|Department||MDE - Land and Materials Administration (LMA)|
|Date Opened||8/10/2022 09:45:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||8/24/2022 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$48,525.00 - $77,504.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Shantasia Baker|
The Land and Materials Administration is recruiting for a Geologist I. 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.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Maryland Department of the Environment
Land and Materials Administration
1800 Washington Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21230
Main Purpose of Job
This is an entry level position. The Geologist I will assist in the implementation of the State Surface Mining Law by ensuring that applications for mining permits, gas well drilling and reclamation are consistent with the rules, regulations and Department goals for the greatest feasible utilization of the State's non-coal mineral resources; protection of public health and safety, and prevention of adverse environmental impacts. The incumbent will occasionally be required to attend, chair, and testify at pubic and formal hearings.
The working conditions of the position involves exposure to uncomfortable or unpleasant surroundings. The incumbent may be exposed to hazardous conditions which may result in injury when performing duties such as, visits to operating quarries and proposed mining sites. This position occasionally requires extended periods of time outdoors in adverse weather conditions. The incumbent on occasion may be required to walk for extended periods up and down steep terrain carrying heavy equipment such as a seismograph. While at mining operation, the incumbent must adhere to State and Federal safety requirements. The incumbent may be required to use a hard hat, hearing protection, goggles, gloves or any other prescribed safety item.
The incumbent in this position will be required to drive a State vehicle. If you maintain an out-of-state driving license, you must provide a certified copy of your driving record for the appropriate Motor Vehicle Administration at the time of appointment. Individuals must maintain a driver's license with no more than 5 points on their driving record in order to drive State vehicle.
Education: 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, Environmental Science, Environmental Analysis and Planning or Hydrology;
Have coursework in General Geology, GIS, and/or Hydrology.
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 Maryland 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 federal 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.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.