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Supervisory Environmental Protection Specialist

Company name
U.S Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency

Fort Meade, MD
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The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agency. DLA provides worldwide logistics support for the missions of the Military Departments and the Unified Combatant Commands under conditions of peace and war. It also provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized.


At DLA (Defense Logistics Agency)Disposition Services we are a high performing organization looking fordedicated professionals. Professionals with high moral character, areresults-driven, value working as part of the team and continuously seek ways tolearn and improve. Proven performers...professionals who grasp opportunitiesand face challenges head on...people who enjoy contributing as a member ahigh-performing team, contributing to the overall Mission.

Weare flexible and adaptable with a tradition of responding to all challenges asopportunities. We are an agile Learning Organization where individuals arevalued, cherished and nurtured, where we continuously improve processes andfind better ways to serve America's military services.

Join us today in protectingAmerica's Warfighter, the Environment and One Another!

This is a supervisoryposition. Candidates must have demonstrated or shown the potential todevelop the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to accomplish thestrategic goals and plans of the enterprise. A supervisor should havetraits of leadership, positive thinking, genuine interest in people,initiative, decisiveness, tact and courtesy, fairness, integrity, teachingability, and self-confidence. A supervisory probationary period may berequired. Applicants should describe any experience or responsibilities whichcould be used in relation to the supervisory requirements of this position.

As aSupervisory Environmental Protection Specialist, you will be responsible forthe following duties:

Directs the operations of theenvironmental program at DLA Disposition Services Field Activity disposing ofhazardous materials/waste.

Promotes timely Reutilization,Transfer, Donation (RTD)/Sales to preclude service contracts being used to provideultimate disposal.

Conducts on-site reviews/inspectionsof the environmental operations at DLA Disposition Services Field Activity.

Resolves problems associated withthe receipt and disposal of hazardous


Exercises full technical and administrativesupervision over a subordinate staff.

Ensures processes are in compliancewith applicable laws/policies/regulations and are well documented and regularlymaintained (e.g., process system memorandum, functional system specifications,Standard Operating Procedures, and process-related training)

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required

Supervisory status


Who May Apply

This job is open to...

Current Permanent Federal Employee, Interchange Agreement Agency, and Former Federal Employee. ICTAP (Must be in Commuting Area). Individuals with Special Appointing Authorities: Individuals with Disabilities, 30% Disabled Vet or more, Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), Military Spouse Eligibility Definitions 20140611.pdf

Job family (Series)


Conditions of Employment

Must complete initial online questionnaire and additional assessment(s)

Work Schedule: Full time

Tour of Duty: Set Schedule

Overtime Work: Occasionally

Security Requirements: Non Critical Sensitive Without Secret Access

Drug Testing Designated Position: Yes

Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt

Bargaining Unit Position: No

Supervisory Probation: Required

Completion of Supervisory Certification Program: Yes

Emergency Essential: No

Reemployed Annuitant: Does Not Meet Criteria

The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at:


To qualify for aSupervisory Environmental Specialist, your resume must support:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience thatequipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform theduties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify at the GS-12 level, applicants must possess one year of specializedexperience equivalent to the GS-11 level or equivalent under other pay systemsin the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meeteligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS)positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications,and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of theannouncement. Creditable specialized experience includes:

* Maintains coordinationwith generators, screeners, buyers and contract personnel to ensure all DoDfederal and state environmental requirements are complied within both receiving

and disposal of hazardous materials/waste.

* Conducts seminars andorientations on environmental operations and programs.

* Implements correctiveaction plans associated with audit deficiencies.

Education:Applicants may not qualify for this position based on education in lieu ofspecialized experience.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level ofcompetency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas:

* Knowledge of Policy, Procedures andRegulations of Hazardous Materials/Waste and Disposal Operations

* Knowledge of Handling, Accountingand Disposal of Hazardous Property

* Ability to Communicate Orally and InWriting

* Knowledge of applicable auditreadiness end-to-end processes within a process management functional area - toinclude manual and system processes and their associated internal controls


Additional information

Please review the General Information and Definitions at


The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established aDrug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLAemployment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screenfor illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be testedwill be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policyextends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupytesting designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of ExecutiveOrder 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan'sdrug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances:marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin),phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine),methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA),oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone.


is available at .

