SEE Employment Opportunities

Open Positions by General Location:

How to Apply

To indicate an interest in an opening and begin the application process, please provide the following information to the appropriate contact below.

  1. Position ID or Title – Each position displays a Position ID such as DC 3-X, or a Title
  2. Your name
  3. Mailing address
  4. Telephone number
  5. Email address
  6. Acknowledgement that your age is 55 or older
  7. Resume (or Enrollee Application)
  8. Cover letter (optional)

If you are selected for a SEE position, you will be formally invited to complete online the Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions, so that EPA can conduct a background investigation (which will include fingerprinting). This SF85 is available online so you can see what the questions are.

General Information

If you feel that you have technical or administrative skills that would benefit the Environmental Protection Agency, you may submit a resume for future consideration. Level III positions start at $10.30 per hour. Level IV positions generallly require a college degree and start at $12.72 per hour.

Benefits

Click here to download benefits information.

Pre-Enrollment Information

Click here to download pre-enrollment information.

Open Positions in Washington, DC

– Last Updated 01/27/2016

You may use any of the following methods (Email, Fax, U.S. Mail or Telephone) to submit the required information for open positions in Washington, DC:

  • Email: ling@napca.org
  • Fax: 202-776-0308
  • U.S. Mail: NAPCA SEE Program 1001 Connecticut Ave., NW, #320 Washington, DC 20036
  • Phone: 202-776-0306

 

Office of Environmental Information (OEI),

Office of Information Collection (OIC), Immediate Office
Human Resources and Project Support Analyst, Level 4

NAPCA needs a senior 55 years of age or older (PL-98-313) to work under the Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program, for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Environmental Information in Washington, D. C.

Qualifications: Must be at least 55 years of age. Have college degree with at least five years experience in enterprise-wide travel, correspondence, and/or HR systems. Must be proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Have excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Coordinate schedules and advance meeting materials for Office Director and Deputy Office Director; Review and comment on program documents/coordinate office-wide reviews and comment reconciliation; Provide support for correspondence preparation and tracking using Agency system; Assign and track Freedom of Information Act requests using Agency system; Assist in the preparation of procurement requests and other funding documents; Design and coordinate master program schedule for project tracking and reviews; Prepare presentations and spreadsheets with input from Office Director and Deputy Office Director; Manage conference room usage and provide support for using technology in conference rooms; Prepare travel authorizations and travel vouchers using Agency system for staff.

$12.72 per hour / 40 hours per week. Temporary year-to-year. Holidays, vacation, sick leave, insurance.

 

 

Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Office of Resource and Information Management (ORIM)

Technical Analyst, Level 4

NAPCA needs a senior 55 years of age or older (PL-98-313) to work under the Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program, for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Resource and Information Management in Washington, D. C.

Qualifications: Must be at least 55 years of age. Have college degree with at least five years experience in performing analytical and management support functions. Be proficient with Windows 7, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and electronic calendaring/scheduling systems. Have excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills.

Responsibilities and Duties: Analyzes, evaluates, and studies – on a quantitative or qualitative basis – a variety of issues for ORIM, including the effectiveness of programs, functions, operations, data and/or systems. Researches, prepares briefings and/or position papers, and makes recommendations to the ORIM management team regarding strategies, plans and guidance for program implementation and for the internal management of ORIM. Plans, organizes, implements, and follows up on conferences, training, award ceremonies, retreats, and other major events. Coordinates and prepares OCFO or ORIM responses to agency call memoranda and other requests. Assists ORIM personnel in the implementation, management, and use of electronic systems. Prepares reports, presentations, memoranda, talking points, and other written materials as requested by ORIM management. Assists ORIM personnel to plan, schedule, develop agendas for, conduct, and take notes for meetings, including management meetings, team leader meetings, and all-hands meetings. Performs special projects and assignments of major significance in the accomplishment of OCFO’s and ORIM’s missions. Performs general administrative duties such as document assembly, calendar management, courier support, monitoring of supplies, coordination of supply orders, etc. Performs other duties as assigned.

