Mining Permit and Compliance Specialist


Employment Opportunities
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection currently has one opening for Mining Permit and Compliance Specialist in the California District Mining Office (Washington County).


Type of Work
Your work will be concentrated in either the permitting or the compliance function of Pennsylvania mining. You may review requests from mine operators for mining related permits, and draft permits. You may also review investigations of complaints received and surveys conducted pertaining to mining operations. You may take enforcement action and assess civil penalties. You may also participate with Departmental staff in conducting and evaluating site investigations, inspections, and special projects on areas affected by mining activities, both surface and underground. This could require traversing rough terrain while carrying investigative equipment. Most incumbents will track and monitor permitting and/or compliance deadlines, provide advice to mine operators, and inform the public and mine operators of changes in departmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures. In addition, you will prepare letters, reports and other correspondence.



For more information about this opportunity, please use the contact information below:

California District Mining Office
25 Technology Drive
California Technology Park
Coal Center, PA 15423
Phone: (724) 769-1100


Starting Salary



Comprehensive health insurance; liberal retirement/pension plan; paid vacation, personal and sick leave; paid holidays; prescription, vision and dental plan coverage (after six months); paid group life insurance, and much more.


Pennsylvania residency is required at the time of application for these positions. 


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