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ID
7-509-1416
Name
Environmental Compliance Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure
Status
Published
Updated
11/5/2019 9:40:59 AM
Released
11/05/2019
Resource Category
Public Works
Primary Core Capability
Infrastructure Systems
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Environmental Compliance Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure provides environmental compliance support by applying knowledge of various water and wastewater principles, practices, and regulations to: 1. Conduct inspections 2. Monitor activities, plans, and sites for compliance 3. Compile various data and information under multiple types of regulatory frameworks
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
 
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1The Environmental Compliance Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure: 1. Assesses and monitors impacts to applicable environmental rules and regulations 2. Recommends remedial actions to correct or mitigate impact on air quality, water quality, wilderness, endangered wildlife, and other environmental factors
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Bachelor's degree in biology, engineering, environmental science, geology, chemistry, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), or related field
TrainingNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Completion of the following: 1. IS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100 2. IS-200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200 3. IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction 4. IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Experience in all facets of multimedia compliance under: a. Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR): Protection of Environment, including the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Clean Air Act (CAA), and Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) b. 49 CFR: Department of Transportation (DOT) transportation requirements 2. Experience in maintenance or construction of water/wastewater systems, or experience with related environmental activities in accordance with standard Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) methods
Physical/Medical Fitness1. National Incident Management System (NIMS) Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS) defines Physical/Medical Fitness levels for NIMS positions. 2. PPE is mission-specific and may vary by work environment; it includes protective footwear, protective clothing for skin exposure, eye and ear protection, respirators, gloves, and masks.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Moderate 2. Is able to work while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
CurrencyNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Functions in this position during an operational incident, planned event, exercise, drill, or simulation at least once every three years
Professional and Technical Licenses and Certifications1. Professional or specialty certification/license may include Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) or 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). 2. Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) determines reciprocity or equivalency with the providing jurisdiction before deployment.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Specification
Discuss logistics for deploying this position, such as working conditions, safety, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
Requestor specifies the potential environmental impact of the response
Requestor and provider discuss safety and work environment prior to deployment
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Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the NQS, November 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, June 2016
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), latest edition adopted
EPA, Clean Air Act (CAA), 1990
EPA, Clean Water Act (CWA), November 2002
EPA, Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), November 2002
Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR): Protection of Environment, latest edition adopted
49 CFR: Department of Transportation (DOT), latest edition adopted