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Job Title Location Posted
Community Outreach & Involvement Manger Portland, OR 09/23
Division Administrator – Water Quality Helena, MT 09/23
District Director - Wastewater Utility Kaukauna, WI 09/15
Chief of Engineering Baltimore, MD 09/13
Capital Improvement Program Division Manager Portland, OR 09/08
Deputy Water Services Director – Water Resources & Development Planning Phoenix, AZ 09/08
Environmental Control Supervisor Largo, FL 09/07
Permit & Regulatory Compliance Officer Tucson, AZ 09/06
Public Information Officer Portland, OR 08/26
Environmental Compliance Manager Englewood, CO 08/24
Water Resources Program Manager Portland, OR 08/23

 last updated: September 23, 2016

Job Title: Community Outreach & Involvement Manger
Posted: 09/23/2016
Closing Date: 10/03/2016 04:30 PM

SALARY:

OPENING DATE: 09/19/2016

CLOSING DATE: 10/03/2016 04:30 PM

THE POSITION:

The Community Outreach and Involvement Program Manager manages the public involvement section in the Bureau of Environmental Services’ Communications Division.  The position supervises six employees, and manages and performs skilled, professional duties in the development of bureau-wide public involvement and community outreach programs and projects, with a focus on BES’ capital improvement program.  The position will develop operating policies and procedures for the public involvement section, and provide leadership and advice to bureau staff in the development of public involvement and community engagement programs, projects, and plans in order to ensure bureau efforts are being conducted in a coordinated manner across the bureau and with other City efforts.  The position will develop and implement innovative and stakeholder-appropriate strategies and tools that promote community awareness and involvement in the bureau’s work and align with and support BES priorities.   The position will develop and maintain working relationships with representatives of neighborhood and business organizations, community organizations, and the staff and management of various private and public organizations and agencies.  The position will represent the bureau in meetings with groups and individuals and present information to a variety of bureau stakeholders including employees of local, state, and federal agencies; elected officials; and bureau and City staff.  The position will also assist the Public Affairs Manager in supporting the public involvement and community outreach needs of the Director, Assistant Director, and bureau leadership team.  The position will manage a wide variety of concurrent projects with conflicting priorities and multiple deadlines.  A valid driver’s license may be required for certain assignments.

 

TO QUALIFY:

The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:

  1. Knowledge of and experience in the principles, methods, and practices of the design and implementation of public involvement, collaborative processes, community outreach, and consensus building programs, initiatives, and projects. 
  2. Ability to plan, organize, manage, direct, and implement a variety of complex and sensitive public involvement and community outreach activities and responsibilities to achieve goals and objectives, while working independently or as part of or leading a team.     
  3. Knowledge of and experience in the principles and practices of public administration including purchasing, contracting, and maintenance and retention of public records.
  4. Ability and experience listening to, understanding, and developing and implementing strategic and appropriate responses to complex and time-sensitive internal and external stakeholder needs and expectations.
  5. Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff at various levels of an organization, elected officials, representatives of other government agencies, and business and community leaders.
  6. Experience and ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, with diverse audiences who have varying levels of comprehension, opposition, or indifference to the information being presented.

THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS:

An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and cover letter, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Applicant Instructions

Applicants must submit a cover letter and professional résumé online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions:

Your résumé and cover letter will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.

  • Your cover letter should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement.
  • Your résumé should support the details described in the cover letter.
  • If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your cover letter any transferable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above.

Your résumé and cover letter should be no more than a total of four (4) pages combined. Do not attach materials not requested.

All completed applications for this position must be submitted online. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.

If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, attach a copy of your DD214 / DD215 and / or Veteran's Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veteran's Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment you apply for.

Veteran's Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 4:30 PM on the closing date of this recruitment.

Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at time of application.

It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, the requests must be made to the Analyst(s) named below No Later Than the Closing Date of This Announcement.