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume andsupporting documentation may be completed and compared against your responsesto the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and USAHire assessments. The score is a measure of the degree to which your backgroundmatches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. If yourresume and or supporting documentation is reviewed and a determination is madethat you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may loseconsideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully.Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

The assessments for this job will measure:

Leadership Competencies


*Conflict Management

*Customer Service

*Developing Others



*Interpersonal Skills

*Problem Solving


*Strategic Thinking

Technical Competencies

* Handling, Accounting andDisposal of Hazardous Property

* Policy, Procedures andRegulations of Hazardous Materials/Waste and Disposal Operations

* Audit readiness

For General/Leadership Competency definitions, please review at:

Volunteer Experience: Your experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. If you are applying as an ICTAP candidate please review ICTAP information at: (see Special PriorityConsideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program(ICTAP))

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee). Please review the following to see if there are any documents you need to provide:

Reasonable Accommodation Requests:

If you believe youhave a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Actof 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, thatwould interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments,click here for more information about the request process: . Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USAHire Competency Based Assessments must be received before the JOA closes to beconsidered for this job opening. Decisions on requests for ReasonableAccommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. After notification of theadjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete theUSA Hire Competency Based Assessments. If the email invitation is sent prior tothe close of the Job Opportunity Announcement to which you applied, you mustcomplete all of the assessments within 48 hours of the closing of the JobOpportunity Announcement. If the email invitation is sent after the close ofthe Job Opportunity Announcement to which you applied, you must complete all ofthe assessments within 48 hours from the time the email is sent.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. .

For information on Employee Benefits visit .

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you mustcomplete the initial online questionnaire, the DLA Supervisory SituationalJudgment Test (SSJT), and submit the documentation specified in the RequiredDocuments section below. The complete application package must be submitted by11:59 PM (ET) on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 to receiveconsideration. The application process will follow the bullets outlined below.Notifications are provided to correspond with each step that is outlined below.

Click Apply Online

to createa USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts toselect your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete theinitial online questionnaire.

Click the Submit My Answers

buttonto submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure yourresponses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

o If you log into your USAJOBSaccount,,select the Application Status

link and then select the moreinformation

link for this position. The Details page will display thestatus of your application, the documentation received and processed, and anycorrespondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploadeddocuments may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

o To return to an incompleteapplication, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application

inthe vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documentsfrom your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

o When you receive a notificationfrom your USAJOBS account it may indicate that your application is complete afteryou submit the initial online questionnaire and documentation, however, yourapplication will NOT be complete until you have successfully completed the nextstep described below.

If you meet minimum qualificationsbased on the initial online questionnaire responses that you submit, you willreceive an email invitation to complete the DLA SSJT Assessment. The invitationto the DLA SSJT Assessment will be sent from email address Please plan to set asideat least 3 hours for the DLA SSJT Assessment; however, most applicants completethe assessments in less time. NOTE: If you have previously takenthe SSJT assessment, you MUST still click on the link received in the OPMemail to connect your previously completed test. Failure to complete theentire process will result in you being found ineligible.

o You must complete the DLA SSJTAssessment within 48 hours after the close of this Job Announcement to beeligible for this position. Your results will be kept on record for use whenapplying for future jobs that require the DLA SSJT Assessment. You will not beallowed to re-take them for one year.

o Before attempting to take the DLA SSJTAssessment, you should visit determine if the computer you are using is likely to experience anyissues during testing. The questions in the assessment you will be taking aresimilar to those shown for the Occupational Judgment Assessment, except that allinformation is conveyed in text format. The assessment you will becompleting does NOT include a video component. It includes ONLY textscenarios and courses of action. If you have questions about the computerrequirements or require technical assistance please contact

o If you accidentally deleted theinvitation to the DLA SSJT Assessment or otherwise need the information re-sent(e.g., you feel you have not received it due to a SPAM filter), you shouldcontact to request theinvitation to be re-sent. Requests to re-send invitations to the DLA SSJT Assessmentmust be received by BEFORE

the close of the JOA.

To preview the questionnaire, pleasego to .

You may reviewthe status of your application within your profile on USAJOBS.

Agency contact information

Rowdy B. Melton






DLA Human Resources Services New Cumberland

2001 Mission Drive Suite 3

New Cumberland, PA


Next steps

If you meet the minimum qualifications for this job, you will receive an email from with a link to take the DLA Supervisory Situational Judgment Assessment. This assessment must be completed within 48 hours after the close of this JOA. If you have not received the link to the assessment within 24 hours of the closing date and you meet the minimum qualifications for the position, you should contact to request the invitation to be re-sent. NOTE: If you have previously taken the SJT Hireassessment, you MUST still click on the link received in the OPM email toconnect your previously completed test. Failure to complete the entireprocess will result in your being found ineligible.

Based on your qualifications and/or assessment scores, applicants that are found among the most highly qualified may be referred to the hiring official for consideration, and you will receive a notification of referral. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and as part of the selection process, applicants may be required to complete additional supplemental documents. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision. If interviews are conducted, DLA uses a technique called . Be sure to check your USA Jobs account for your notification updates.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about or

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Company Profile
As America's combat logistics support agency, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) provides the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, other federal agencies, and combined and allied forces with the full spectrum of logistics, acquisition and technical services. The Agency sources and provides nearly 100 percent of the consumable items America's military forces need to operate, from food, fuel and energy, to uniforms, medical supplies, and construction and barrier equipment. DLA also supplies more than 84 percent of the military's spare parts. In addition, the Agency manages the reutilization of military equipment, provides catalogs and other logistics information products, and offers document automation and production services. The Defense Logistics Agency is headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Va. As a global enterprise, wherever the United States has a military presence, DLA is likely there as well.

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