$12.72 per hour / 40 hours per week. Temporary year-to-year. Holidays, vacation, sick leave, insurance.

 

 

 

 

Open Positions in Research Triangle Park, NC

– Last Updated 02/08/2016

You may use any of the following methods (Email, Fax, U.S. Mail or Telephone) to submit the required information for open positions in Research Triangle Park, NC:

  • Email: ling@napca.org
  • Fax: 202-776-0308
  • U.S. mail: NAPCA SEE Program 1001 Connecticut Ave., NW, #320 Washington, DC 20036
  • Phone: 202-776-0306

Office of Research & Development (ORD)/

National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (NHEERL)/

Immediate Office (IO)
Administrative Assistant, Level III
NAPCA needs a senior 55 years of age or older (PL-98-313) to work under the Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program, for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Research Triangle Park, NC.
Qualifications: High School Graduate with working experience in Office Management and Administrative Support. Be proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Have excellent communication skills.
Responsibilities and Duties:
– Supports office management for the NHEERL/IO and Deputy Laboratory Director as part of the administrative team. Monitors, coordinates, and performs needed actions on incoming requests related to administrative support activities including supplies and travel; screens materials and requests in accordance with instructions, policies, and guidelines on items to be handled personally and items to refer. Refers items that do not fit within the scope of established guidelines to appropriate administrative and program specialists.
– Provide administrative support for NHEERL IO and Deputy Laboratory Director’s Office including calendar, email, and ensuring meeting materials are available and organized in advance. Develops briefing and presentation materials using various formats; prepares spreadsheets, charts, and narrative or analysis of information for management where needed.
– Develops, manages and maintains systems to track meeting notes, action items and administrative processes such as, travel, training, awards, PR system, etc., develops processes to keep administrative databases current and accurate; utilizes automated systems to enter, search for, edit, and extract data and information.
– In the absence of one or more IO members, serves as communications contact, ensures priority communications reach managers and advises them, upon their return, of any significant events.
– Other duties as assigned
$10.30 per hour / 40 hours per week. Temporary year-to-year. Holidays, vacation, sick leave, insurance.

 

ORD/NHEERL/Integrated Systems Toxicology Division (ISTD)/Immediate Office
Administrative Assistant, Level II

NAPCA needs a senior 55 years of age or older (PL-98-313) to work under the Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program, for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Research Triangle Park, NC.

Qualifications: High School Graduate with working experience in an office environment as an administrative assistant, secretary, office manager or similar role. Be proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. Have excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities and Duties:
– Prepares purchase orders and requisition forms, keeps office supplies inventoried and stocked, receives and distributes incoming supplies, matches orders with invoices, serves as primary administrative contact for assigned branch or branch personnel, assists other admin SEEs or other staff during peak workloads or on special projects.
– Surveys staff on travel plans, estimates costs, and updates division travel plan, prepares international travel memos and other actions not covered by OARS-Travel, serves as information and service contact between Division and OARS-Travel for assigned personnel.
– Prepares various forms, such as TSRs, training, and computer requests. Sets up files for new employees and coordinates orientation, works with Branch Chief on scheduling meetings and appointments, sends notices, assists with division wide meetings and events coordination.
– Support the Technical Information Manager in all aspects of the receipt, handling recording, disposition flow, and reporting related to the clearance of technical documents and any other work products of ISTD.
– Receives visitors and telephone calls. Maintains office files and lists (such as emergency contact info). Performs photocopying, faxing, scanning, shredding, and mailing. Hand carries documents within building, as needed.

$8.78 per hour / 40 hours per week. Temporary year-to-year. Holidays, vacation, sick leave, insurance.

