WRD COMPLIANCE & REGULATORY AFFAIRS ANALYST
- ABOUT THE POSITION
The WRD Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Analyst is a technical professional responsible for performing environmental work related to the District's overall compliance with its environmental permits including planning, reviewing, and preparing permit application documents and ensuring compliance with permits, procedures and mandated regulations by collecting, analyzing and reporting permit required information. WRD Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Analyst will need to support management of compliance and regulatory affairs; assist with development of training and presentation materials; assist in development, coordination, and oversight of environmental activities to monitor and ensure regulatory compliance; assist in the preparation, review, and submittal of environmental compliance reports on behalf of the District; assist with, coordinates, and oversees special projects as assigned; conduct inspections; prepares, maintains and files appropriate related reports and documentation.
Under direction from the WRD Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Administrator, incumbents perform a wide variety of environmental and regulatory compliance duties in response to federal, state, regional, and local environmental regulations, applying knowledge related to biological, chemical, and engineering practices to resolve routine to complex regulatory issues.
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 Bachelors Degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, Biology, or a related field, and two (2) years of experience performing environmental and compliance related analyses and studies. Professional level experience that has provided the skills and knowledge necessary to perform all job functions at this level may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years. Experience with water/wastewater is desirable.
Working Conditions: Attend meetings and respond to emergency situations 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.
Licensing & Certifications: Possession of a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License at time of appointment.
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
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
Prepares permit application and renewal documents; monitors permit reporting requirements to ensure compliance with permit conditions; collects, reviews, and monitors permit required data; compiles compliance reports and works to resolve permit noncompliance; reviews program compliance changes, permits and ordinances as needed for various compliance based programs (e.g., air quality); conducts wastewater compliance policy analysis and makes recommendations as necessary; assists in establishing and maintaining various work management data; prepares activity reports and audits work activities to ensure compliance with planned programs; interprets environmental laws and statutes; works with other District staff to provide input regarding existing and future regulations and legislation impacting wastewater programs; consults with, and trains, District managers and supervisors in data collection and compliance reporting; coordinates special projects including conducting research, gathering data, and reporting results; reviews and prepares reports and proposals for new projects; provides quality assurance auditing related to source testing, ensuring all sampling and analyses comply with applicable requirements; monitors and reports on emission testing activities and results; ensures specific project mitigation plans are implemented to completion and reported to relevant agencies; develops policies, procedures and training to ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations; oversees and conducts environmental compliance audits, violation investigations, and risk assessments; determines probable environmental effects of proposed projects and recommends safety precautions and physical or procedural alternatives; acts as liaison with environmental regulatory and emergency response agencies in the course of responding to spills; ensures proper cleanup and sampling procedures at spill sites; represents the District in various committees; prepares a variety of technical, statistical and narrative reports, correspondence and other written materials.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; specified positions may drive a District or personal motor vehicle to attend meetings and visit work sites.
- PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and be capable of traveling to off-site District locations in order to participate in sampling activities and attend meetings; 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.