Environmental Protection Specialist - GS-0028-11/12/13

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Region 10 is currently recruiting for a term appointment Environmental Protection Specialist located in Seattle, Washington.

Dedicated to delivering results that matter to the American people, the FTA supports, improves, and promotes effective public transportation, the Nation's fastest growing mode of travel. Through the administration, management, and oversight of a $10 billion annual grant program.

This is a TERM position not-to-exceed two (2) years. Selection under a TERM appointment does not confer competitive status in the Federal government. Completion of a one-year probationary period is required.

Through efficient administration, management, and oversight of this initiative, FTA will improve and promote effective public transportation. FTA supports the development and implementation of commuter rail, subway, light rail, ferry and bus systems to help communities provide travel choices; improve access to jobs and health care; drive economic growth; and protect the environment.

This is a headquarters’ position located in the Region 10 Office. This office is responsible for administering the agency's compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and related Federal laws during it's execution of the Federal transit program. Provisions of the following NEPA-related laws or their implementing regulations pertain to the FTA program; the Clean Air Act, the National Historic Preservation Act, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act, 49 U.S.C. Section 303 (protection of public lands), 49 U.S.C. Sections 5303-5305 (metropolitan and state-wide transportation planning), 49 U.S.C. Section 5324(b) (economic, social, and environmental interests), and other Federal environmental laws.

The ideal candidate for this position will be an experienced mid-career professional with environmental project management experience, who is a team player. This position is also good for a person who wants to be challenged, desires a professional career with the Federal government, excellent benefits and a competitive salary.

Applications will be accepted March 10 to March 31, 2010 on job announcement FTA.ARRA-2010-0004, Control Number 1839568 by completing all the steps in the online application process through the USAJobs web site http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=86756138&JobTitle=Environmental+Protection+Spec+-+GS+-+0028+-11+%2f+12+%2f+13+++BP&sort=rv%2c-dtex&jbf574=TD09&vw=d&re=134&FedEmp=N&FedPub=Y&caller=agency.aspx&AVSDM=2010-03-10+00%3a03%3a00.

For further information, contact Region 10’s Linda Gehrke at (206) 220-4463 or email linda.gehrke@dot.gov.


/s/ Linda Gehrke for

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator