Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement | Green Tree, PA

Posted Date 1/15/2020
Description OSMRE is looking for talented, highly motivated, professionals for two (2) Field Office Director positions. These positions are located within the Regions 1 and 2, specifically the Charleston Field Office located in Charleston, WV; and in the Pittsburgh Field Office located in Green Tree, PA. Are you interested? If so, then don't miss this opportunity! We want your application today! Come join a rewarding team of employees within OSMRE who are located throughout the United States.As a Field Office Director, you will:

- Report to the Regional Director, and provide leadership, executive management, direction and supervision of subordinates in the administration of: the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA); Federal Regulations; and the Office Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement's (OSMRE's) field office reclamation and enforcement programs and policies.
- Provide inspection, enforcement and oversight of state and Federal SMCRA programs, Abandoned Mine Land (AML) reclamation programs, and administrative support activities.
- Interact with industry, private and public interest groups, mine operators, and other Federal agencies within the states in order to monitor and assess financial aid and assist states with their local mining reclamation program.
- Review, conduct, and monitor state Programs to recommend changes in environmental policy, legislation, regulations, and guidelines.
- Provide leadership, oversight, planning, reporting, and monitoring of SMCRA related programs being utilized by the state to ensure the proper administration and accountability of state awarded OSMRE grants.
- Establish goals and monitor program progress to determine conformity with local and national environmental policies related to regulating surface coal mining operations.
- Ensure the Regional Director is kept abreast of issues that may arise and participate in strategic planning.
- Assist states with the development and implementation of their AML Reclamation plans.
- Serve as the focal point for assigned state regulatory agencies and enlist public participation and cooperation for the implementation of major environmental programs.
- Oversee and be responsible for the work assignments of other supervisors, professional, technical and administrative staff reporting to the Field Office Director.
- Plan and implement a budget for the Field Office subordinate office(s).Applicant must possess one year of specialized experience with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position that are typically in or directly related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to the current or next lower grade level in the Federal service, or comparable pay band system. Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Specialized Experience is defined as: Developing, reviewing, monitoring and implementing policy, legislation, regulations, and guidelines associated with an environmental program. Demonstrated experience working in an organization that deals with coal mining operations and that provided management oversight and direction in a variety of professional, technical, and administrative fields, including abandoned mine land (AML) reclamation, inspection and enforcement, administration of Federal land programs, and administrative activities.

You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as "varies."

Please make sure your specialized experience/requirement(s) can be identified in your resume.

You must meet all the qualifications requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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