Being Age 55 or Older is Good for The Environment! The Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program offers unique opportunities in Scientific, Technical, and Administrative / Office support for individuals age 55 and over to support the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through a grant administered program through National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC). This is a unique program where your talents, expertise and experience will truly be valued. You'll be working side-by-side with EPA staff that are doing important work every day. Pay rate: $12.72/hr. This is the maximum amount budgeted through the grant to support this program. Benefits: Paid Health Insurance Premium, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Paid Federal Holidays + One Individual Holiday, and optional Vision and Dental Insurance available. This position does require a background check prior to onboarding. Due to COVID-19, this position will be 100% remote until instructions are given on when to safely return to the EPA facility.
Incumbent supports the Planning and Prevention Team by conducting Risk Management Program (RMP) inspections under the Clean Air Act section 112(r). Conducts follow-up activities related to inspections and produces inspection reports detailing inspection findings. Supports the Oil Spill and Response Team Under Clean Water Act and Oil Pollution Act authority, will conduct Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) reconnaissance and site inspections, provides general compliance and technical assistance outreach efforts. Conducts inspections under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA).
Minimum of 5 year(s) of experience in plant operations, geology, waste treatment, environmental science OR BA/BS Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, physical science
NOWCC is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form when hiring and administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NOWCC’s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in hiring enrollees in the federal programs.