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Environmental Safety Officer

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At a Glance

  • Full time

  • Washington, DC metro area

  • Starting salary: $81,548 - $164,200* *Higher starting salary possible depending on experience level.

  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible)

As an Environmental Safety Officer for the CIA, you will be responsible for supporting the CIA's environmental safety program at Agency facilities. You will serve as a technical expert and as a program manager when required. Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate all environmental, safety and health (ES&H) compliance programs at your location of assignment
  • Conduct ES&H inspections to ensure compliance with applicable standards and prevailing professional practices
  • Provide ES&H training for Agency employees
  • Investigate ES&H incidents to ensure that action is taken to correct deficiencies or violations of standards
  • Investigate employee complaints and suggestions regarding hazardous conditions
  • Maintain site ES&H records and manage support contracts
  • Interface with Federal, state and local regulatory officials.

This position requires a commitment to serve where mission needs are located. You must maintain an ongoing readiness to travel and relocate to meet short and long-term organizational requirements. A commitment to travel overseas, including hardship locations, is required.

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Life at CIA

In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, the CIA offers exciting career opportunities and a dynamic environment. We're on the forefront of world-altering events – as they happen. So working here isn't just a job, it's a mindset and a lifestyle.

US citizenship required (dual-national US citizens eligible). All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metro area.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Environmental Science
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Public Health
    • Occupational Safety and Health
    • Fire Protection Engineering
  • GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4-point scale is preferred, but exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances.
  • Excellent verbal, quantitative, and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

All applicants must successfully complete:
  • A thorough medical and psychological exam
  • A polygraph interview
  • A comprehensive background investigation

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last 12 months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to 12 months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

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DO NOT submit multiple applications; this will only slow the review of your application and delay processing. Please read the Application Instructions carefully before you begin the online application process.

Important application instructions for this position:

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):

  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees
  • A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are seeking employment with the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. Once you reveal your interest you lose control of that information. We ask all applicants to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the CIA. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

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Posted: Aug 06, 2018 02:22 PM
Last Updated: Aug 06, 2018 02:22 PM

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