 

 

Open Positions in Region V — IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI

– Last updated 1/14/16

You may use any of the following methods to submit the required information for open positions in Region V:

  • Email: mei@napca.org
  • Fax: 312-913-0982 U.S. Mail: NAPCA SEE Region V Project Director 122 South Michigan, Suite 1414 Chicago, IL 60603
  • Telephone: 312-913-0979

 

POSITION TITLE: Editorial/Administrative Coordinator – Level 4

LOCATION: U. S. Environmental Protection Agency

Superfund Division (SFD), Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Branch (ECAB), Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Section (CEPPS)
77 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604

GENERAL FUNCTION:
Under the direction of a monitor (an EPA manager), the SEE enrollee proof-reads and ensures format consistency on case development and legal correspondence, maintains management approval and mailing logs, and provides general administrative and special project support to the operations of the Superfund-ECAB-CEPPS Section.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• MUST BE AT LEAST 55 YEARS OF AGE TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF PL98-313.
• College Graduate: BA/BS
• 5 years of relevant experience in government, environment, safety, loss control, regulatory affairs, law and/or communications/editing, as well as general office and/or administrative experience. Ability to perform tasks with careful attention to detail.
• Skill in typing, word processing and operating general office equipment.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Experienced proof-reader.
• Ability to work effectively with staff members at all levels.
• Some knowledge of environmental issues and/regulations is desirable.

POSITION DUTIES:
• Document Quality Control: Proof-reads documents for spelling, grammar and format consistency, and coordinates edits and corrections for a group of 15 professionals and several managers that work on the three U.S. EPA emergency preparedness regulations.
• Maintains logs: Tracks the documents the group generates, ensuring appropriate routing and approvals, and confirming receipt by internal and external parties.
• Administrative support: Provides support on records management, attendance, scanning and copying, setting up conference calls and video conferences, distributing mail, and maintaining knowledge of numerous administrative systems and computer programs. May also occasionally assist other groups when there are administrative staffing gaps.
• Team participation: A genuine interest in government, emergency preparedness and environmental cleanups is a plus. Once the basic responsibilities are mastered, opportunities for involvement in other areas of the unit are possible.

SALARY: $12.72 per hour, 32 to 40 hours per week (4-day schedule OK), free health insurance, self-paid dental insurance, 15 vacation days, 12 sick days plus other benefits.

 

 

POSITION TITLE: Enforcement Support Assistant – Level IV
LOCATION: U. S. Environmental Protection Agency

Remedial Enforcement Support Section
77 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604

GENERAL FUNCTION:
Under the direction of a monitor, the SEE enrollee assists remedial enforcement support by aiding with PRP searches, investigations, financial analysis, work performed documents and cost recovery.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• MUST BE AT LEAST 55 YEAR OF AGE TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF PL98-313.
• Bachelor degree
• Aptitude with computers as shown by: experience with Microsoft Suite, including, but not limited to Outlook, Word, Access, Sharepoint, etc.; Lotus Notes Mail, or Lotus; knowledge of SCORPIOS; experience with Choice Point or Lexus-Nexus or systems similar to Indipay, Munipay or Able a plus.
• Excellent problem solving, research and analytical skills.
• Excellent editing and writing skills.
• Ability to perform data entry and generate ad hoc reports.
• Ability to perform quality control of data entry of self and others.
• Ability to perform tasks with careful attention to detail.
• Ability to work in a team atmosphere and follow direction.
• Ability to sort and organize large number of documents.
• Customer service orientation.
• Paralegal training, investigative or financial analysis background is a plus.
• Knowledge and experience with EPA requirements, including the Agency correspondence Standard, and programs a plus.

POSITION DUTIES:
• Edits enforcement correspondence for grammatical accuracy and conformance to Agency Standard.
• Compiles, organizes and arranges linking documentation and other data showing PRP liability.
• Assists in preparation of work performed documents or integrating them with cost documentation.
• Enters financial and other information into Munipay, Indipay and able to assist in demonstrating the PRP’s ability to pay in support of cost recovery or enforcement negotiations.
• Enters data into Removal and Enforcement Track.
• Organizes, compiles and assesses information from the responses into evidence that demonstrates liability.
• Extrapolates PRP address and other information from letters, address update information or files.
• Creates mailing lists, labels and prints letter address using commercial products, or SEMS.
• Mails, tracks and verifies the mailing of enforcement letters, orders and other documents.
• Other duties as assigned.

