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INTERDISCIPLINARY SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE

Company: Department of the Navy
Location: Silverdale
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Summary You will serve as a SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER in the ENVIRONMENTAL BUSINESS LINE of NAVFAC NORTHWEST. This is an interdisciplinary position and will be filled as a Community Planner (0020), Natural Resources Specialist (0401), Environmental Engineer (0819), or Physical Scientist (1301). Duties * You will provide training and mentoring to other environmental staff and to technical staff in other business lines. * You will develop and implement new initiatives and programs to facilitate process improvements, support changes to regulations and permit requirements and support changes to Navy mission requirements. * You will interpret laws, regulations, and policies to effect good business decisions and successful project execution. * You will develop and maintain project criteria, schedules, and budgets in conformance with project and Navy mission requirements. * You will manage contract task orders and potentially function as a Navy Contracting Officer Representative for services provided by contractors. * You will oversee and assist with Navy compliance with Federal, State, and local laws and regulations on issues related to assigned areas of expertise. * You will prepare and review complex environmental planning documents CATEXS, EAS/OEAs, and EIS/OEISs) to assess the environmental impact to military operations, programs, exercises, etc. * You will ensure compliance with principal environmental legislation and DOD policy related to environmental policy. * You will prepare and present briefs to senior level officials in federal, state and local government, as well as the public, on a routine basis. * You will act as a project leader for difficult and highly complex or controversial projects specifically related to the National Environmental Policy Act. Requirements Conditions of Employment * Must be a US Citizen. * Must be determined suitable for federal employment. * Must participate in the direct deposit pay program. * New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov * Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. * Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326. * Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service. * This is a bargaining unit position. * You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal. * You will be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card for travel and travel-related purchases. * This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time. * You will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes continuously for the duration of the work shift. * You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment. * A Professional Engineer License is required for the 0819 series, Environmental Engineer. Qualifications This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates for the 0819 series only. The Selective Placement Factor is: You must be a currently licensed/registered Professional Engineer (PE) if applying to the Environmental Engineer (0819). Your license or registration must be held in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. Do you meet this requirement? ***NOTE: A copy of your current license/registration showing the expiration date MUST be submitted with your application in order to be considered for this position. A copy of a wall certificate that does not have an expiration date will not serve to verify this requirement. Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 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) Preparing and reviewing National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation including Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments (EA), and/or Environmental Impact Statements (EIS); 2) Leading interdisciplinary project teams and maintaining project schedules for execution of difficult and highly complex or controversial projects; 3) Applying expert knowledge of laws, regulations and standards to provide environmental compliance recommendations for an organization; and 4) Preparing and conducting briefings and coordination for supported commands, elected officials, the public, regulatory agencies, the chain-of-command, and others as needed. 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 https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0000/community-planning-series-0020/ https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0400/general-natural-resources-management-and-biological-sciences-series-0401/ https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1300/general-physical-science-series-1301/ 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 applying to the Community Planner (0020) must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Degree: community planning; or related field such as urban affairs, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, sociology, geography, economics, political science, or public administration that included at least 12 semester hours in the planning process, socioeconomic and physical elements of planning, urban and regional economic analysis, and development finance. OR
Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in one of the above disciplines, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the above disciplines of which at least 12 semester hours were in the planning process, and socioeconomic and physical elements of planning, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
-Applicants applying to the Natural Resources Specialist (0401) must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Degree: biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position. OR
Combination of education and experience: Courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
-Applicants applying to the Environmental Engineer (0819) 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 websit

Keywords: Department of the Navy, Seattle , INTERDISCIPLINARY SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE, Accounting, Auditing , Silverdale, Washington

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