|Department||Department of Transportation|
|Date Opened||10/10/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||10/17/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$42,142.86 - $44,250.00 annually|
|Full or Part Time||
Environmental Programs Division Announcement - Oklahoma County
The Environmental Programs Specialist position is in the area of hazardous materials management, industrial hygiene and radiation safety. The position will be responsible for daily coordination and oversight of several environmental and regulatory compliance programs, including but not limited to: building toxins (asbestos, lead paint, mold, indoor air quality, etc.), radiological safety (nuclear gauge leak tests, surveys, audits, training, dosimetry and permitting), and hazardous waste tracking/reporting. The position will assist in the daily management of consultant contracts/task orders related to the above areas. The position may also contribute to the development/revision of Department policies. The position will monitor the referenced programs for compliance with applicable local, state and federal rules and regulations, including but not limited to Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ), Oklahoma Department of Labor (ODOL), United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
Must possess valid driver’s license and be willing to travel statewide, occasionally overnight.
Current Asbestos Inspector certification and 40-hour Hazwoper training preferred. Sufficient education/experience to qualify as the Department Radiation Safety Office (RSO) also preferred. Additional credentials such as Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) will also be considered.
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) ensures that no person or groups of persons shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, retaliation or genetic information, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any and all programs, services, or activities including all employment practices. To request an accommodation, please contact the ADA/504/508 Coordinator at 405-521-4140 or the Oklahoma Relay Service at 1-800-722-0353.
IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.
Positions in this family are responsible for planning, supervising and performing technical and professional work in an environmental quality, environmental management or environmental health protection program. This includes performing inspections, surveys, and investigations, reviewing and approving federal grants, providing consultative services, and ensuring compliance with environmental laws. Specialty areas may include biology, health, geology, hydrology, and environmental science.
The Environmental Programs Specialist job family has four levels which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility for providing leadership to others.
This is the basic level of this job family where employees are assigned duties and responsibilities in a training status to build their skills in conducting investigations, performing basic professional analysis, and interpreting state and federal laws. In this role they will perform tasks involved in the evaluation of inspection and survey data, preparing technical records and reports, and assisting in making recommendations concerning remedial actions to correct environmental or water problems.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree with at least 24 semester hours in a physical, natural, or biological science, chemistry, geology, hydrology, physical geography, epidemiology, environmental science, environmental health or civil, agricultural, environmental, geological or chemical engineering.
Applicant must upload a copy of their transcript to their application submission.
No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.
Scores based on: 100% Written Test
***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.