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ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST - RED LAKE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

 

September 18, 2019

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST

RED LAKE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Open: September 17, 2019

Closing: October 2, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

Primary Function:

This position for the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, within the Red Lake Department of Natural Resources (Red Lake DNR) will be mainly responsible for managing the Environmental Program's Tribal Response (Brownfields) program and assisting with the Underground Storage Tanks (UST) compliance assistance program. Reports to Environmental Program Director, full-time position w/benefits, salary; DOQ.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

• Must have experience with grant management.

• Ability to coordinate field activities and conduct on-site investigations.

• Must be able to conduct/coordinate Environmental Site Assessments (Phase I & Phase II)

• Contractor and Lab Coordination

• Knowledge in conducting compliance assistance for UST owners and operators.

• Experience consulting with the Solid Waste Program Director regarding environmental concerns

• other duties as assigned

Education/Work Experience/Qualifications:

• Possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Natural Resources management, or related discipline.

• Demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively with professionals and the general public.

• Be physically able to work outdoors, have a valid driver's license and be insurable; be punctual, responsible, and able to work independently without supervision as well as cooperatively in a team environment.

• Possess basic computer skills: spreadsheet, word processing, email, and internet browsers.

• Have grant writing and management experience with ability to seek and obtain competitive grant funding.

• Be willing and able to travel for trainings and professional conferences.

• Understanding and experience in working with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).

• Understanding and experience in working with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

• Experience working with Tribal Natural Resource and EPA programs.

• Hazwoper/Emergency Responder certified

• ASTM E1527 Phase I and ASTM E1903 Phase II trained.

• Familiarity with EPA's 2015 Underground Storage Tanks Regulations.

• American Indian preference is granted to qualified individuals.

• Employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug test and comprehensive background check.

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates are accepted at Government Center – Human Resources Department, PO Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 – Fax (218) 679-4176.

 

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