Colorado State University Pollution Prevention Compliance Specialist - Schofield Barracks, HI in Fort Collins, Colorado

Posting Detail Information

Working Title Pollution Prevention Compliance Specialist - Schofield Barracks, HI

Research Professional Position Yes

Posting Number 201800781AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Number of Vacancies 1

Work Hours/Week 40

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

Desired Start Date 10/08/2018

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Posting Date

Open Until Filled Yes

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 09/17/2018

Description of Work Unit

CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at 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

A Pollution Prevention Compliance Specialist (Research Associate II Special) position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). This position is responsible for managing the US Army Garrison – HI Recycling program, identifying new strategies, opportunities and initiatives and implementing the Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan. The position is located at Schofield Barracks, Oahu, Hawaii.

Required Job Qualifications

  • Applicants must have a BS or BA degree in earth sciences, environmental sciences, or a related field plus 3 years of relevant experience related to pollution prevention and recycling programs.

  • Applicants must have knowledge of and experience with federal and state regulations regarding solid waste management including the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Subtitle D and Hawaii Administrative Rules Title 11, Chapter 58.1.

  • 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 eligible to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Desired qualifications include experience supporting a Department of Defense (DoD) Qualified Recycling Program as well as cost recovery and solid waste diversion reporting.

  • Experience performing environmental audits and inspections.

  • Experience developing and presenting educational materials and administering environmental community outreach programs.

  • Work experience with personal computers and standard office software.

  • Experience working in a highly structured organization with knowledge of Army directives, guidance, environmental regulations and processes is also preferred.

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 Pollution Prevention Program Support


The successful candidate will apply technical knowledge to inform the Pollution Prevention and Recycling Programs of the U.S. Army at Schofield Barracks. He or she will be expected to: • Evaluate the efficiency of all aspects of the Recycling Program and make independent recommendation for improvement or correction. • Review waste streams to determine appropriate recycling measures. • Implement new measures and provide practical guidance to improve results. • Develop and direct education and outreach activities. • Identify new goals and program initiatives. • Ensure compliance with Army Recycle Center operations and Solid Waste Management Permits for the installation. • Track and calculate the annual solid waste diversion for reporting on a semi-annual and annual basis. • Assist in renewing or modifying permits.

Percentage Of Time 75%

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Reporting


• Prepare the Solid Waste Diversion Report for submission to HI Department of Health. • Create and update the Qualified Recycling Program Report and QRP Business Plan • Prepare and provide briefings on recycling as well as recommendations for improvement to Garrison Command.

Percentage Of Time 20%

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Audits and Inspections


• Be present during State of Hawaii inspections and audits to answer questions and provide data and guidance. • Conduct inspections of facilities to ensure compliance with the Recycling Program.

Percentage Of Time 5%

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than September 17, 2018 for full consideration at Emailed or mailed 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 birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of: 1) Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter’ slot. 2) Resume 3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) uploaded in the ‘Official Transcripts’ or ‘Unofficial Transcripts’ slot. 4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) uploaded in the ‘Other’ slot. 5) 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, Special Requirements/Other - • Candidate must be able to comply with all applicable regulations to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC). Furthermore, candidates are required at a minimum to complete a NACI/SF85 and successfully pass a federal background check to remain eligible for empl

Search Contact Sabrina Broderick,

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 Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) 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 (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will 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

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

  • Unofficial Transcripts

Optional Documents

  • Official Transcripts

  • Other