Friday, March 13, 2015

Industrial Waste Compliance Specialist II - Department of Natural Resources & Parks (Seattle, WA)

Job Title:Industrial Waste Compliance Specialist II
Opening Date/Time:Tue. 03/10/15 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:Tue. 03/24/15 4:30 PM Pacific Time
Salary:$29.17 - $36.97 Hourly
Job Type:Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week
Location:King Street Center - 201 S Jackson St, Seattle, Washington
Department:Department of Natural Resources & Parks - Wastewater Treatment Division

The responsibilities of this classification include planning and conducting sampling and monitoring of industrial waste discharges to the sewer system to ensure compliance with national and local pretreatment standards. Incumbents in this classification also design and execute field activities for compliance monitoring and research projects and evaluate and modify sampling equipment. Incumbents also generate compliance reports for permitted industrial discharges; create and maintain sampling documentation and records; and identify, respond, and investigate complaints, spills and emergencies.

WHO MAY APPLY:  This position is open to all qualified applicants.  First consideration will be given to current regular, non-probationary Career Service employees in the Industrial/Hazardous Waste Units who are members of the Washington State Council of County and City Employees (WSCCCE), Local 1652R. 

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday (40-hours per week).  The standard work schedule is 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; however, applicants must be available to work any assigned schedule, with occasional night and weekend work required.  This position is covered by the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is eligible for overtime.

Recruiter: Kathy DeJesus, Wastewater Treatment Division, 206-477-5439.
(1) Online King County application
(2) Supplemental Questions
(3) Please include a resume that describes how you meet or exceed the requirements for this position. These materials are supplemental to your application. You must still completely fill out the application with your relevant education and work experience. Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you include relevant information only on the resume. 
 Job Duties:
•Plan, execute, document and report on industrial waste sampling and other field measurements in accordance with federal, state and local regulations. •Review industrial pretreatment regulations and evaluate sampling methods as necessary to ensure compliance. •Use plans and documents related to industrial waste discharges and conveyance facilities to locate and select sample sites. •Evaluate and monitor industrial discharges and analytical data. Recognize ongoing violations and report them to industry representatives and Industrial Waste Compliance Investigators. •Procure sampling equipment and supplies, write justifications, seek bids and project budget needs. •Evaluate, operate, maintain, calibrate and modify complex sampling and analytical equipment. •Respond to complaint calls about spills into the sanitary system. •Write standard operating procedures. •Perform other duties as assigned.
 Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills:
•Knowledge of federal, local and state environmental regulations. •Demonstrated knowledge of environmental sciences, chemistry, mathematics and environmental sampling. •Demonstrated knowledge of safety hazards associated with environmental sampling. •2 years of demonstrated experience in and knowledge of sampling techniques and preservation and transportation protocols for different types of samples, matrices and parameters. •2 years of demonstrated experience in environmental sample collection and analysis. •Demonstrated skill in using computers and software programs such as databases, word processing and spreadsheets. •Skill in operating and troubleshooting sampling equipment. •Skill in dealing effectively with groups or individuals in difficult circumstances. •Skill in establishing and maintaining working relationships with co-workers and customers.
 Supplemental Information:
Licensing, Certification and Other Requirements:
Washington State Driver’s License
Traffic Control certification (within 6 months of hire date)
This position is represented by WSCCCE, Local 1652R. First consideration will be given to regular, non-probationary Career Service employees in the Industrial/Hazardous Waste Units who are members of this bargaining unit.