Approximate Salary: $68,982.40 - $83,848.53/year
Opening Date: 6/2/2017 8:00:00 AM
Final Filing Date: 6/23/2017 5:00:00 PM
Contact Information: Joy Cadiz 707-784-3405
Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive
Work Locations: Fairfield
Protecting the Individual, the Public, and the Environment
The Department of Resource Management is a comprehensive agency comprised of the Environmental Health Services, Building and Safety, Planning Services, Public Works, Parks and Administrative Services Divisions. The department provides for the well-being of Solano County's present and future residents and the public at-large through administration and enforcement of Federal, State, and Local laws and policies pertaining to environmental health, building construction, land use planning, transportation and recreation. The Environmental Health Services Division is responsible for protecting public health and the environment by implementing environmental health programs in three broad areas:
The Consumer Protection Program which provides assistance for consumer oriented facilities and the health and well-being of County residents
The Technical Services Program which includes waste, water and land use
The Hazardous Materials Program which protects the environment and public health
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This is the journey level, professional classification in the hazardous materials specialist series. Incumbents work independently under general direction of the Hazardous Materials Supervisor and regularly apply their knowledge and experience in the regulation, permitting, inspection, emergency response, education and enforcement in such areas as hazardous materials management, hazardous waste management, hazardous materials incident response, UST’s, and AST’s. This class may assist with the permitting, inspection, and enforcement work for Local Oversight Program (LOP), Spills and Leaks Investigation and Cleanup (SLIC) program site assessment and cleanup, RMP submissions and inspections for extremely hazardous materials, and other related programs. Incumbents may assist in preparing and presenting education related to the program elements and compliance to staff, other agencies, and individuals subject to CUPA and LOP regulations.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.
Two years of experience in Hazardous Materials/Hazardous Waste Management or Environmental Health and Safety regulation and enforcement.
Must meet the educational requirements of Title 27 CCR Section 15260 (a)(3)(A)(ii) which includes a Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university, with major coursework in biology, microbiology, chemistry, chemical engineering, physics, physical science, environmental science, geology or soil science, environmental health, environmental or sanitary engineering, toxicology, industrial hygiene, hazardous materials management, fire science, or fire technology. See Document Submittal Requirements for more information.
Must meet the requirements of Section 15260 (d)(3)(B) of Title 27 of the California Code of Regulations, which requires a minimum of 100 hours of training or experience in regulatory enforcement techniques within the probationary period.
Must obtain required health and safety training as per Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Section 5192, during the probationary period.
Must be certified or obtain and provide proof of certification as an Underground Storage Tank (UST) Inspector from the International Code Council UST Inspector Certification test within six months from the date of hire.
Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver’s license is required.
May be required to work weekends, holidays, and after hours including stand-by and on-call.
Must pass a physical exam as condition of hire. May be required to establish a baseline and submit to an annual physical for hazardous materials response, including a spirometry test.
Candidates will need to successfully pass a post-offer drug screening test prior to employment.
Independent travel is required.
Incumbents may be required to wear protective clothing and breathing apparatus where appropriate.
The class of Hazardous Material Specialist (Journey) is eligible to be flexibly staffed to Hazardous Material Specialist (Senior) after 12 months if incumbents are able to demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required without further examination upon approval and discretion of the Director of Human Resources.
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