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Dept. Of Ecology Tanks Coordinator (Environmental Specialist 5) in LACEY, Washington

Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.2 (Download PDF reader), Washington State employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process, prior to their start date. Requests for medical and religious exemptions will be considered. If you have questions, please contact Careers@ecy.wa.gov with “COVID-19 vaccination” in the subject line. Keeping Washington Clean and EvergreenThe Toxics Cleanup Program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Tanks Coordinator (Environmental Specialist 5) position. This position is located in our Headquarters Office in Lacey, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station. As the Tanks Coordinator, you will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the Toxic Cleanup Program’s (TCP) actions to prevent releases from underground storage tanks and clean up past releases, that pose a hazard to the environment and to human health. In this role, under administrative direction, you will coordinate TCP actions to implement the underground storage tank (UST) and leaking underground storage tank (LUST) laws and regulations. You will also serve as project manager for the federal LUST and LUST Prevention Grants, and serve as the program’s policy lead for the agency’s federally delegated UST program. In this role, you will also be responsible for quarterly/annual reports that ensure continued grant funding for this critical work. Agency and Program Mission: Ecology’s mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment, and promote the wise management of our air, land, and water. The agency’s goals are to prevent pollution, clean up pollution and support sustainable communities and natural resources. The mission of the Toxics Cleanup Program is to protect Washington’s human health and the environment by preventing and cleaning up pollution and supporting sustainable communities and natural resources for the benefit of future and current generations.During Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery, employees are working a combination of in-office and/or telework based on position and business need. This position has the opportunity to telework up to 90%. Ecology is following current state guidance regarding mask requirements, health screening questions before entry, and social distancing. Looking ahead, Ecology has recently updated the agency policies on telework and flexible and compressed work schedules. Applicants with questions about position location options, telework, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in “other information.”

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