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Parsons Corporation Waste Supervisor in Richmond, Kentucky

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Want to be a part of history and help make the world a little bit safer? Join us at BGCAPP (Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant) where we will design, build, systemize, test, operate and close the plant whose mission is the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpile stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) in Richmond, KY. The 15,000 acre depot stores mustard and nerve agent in rockets and projectiles. Our design concept for the pilot plant maximizes the use of existing technology from other successful chemical demilitarization facilities and well as First of a Kind (FOAK) technology. Parsons is currently seeking a Waste Operator.

Ready to put your skills to work on Technical or Engineering projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Parsons is seeking a candidate with a desire to enhance the fabric of our community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This position handles the hazardous waste management, inter-facility transportation, disposal functions for the Rocket Motors generated from the Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP).


Supervises a group of nonexempt employees typically engaged in one or more technical functions. The primary duty of the incumbent is to direct the work and manage the activities of employees assigned to the group.

NOTE: Employees in a lead capacity who provide technical guidance but do not customarily and regularly perform other management tasks (as described below) should not be classified in this position.


Provides technical guidance and oversight to subordinates within work group. Monitors productivity and proficiency to ensure that completed assignments meet required schedules, quality standards, budgets, and procedures.

Participates in the interview and selection process (including hiring recommendations), and makes staffing assignments in accordance with schedule requirements.

Maintains clear and concise work standards and goals, and provides training and development. Ensures that assigned personnel are thoroughly trained in and observe all safety measures related to their work area.

Conducts performance evaluations and makes appropriate recommendations for required actions, including recommendations for advancement, changes in status, or disciplinary action.

May provide input to and/or participate in the administration of the salary administration budget. This includes initiating salary actions for merit increases and/or promotions in accordance with approved salary plan.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a United States or naturalized citizen able to obtain and maintain Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) site access.

  • Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment.

  • Must maintain fitness-for-duty standards to perform the essential functions of the position, to include any depot or BGCAPP drill, contingency and/or emergency requirement.

  • Able to effectively communicate using oral and written reports and instructions

  • Must be able to demonstrate good judgment and ability to read and comprehend explicit operating procedures and plant processes.

  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to review and maintain accurate records necessary to ensure conformity to established requirements in a highly-regulated environment.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain position certification.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in a treatment, storage and disposal facility (TSDF) or demilitarization facility

  • Experience in managing and handling chemical agent munitions

  • Experience in toxic or hazardous materials environment

  • Experience in handling hazardous materials

  • Experience writing operating procedures

  • 2 years supervisory experience in waste management environment.

BGCAPP is subject to the Army Regulations (AR 50-6 Chemical Surety and AR 190-59 Chemical Agent Security Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship and the ability to successfully complete a National Agency Check with Local Credit Check. (NACLC).

BGCAPP is a Drug Free Workplace. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment.

This position may also require use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and personnel must pass a respirator fit test and pulmonary function test.

Lifting/Carrying: Occasionally, up to 50 lbs. Climbing: Occasionally. Bending/Kneeling: Occasionally. Sitting: Infrequent. Walking/Standing: Frequently. Hearing: Able to hear audible alarms. Vision: Able to see/read/understand warning lights/signs.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.