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Department of Ecology, Washington State Maritime Risk Lead (Marine Transportation Safety Specialist 3) in Lacey, Washington

The Department of Ecology's priority during the Covid-19 health crisis is to keep our staff, candidates, and the public safe. We are still hiring and encourage you to apply to open positions. The majority of our staff are currently working from home; we have transitioned to a virtual recruitment process, to include web-based interviews. Keeping Washington Clean and Evergreen Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We are a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, and believes in the fun factor, Ecology is a good fit.The Spill Prevention, Preparedness, and Response (SPPR) program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Maritime Risk Lead (Marine Transportation Safety Specialist 3) position. This position is located in either our Headquarters in Lacey, WA or our Northwest Regional Office (NWRO) Located in Shoreline, WA.The Maritime Risk Lead position is responsible for leading complex projects to identify and reduce oil spill risks; and improve oil spill prevention, preparedness, and response. This position will provide project management for studies and analyses; produce reports to the Legislature; manage risk assessment contracts; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with tribes, public officials, the regulated maritime community, and other community groups; and provide guidance and subject matter expertise to a team of vessel inspectors.We are looking for applicants who have expertise in vessel and maritime operations, and experience with complex project management and analysis projects, including risk assessments. As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability.To learn more about The Department of Ecology, please visit our website at and follow, like or visit us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.Local efforts... Diverse people... Statewide impacts Duties