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Environmental Specialist 3

Department of Ecology
Richland, WA Full time
Posted on September 9, 2017

Department of Ecology, Richland Permit Writer for Sitewide Permit and Tank Waste Treatment Facilities (Environmental Specialist 3) $42,264.00 - $55,476.00 annually This position is a permit writer for the Hanford Facility Dangerous Waste Permit (DWP) for the Waste Treatment and immobilization plant (WTP). The WTP is the largest and most complex treatment group of facilities in the nation. It is needed to treat 56 million gallons of highly radioactive and dangerous waste over the next 50 years. This position is responsible for the development, administration, and oversight of a portion of the DWP pertaining to a specific facility. Works closely with the facility engineers to ensure the facility is designed and constructed in compliance with applicable laws, requirements, and the DWP. We are looking for applicants who have good communication skills, prefer someone with a permitting or a regulatory background and someone who can work with people of diverse technical backgrounds. A Bachelor's degree with a major study in an environmental, physical, one of the natural sciences, or environmental planning AND two (2) years professional level experience in environmental analysis or control or environmental planning. Desirable previous experience includes previous experience with permitting hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposals or large construction projects. This position requires being able to acquire a USDOE badge for access to the Hanford Site, as well as taking training and acquiring a USDOE WTP "brown badge" for access to the WWTP Constitution Site. This position also requires a valid Driver's License. This recruitment will remain open until filled. The initial screening will be September 15, 2017. In order to be considered for the initial screening, please submit an application on or before September 14, 2017. To apply, see Position No. 2923 at careers.wa.gov or ecy.wa.gov, or follow this link: Permit Writer for Sitewide Permit and Tank Waste Treatment Facilities