U.S. nationals: Environmental Protection Specialist
The incumbent will serve as an Environmental Protection Specialist, leading effort to promote environmental education in the Partnering and Environmental Conservation Branch, Watershed Protection Division, Natural Resources Administration, Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE). The mission of the Partnering and Environmental Conservation Branch is to cultivate partnerships through engagement, education, and financial, technical and compliance assistance to achieve the District’s clean water goals and support community priorities. The incumbent will coordinate and manage resources to support environmental education in the District.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties of the incumbent will include: developing strategies to better align environmental education programs with student and teacher needs and priorities; managing environmental education and citizen stewardship grants; coordinating with the Office of the State Superintendent, District of Columbia Public Schools, DC Public Charter School Board, and other District agencies to deliver environmental education programs; and representing the District on regional working groups.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION
Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, CS-9.
The incumbent should have extensive experience with environmental education, including: developing and delivering environmental curriculum, designing and implementing programs, and training teachers. The incumbent should demonstrate the ability to work in a team and with a variety of education stakeholders; facilitate conversations on the environment to all ages including adults; carefully manage grant expenditures and deliverables; manage competing priorities; develop strategies that address multiple objectives; and communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
At a CS-11 level, the position requires interacting with teachers, students, school administrators, government personnel, residents, community and environmental organizations, and other stakeholders to gather and share information; assess the effectiveness and equity of environmental education programming; and develop and implement strategies to improve program delivery.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Work is primarily performed in a normal office setting.
OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS
This is a 13 month term appointment with a not to exceed (NTE) date.
This position is represented under collective bargaining unit AFGE Local 2725.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES A PRE-EMPOYMENT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.
The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.