The purpose of this position is to supervise the activities of the Environmental Compliance Division of the Public Works-Utilities Department. This is accomplished by overseeing regulatory compliance, permitting, laboratory, operational support, sampling and inspection programs of the department, supervising staff, and planning activities and special projects. Other duties include implementing procedures and programs, and interacting and coordinating with other groups on various projects.
Schedule: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm
This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position. Additionally, please be aware of the legend below when referring to the physical demands of each essential function.
(S) Sedentary (L) Light (M) Medium (H) Heavy (V) Very Heavy Exerting up to 10 lbs. occasionally or negligible weights frequently; sitting most of the time. Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally; 10 lbs. frequently; or negligible amounts constantly; OR requires walking or standing to a significant degree. Exerting 20-50 lbs. occasionally; 10-25 lbs. frequently; or up to 10 lbs. constantly. Exerting 50-100 lbs. occasionally; 10-25 lbs. frequently; or up to 10-20 lbs. constantly. Exerting over 100 lbs. occasionally; 50-100 lbs. frequently; or up to 20-50 lbs. constantly.
# Code Essential Functions 1 S Supervises, schedules, and coordinates the day-to-day activities of the Environmental Compliance Division, which is comprised of the Drinking Water, Wastewater, Stormwater, and Air Quality compliance activities. Performs work of considerable difficulty in planning, organizing, directing, and performing regulatory compliance, laboratory, operational support, sampling, and inspection programs of the department. 2 S Oversees the operations of the chemical and microbiological laboratory. Plans, organizes, reviews, and evaluates laboratory programs that support department operations and processes. Supervises, plans, directs, and coordinates the department’s laboratory and environmental monitoring program to maintain the accuracy and consistency of the laboratory with all County, State, and Federal mandates and implements approved standards and quality assurance and control. 3 S Oversees drinking water program, industrial pretreatment program, cross connection program, biosolids compliance, reclaimed water compliance, air permitting and stormwater programs. Ensures SWDA compliance, AzPDES permit compliance including De Minimis, MS4, MSGP, and wastewater discharge, ADEQ APP permit compliance, MCESD and MCAQD compliance, and EPA pretreatment compliance. Oversees the preparation and timely submittal of all regulatory compliance reports to MCESD, ADEQ and EPA. 4 L Develops and conducts public education and outreach activities, provides training to City personnel on environmental compliance issues, represents the City in stakeholder meetings, regional municipal cooperative efforts and professional associations pertaining to regulatory compliance to ensure the City’s best interests are served. 5 S Interprets regulatory requirements and provides departments with compliance direction. Compiles and prepares correspondence and complex, comprehensive permit applications for the EPA, ADEQ, and MCESD/MCAQD. Researches County, State and Federal regulations to anticipate, prepare for, and maintain compliance standards. Develops regulatory updates to City Code as necessary. 6 S Administers the City Stormwater Compliance Program and Air Quality Permit Compliance Program. Administers, develops, and implements Best Management Practices, and Storm Water Management policies. 7 S Collects and evaluates data in support of recommendations for departmental budget allocations. Monitors division or program/project level budget and expenditures and presents proposals for approval, payment, and recommends adjustments.
- Minimum Job Requirements-
Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
Over three years up to and including five years experience.
Work requires supervising and monitoring performance for a regular group of employees or division within a department including providing input on hiring/disciplinary actions and work objectives/ effectiveness, performance evaluations, and realigning work as needed. A first line supervisor typically performs these functions.
Human Collaboration Skills
Recommendations regarding policy development and implementation are made and/or recommended. Evaluates customer satisfaction, develops cooperative associations, and utilizes resources to continuously improve customer satisfaction.
Freedom to Act
The employee normally performs the duty assignment according to his or her own judgment, requesting supervisory assistance only when necessary. Special projects are managed with little oversight and assignments may be reviewed upon completion. Performance reviewed periodically.
Work requires advanced skills and knowledge in approaches and systems, which affect the design and implementation of major programs and/or processes organization-wide. Independent judgment and decision-making abilities are necessary to apply technical skills effectively.
Position has major fiscal responsibility . Is responsible for department-wide financial decisions. Assures that appropriate linkages exist between budget requests and departmental goals and objectives. Monitors budget plan, and adjusts as necessary.
Advanced - Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Advanced - Ability to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Advanced - Ability to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Certification & Other Requirements
One (1) Grade I ADEQ Certification in water or wastewater at time of hire. One (1) Grade II ADEQ Certification in water or wastewater within one year of hire. Valid Driver’s License
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