Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML)
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Range is from $55,000 to $70,000.
Five Air Quality Specialists (Research Associate II Special) positions are available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). One position is available at each of the following locations: Goodfellow Air Force Base (AFB), Texas; Laughlin AFB, Texas; Dyess AFB, Texas; Columbus AFB, Mississippi; Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.
RESPONSIBILITIES The successful candidate will serve as a technical resource on air quality compliance assurance programs at the selected Air Force base. He or she will direct, manage, and participate in air permitting services and assist with reporting requirements of the Clean Air Act. The candidate will prepare and review Clean Air Act plans and permits (e.g., Emissions Inventories, Title V and other Operating Permits) and will interpret regulations and rule applicability to include implementation of new requirements. He or she will coordinate, validate and review environmental data, perform data input and data trend analyses and tracking, and use independent judgment and insight to prepare recommendations and proposals to the military to improve air quality programs and influence installation decisions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The successful candidate must demonstrate U.S. employment eligibility. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must have a B.S. degree in environmental science, engineering, or a related discipline and three years of experience supporting air quality compliance programs. A Master’s degree and one year of experience in a related field may be substituted. The successful candidate must have knowledge of and experience implementing Clean Air Act programs and air quality regulations. He or she must be able to pass the DoD background check for an AF Common Access Card (CAC) and must have or be able to obtain a valid driver’s license.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Desired qualifications include experience working in a highly structured organization and knowledge of military instructions, directives, guidance, and environmental regulations and processes. Experience with compliance tracking programs, such as the Air Program Information Management System database, is a plus. Experience with environmental compliance audits, inspections, and demonstrated understanding of air emissions and emission reporting processes are also beneficial. Familiarity with typical air-pollution emitting equipment and control equipment is desired. The federal government and DoD require personnel who access their installations, buildings, and computer systems to have, at a minimum, a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NAC-I). Because the work of this position is physically located at a government/military site, the successful candidate will have a NAC-I performed. Candidates with existing NAC-I are preferred, as an existing NAC-I will quickly qualify the successful candidate to “process-in” for work at a government facility, work on a computer, gain the required access to designated government buildings, and obtain a CAC.
SALARY Continuation of the position is dependent on the receipt of funding from the sponsor for Air Quality Specialist efforts at the various locations listed.
BENEFITS Colorado State University offers a generous benefits package including 24 days of paid vacation leave, tuition credits, excellent health insurance (including vision and dental), and retirement plans with 9% matching. For more information on Administrative Professional benefits, visit http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/.
Prospective candidates should view the full position announcement and apply online at https://warnercnr.colostate.edu/jobs/. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered. Apply no later than March 9, 2014, for full consideration. 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 birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of:
1) Statement of Qualifications (one page letter addressing each qualification described in announcement) 2) Resume 3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) 4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) 5) References (contact information for professional references, including at least one supervisor) 6) Location preference (list the location(s), in order, that you prefer to submit your application to)
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