Clean Air & Safe Drinking Water Compliance Specialist

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
14 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Working Title Clean Air & Safe Drinking Water Compliance Specialist Research Professional Position Yes Posting Number 201600828AP Position Type Admin Professional/Research Professional Number of Vacancies 1 Work Hours/Week 40 Proposed Annual Salary Range $47,000 - $53,000 Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Open Posting Date Open Until Filled Yes To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 10/30/2016 Description of Work Unit

CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DOD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.

To learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit

Position Summary

An Clean Air & Safe Drinking Water Compliance Specialist (Research Associate I Special) position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). This position is located at at U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii installations.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Required Job Qualifications

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

A BS/BA degree in environmental/physical science, public health and safety, or a related field plus one year of relevant experience is necessary.

The candidate must (1) be able to do fieldwork that may include bending and lifting at least 25 pounds, (2) have or be able to obtain a valid driver’s license, and (3) pass the Department of Defense background check for a Common Access Card.

Preferred Job Qualifications

The applicant should have broad knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to the Clean Air Act (CAA) and Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Experience conducting data analysis and writing technical reports as well as experience working with personal computers and conventional software programs (word processors, spreadsheets, and databases) is desirable. Knowledge of and experience with Emergency Management Systems is desired, as well as experience with environmental public outreach and coordination. The ability to begin work immediately is desired.

Diversity Statement

•Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Data collection Duty/Responsibility

Conduct field work to collect water samples, visual emissions readings, and dust monitoring samples to update plans, inventories and permits.

Percentage Of Time 25% Job Duty Category Project management Duty/Responsibility

Gather data collected to update monitoring plans and emission source inventory. Gather data collected to prepare monitoring, permit, and water quality reports for submission to Hawaii Dept. of Health. Summarize monthly work tasks into monthly progress report.

Percentage Of Time 65% Job Duty Category Administration Duty/Responsibility

Submit leave requests/reports, track

Percentage Of Time 10% Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prospective candidates should apply online at Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than October 30, 2016, 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, references will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates)

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License Search Contact Sabrina Broderick, EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested

Minimum Requested Maximum Requested Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This position will be located at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Please affirm your knowledge that work will be performed at that work location.
    • Yes

Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of Professional References
  4. Official Transcripts

Optional Documents

  1. Other
  2. Resume or CV