Naval Facilities Engineering Command SUPERVISORY ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER/GEOLOGIST in Honolulu, Hawaii
Summary You will serve as an INTERDISCIPLINARY SUPERVISORY ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER/GEOLOGIST in the Environmental Restoration Division (EV3) of the Environmental Business Line of NAVAL FACILITIES ENGINEERING SYSTEMS COMMAND HAWAII.. Responsibilities You will coordinate and approve environmental restoration program budgets in support of the Environmental Restoration, Navy (ERN) program in the NAVFAC Hawaii Area of Responsibility. You will consult with other environmental restoration professionals to resolve difficult and complex problems during remedial or removal investigations. You will assign project sites and daily tasks of staff members so work is completed based on priorities, risk, and capabilities of the employees. You will develop and provide program guidance, instructions and notices to ensure high quality, timely, cost effective, and efficient environmental project execution and management support. You will interpret environmental laws, regulations, and policies to ensure technical compliance with regulations. You will provide expertise and consultation services on environmental cleanup products and services on a broad range of environmental restoration matters and issues. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications This position has a selective placement factor for the 0819 series, Professional Environmental Engineer and/or 1350 series, Professional Geologist, which is: You must currently be a licensed Professional Geologist if applying for the 1350 series or You must currently be a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) if applying for the 0819 series. Your license must be held in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. **NOTE: A copy of your current license/registration must be submitted with your application in order to be considered for this position. Copy of a wall certificate is not acceptable. Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Providing expert consulting and advisory services on environmental restoration program management and requirements; 2) Managing restoration programs, including staffing, budgeting, programming and management resources, and community management to meet objectives; 3) Leading an interdisciplinary staff in the planning, direction and execution of environmental compliance and/or restoration programs for an organization; and 4) Providing environmental program oversight and support for a restoration program. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series AND https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf Geology Series 1350 (opm.gov) Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. Education Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Successful completion of a professional engineering degree. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree (or higher) in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET); or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. OR Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration For more information about EI and EIT registration requirements, please visit the National Society of Professional Engineers website at: http://www.nspe.org OR Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination or any other written test required for professional registration by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico The FE examination is not administered by the U. S. Office of Personnel Management. For more information, please visit: http://www.nspe.org/Licensure/HowtoGetLicensed/index.html. OR Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements under paragraph A (above). The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program as described in paragraph A (above) OR Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor's degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least one year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily, there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions. Additional Information This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/career-transition/ Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position. Certain incentives (such as Recruitment, Relocation or Student Loan Repayment) may be authorized to eligible selectees. A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is primarily sedentary. Some work may require periods of walking, standing, bending, climbing or driving a motor vehicle in activities such as site visits. Employees may carry light items such as books, instruments, and other similar materials. The work does not require any special effort. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, libraries, residences, or commercial vehicles. Safe practices are required in using office equipment, avoiding trips and falls and observing fire regulations and traffic laws. Field visits may require the use of appropriate safety and Personal Protective equipment (PPE) such as hard hats, safety shoes. protective eyewear, and on rare occasions, PPE such as respirators and protective clothing.