Describe your job.
I am an environmental protection specialist and a Contracting Officer’s Representative. I assist generators in the area for hazardous waste/material removals by monitoring contractor performance and compliance paperwork.
How long as a fed?
How long with DLA Disposition Services?
What was your first job(s)?
Babysitting and clerk typist for the Federal Aviation Administration.
Any memorable times with DLA?
Lots of memories since I first started. From being a secretary to my final position, it has been a series of lots of system changes and from being a part of a full-functioning site to a field office.
What’s satisfying about the job?
Keeping hazardous waste and materials moving in a timely manner out of this area. With the system changing, it’s been challenging to make sure it’s done in a timely and compliant manner.
Any good advice you’ve received?
Leaders – get out from behind your desk and check on your people. This and teamwork is how to keep the property moving in a timely and safe manner.
Where do you see yourself in five years?