Geologist Supervisor, Environmental Programs

Maryland Department of the Environment
Baltimore, MD
Sep 12, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Full Time
Introduction The Land and Materials Administration, Oil Control Program is recruiting for a Geologist Supervisor. 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. If you are interested in applying for this position, please go to apply through JobAps. GRADE 20 LOCATION OF POSITION Maryland Department of the Environment Land and Materials Administration Oil Control Program 1800 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230 Main Purpose Of JobThe main purpose of this position is to oversee, manage, and direct the technical work of the field personnel for the investigation and environmental cleanup efforts of the Oil Control Program (OCP). The incumbent in this position reviews and evaluates conditions of known or suspected oil contamination in order to determine the extent of remediation needed, and oversee remediation activities. This position serves as a 'supervisory role' to responsible parties and State contractors; directs State personnel and responsible parties on remediation and compliance issues; and, in a 'consulting role' to clients, identifies the best approaches to streamline the environmental investigation, remedial process, and compliance activities. The incumbent will also determine the potential public health and safety impacts of oil contamination in the environment and in drinking water supplies. This position offers technical expertise and ensures the enforcement of applicable statutes, regulations, permits, and policies pertinent to the OCP. The incumbent in this position performs job functions with the State of Maryland, primarily in the Southern Region of the Remediation Division. Emergencies, vacancies, and caseload may require performance of job duties in other areas of the state.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Geology, Environmental Geology or a related earth science. Experience: Six years of experience performing professional geological work. Note: 1. Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Geology, Environmental Geology or a related earth science may be substituted for the required education and one year of the required experience. 2. Candidates may substitute US Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in physical science classifications or physical science specialty codes in the geology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education. DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following: Supervisory experience;Coursework in Physical Geology and Hydrogeology;Knowledge of Maryland regulations regarding oil spills and cleanup requirements;Strong oral 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. Depending on the assigned essential functions of the work, employees in this classification may be required to successfully complete and maintain certification as specified in the US Department of Labor, 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. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS 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 US Occupational Safety and Health Administration Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) 1910.120 Hazard 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 or carry an electronic pager. The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Medical Monitoring Program (MMP) is designed to detect health risks or adverse effects of occupational exposure to hazardous materials and to direct targeted treatment and occupational illness/injury prevention strategies. MDE employees who may be exposed to hazardous materials are required to participate in a pre-placement, regular and/or post-termination medical examination. MDE has determined that this position be part of the MMP; therefore, applicants selected for employment must successfully complete and pass the medical monitoring examination as a condition of employment. SELECTION PROCESSPlease make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the minimum /selective/preferred qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Applicants that meet the qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for consideration of an interview/selection. Only those candidates that demonstrate, in their applications, the required qualifications will be deemed qualified and referred. EXAMINATION PROCESS Your application is part of the examination process. The assessment will be a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of this position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best, Better or Qualified and placed on the cert list for at least one year. This list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees. Education credentials and experience verification will be completed by the Appointing Authority. If you are scheduled to complete an education or licensing requirement within six months of the examination, you may participate in the examination process, if one is required. Please note that you will be required by the appointing agency to provide proof upon hire of all certifications, licenses, educational and work experiences. The MD Department of the Environment does not sponsor individuals in the application of the H-1B Visa. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act. You must be legally authorized and possess any necessary documents under this Act in order to be hired in the position for which you apply. For education obtained outside the US, you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. BENEFITS STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS It is STRONGLY preferred that you apply online; however, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and reference number on any documentation to ensure timely processing. You may email required documentation, transcripts and addendums to or fax to 410-537-3966. Olivia Finley, Recruitment and Examination Division Office of Human Resources MDE Reference Number:17-001035-0001 1800 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230 Office: 410-537-3105 Fax: 410-537-3966 Email: The MD State Application Form can be found online. PLEASE NOTE: The Maryland Department of the Environment participates in the E-Verify Program. TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity. The Baltimore Sun . Category: , Keywords: Geologist0

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