Program. This section is responsible for the review of environmental monitoring data, remedial investigations and plans, monitoring plans, and for performing related technical functions concerning solid waste, coal combustion byproducts, sewage sludge, and natural wood waste facilities. The incumbent will be trained to review and provide advice concerning groundwater and gas monitoring data, groundwater and gas monitoring plans and remedial activities; track required submittal of reports by landfills; and trained to act as a project manager and advisor to private industry, local, State and federal governments.
This position involves work that has occasional exposure to the elements. Environmental monitoring and closure reviews may involve site visits and often require project managers to walk and inspect large tracks of land. Work may involve exposure to operating landfills which include heavy equipment, unstable working surfaces, fumes, and noise. The incumbent may be required to walk in wooded areas to cite monitoring wells, etc., and may incur exposure to ticks, snakes, dump dogs, and other potentially injurious wildlife. Landfill monitoring involves occasional moderate physical exertion in obtaining and transporting samples and sample containers - carrying sample bottles, shifting coolers with samples, etc. Work may entail considerable walking or long-distance driving to facilitate inspections. Landfill conditions may require the use of protective equipment including steel-toed boots, hard hat, respirator, gloves, splash suits, and chemical protective boots.
Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Geology, Environmental Geology or a related earth science.
Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in physical science classification or physical science specialty codes in the geology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Geology, Hydrogeology or Environmental Geology;
Proficient with MS Applications (Word, Excel, Access);
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
2. When assigned to an environmental program at the Department of the Environment, employees in this classification may be required to successfully complete and maintain certification as specified in the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration Regulations (Standards-29 CFR) 1910.120 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response. Information about these regulations is available in the Human Resources Office of the Maryland Department of the Environment or may be obtained at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Website.
1. Employees in this classification may be required to walk over rough or unstable terrain or over long distances while wearing personal protection equipment such as respiratory protection equipment.
2. Employees in this classification may be subject to ongoing medical testing in accordance with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) 1910.120 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response.
3. Employees in this classification may be subject to call-in on a twenty-four hour basis and, therefore, will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.