County of Alameda

Environmental Project Manager (#9697)

Bargaining Unit: CEMU - Civil Engineer Mgmt (R30)
$61.09-$73.50 Hourly / $4,887.20-$5,880.00 BiWeekly /
$10,588.93-$12,740.00 Monthly / $127,067.20-$152,880.00 Yearly

Under supervision, manages environmental projects for County owned buildings and property, including projects associated with the County's underground storage tank, aboveground storage tank, asbestos, lead, indoor air quality, hazardous material management, storm water pollution prevention and other environmental programs.


The position is located in the General Services Agency and reports to the Environmental Program Manager. The Environmental Project Manager is responsible for the coordination and management of environmental projects and other responsibilities as determined by the Environmental Program Manager. This position is further distinguished from the Environmental Program Manager by the latter having responsibility for policy and administrative activities for environmental programs.


NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.

1. Conducts and/or coordinates investigations and testing to assess the presence of lead, asbestos, and other hazardous materials in County facilities.

2. Performs and/or coordinates indoor air quality assessments, interprets findings and recommends corrective actions.

3. Coordinates soil, groundwater and other investigations required for ongoing County operations and County property acquisitions and/or development.

4. Develops project work scopes. Prepares bid solicitations and procures necessary contractor and/or consultant services. Coordinates and manages asbestos, lead, mold, indoor air quality, storm water pollution prevention, site remediation, and a variety of other assigned environmental projects.

5. Conducts and/or coordinates periodic inspections of GSA’s operations at County facilities and develops/updates required regulatory compliance plans and documents including: Hazardous Materials Business Plans; Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Plans; Underground Storage Tank Management Plans and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans. Conducts and/or coordinates associated regulatory compliance training.

6. Conducts and/or coordinates asbestos awareness training. Updates and distributes annual asbestos notifications. Maintains a database of asbestos test data.

7. Reviews Safety Data Sheets; responds to OSHA and other regulatory inquiries; participates in special work groups/committees to promote disaster preparedness, continuity of operations and other vital County functions; and provides specialized consultation related to environmental issues or projects.



Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.



Four years of increasingly responsible Environmental experience that includes three years of environmental project management experience in one or more of the following areas: asbestos, lead and mold remediation in occupied facilities; indoor air quality investigations; environmental site assessments and remediation; preparation and implementation of storm water pollution prevention and/or other regulatory compliance plans.


Possession of a valid California State Motor Vehicle Operator's license.


Completion of the initial Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) Worker/Supervisor, Inspector, and Management Planner courses. If an initial course was completed more than a year ago, completion of an 8-hour AHERA refresher course within the last year is also required.

Completion of an initial California Department of Public Health (CDPH) approved Lead Inspection/Assessment or Supervision and Project Monitoring course. If the initial course was completed more than two years ago, completion of a CDPH approved lead-related Continuing Education course within the last two year is also required.

Certification of completion of a 24-hour or 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response training.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above minimum qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the “Examples of Duties” section of this specification.

Knowledge of:

• Project management principles and techniques.
• Environmental issues, risk assessment, and hazard mitigation techniques.
• Indoor air quality standards and effective assessment methods and techniques.
• Federal, State, and local regulations pertaining to hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, etc.) and hazardous wastes.

Ability to:

• Work independently or as a team member.
• Prioritize work assignments.
• Plan, organize, coordinate and manage projects.
• Use sound, independent judgment within general policy guidelines.
• Conduct thorough environmental investigations, evaluate findings, and make well-reasoned, appropriate recommendations.
• Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County agencies and departments, building occupants, regulatory agencies, contractors, consultants, and others.
• Use computer systems and software related to work assignments.
• Interpret, apply, and explain laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
• Maintain accurate records and perform other administrative tasks as required for documenting projects, complying with County policies and procedures and/or complying with pertinent local, state and federal regulations.

Retitled: 2/24/93
Revised 1/4/95
Old document: 1196H.WPF
New document: Jobspecs/9697
CSC Date: 1/11/95
EL;jf Revised 3/20/17
CSC Date: 4/12/17
EL:jf Revised 12/28/17
CSC Date: 1/31/18


Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

  • Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Vision or Vision Reimbursement
  • Share the Savings
  • Basic Life Insurance 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees)
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance 
  • County Allowance Credit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future

  • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

For your Work/Life Balance

  • 12 paid holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Vacation purchase program
  • Management Paid Leave**
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave
  • Group Auto/Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
  • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
  • Child Care Resources
  • 1st United Services Credit Union 

*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.

** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.

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