WRD COMPLIANCE & REGULATORY AFFAIRS ADMINISTRATOR
- ABOUT THE POSITION
Provides compliance and regulatory advice to the Water Reclamation District General Manager on environmental issues affecting the District; develops strategies to ensure compliance with environmental regulatory requirements; coordinates and oversees Water Reclamation District environmental activities; acts as a liaison between the District and federal, state, and local public health and environmental agencies to help develop and clarify environmental standards and policies. Compliance & Regulatory Affairs Administrator will manage compliance and regulatory affairs; develop, coordinate, and oversee environmental activities to monitor and ensure regulatory compliance; prepare, review, and submit environmental compliance reports on behalf of the District; coordinate and oversee special projects as assigned; participate as a District representative in inter-agency committees.
The incumbent in this class is responsible for ensuring that the Water Reclamation District management staff is kept fully informed of environmental issues and concerns.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
The Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Administrator reports to a Business Center Manager and receives general direction from the Manager and the District General Manager. Performance is measured on the basis of established objectives and results achieved.
This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources. Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the hiring interview.
- MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education and Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree with major course work in environmental science, environmental engineering, or other related field, and five (5) years of professional experience in water quality, environmental quality, environmental science, engineering or a related field, including at least two years of administrative and/or supervisory experience.
Working Conditions: Attend meetings outside of normal working hours. May occasionally work with potential exposure to hazardous chemicals and substances found in the treatment process. May occasionally work out of doors in all weather conditions.
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
- EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Manages compliance and regulatory affairs. Briefs management on environmental concerns and provides information required for decision making. Monitors wastewater facilities for compliance with environmental regulations and procedures and submits compliance reports to regulatory agencies. Represents the District to federal, state, and local agencies and the media on environmental issues. Interprets existing environmental laws and statutes and coordinates with other District staff in developing strategies to ensure compliance. Reviews proposed legislation and rules and provides comments to represent the District and the public's interest in the legislative process. Represents the District at regulatory hearings, public meetings, interstate, and interagency committees. Provides staff support to management, operating divisions and other District staff. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and works cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
May serve on advisory committees to further compliance and regulatory activities. Participates in professional group meetings. Stays abreast of new trends and innovations related to water/wastewater treatment programs and techniques with regard to compliance. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives a motor vehicle or arranges for appropriate transportation in order to attend off-site meetings and inspect property sites.
- PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and be capable of traveling to and from various locations in order to attend off-site meetings and visit various other sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.