- Permitting and monitoring requirements for solid waste and landfill operations.
- Working knowledge of chemical and physical characteristics of organic and inorganic waste.
- Working knowledge of principles of chemistry, engineering, biology, geology, hydrology and water, air and soil quality management.
- Working knowledge of research methodology and standard statistical procedures.
- Applicable County, State, and Federal laws, codes, and ordinances related to the design, construction, and operation of solid waste management and landfill facilities.
- Sound customer service practices and procedures.
- Safety laws, programs, and requirements related to District operations.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Intermediate knowledge of MS Office, CAD, general computer acumen and ability to learn and utilize other job-related technical software.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Associate degree desired in Environmental Sciences or related field, required. Four years work experience performing work similar to that required for this position can substitute for educational requirement.
- Five years of environmental protection and compliance related experience.
REQUIRED LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
- Possession of a valid and current California Driver's License.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands - While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to sit; talk or hear, in person, in meetings and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment including keyboard; and reach with hands and arms. Employees are frequently required to walk and stand on uneven ground. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Lifting boxes such as recruitment files, applications or other forms weighing up to 25lbs.
Mental Demands - While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve policy and operational issues; observe and interpret people and situations; use math and mathematical reasoning; learn and apply new information or skills; perform detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks with constant interruptions; work under deadlines and interact with all levels of District management and personnel, and the public.
Work Environment Normally, work is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments; occasionally will be exposed to varying temperatures; regular exposure to exposure to dirt, dust, fumes, noise, garbage, foul odors; potential exposure to hazardous materials and chemicals, moderate exposure often works around fast-moving vehicles and equipment; constant contact with staff and the public.
Special Demands - Must be able to actively participate in public meetings including giving presentations in person and on camera before the Board of Directors and members of the public.