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Colorado State University Clean Air & Safe Drinking Water Compliance Specialist - Schofield Barracks, HI in Fort Collins, Colorado

Working Title Clean Air & Safe Drinking Water Compliance Specialist - Schofield Barracks, HI

Position Location Schofield Barracks, HI

Research Professional Position Yes

Posting Number 202100217AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Classification Title Research Associate I

Number of Vacancies 1

Work Hours/Week 40

Proposed Annual Salary Range $55,000 to $60,000

Employee Benefits

Colorado State University ( CSU ) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas.

Desired Start Date 04/26/2021

Position End Date (if temporary)

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 04/05/2021

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

The Clean Air & Safe Drinking Water Compliance Specialist will provide support to the US Army Garrison Hawaii ( USAG -HI) Directorate of Public Works ( DPW ) Environmental Division (ED) Clean Air Act & Safe Drinking Water Act ( CAA / SDWA ) program. The position is located at Schofield Barracks, Oahu, Hawaii. The Specialist will:

  • Monitor compliance with CAA and Air Permits maintained by the installations. Review USAG -HI installation compliance with Army Regulations and CAA Regulations such as implementation of National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants ( NESHAP ), Ozone Depleting Substances, and Greenhouse Gases.

  • Conduct periodic visible smoke observations (opacity readings) of emission sources to ensure compliance with the permit and integrity of the unit. This task requires Smoke School Certification in order to take opacity readings.

  • Provide support to conduct field water sampling of USAG -HI public drinking water systems, in accordance with all SDWA protocol.

  • Evaluate USAG­HI installation’s compliance status with the Army Regulations, Hawaii Administrative Rules ( HAR ).

  • Provide support to ensure injection well compliance tracking, annual performance testing, and permit renewal for the Underground Injection Control permits at Pohakuloa Training Area and Kilauea Military Camp.

    Required Job Qualifications

  • A BS or BA degree in environmental science, a physical science, public health, or a related field.

  • Experience supporting environmental programs.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.

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

    Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Experience supporting industrial environmental compliance programs.

  • Knowledge of and experience with the CAA and SDWA .

  • Experience conducting data analysis and writing technical reports.

  • Experience conducting air and/or water sampling.

  • Experience with environmental public outreach.

  • Experience working with personal computers and conventional software programs (word processors, spreadsheets, and databases).

  • Experience working in highly structured organizations, such as governmental agencies, the military or corporations, with established lines of authority, procedures, and protocols.

    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


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


Gather data 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


Submit leave requests/reports, track training/certification requirements.

Percentage Of Time 10%

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than April 5, 2021, for full consideration at Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

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 birth dates from application materials. A complete application consists of:

1) Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter’ slot.

2) Resume

3) References – please include within your application contact information for 3 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 Peter Anzalone,

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.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University 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 history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also 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 3

Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • This positon will be located at Schofield Barracks, HI, please affirm your knowledge that work will be performed at that work location.
  • Yes

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume or CV

    Optional Documents