Environmental Compliance Specialist Supervisor - Land Management Administration

  • Maryland Department of Environment
  • Baltimore, MD, United States
  • May 19, 2017
Full time Environmental Science/Engineering Law Enforcement Natural Resources Water Quality Watershed/Stormwater Wetlands/Coastlines/Floodplains

Job Description

Introduction

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.   

Main Purpose Of Job

This is a supervisory position in the Technical Services and Operations Program, Land Management Administration of the Maryland Department of the Environment. The position is the Head of the Enforcement and Compliance Section within the Certification, Registration and Compliance Division. The position supervises two Environmental Compliance Specialists, and an Administrative Specialist with the main purpose of ensuring compliance with State and Federal environmental laws and regulations. This position will identify methods to find contractors and property owners who are not performing their functions in a manner that is acceptable to the Department. This position also provides information on violations to the Attorney General's Office for legal action. This includes efforts to increase the level of oversight in the regulated community, collect fees not paid, and unpaid penalties, explain the basic laws to the regulated community and the general public. This position will also perform associated operational responsibilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in earth science, environmental science, geology, civil or environmental engineering, biology, chemistry, agronomy, forestry or other related discipline.

Experience: Four years performing environmental regulatory compliance work in the areas of water pollution control; sediment and erosion control; tidal and nontidal wetlands; flood control and waterway construction; stormwater management; coal, noncoal and surface mining; air quality and air management control; solid waste management; hazardous waste control; and oil pollution control.

Notes:
1. Candidates may substitute experience performing environmental regulatory compliance work in the areas of water pollution control; sediment and erosion control; tidal and nontidal wetlands; flood control and waterway construction; stormwater management; coal, noncoal and surface mining; air quality and air management control; solid waste management; hazardous waste control; or oil pollution control on a year-for-year basis for the required bachelor's degree. 

 2. Sixty credit hours from an accredited college or university which includes thirty credit hours in any combination of the above disciplines and two years of experience performing environmental regulatory inspection or investigation work related to State, federal or local regulation, code or standard compliance may be substituted for the required bachelor's degree.

 3. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and four years of experience performing environmental regulatory inspection or investigation work related to State, federal or local regulation, code or standard compliance may be substituted for the required bachelor's degree.

 4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Environmental Engineering and Natural Resources classifications or Environmental Engineering and Natural Resources specialty codes in the Engineering and Natural Resources field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:

  • Four (4) years experience initiating and managing environmental enforcement actions;
  • Experience with environmental registration and certification processes;
  • Three (3) years supervising an Environmental staff;
  • Experience with Environmental Compliance Project Management;
  • Experience developing Environmental regulations;
  • Strong leadership and team building skills;
  • Strong computer skills in various computer software applications;
  • Knowledge of Maryland State Lead Laws.

FILING DEADLINE: 5/24/2017 5:00:00 PM

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Job Level

Senior-level

Sector

Government- State/Provincial

Salary

$49,899-$64,902 w/progression to $80,078yr.