Questions?
Regina Birch, Senior Human Resources Analyst
Bureau of Human Resources
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(503) 823-4034

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.portlandoregon.gov/jobs

1120 SW 5th Ave, 404
Portland, OR 97204
503-823-3572

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Job Title: Division Administrator – Water Quality
Posted: 09/23/2016
Closing Date: October 5, 2016

Description:

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact on Montana’s environment; protecting, sustaining, and improving it for present and future generations? 
 We are looking for a dynamic leader with exceptional managerial skills to lead our Water Quality Division to help us complete this satisfying and important work.  The division develops integrated water quality plans to protect Montana's environmental resources. The division encourages businesses, local governments and citizens to adopt new products, technologies, and practices that avoid environmental damage to the public's resources.
 The Division Administrator provides leadership and direction for activities of the Division and acts as a liaison with other departments, elected officials, state and federal partners, and stakeholders for the purpose of ensuring the Division is working in a coordinated and cooperative manner in carrying out its program activities.  The Division Administrator provides vision and direction by thinking openly about new possibilities, keeps a long-term, big picture view, manages change by creating a clear and inspiring broad picture and engages others to develop innovative solutions.  DEQ seeks best practices. 

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter through the State of Montana Careers site.   In your cover letter describe how your education, knowledge and skills have prepared you for this position.

Responsibilities:

The division administrator must possess extensive knowledge of the principles and techniques of managing a large, multi-layered organization, knowledge of government operation, the legislative process, budgeting and fiscal management principles, and personnel and program management concepts. Required skills include leadership, negotiating, dispute resolution, decision-making, planning, goal setting, continuous process improvement, and monitoring progress toward goals.

The Division Administrator requirements include working knowledge of government organization, operation and functions, including the legislative process, budgeting and fiscal management practices; and the State Accounting, Budgeting and Human Resources System (SABHRS) is preferred.

Qualifications also include a degree in natural resource, environmental regulatory, public health science, business/public administration, or closely related field and extensive experience in managing a small to mid-sized organization. Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Compensation:  $79,345 to $96,206

https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?job=16142405

Kathleen Field, PHR, SHRM-CP
Human Resource Generalist
Department of Environmental Quality
(406)444-9014

 

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Job Title: District Director - Wastewater Utility
Posted: 09/15/2016
Closing Date: October 30, 2016

Heart of the Valley Metropolitan Sewerage District
801 Thilmany Rd.
Kaukauna, WI 54130
(920)766-5731
www.hvmsd.org

The Heart of the Valley Metropolitan Sewerage District is recruiting a District Director for our Kaukauna, WI facility. The District Director is the leader of the District's management team and reports to a five member utility commission. The sewerage district serves a municipal population of over 50,000 which is made up of five incorporated communities and one township.

The District Director is responsible for leading and managing plant personnel, operations, processes and conveyance infrastructure.  As the leader, the Director promotes the culture of the organization, champions the mission of the utility; and with the support of the commission, creates a long range vision for the organization’s operations and community relationships. In addition, this individual provides technical leadership for the District and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations.

Essential duties include:

  • Develop, maintain and deploy the operations plan for the District.
  • Provide overall direction and supervision of District employees.
  • Manage the fiscal affairs of the District.
  • Administer the District's Human Resources programs.
  • Develop and maintain an open and positive working relationship with the District’s commissioners; develop appropriate policies and procedures; advise Commission members of issues critical to the utility.
  • Primary interface with DNR regulators, community administrators, consulting firms, District contractors/vendors, attorneys, Regional Planning Commission, and community at large.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested by the commission.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering or equivalent scientific discipline
  • 10+ years of experience in Wastewater treatment
  • Supervisory experience in the Wastewater industry
  • Advanced Wisconsin Wastewater Treatment Operators license (ability to obtain within one year)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Technical expertise, computer, and organizational skills
  • Strong client/customer relationship skills
  • Team leadership skills

Salary range: $85,000 - $105,000

Submit a resume and cover letter by October 30, 2016 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
For a complete job description, visit www.hvmsd.org  (home page)

 

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Job Title: Chief of Engineering
Posted: 09/13/2016
Closing Date: Until Filled

Chief of Engineering
City of Baltimore
Department of PublicWorks

Salary commensurate with experience

The City of Baltimore, Department of Public Works is seeking a highly qualified, results-oriented professional to serve as Chief of Engineering and Construction Division.

