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Specialist, Environmental Protection I/II/III

Auburn University


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Position Information

Requisition Number S2279P
Home Org Name Environmental Health, Safety & Risk
Division Name Risk Management & Safety
Position Title Specialist, Environmental Protection I/II/III
Job Class Code EE24A
Appointment Status Full-time
Part-time FTE
Limited Term Yes
Limited Term Length 1 year
Job Summary This is an internal posting. Only current Auburn/AUM non-temporary employees may apply.

Specialist, Environmental Protection
The Division of Risk Management and Safety seeks candidates for an Environmental Protection Specialist position to perform duties providing professional expertise for a variety of environmental compliance services for Fort Benning, Georgia. Areas of specialization: Hazardous Waste Management, Non-RCRA waste, Clean Water Act Compliance, Clean Air Act compliance and Storage Tank Management.
About Auburn: Auburn was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting aub.ie/working-for-auburn.
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Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit auburn.edu/inclusion to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.
Essential Functions
  • Conducts and performs site surveys, assessments, inspections, and evaluations to ensure regulated facilities and unit or activities are properly managing environmental features of concern.
  • Provides technical guidance to the Ft. Benning and Auburn University community in relation to specialized area.
  • Develops safety programs to ensure the site maintains a continuous state of compliance, including, federal, state, local, and university regulations. Recommends control measures when needed.
  • Provides periodic, annual, or comprehensive reports for each site visit and the results of such assessments for review, evaluation, and corrective action. Maintain a database of all site visits, and inspections, including specific information about the facility, point of contact information, inspection reports, and any other environmental requirements.
  • Proactively seeks new ways to improve overall safety and environmental performance.
  • Recommends actions and solutions for resolving and preventing violations.
  • Designs, conducts, and coordinates training and education in area of specialization.
  • May participate in the chemical and/or hazardous materials emergency response team. Assists with spill cleanup, report spill to proper point of contacts, and file spill reports both internally and externally.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level Bachelor’s degree appropriate to position
Field of Study
Years of Experience No experience required for entry level
Area of Experience
Requirements for Additional Job Levels Level I – Bachelor’s degree in a discipline appropriate to the position.
Level II – Bachelor’s degree in a discipline appropriate to the position plus 2 years of experience in developing and administering environmental compliance programs such as hazardous waste, clean water, clean air, or storage tank management.
Level II – Bachelor’s degree in a discipline appropriate to the position plus 4 years of experience in developing and administering environmental compliance programs such as hazardous waste, clean water, clean air, or storage tank management. Experience must include at least 2 years at the preceding level or equivalent.

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level 8 years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree
Field of Study
Years of Experience
Area of Experience
Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities
Minimum Technology Skills
Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Salary Range $40,000-$93,200
Job Category Risk Management
Working Hours if Non-Traditional
City position is located in: Columbus
State position is located: Georgia
List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position
Posting Date 01/05/2023
Closing Date
EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
Special Instructions to Applicants Job is located at Ft Benning, Columbus, GA
Quick Link for Internal Postings https://www.auemployment.com/postings/34627

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