Environmental Cleanup and Restoration Specialist

Coppin State University
June 05, 2023
Offerd Salary:$95,000-$105,000
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Contract Type:Other
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Working Title Environmental Cleanup and Restoration Specialist

Position Location Remote - home based Work Location Position is fully remote Research Professional Position Yes Posting Number 202300847AP Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional Classification Title Prof/Indiv Contrib II Number of Vacancies 1 Work Hours/Week 40 Proposed Annual Salary Range $95,000-$105,000 Employee Benefits

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Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 06/05/2023 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 https:// www. cemml.colostate.edu/

Position Summary

The (Defense Environmental Restoration Program) DERP Cleanup and Restoration Specialist will provide technical expertise to Army National Guard Environmental Branch Headquarters in support of the Environmental Compliance and Natural Resource Programs to develop and implement remediation programs that protect human health and the environment. Tasks will include project oversight for Installation Restoration Program (IRP), Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP), and other DERP-eligible projects to ensure compliance with regulations for cost-effective cleanup of contamination resulting from past practices. Work site is remote (home based); installations supported are throughout the U.S.

Beginning Monday, August 16, 2021, Colorado State University has mandated vaccinations against COVID-19. Faculty and staff are required to submit their vaccine status or declare an exemption. More information about the vaccination mandate can be found on the CSU COVID-19 Information & Resources site here, https: // covid.colostate.edu/pandemic-preparedness-team-broad-guidance-for- all-summer-and-fall-2021-activities/

Required Job Qualifications

  • B.S. or B.A. degree in environmental science, natural resource management or a related field
  • A minimum of three years professional experience supporting environmental cleanup and restoration programs under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Defense Environmental Restoration Program (DERP) and Military Munition Response Program (MMRP).
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders to communicate regulatory and technical requirements.
  • Experience working on DoD installations with federal Environmental Compliance program managers.
  • Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain a driver's license by the employment start date.
  • The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. by proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
  • Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Prior experience executing cleanup programs for DoD.
  • Experience in project supervision and training in Army Environmental Liabilities are also desirable.
  • Competitive candidates will also have specific knowledge of environmental investigation and remediation, including mitigation of environmental impacts on natural resources and ecosystems or public health, and experience with sites involving Unexploded Ordnance (UXO).
  • Experience developing Army Installation Action Plans for cleanup is beneficial.
  • 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 Project Management


  • Coordinate activities and identify acceptable environmental outcomes, working closely with multiple stakeholders, including local, state and federal agencies, non-government organizations and the general population.
  • Position will monitor and document site activities and provide guidance and recommendations to the government for improvement and compliance.
  • Review technical documents prepared by contractors for completeness, accuracy, and regulatory and legal sufficiency. Identify data shortfalls and provide recommendations for correcting and improving project data.
  • Percentage Of Time 85 Job Duty Category Data Analyses/Data Management


  • Data analysis of work performed to document environmental liabilities and funding requirements.
  • Manage environmental databases and provide data summaries and identify environmental data gaps.
  • Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duty Category Communication


  • Write technical reports that summarize results and provide recommendations.
  • Prepare briefing packages and coordinate with the public and multi-agency stakeholders.
  • Preparing and presenting training materials.
  • Percentage Of Time 5

    Application Details

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than June 5, 2023, for full consideration at https: // jobs.colostate.edu/postings/125482. 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:

  • Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter' slot.
  • Resume
  • 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, Special Requirements/Other - Must be able to comply with all applicable regulations to obtain a Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC) and public trust clearance. Furthermore, candidates are required at a minimum to complete a NACI/SF85 and successfully pass a federal backgro Search Contact Steve Mechels ([email protected]) 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/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University 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 and equal access institution and 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 Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, [email protected].

    The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, [email protected].

    The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, [email protected].

    Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education.

    Background Check Policy Statement

    Colorado State University 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 for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also 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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    Maximum Requested 3

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  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
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