Qualifications: The person selected for this position must demonstrate strong leadership abilities with expertise in managing, planning, directing and administering activities associated with Engineering and Construction activities in a large utility environment. The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering; A Professional Engineers License in the state of Maryland; and ten (10) or more years of relevant experience in management of large utility design and construction projects. For this position, a PMP Certification is preferred. Candidate must have a valid Maryland Class C Non-Commercial driver’s license or an equivalent driver’s license and eligible to obtain a Baltimore City driver’s permit.

The position will supervise directly or indirectly, all personnel within the Office of Engineering and Construction including managing subordinate professional program management staff engaged in the planning, analysis, development a management of major, complex linear and vertical infrastructure capital project delivery and associated project planning and controls reporting on all projects. Duties will also include developing annual program objectives and performance metrics, managing day-to-day priorities for timely and efficient execution of CIP program projects, activities and tasks. In addition the successful candidate will represent the Department at and/or on various municipal meetings, hearings and boards.

Interested candidates must send a detailed resume with your salary request. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Ms. Ajeenah Green
Department of Public Works, Human Resources
200 Holliday Street, Suite 200
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Baltimore City is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Job Title: Capital Improvement Program Division Manager
Posted: 09/08/2016
Closing Date: 10/03/16 04:30 PM

CITY OF PORTLAND
invites applications for the position of:
Capital Improvement Program Division Manager (Capital Prg. Mgmt. & Controls Mgr.)

SALARY:

$7,990.00 - $10,826.00 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 09/05/16

 

CLOSING DATE: 10/03/16 04:30 PM

 

THE POSITION:

The Capital Improvement Program Division Manager (CIPDM), under general direction, plans, integrates, and controls the work of the Program Management and Controls Division of the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES).  Responsibilities include development of the annual $100+ million Capital Improvement Program (CIP), related budget documentation, quality assurance for projects, and program tracking for compliance with procedures as well as for schedule and cash flow; updates to Engineering Services procedural manuals and provision of project manager tools including intranet resources and training. This position is also responsible for oversight of the operating budget and administrative support functions for the 170 FTE Engineering Services Group; which is responsible for analysis, design, construction management, technical standards, documentation of best management practices, sewer system construction, protection and enhancement, development review and permitting, green infrastructure integration, CIP program and budget management, and implementation of projects to protect infrastructure.

The CIPDM is a key member of the Engineering Service's leadership team, bringing a strategic/big-picture perspective to the work of the Group. This position frequently interacts with bureau leadership.

The Bureau of Environmental Services is a city-owned utility responsible for sewage and stormwater collection and treatment, the protection of surface and groundwater quality, and works for clean rivers and healthy watersheds.  More than 500 highly skilled employees, including union-represented employees, work in six groups.  Each group has technical staff and specific responsibilities.  Groups work collaboratively for overall success.

 

TO QUALIFY:

The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:

  1. Knowledge and experience developing and managing a complex program, preferably one that includes projects that result in construction of fixed assets.
  2. Knowledge and experience applying program planning techniques, organizational principles and planning.
  3. Strong budget development and management experience including personnel, cost control and administrative practices and policies, preferably within a public sector organization.
  4. Knowledge and experience using information technology and computer capabilities applicable to functional responsibility.
  5. Ability to communicate complex administrative and technical matters to non-technical individuals including policy makers.

 

THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS:

An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and cover letter, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit a cover letter and professional résumé online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions:

Your résumé and cover letter will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.

  • Your cover letter should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement.
  • Your résumé should support the details described in the cover letter.
  • If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your cover letter any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above.

Your résumé and cover letter should be no more than a total of four (4) pages combined.

Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than 4:30 pm, on the closing date of this recruitment.  All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process.  Do not attach materials not requested.   E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.

If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, attach a copy of your DD214 / DD215 and / or Veteran's Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veteran's Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment you apply for.

Veteran's Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 4:30 PM on the closing date of this recruitment.

Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at time of application.

It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, the requests must be made to the Analyst(s) named below No Later Than the Closing Date of This Announcement.

