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Environmental Programs Specialist II

Recruitment #190916-R20B-08

Introduction

This position is located in the Air Quality Division, Compliance and Enforcement section in the Oklahoma City office and may be filled as a level I or II.

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 following guidance procedures and timelines.  Accomplish enforcement case development and update TEAM in accordance with enforcement procedure timelines.

4. Become knowledgeable of Air Quality regulations that pertain to facilities that have been assigned, and administer these rules equitably and consistently.

5. Become knowledgeable of leak detection methods, sampling methods and/or stack testing/monitoring methods and procedures, as assigned by your manager.  Review notifications and reports, observe stack tests, and evaluate test protocols or sampling results within specified timeframes. Update the Division’s TEAM database following guidance procedures.

6. Investigate environmental complaints from citizens while following all complaint procedures and timelines.

7. Must be able to travel throughout the state and occasionally stay overnight for training and completion of FCEs or PCEs.

Special Requirement:
Overnight travel may be required.  Employee must be able to walk long distances over a variety of terrain such as loose gravel, slopes, excavated areas, climb ladders or stairs at construction sites, and working in extreme weather conditions.  Must be able to carry up to 50 lbs. of equipment.

An EEO Employer.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

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.

BASIC PURPOSE

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. 

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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.

NOTES

All interested applicants must upload a copy of their resume and transcript to their application submission.

 

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.



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