SALARY: $12.72 per hour, 40 hours per week, free insurance, Self-paid Dental, 15 vacation days, 12 sick days plus other benefits.


POSITION TITLE:                 Oil Program Engineer/Scientist/Level 4

LOCATION:                           U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5

                                                  Superfund Division, Enforcement and Compliance Branch-CEPPS,

                                                77 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Under the direction of a monitor, the SEE enrollee provides assistance in conducting inspections of facilities under the Clean Water Act’s Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Regulations, prepares correspondence with facilities and supports enforcement case development.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MUST BE AT LEAST 55 YEARS OF AGE TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF PL98-313.
  • College Degree in Environmental, Petroleum, Chemical, Metallurgical or Mechanical Engineering and/or Material Science, Chemistry, Environmental  Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Management, Occupational Safety and Health or comparable course of study
  • Petrochemical or Pipeline experience (desired, but not required)
  • Fuel/Petrochemical industry experience (desired, but not required)
  • Metal Tank inspection/maintenance (desired, but not required)
  • Professional Engineer License (desired, but not required)
  • Must work flexible hours and have a valid driver’s license
  • Able to wear respirator when conducting inspections
  • Must work well independently and as a member of a team
  • Familiarity with personal computers: WordPerfect, Lotus Notes, MS word, Excel, Internet search experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and observational report writing experience (writing sample shall be provided at interview)
  • Experience in conducting audits or inspections a plus

POSITION DUTIES:

  • Conducts inspections of facilities under 40 CFR112 (SPCC regulations) including multi-media sites
  • Writes inspection reports and/or compile inspection data
  • Provides compliance assistance to public
  • Assists Superfund Oil Team Staff, maintains databases and outreach projects
  • Travel to facilities in Great Lakes States
  • Performs other duties as assigned

SALARY:        $12.72 per hour, 40 hours, free insurance, self-paid dental, 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, plus other benefits.

 


POSITION TITLE:     Interdisciplinary Scientist/Engineer – Level 4

LOCATION:              

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region V

Water Enforcement and Compliance Branch, Section 1

Water Division

77 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Under the direction of an EPA monitor, perform technical and administrative duties, related gathering, analysis, and entry of pretreatment significant industrial user data to support the Branch’s overall mission.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MUST BE AT LEAST 55 YEARS OF AGE TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF PL98-313.
  • College Degree in Science or Engineering.
  • Five years of related experience in wastewater management and regulation will be acceptable.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of people.
  • Excellent analytical skills in order to make judgments to determine the significance of data.
  • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Access, Word, and Power Point.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with data management and/or data entry.
  • Legal Hearing, Clerk, Law Enforcement will be a plus.

POSITION DUTIES:

  • Increases reporting of industries under applicable reporting requirements at 40CFR403; includes notification of facilities by mail, phone, and/or site visits; explaining regulatory requirements to facilities; and determining whether industrial processes are subject to regulation.
  • Independently reviews and inputs industrial User data to various databases and performs quality assurance/quality control checks to assure accuracy.  Identifies discrepancies and violations of regulatory requirements and support s enforcement staff in resolving them.
  • Develops, populates, and maintains electronic tracking systems for documents received including monitoring reports and other reporting requirements for Significant Industrial Users under 40CFR403.
  • Supports Branch by initiating information requests and/or enforcement actions to resolve noncompliance with pretreatment regulations.
  • Provides additional support to EPA Region 5 Water Division as assigned.

SALARY:

$12.72 per hour (Level 4) or $10.30 (Level 3), 40 hours per week, free health insurance and self-paid dental, 15 vacation days and 12 sick days, plus other benefits.