Questions?
Tamara Larison, Senior Human Resources Analyst, Bureau of Human Resources
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(503) 823-3523


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.portlandoregon.gov/jobs

1120 SW 5th Ave, 404
Portland, OR 97204
503-823-3572

Position #2016-00629
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM DIVISION MANAGER (CAPITAL PRG MGMT & CONTROLS MGR)
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Job Title: Deputy Water Services Director – Water Resources & Development Planning
Posted: 09/08/2016
Closing Date: First review September 26, 2016

ABOUT THIS POSITION
The City of Phoenix is seeking an experienced and high-performing Deputy Water Services Director to manage the Water Resources and Development Planning Division.  Work involves the overall management and leadership of the division including work assignments, budgeting, and resolving personnel issues.  This position oversees the development of the water and wastewater infrastructure master plans as well as the update of the water resources master plan.  All development related issues are supervised by this position to ensure consistency and fairness in development stipulations, zoning cases, and annexation requests.  The Deputy Director also oversees all the water and sewer hydraulic modeling performed. 

This position requires the use of strong leadership skills including independent judgment and initiative, and exceptional communication skills through both written and verbal methods.  Work is performed under the general direction of an Assistant Water Services Director and performance is evaluated on the basis of results achieved.

RECRUITMENT DATES
Recruitment may close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications.  First review of applications will occur September 26, 2016. 

SALARY
$76,170 - $121,846 annually.  Appointment can be made above the minimum depending upon qualifications.

Comprehensive benefits package includes: $3,360/yr car allowance, $1,200/yr communication allowance, 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, 15 sick days, free bus/light rail pass, traditional pension and 457/401 plans, tuition reimbursement upon hire, choice of Blue Cross/Blue Shield or Cigna HMO, PPO.  For more details, visit:
https://www.phoenix.gov/hrsite/Benefit%20Category/009.pdf

QUALIFICATIONS – Desired qualifications include:

  • Minimum of five years of engineering or planning experience in water and/or wastewater systems, hydraulics, or water resources;
  • Three years of experience supervising professional-level staff in a related field;
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, planning, or a related field.

Only the highest qualified applicants will be posted to the eligible-for-hire list.

HOW TO APPLY
Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.

YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT.  Only online applications are accepted for this position.  The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
  • For other important information related to employment with the City of Phoenix, please visit: https://employee.phoenix.gov/Documents/Employment_Information.pdf
  • If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our HR Center at (602) 262-6277.

REFERENCE
Deputy Water Services Director, Job Code 51440, ID# 20018, 9/7/16, KP, Benefits: Middle Manager.

City of Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer; our employees demonstrate superior seamless customer service, integrity, and commitment to innovation, efficiency, and fiscally responsible activity.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.

 

AA/EEO/D Employer - 135 N 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ  85003    Job Line: (602) 534 – JOBS (5627)
This publication can be provided in an alternative format upon request.
Call: (602) 495-5703 Fax: (602) 495-5498 TTY: (602) 261-8687

 

 

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Job Title: Environmental Control Supervisor
Posted: 09/07/2016
Closing Date: 09/16/2016

Salary Range:  $48,547.20 - $72,820.80 Annually
Hiring Range: $48,547 - $60,684

We seek a skilled leader enforces the regulations intended to protect the Wastewater Collection System, Wastewater Reclamation Facility (WWRF), human health, and the environment.

The successful candidate will have a related bachelors degree (or higher) as outlined on our job posting, four years of related experience in water and/or wastewater regulatory monitoring and compliance with at least one year of supervisory experience. This position is responsible for the Industrial Pretreatment Program (IP), Fats, Oils and Grease Program (FOG), Privately Owned Collection and Transmission Systems Program (POCTS), and other ancillary services at the WWRF.

Where you choose to work is one of the most important decisions you can make. We strive to identify a strong, diverse candidate pool and hire the best of the best ... then engage our highly talented team with interesting and challenging work!  Largo employees enjoy excellent benefits, wellness offerings, competitive pay, and outstanding training & professional development opportunities, and provides a friendly, supportive workplace.

Providing the Largo community with superior services in a welcoming and informative manner is our goal. When you decide that you are ready to propel your career to the next level and want to have an immediate impact on improving the environment in our community, consider becoming part of our team!  For more details, please go to:  www.largo.com/jobs   

The City of Largo - A Great Place to Work!

 

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Job Title: Permit & Regulatory Compliance Officer
Posted: 09/06/2016
Closing Date: Fri. 09/30/16 11:59 PM Arizona Time

This position is in the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department.

