CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The state Department of Environmental Protection will hold a licensed remediation specialist certification exam from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on March 26 at the Marshall University Graduate College, Room 205 of the Robert C. Byrd Academic Center Building, 100 Angus E. Peyton Drive, South Charleston. Certification is required for anyone submitting voluntary remediation and brownfields cleanup designs to DEP's Office of Environmental Remediation for review. To qualify for the exam, you must have a bachelor's degree in an approved scientific field and at least six years of relevant professional experience; or a high school diploma and 10 years of relevant professional experience. In either case, you must have at least one year of supervisory or project management experience.
To take the exam, register online at www.dep.wv.gov. Under the Office of Environmental Remediation, go to the licensed remediation specialist online application and follow the instructions. Fees of $300 for the application and $250 for the examination are required. Online applications must be received by March 12. Only approved candidates with picture identification cards will be admitted to the testing site. Photo identification and the $250 testing fee must be presented before the exam starts.For information, contact Jamie Wolfe at 304-696-6042 or firstname.lastname@example.org.