 

 

POSITION TITLE:     Inspector [TSCA] – Level IV

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5

Land and Chemicals Division (LCD)

Chemicals Management Branch (CMB)

Pesticides and Toxics Section (PTCS)

77 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Under the direction of a monitor, provide compliance assurance support to the Chief, PTCS, the PTCS enforcement staff, and the CMB Chief.  This position directly supports the section’s enforcement and compliance functions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MUST BE AT LEAST 55 YEARS OF AGE TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF PL98-313.
  • College Graduate with a Bachelors of Science or Bachelors of Arts in engineering, science or health studies.
  • Ten years of related experience in engineering, or life or physical sciences.  Ability to perform tasks with careful attention to detail.
  • Skilled in the applications used for information collection, data management, and data analytics, specifically the latest Microsoft Office suite of applications including Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Experience with other software applications is desirable.
  • Knowledge of environmental law is desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work effectively with EPA staff members at all levels.
  • Experience in conducting inspections a plus

POSITION DUTIES:

  • Conduct field inspections, open investigations, and prepare/ complete inspection and investigation case reports on compliance monitoring activities under the TSCA Lead and Asbestos enforcement programs.
  • Assist EPA staff on annual targeting of potential regulated entities for inspection, in accordance with the Section’s and Branch’s compliance monitoring strategies; utilize all publically available information sources to gather intelligence on specific targets under consideration for inspection or investigation, as requested by the monitor (Section Chief) and/or the Section’s enforcement team leader(s).
  • Provide technical guidance to the regulated community on case-by-case assignments; work with EPA staff, state, tribal, and local health officials on environmental lead contamination concerns and TSCA Lead compliance assurance activities; Research answers to questions on compliance with policies, regulations, and interpretations of TSCA requirements raised by state, tribal, or local health officials, the regulated community, and the general public, as assigned by the monitor (Section Chief) and/or the Section’s enforcement team leader(s).
  • Manage and track compliance/enforcement documents generated by the Sections.
  • Create and maintain copies (hardcopy and electronic) of federal actions in accordance with Branch and Section operating procedures and applicable record retention schedules.
  • Enter enforcement activities performed by the Section and Branch into various Agency data bases; with careful attention to accuracy and quality controls.  Run various reports from Agency databases, as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including but not limited to general section and branch operations.

SALARY:            $12.72 per hour, 40 hours per week, free health insurance, Self-paid Dental insurance, 15 vacation days and 12 sick days, plus other benefits.

 

 

POSITION TITLE:  Environmental Engineer/Technician Level IV

LOCATION:

Indiana Department of Environment Management (IDEM)

Drinking Water Branch, 100 North Senate Avenue

Indianapolis, Indiana 26204

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Under the direction of a monitor, the SEE enrollee will primarily assist the Drinking Water Branch, Certification & Capacity Development Section (DWB/C&CD) in the technical and managerial implementation of Indiana’s Capacity Development Strategies.  He or she will work with DWB/C&CD personnel in the review, evaluation, and recommendation of technical, financial and managerial proposals, strategies, policies, guidelines, criteria, operating procedures and treatment technologies for public water systems (PWSs) in need of improved capacity.  He or she will assist IDEM personnel in the identification, assistance, and evaluation of such capacity development and will provide technical and managerial support and training of these systems’ operators.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MUST BE AT LEAST 55 YEARS OF AGE TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF PL98-313.
  • A Bachelor Degree from Accredited Four Year College (Engineering or Science preferred but not required), courses or degree in biology, chemistry, and public administration preferred.
  • In lieu of college degree, 10 years of life experience to provide the expertise in the drinking water treatment and/or water-related pollution fields will be acceptable. (Level III $10.30).
  • Professional Engineer License or licenser as a drinking water treatment plant operator is desired but not required.
  • Knowledge of drinking water, drinking water treatment systems is desired but not required.
  • Knowledge of hazard recognition is a plus (such training will be provided).
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn MS Word.
  • Ability to use, on occasion, his/her own vehicle with mileage reimbursement.  Valid driver’s license and insurance coverage is essential to this position.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, on occasion.
  • Must work well independently and as a member of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in conducting audits or inspections a plus.

POSITION DUTIES:

  • Provides day to day technical, financial and managerial assistance to PWSs.
  • Prepares assessment and recommendation reports.
  • Answers and returns phone calls.
  • Conducts outreach.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

BENEFITS:

$12.72 per hour, 40 hours per week, free health insurance, Self-paid Dental insurance, 15 vacation days and 12 sick days, Indiana State Holidays plus other benefits.

