New job Environmental Specialist 3 (20047816) in Ohio

Environmental Specialist 3 (20047816)

Company : State of Ohio Jobs
Salary : $28.80 an hour
Location : Ohio

Full Description

Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Hocking County-Logan
Work Locations: Ohio EPA Southeast District Of 2195 Front Street Logan 43138
Organization: Environmental Protection Agency
Classified Indicator: Classified
Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Bargaining Unit
Schedule: Full-time
Compensation: 28.80
Unposting Date: Jun 21, 2021, 10:59:00 PM
Job Function: Environmental Services

Agency Contact Name: Employee Services
Agency Contact Information: 614-644-2100

Environmental Specialist 3 (20047816)

Job Duties

Serves as lead worker providing guidance, direction, technical support and training to staff working in the district Permits and Compliance Section. Mentors staff specifically in the development, review, drafting and/or implementation of oil & gas, and coal permits related to storm water, permits to install (PTI), pretreatment, National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and associated enforcement referrals. Provides guidance to staff regarding compliance inspections, investigations of complaints and the drafting of enforcement actions related to the above programs. Peer reviews written correspondence to ensure accuracy and adherence to Agency, District and Division policies and procedures. Works with the district Supervisors, Manager and central office storm water, PTI and NPDES programs to ensure consistency with Division goals.

Works with central office programs to develop guidance, rules and procedures related to oil & gas, and coal activities. Represents district interests on assigned workgroups. Provides technical assistance and presentations to Agency personnel, regulated community and others related to oil & gas, and coal activities. Assists management in tracking coal related projects, project schedules, submits monthly activity reports, evaluated district efficiency, and participates in annual workload planning. Attends meetings, training, seminars and keeps current on oil & gas, and coal technical developments.

Performs other duties as required.


Completion of undergraduate core coursework in environmentally-related discipline; 3 yrs. relevant programmatic exp.
  • Or 2 yrs. relevant programmatic experience as Environmental Supervisor, 85865.
  • Or 7 yrs. relevant programmatic exp.
  • Or combination of education in environmentally focused discipline or other job-related discipline & specific programmatic experience equaling 7 yrs.
Knowledge of engineering or chemistry, physics, biology, environmental science, geology, hydrogeology &/or other comparable physical or health science field &/or mathematics; employee training & development*; supervisory principles/techniques*; applicable state &/or federal laws, rules, regulations & standards relative to environmental control &/or public health area assigned*; environmental inspection & investigation techniques & procedures; computer simulations & predictive modeling. Skill in operation of laboratory sampling &/or surveying equipment; operation of video display terminal or personal computer. Ability to understand technical field of study & research, analyze & interpret &/or compile complex scientific/ technical data; prepare & maintain detailed, comprehensive reports & documents; cooperative with/lead co-workers & establish & maintain favorable public relations with government & academic institution officials, public, legislators, industry representatives & private citizens. (*)Developed after employment.



Southeast Office 2195 N. Front Street, Logan, Ohio 43138

Division of Surface Water

Official educational transcripts are required for all post-high school educational accomplishments, coursework or degrees claimed on the application. Applicants will be required to submit an official transcript if selected for an interview. Failure to provide the transcript at the time of the interview will cause the applicant to be eliminated from further consideration.
All external applicants that are selected for an interview will be required to provide at least three professional references at the time of the interview.
EEO Statement
The Ohio Environmental Protections Agency is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender/sex, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status, disability, age (40 years of age or older), genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, or status as a foster parent as those are defined in applicable Ohio law, federal law, and any Executive Order, in admission or access to the operation of its programs, services, activities or its own employment practices. Employment practices are any employment related decisions including, but not limited to hiring, layoff, transfer, termination, promotion, demotion, discipline, rate of compensation, eligibility for in-service training programs, or terms and conditions of employment.
Background Check Information
The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

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