Environmental Risk Assessor

Recruitment #24-5081-001

Responsibilities

Working as part of a team, the Environmental Risk Assessor's (ERA) main objective is to protect the City's drinking water. The ERA is responsible for risk identification, assessment, and evaluation across the Source Water Protection Area (SWPA). The Risk Assessor coordinates and hosts events and presentations for target audiences throughout the local community to educate City of Dayton residents and businesses on source water protection. The ERA aids in the planning, design, and coordination of the Source Water Protection Program (SWPP); employing an overall risk management framework for the program and evaluating business practices and the risks they pose to groundwater. The ERA assists in maintaining environmental compliance, implementing risk reduction projects, and providing tailored risk reduction strategies to protect source water and the environment.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Toxicology, Geology, Chemistry, Biology, Public Health, Environmental Science, Water Resource Management, Risk Assessment/Management or closely related scientific field AND 4 years of experience in risk assessment/management; OR Master's degree in Toxicology, Geology, Chemistry, Biology, Public Health, Environmental Science, Water Resource Management, Risk Assessment/Management or closely related scientific field AND 2 years of experience in risk assessment/management. Must have one year experience in any of the following: risk management training, project management, use of metrics, statistics, or cost-benefit analysis.

Degree must be from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission or equivalent region.

License Requirements

Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain as a term and condition of continued employment.

General Requirements

Must have experience with environmental compliance, environmental inspections, and/or industrial Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS).  Additionally, exceptional communication skills, public speaking experience, and experience with environmental education.

Special Requirements

Within 12 months of appointment, MUST OBTAIN certification in Hazardous Materials Incident Operations (HAZWOPER), and maintain as a term and condition of continued employment.

Notes

Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.

Background Check

A background investigation and evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position.

Medical Examination & Drug and Nicotine Testing

Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination including drug screen. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees.

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

M/F/H

 

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