Environmental Specialist

LOTT Clean Water Alliance | Olympia, WA

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Posted Date 9/26/2022
Description

Under general supervision of the Environmental Compliance Supervisor, performs skilled work in monitoring industrial dischargers, maintaining industrial monitoring records and databases, and assists the Environmental Program Manager in the implementation and administration of the Industrial Pretreatment Program and other environmental programs.  

Essential Functions:  The Environmental Specialist is responsible for performing technical and administrative duties in support of the Industrial Pretreatment Program and other environmental programs, including compliance monitoring, inspection, sampling, and enforcement activities and collecting, recording, and maintaining data and information to evaluate compliance with Industrial Pretreatment Regulations.  Responsible for obtaining, providing, and managing accurate and representative industrial monitoring and other data, and for maintaining accurate, retrievable, and usable records and data.  Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Collect and record information required to evaluate compliance with the provisions of Industrial Pretreatment Regulations;
  • Operate, calibrate, and maintain portable and stationary samplers, flow meters, and other sampling and analytical equipment;
  • Know and follow required sampling protocols and chain of custody procedures to ensure legally defensible sampling data for enforcement and fee assessment purposes.
  • Perform inspections and conduct sampling of permitted and non-permitted industrial users.
  • Conduct industrial user surveys and maintain database of results.
  • Request reports from permitted and non-permitted industrial users and grease pumping companies.
  • Manage short and long range analytical results and report data utilizing various computer programs, such as spreadsheets, databases and word processing;
  • Maintain data, reports, logs, files, manuals, and procedures in accordance with regulatory agency requirements;
  • Prepare and maintain records of industrial sample results, industrial self-monitoring reports, and flow measurement data;
  • Review monitoring reports for completeness and compliance with discharge regulations;
  • Prepare internal reports on discharger monitoring;
  • Read building plans and piping diagrams to determine flow and destination of discharges

 

Requirements

Education/Experience Associate’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Engineering or closely related field is required.  Two years of professional experience in the wastewater treatment field is required.  Excess relevant experience may be substituted for the degree on a year for year basis.

Additional Requirements Must possess a valid Driver’s License.  Must participate in LOTT’s Health and Safety Program.

BENEFITS include:

  • State of Washington Department of Retirement Systems PERS Plans
  • Full family Medical, Dental, Vision benefit programs
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • HRA VEBA Account

Does this sound like the job for you? Visit our website at www.lottcleanwater.org for the position descriptions and application.

Salary: $75,309.00 - $91,499.00 (Yearly Salary)

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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