Oil & Hazardous Materials Specialist II - 1894

Augusta, Maine, United States Full-time



Opening Date:


Closing Date:

11/20/ 2018



Position #:


Position Type:

Permanent Full Time

Class Code:



24    $40,227.20  -  $54,516.80/Annually*

* This is earning potential over the course of eight steps, new hires start at step one. Annual step increases are based on performance reviews and authorization of such increases.


The Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Remediation and Waste Management, is seeking to fill an Oil & Hazardous Materials Specialist II vacancy in Augusta.


BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:  This position conducts licensing, compliance and assistance work for hazardous waste generators, transporters, and receiving facilities to implement the federally delegated RCRA program and state hazardous waste laws and regulations. Responsibilities include reviewing applications and drafting licenses, providing regulatory and technical assistance to regulated entities, collecting samples of hazardous waste and contaminated media, conducting compliance inspections, complaint investigations, and enforcement actions, and presenting information in public settings, including at public hearings, informational meetings and legal proceedings.  The position coordinates with DEP technical staff, certified professionals and attorneys to establish and meet regulatory compliance and corrective action goals. The position collaborates with staff throughout the Department as needed to achieve Department goals.  For more information, please contact Michael Hudson at (207) 287-7884.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Geology, or other physical science and three years of experience in investigation, monitoring, or inspection work in an environmental science field including at least one year dealing with oil and hazardous materials technologies.  Equivalent work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.


Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills or experience:

  • Knowledge and experience specific to hazardous waste management;
  • Experience with compliance or enforcement of local, state, or federal regulations;
  • Experience conducting inspections of regulated entities;
  • Experience with writing and/or complying with regulatory permits; and
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


5:00 pm , November 20,   2018.



Direct Hire Application forms can be obtained by contacting the NRSC Personnel Office at (207) 624-6370 or by accessing the NRSC website at http://www.maine.gov/nrsc/jobs/application.shtml



Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 15.37% of pay, Employee Pays: 7.65% of pay

Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance**:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $444.68 biweekly (Employee pays: nothing)

Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $422.45 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)

Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $400.21 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)

Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $377.98 biweekly (Employee pays: 15%)

**The level of actual value of State-paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.