Solid Waste Environmental Compliance Administrator — Full Time — Solid Waste
Hiring Salary: $46,810.61 - $60,793.20 annually; FLSA Exempt
REQ #: 10354 — 1 Position(s)
Posted Date: 10/3/2017 Reposted Date: Closing Date: 10/18/2017
Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday; Hours may vary; Mandatory overtime required.
PRIMARY DUTY: Under general supervision, administers the recycling and outreach programs of the Solid Waste Department (SWD) to increase awareness of the benefits of recycling and waste reduction. Administers the Stormwater Compliance Program.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Organizes, coordinates, promotes and manages logistics of special recycling program and stormwater promotional and collection events; plans and presents special community outreach events to promote SWD and stormwater programs; develops promotional and educational materials, print and electronic media and exhibits.
• Compiles data and maintains records of program activities; explains recycling and stormwater programs, answers customer questions, resolves customer service issues and evaluates program effectiveness; coordinates activities with a variety of regional agencies and community organizations.
• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
• Direct supervision of Stormwater Environmental Inspectors
• Protect the environment and health of the community by performing environmental inspections of industrial facilities, city facilities, and construction sites, conducting investigations and discrete monitoring to detect pollution of the local environment, gather information from internal and external customers in regards to illicit dumping, polluting, suspect discharges to the storm water conveyance and watershed.
• Review technical reports and plans, draft inspections reports, stormwater permit information, enforcement actions and participate in compliance actions.
• Ensure compliance in regard to analytical methods, sampling protocols, collecting and interpreting data.
• Interface and coordinate with other city departments and with the private sector to maintain compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulations.
• Conduct public outreach and education activities.
• Respond to emergency calls during precipitation events and on-call response spills and illicit discharges.
• Maintain appropriate records and respond to Open Records requests.
• Facilitate resolution of compliance issues, apply and enforce statutes, regulations, ordinances and policies governing the Control Authority’s approved programs.
• Performs all other duties necessary to ensure regulatory compliance and water quality.
• Driving is essential.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
• City policies and procedures.
• Federal and state Solid Waste program regulations and requirements.
• Principles and practices of project planning and management.
• Techniques for evaluating and resolving community services issues.
• Working effectively with others to develop solutions for community services issues.
• Analyzing recycling program issues and policies and developing recommendations.
• Prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands; and planning and coordinating the work of others.
• Understanding and applying federal/state laws and City policies and procedures governing the Control Authority’s approved programs.
• Maintaining accurate records and generating reports.
• Sampling protocols, analytical methods and ability to interpret sampling reports.
• Utilizing standard and specialized personal computer software programs.
• Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION
Applicants must submit a completed City of Waco application in order to be considered for this position. Resumes may be attached to the completed application, but not in lieu of one. If a resume is attached, all questions on the application must still be answered completely and accurately. If a question does not apply to you, please mark it "NA" Do not leave it blank. Incomplete applications will not be considered. To verify prior military experience, please include a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4) with your application. All answers are subject to verification. Applications are available online at the City's website, Click Here for the NEW City of Waco Job Application, or at the City of Waco Human Resources Department located at 300 Austin Avenue. Applications may be submitted by e-mail as an attachment to email@example.com, fax to 254-750-5737 or by mail to City of Waco, Human Resources Department, PO BOX 2570, Waco, TX 76702. EOE
Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Business or Public Administration is required; AND two years’ environmental protection program experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION:
• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• The physical activities of this position include:
o Balancing - Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.
o Stooping - Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
o Kneeling - Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
o Crouching - Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
o Crawling - Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
o Reaching - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
o Standing - Particularly for sustained periods of time.
o Walking - Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
o Pushing - Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
o Pulling - Using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
o Lifting - Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
o Finger Dexterity - Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
o Grasping - Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
o Feeling - Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
o Talking - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
o Hearing - Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make the discriminations in sound.
o Repetitive motion - Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
• The physical requirements of this position:
o Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
o The following personal protective equipment may be required and must be worn when required by the task being performed: Gloves, eye protection, face protection, reflective vest and proper footwear.
• The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception and field vision:
o The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes. The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception and field vision.
o The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures
• The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position:
o Work is performed indoors and outdoors with regular work in a field environment with travel from site to site.
o The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside with temperatures that may be below 32° or above 100° for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind, precipitation and humidity.
o The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
o The worker is subject to hazards including a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals, exposure to high flow during storm events, exposure to biological hazards such as bacteria.
o The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: chemicals, fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
o The worker
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