Summary:

Plans, reviews and prepares permit application documents.  Negotiates permit conditions for regulatory compliance and ensures department compliance with permits, procedures and mandated regulations by overseeing the collection, analysis and reporting of permit required information.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
 
Knowledge of: 

  • materials, equipment and operations of wastewater treatment plants, facilities and related systems;
  • local, state and federal environmental requirements for wastewater and achieving regulatory compliance;
  • local, state and federal laws, rules, regulations and mandates for the treatment and disposal of wastewater and its byproducts, certification/licensing of facilities and operations staff and reporting requirements for local, state and federal agencies;
  • local, state and federal laws, codes and regulations related to wastewater laboratory analysis;
  • occupational hazards associated with the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants, facilities and related systems;
  • water and wastewater facility design and operation;
  • principles, practices and techniques of wastewater chemical analysis, water pollution control and groundwater contamination;
  • lab analysis methods and new developments involving monitoring;
  • principles and practices of office and personnel administration, to include employee supervision, evaluation and training.

Skill in:

  • compiling and submitting local, state and federal mandated reports and related information;
  • coordinating the collection, documentation, filing and archiving of Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) operations, maintenance, activity reports and data;
  • negotiation techniques;
  • interpretation of regulations, permit conditions and sampling techniques;
  • preparation of technical reports and evaluations;
  • developing and implementing program improvements;
  • assessing the impact of new/changed rules, regulations and mandates on unit operations and recommending/implementing needed changes to assure departmental compliance;
  • coordinating work-unit activities with other departments, County, state and federal agencies;
  • supervision, evaluation and training of support staff;
  • conducting and reporting research of assigned special projects to management;
  • communicating effectively.

 Minimum Qualifications:

(1) A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in natural resource management, civil or sanitary engineering, management, biological science, chemistry, environmental technology, environmental science or environmental engineering, or a closely related field as defined by the appointing authority and four years of experience in preparation and negotiation of permit applications in support of departmental operations plus one year of supervisory experience (which may be concurrent with general experience).
                                                                               OR:
(2)  Two years of experience with Pima County as a Permit and Regulatory Compliance Coordinator, Environmental Planning Manager, or Civil Engineer, plus one year of supervisory experience (which may be concurrent with general experience).
                                                                               OR:
(3) Three years of experience with Pima County as an Environmental Analyst, plus one year of supervisory experience (which may be concurrent with general experience).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering, chemistry, environmental science or related field.
  • Minimum of four (4) years supervisory experience.
  • Recent experience of five (5) years or more working with code enforcement and compliance including notices of violation, hearings and negotiated settlements.
  • Current experience / knowledge of industrial pretreatment programs including FOG management.
  • Experience / working knowledge of industrial discharge permitting, discharge calculations, fee assessments and pollution prevention public outreach.
  • Work experience conducting site specific inspections including investigations of point source monitoring and surveillance.

 Supplemental Information:

COPY OF VALID DRIVER LICENSE MUST BE UPLOADED WITH APPLICATION.

Licenses and Certificates: Valid driver license is required at time of application.  Valid AZdriver license is required at time of appointment. The successful applicant will be subject to a 39-month DOT Motor Vehicle Record review to determine applicant's suitability to operate county vehicles in accordance with Pima County administrative procedures.  Failure to obtain and maintain the required licenses and certifications shall be grounds for termination. Any offer of employment resulting from this recruitment is contingent upon Risk Management's review and approval of the candidate's driving record.
 
Physical/Sensory Requirements:  Physical and sensory abilities will be determined by position.

 

Apply online at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pima

For additional information please visit our website at www.pima.gov/hr

Pima County provides equal access & equal opportunity in employment & services & does not discriminate.