 

 

POSITION TITLE:     Program Management/Level 4

LOCATION:

Indiana Department of Environment Management (IDEM)

Office of Water Quality

100 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Under the direction of a monitor, the SEE enrollee serves as the focal point to provide assistance to the IDEM Office of Water Quality to maintain the information associated with the operator certification and capacity development programs along with other associated activities.  The position will work closely with the Office of Water Quality, Drinking Water Branch program staff to complete projects and carry out activities.

QUALIFICATION

  • MUST BE AT LEAST 55 YEARS OF AGE TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF PL98-313.
  • A Bachelor Degree from accredited four-year college (Computer or Science degree preferred). In lieu of College Degree, 15 years + technical experience is acceptable.
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience in Environmental Compliance or closely related field.
  • Knowledge of Dell desktop and notebook computers and standard software such as Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Adobe Acrobat, Agency software and other programs necessary for the office.
  • Skill to use available hardware and to select and use the appropriate software to meet specific needs.
  • Knowledge of a web based tracking system.
  • Knowledge of databases and in the Intranet/Internet in order to access and process data into various reports.
  • Skill in applying knowledge based applications to report, respond to, and resolve customer’s requests and provide information training and assistance to customers. Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Must work well independently and as a member of a team. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

POSITION DUTIES:

  • Maintain database along with data entry of operator certification information, updating information, entering system information into the certified operator database and ensuring that the information is transferred to the SDWIS system, which is the federal reporting system IDEM uses for managing drinking water system compliance. Contact operators and public water systems regarding certification issues. Compile information for operator continuing education requirements and maintaining this information.  Collect and maintain information for use in tabulating Metrics data. Assisting with mailings.  Specific training and instructions will be provided.
  • E-Import certified operator reports and data into IDEM’s virtual file cabinet (VFC).  After import properly index with the correct document type, certification number, PWSID number, county and any other pertinent index information.  Assist with public records requests.  Specific training and instructions for indexing documents will be provided.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

BENEFITS:

$12.72 per hour, 40 hours per week, free health insurance, Self-paid Dental insurance, 15 vacation days and 12 sick days, Indian State Holidays  plus other benefits.

 

 

POSITION TITLE: Environmental Hotline Assistant – Level III
LOCATION:
U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5
Office of Public Affairs
77 West Jackson Street
Chicago, Illinois 60604

GENERAL FUNCTION:
Under the direction of a monitor, the SEE enrollee provides general and technical information to the general public, state and local governments, and specialized target audiences. Provides information in-person, over the phone, and by e-mail and postal mail as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• MUST BE AT LEAST 55 YEAR OF AGE TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF PL98-313.
• High School Graduate
• Must have basic awareness of current environmental issues, i.e. air, drinking and waste water pollution, acid rain, and other critical current issues.
• Ability to develop in-depth knowledge of environmental and agency issues within a short time.
• Skill in using reference materials to research various issues.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including phone etiquette, especially when response to telephone inquires which may be confusing or difficult.
• Familiarity with personal computers: WordPerfect, MS word, E-mail and Web experience is needed.

POSITION DUTIES:
• Develops knowledge of general government structure, agency policies and programs, and environmental issues.
• Responds to oral and written requests for information from the general public, citizen groups, state and local agencies.
• Establishes and maintains productive working relationships with agency experts.
• Provides coverage for reception desk when needed.
• Other duties as assigned.

SALARY: $10.30 per hour, 40 hours per week, free insurance, Self-paid Dental, 15 vacation days, 12 sick days plus other benefits.

