Environmental Quality, Dept - Phoenix, AZ

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Job Duties: This position is responsible for performance of thorough field inspections, completion of accurate field inspection reports, cultivating and maintaining good public relations, following appropriate sampling and safety procedures, adhering to approved
technical/administrative policies and procedures. This position has the authority to inspect, review and evaluate physical and water quality conditions of various mines, industries and may require field work. Authorized to perform annual and special inspections as required by the program or immediate supervisor. Authorized to
investigate complaints, recommend corrections of deficiencies uncovered during inspections/investigations and to recommend enforcement actions for those deficiencies not corrected in a timely manner, and recommend solutions to emergency situations.

This position requires knowledge of water quality laws and regulations. Must understand concepts of engineering and geology as they pertain to water quality. Must be familiar with geological, geochemical processes and its association to environmental and public
health. Must be familiar with general laboratory procedures, commonly used analytical techniques, report and letter writing and public relations techniques. Must have the ability to collect, process, and evaluate data of a scientific or engineering nature. Candidate should have good overall knowledge relating to fate and transport of contaminants in the environment. Must be skilled at working with the public and regulated communities. Must be able to prioritize and schedule assignments as well as document and produce

Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-

All newly hired employees are subject to the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

This position participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)*.

  • ASRS enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment, if not already an ASRS member at the time of hire.
Comprehensive benefits package includes accrual of sick and vacation leave, and 10 holidays per year; health* and dental insurance*; retirement plan; life insurance; and long-term disability insurance. Optional employee benefits include short-term disability*, deferred compensation, and supplemental life insurance*.

  • Elective benefits for new employees hired on or after July 20, 2011, will be subject to a 90-day waiting period, except for transfers from other State agencies or who regularly worked for the State of Arizona within 2 years prior to the date of hire.
Location: Water Quality Division/Compliance Section/Industrial Field Services Unit
Supervisor: Kailash Bhatt
Position Number: SEV000000147