 

 

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Job Title: Public Information Officer
Posted: 08/26/2016
Closing Date: 09/12/16 04:30 PM

SALARY: $5,830.00 - $7,784.00 Monthly
OPENING DATE: 08/22/16
CLOSING DATE: 09/12/16 04:30 PM

THE POSITION:
The Public Information Officer for the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) performs skilled, professional duties in the design, development, and implementation of bureau media relations programs. BES serves a population of over 600,000 residents and is a heavily regulated agency under the federal Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, and Endangered Species Act. This position will serve as the bureau's primary spokesperson and will develop and implement a variety of media relations programs and initiatives that support and promote BES programs, policies, and projects. This position will manage the bureau's response to media inquiries; identify, develop, and execute proactive and strategic media opportunities for bureau efforts; provide media training and guidance to bureau management and staff; and serve on the city's and bureau's emergency response teams, among other duties. The position will interact with and present information to internal and external individuals and teams including staff, senior management, elected officials, community groups, neighborhoods and business organizations. The position will also assist the Public Affairs Manager in supporting the strategic communications needs of the Director, Assistant Director, and bureau leadership team. The position will manage a wide variety of concurrent projects with conflicting priorities and multiple deadlines. A valid driver's license may be required for certain assignments.

TO QUALIFY:

The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:

  1. Knowledge of and experience in planning, developing, and implementing media relations, strategic communications, and public information programs, and serving as a primary spokesperson for an organization or agency.
  2. Knowledge of and experience in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with members of the media, staff at various levels of an organization, elected officials, representatives of other government agencies, and business and community leaders.
  3. Ability and experience communicating clearly, both verbally and in writing, with diverse audiences who have varying levels of comprehension, opposition, interest, or indifference to the information being presented.
  4. Ability and experience implementing print, broadcast, online and social media campaigns, including identifying target audiences and appropriate tools.
  5. Ability and experience developing appropriate strategic communications tools for controversial, complex, and sensitive issues.
  6. Knowledge of the principles and practices of business communication with the ability to anticipate, evaluate, and analyze business communication needs and recommend and implement methods for effectively communicating to targeted audiences.

 

THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS:

An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their cover letter and resume weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your  results.

 

Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.

ADDITIONAL  INFORMATION:

Application  Instructions

Applicants must submit a cover letter and professional résumé online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions:

Your résumé and cover letter will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.

Your cover letter should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement.
Your résumé should support the details described in the cover letter.

If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your cover letter any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above.

Your résumé and cover letter should be no more than a total of four (4) pages combined.

Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than 4:30 pm, on the closing date of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and / or faxed applications will not be accepted.

If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, attach a copy of your DD214 / DD215 and / or Veteran's Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veteran's Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment you apply for.

Veteran's Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 4:30 PM on the closing date of this recruitment.

 Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at time of application.

It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, the requests must be made to the Analyst(s) named below No Later Than the Closing Date of This Announcement.

Questions?

Teresa Dahrens, Senior Human Resources Analyst Bureau of Human Resources This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
(503) 823-4516

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.portlandoregon.gov/jobs 1120 SW 5th Ave, 404

 

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Portland, OR 97204
503-823-3572

 

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Job Title: Environmental Compliance Manager
Posted: 08/24/2016
Closing Date: Wednesday, August 31 at 11:59 pm

POSITION TITLE: Environmental Compliance Manager FLSA: Exempt

DEPARTMENT: WWTP

DIVISION: Environmental Compliance

DATE EFFECTIVE: August 2010 DATE REVIEWED: April 2012

EEO CATEGORY: Official and Admin WC CODE: 8810

EMPLOYEE GROUP: MSC Managerial

GRADE/RANGE: 0221/$77,676 - $100,979

 

I.          POSITION SUMMARY

The Environmental Compliance Manager develops policies, strategies, and procedures related to environmental regulatory compliance.  Manages and coordinates permitting activities.  Analyzes regulations to determine impact on facility.  Develops legislative and regulatory proposals.  Performs and manages complex environmental studies.  Responsible for the overall safety and security requirements of the plant.  Manages the Industrial Pretreatment Division. 

II.        REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

            Reports to:                  Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager

Direct Reports:            Industrial Pretreatment Administrator; Safety Coordinator

            Indirect Reports:         Industrial Pretreatment Specialist I(s); Industrial Specialist II(s)

III.       DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The listed examples of work are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They may be modified with additions, deletions, or changes as necessary.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Participates as a member of the department Management team.  Contributes to the development and implementation of departmental goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and service standards.  Prepares, obtains approval and implements annual budget for the division

Plans, organizes, schedules, supervises, reviews, and evaluates the work of the personnel within the division.  Recommends selection of assigned staff and provides for their training and professional development.
Develops policies, strategies and procedures related to regulatory compliance for consideration by Manager, Director, and Supervisory Committee.