POSITION TITLE: Environmental Engineer /Level 4

LOCATION:

Indiana Department of Environment Management (IDEM)
Office of Water Quality
100 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

GENERAL FUNCTION:
The Environmental Engineer will primarily assist the Storm Water and Wetlands Section with entering program data into the agency database (SCWID/TEMPO) to track applications and compliance dates. He or she will track data related to programs involved in the regulation of storm water, land-disturbing activities, wetland modification, and stream modification permitting using several databases and ArcGIS. The individual will also perform quality assurance of data. He or she will also assist with the filing program documents according to policy and manage the integrity of those files. He or she will also compile reporting data using reports, spreadsheets, and graphics to quantify Section goals and provide information to IDEM, EPA, and external requests.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• MUST BE AT LEAST 55 YEARS OF AGE TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF PL98-313.
• A Bachelor Degree from accredited four-year college (Computer Science preferred), Geology, Engineering, Chemist, Environmental Science with computer background is acceptable.
• Minimum of 8 years of related experience in Environmental Compliance or closely related field.
• Knowledge of Dell desktop and notebook computers and standard software such as Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access), Adobe Acrobat, Agency software and other programs necessary for the office, TEMPO and ICIS.
• Skill to use available hardware and to select and use the appropriate software to meet specific needs.
• Knowledge of databases.
• Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
• Must work well independently and as a member of a team. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

POSITION DUTIES:
• Assist with data entry of Industrial and Construction applications and reports into TEMPO and SCWID.
• Perform quality assurance on program data.
• General filing of reports and permits.
• Tracking data to ensure program compliance.
• Assist with reviewing industrial sampling and wetland mitigation reports
• Other duties as assigned.

BENEFITS: 40 hours per week, $12.72 per hour, free insurance, 15 days vacation, Self Paid Dental plus other benefits.

 

Open Positions in Region X — AK, ID, OR, WA

– Last updated 01/26/2016

You may use any of the following methods to submit the required information for Region X openings:

  • Email: Lois@napca.org
  • Fax: 206-624-1023
  • U.S. Mail to: NAPCA SEE Region X Project Director 1511 Third Avenue, Suite 914 Seattle WA 98101
  • Telephone: 206-838-8163

 

Grants and Administrative Assistant

NAPCA needs a senior 55 years of age or older (PL-98-313) to work under the Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program, for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Grants Unit in Seattle.

Qualifications: Must be at least 55 years of age. Have a college degree in business administration or a related filed, and at least five years applicable work experience. Must be proficient in PC, MS Word, MS Excel, and Access, and have experience with online access and research. Have excellent organizational and communication skills.

Responsibilities and Duties: Assist in the maintenance of official files for the Grants and Interagency Agreement Unit (GIAU), including transferring records to the Federal Records Center. Assist the Grants and Interagency Agreement Specialists with baseline reviews, close-outs, data entry, and similar tasks. Provide telephone, receptionist, and administrative support coverage, including calendaring and scheduling for unit staff. Proofread correspondence, process incoming and outgoing mail, assist with travel (Concur) documentation, and other duties as assigned.

$12.72 per hour / 32 hours per week. Temporary year-to-year. Holidays, vacation, sick leave, insurance.

Send your resume and cover letter to lois@napca.org by February 9, 2016.

 

NPDES Permits Unit Environmental Technician

Qualifications: Must be 55 years of age or older. Must have a college degree, preferably in the sciences. Must be highly organized, proficient in Windows, Word, Excel, and Access, and have at least five years of experience with database requirements and files management. Desired qualifications include knowledge of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting processes, and Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS) applications.

Job Description: Provide support to EPA’s NPDES Permits Unit (NPU), related to wastewater permit preparation, issuance, and administration. Assist permit writers in preparation, issuance, mailing, tracking, information posting, and maintaining files. Develop administrative records for major permits, and assist with other permitting, tracking, and general administrative functions. Propose new database needs and recommend requirements for each. Develop strategies to keep databases up to date in an efficient manner. Propose retention schedules and provide assistance in archiving.

$12.72 per hour / 40 hours per week. Temporary year-to-year. Medical insurance, holidays, vacation, sick leave. EOE.

Send your resume to Lois@napca.org by February 2, 2016.

 

 

SEE/EPA ORC Accountant / Civil Investigator, Level 4

NAPCA needs a senior 55 years of age or older (PL-98-313) to work under the Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program, for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 10, Office of Regional Counsel (ORC) Superfund Unit in Seattle, WA.

