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Environmental Programs Specialist II

Recruitment #181003-R20B-I11




Located in the Air Quality Division, in the Enforcement and Compliance Unit, in the Tulsa office.

Major Job Duties:

1. Perform all assigned Full Compliance Evaluations (FCE) and Partial Compliance Evaluations (PCE) targeted for evaluation within the allotted timeframe.  Prepare for FCE/PCE and other assigned evaluations by conducting a thorough file review.  Update the Division’s database (TEAM) with evaluation results.
2. Prepare detailed written reports to document the findings of on-site evaluations.
3. Draft and submit enforcement case documents using division guidance and within the allotted timelines.  Accomplish enforcement case development and update TEAM in accordance with enforcement procedure timelines.
4. Become knowledgeable about Air Quality regulations that pertain to facility inspections as assigned. Evaluate compliance with these regulations equitably and consistently.
5. Become knowledgeable about leak detection methods, sampling methods and stack testing/monitoring methods and procedures, as assigned by your manager.  Review notifications and reports, observe stack tests, evaluate test protocols and sampling results within specified timeframes.
6. Investigate all assigned environmental complaints from citizens while following all complaint procedures and timelines.

Special Requirement:
Positions requires operating a personal computer several hours a day. On occasion, it may be necessary to walk long distances over a variety of terrain such as loose gravel, slopes, excavated areas, climb ladders or stairs, and working in extreme weather conditions.  Must be able to carry up to 50 lbs. of equipment and spend long hours driving in an automobile. May occasionally be exposed to strong odors and possibly short term exposure to pollutants such as air borne toxics.

All interested applicants must submit their resume and transcript at the time of application.


An EEO Employer.



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.  

Level II:
This is the career level of the job family where employees are assigned duties and responsibilities at the full-performance level while performing a wide range of tasks involving investigations, analyses and interpretation of state and federal laws.  In this role, employees will evaluate inspection and survey data, prepare technical records and reports and make recommendations concerning remedial actions to correct environmental or water problems.  At this level, limited guidance and training may be provided to entry-level employees performing environmental program duties.


Level II:
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 plus one year of professional experience in one of the areas listed; or a master’s degree in a qualifying area.


The Department of Environmental Quality has been authorized to utilize a Selective Qualification when interviewing applicants for this position.

Positions will require the possession of a Bachelor’s degree in one of the above mentioned areas. No substitutions will be accepted.


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