Analyzes impacts of potential environmental regulations and recommends measures to address them to the Plant Manger and/or the Director of Utilities.

Develops positions and proposals regarding regulatory, permitting, and environmental issues for consideration by regulatory agencies, commissions and others.

Represents the facility to agencies, commissions, committees and the public regarding discharge permitting, biosolids, air quality, stormwater, water quality, environmental issues and Industrial Pretreatment enforcement actions.

Participates and represents the plant in established industry committees that work to monitor regulations and develop and implement legislative strategy.

Manages science and engineering contracts and projects that support facility interests and permit compliance.

Develops permitting strategies, communicates and negotiates with regulatory agencies, and prepares permit applications.  Develops and implements programs to meet the forthcoming laws, regulations, and permits.

Assists the department with permit implementation and compliance. Is directly responsible for final Discharge Monitoring Report and all other annual reporting for permits including storm water and air.  Coordinates with attorneys and appropriate plant divisions, interprets permit requirements, and conducts training.

Responds to regulatory and environmental issue inquiries and emergencies and spills.

Participates in conceptual planning efforts for the department including strategic and long-range planning.

Provides technical expertise on environmental and litigation matters by implementing studies, writing position papers, giving technical advice, and providing data.  Coordinates with State and EPA on research projects and studies.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

Performs other duties as assigned and required.

IV.       PREPARATION AND TRAINING

Education:       B.S. degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or Chemistry

Work Experience:       Minimum 5 years of Environmental Programs Management experience
Required Driver’s License:     Valid Colorado driver’s license and a clear or acceptable MVR
An equivalent combination of education, training and relevant job experience may be substituted.

V.        KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge

Working knowledge of:

  • Federal, state, and local environmental regulations and permitting process
  • Watershed functionality
  • Environmental science, chemistry, math, and engineering principles and practices
  • Wastewater facility design and operation
  • Air, water, and soil analysis/monitoring principles and practices
  • Research methodology
  • Applications software for Windows environment, Microsoft Office preferred

Basic knowledge of:

  • Construction, electronic control systems, industrial safety practices, and industrial machinery and equipment
  • (OSHA) safety practices

Skills and Abilities

Strong computer skills required to work in a high technology environment. 

Strong customer service skills needed to interact with regulatory agencies and the public.  Strong communication skills needed to prepare and deliver presentations.

Advanced analytical skills needed to understand and analyze environmental and regulatory requirements, and the impact they may have on the public health, environment, facility design, operations, and regulatory compliance.

Advanced project management skills needed to oversee projects for facility planning, permitting, environmental studies, and research.

Strong general management skills required for developing and administering policies and procedures.
Advanced mathematical skills needed for the use of statistics and engineering as applied to environmental science, wastewater design, and process control.

Must be able to read, understand, and interpret detailed federal, state, and local regulations, blueprints, design drawings, design documents, etc.

Must be able to perform detailed work with a high degree of professionalism.

VI.       POSITION DESCRIPTION APPROVALS

 

EMPLOYEE: _________________________________________

DATE: ________________

 

SUPER./MANAGER: __________________________________

DATE: ________________

 

DEPT. DIRECTOR: ____________________________________

DATE: ________________

 

HUMAN RESOURCES: ________________________________

DATE: ________________

 

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Job Title: Water Resources Program Manager
Posted: 08/23/2016
Closing Date: 09/05/16 04:30 PM

Water Resources Program Manager
Location: Portland, OR
Salary: $6,127.00 - $8,196.00 Monthly
Closing Date: 09/05/16 04:30 PM

The City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services, is hiring a Water Resources Program Manager.  This position is responsible for oversight and administration of the City of Portland’s Columbia Boulevard and Tryon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant NPDES permits. This position is also responsible for oversight and compliance with other relevant permits at the treatment plants, including Air Contaminant Discharge permits, Industrial Stormwater permits, and Solid Waste permits.  To apply, please go to: www.portlandoregon.gov/jobs.

 

 

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