Environmental Policy Analyst Principal - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking an Environmental Policy Analyst Principal to assist the Chief of Naval Operations, Energy and Environmental Readiness Division (OPNAV N45).  This position is full-time telework requiring periodic local travel to support meetings at the Pentagon. Minimal travel outside of the DC Metro Area is anticipated.


This position provides remote support for OPNAV N45 efforts relative to providing policy analysis and expert technical support to the Navy’s Environmental Compliance goals including reviewing legislation, regulations, and Executive Orders related to ashore and afloat environmental issues.


Compliance issues concern Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Toxic Substances Control Act, Emergency Planning and Community-Right-to-Know Act, Oil Pollution Act 1990 and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act/Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act.


Other programs of interest include the Munitions Rule and Ocean disposal of munitions, Navy On Scene Coordinator program, Federal and State laws and regulations, International, European Union, and foreign national environmental laws and regulations, Final Governing Standard (FGS) and Overseas Environmental Baseline Guidance Document (OEBGD) compliance requirements, Environmental Management System and Compliance Audits, Executive Order compliance and Notices of Violation and Significant Non Compliance/High Priority Violations/Serious Violators.


Afloat issues/programs include the following:  Shipboard oily and non-oily waste treatment systems, Uniform National Discharge Standards Program, Shipboard marine coating usage, Shipboard solid/hazardous/medical waste management, Oil and hazardous substances spill prevention, contingency planning, and response, Ship to shore interfaces for ship generated waste management, Protection of marine mammals and endangered species, Environmental Information Management System, Protective Measures Assessment Protocol and Sonar Positional Reporting System, Interagency Marine Debris Coordination Committee, NATO Specialist Team - Energy, Efficiency, and Environmental Protection, Maritime Environmental Protection Committee and Design and Engineering Subcommittee of the International Maritime Organization, and International, European Union, and Foreign national environmental laws and regulations.  

  • Drafts and reviews policy to incorporate revisions to applicable laws and regulations,
  • Evaluates compliance and identifies strategy options for government decision makers
  • OPNAV N45 requires support in a wide range of issues and areas of expertise of both shore and afloat environmental areas of expertise 


Only candidates with an Active DoD Secret security clearance will be considered 

  • Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Environmental Policy and Studies, Economics, or Business from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in environmental policy (required)
  • Demonstrated ability to apply qualitative analysis (required)
  • Must have strong written/oral communication skills
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. and able to meet the security requirements of this position in order to be considered

Desired Qualifications


  • Environmental Law education/experience
  • Excellent writing, communication, interpersonal skills with a self-starting attitude, team-player, and flexibility
  • A fast-learner and high degree of initiative, and attention to detail is expected