Environmental Protection Specialist Interview Questions

There are 3 different sets of questions for this title
1 Share an experience where you participated in the development of spill prevention programs and hazardous waste rules and regulations, and recommend corrective actions for hazardous waste problems.
2 Tell me how you conduct research on hazardous waste management projects in order to determine the magnitude of problems, and treatment or disposal alternatives and costs.
3 Describe effective methods to analyze and implement state, federal or local requirements as necessary to maintain approved pretreatment, pollution prevention, and storm water runoff programs.
4 Tell me about an effective way to evaluate label information for accuracy and conformance to regulatory requirements.
5 Describe how you perform laboratory tests on samples collected, such as analyzing the content of contaminated wastewater.
6 How often should you maintain and repair materials, worksites, and equipment?
7 Describe how you research and perform calculations related to landscape allowances, discharge volumes, production-based and alternative limits, and wastewater strength classifications, then make recommendations and complete documentation.
8 Share an effective method you have used to inform health professionals, property owners, and/or the public about harmful properties and related problems of water pollutions and/or contaminated wastewater.
9 Tell me about an effective method you have used to keep informed of pertinent information and developments. Share an experience in which this helped you to be more effective in your work.
10 Share an effective method you have used to ensure that facilities and systems conform to regulations. Provide an experience.
11 Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.
12 Tell me about the last time you monitored or reviewed information and detected a problem. How did you respond?
13 Share an example of a time you had to gather information from multiple sources. How did you determine which information was relevant?
14 What have you found to be the best way to monitor the performance of your work and/or the work of others? Share a time when you had to take corrective action.
15 Share an effective method you have used to ensure that hazardous chemicals are handled, stored, and disposed of in accordance with regulations.