Qualifications:  Must be at least 55 years of age.  Must have a college degree in cost accounting, civil investigations, and/or related field, and at least five years applicable work experience.  Must be proficient in PC, Windows, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, Lotus, and office machines.  Must have excellent written, organizational and communication skills. Applicant will be subject to, and must pass, federal security clearance procedures.

Responsibilities and Duties:  Provide support to the EPA Region 10 ORC Superfund Unit, particularly in the area of cost recovery and civil investigation.  Review financial information and documentation to provide analysis of financial issues such as economic benefit, ability to pay, and the sufficiency of financial assurance, as well as for investigating, researching, compiling information and documentation, and/or presenting findings and analysis verbally or in writing, primarily to support determinations of liability under environmental laws administered by EPA.  Monitor and assist with removal, remedial, and delinquent account cost recovery issues, including collecting and reviewing cost information, preparing information request letters, demand letters, CBI agreements, delinquent accounts, liens, and other legal correspondence and managing documents.  Support staff attorneys in obtaining potential responsible party (PRP) information, property and corporate ownership information, including past ownership and activities, chain of title information, corporate structure information, assisting in interviewing former and/or current officials, and reviewing information request responses.

$12.72 per hour / 24 to 40 hours per week.  Temporary year-to-year.  Holidays, vacation, sick leave, medical and dental insurance available.

Send your resume to lois@napca.org.

 

EPA / SEE Administrative Assistant Support

NAPCA needs a senior 55 years of age or older (PL-98-313) to work under the Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program, for the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Seattle, WA.

Required Qualifications:  Must be 55 years of age or older and have at least five years of experience in administrative work, paralegal, records or database management. Strongly preferred skills include a minimum of one (1) year of federal contract administration and/or paralegal experience, such experience to include review and response to document production requests (under FOIA and discovery).

Candidate must also demonstrate experience working with an e-discovery software, preferably Relativity.  Be proficient working in Windows directory structure, MS Word and Excel, Adobe Acrobat and Reader, and online or other records management software. Have excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and attention to detail.

Job Description:  General administrative support, records management, and electronic document review for an important EPA project. Work closely with a team to process electronic and paper documents according to prescribed deadlines and agency policies and procedures. Collect, organize, and manage the paper and electronic files, including the correspondence record and FOIA documents in accordance with agency policies and procedures. Organize and update electronic and paper correspondence record. Position could include redaction work, copying and scanning.

$12.72 per hour / 36-40 hours per week. Temporary year-to-year. Paid medical insurance, holidays, vacation, and sick leave.  EOE.

Send your resume and cover letter to Lois@napca.org

 

 

EPA SEE ENERGY STAR Buildings Program Coordinator

NAPCA needs a senior 55 years of age or older (PL-98-313) to work under the Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program, for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Seattle, Washington.

Qualifications:  Must be at least 55 years of age and have a college degree in energy, science, engineering, or a related technical field, with at least two years of experience in green retrofits, energy audits, energy management and efficiency and/or conservation.  Desired credentials: licensed Professional Engineer (Mechanical Engineering preferred) or Registered Architect. Must possess an ability to work independently, proficiency with PC tools, strong technical skills as well as oral, written, and presentation skills.

Responsibilities and Duties:  Provide leadership, technical support, and general support for the ENERGY STAR Program.  Provide technical research and project planning support for the Region 10 clean energy efforts.  Provide program assistance and information to clients and the public, recruit participants, and partner with regional energy efficiency organizations.  Develop and present ENERGY STAR training.  Maintain working relationship with the national ENERGY STAR program.  Manage the day-to-day program work of the ENERGY STAR programs.  Some travel.

$12.72 per hour.  30-40 hours per week, flexible.  Temporary year-to-year.  Holidays, vacation, sick leave, paid medical insurance.  EOE.

Send your resume and cover letter to lois@napca.org.  Be sure to include your experience and qualifications for this position, and list related employment and other green/ sustainable efforts you have been involved with (e.g., green building, energy conservation, pollution prevention, ENERGY STAR, LEED or Build Green).