Environmental Compliance / Source Control Specialist

City of Richland
625 Swift Blvd, Richland, Washington
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Under general supervision of the Wastewater/Stormwater Manager or designee, implements and maintains the City's wastewater pretreatment program, the City’s stormwater facility inspection program, and other work operating and monitoring sewer plant equipment; ensures compliance with the wastewater pretreatment program and stormwater program as mandated by State and Federal regulations; inspects, samples, permits and provides technical support for City industrial users.


Education & Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by two (2) years of relevant college-level course work including wastewater and chemistry.
  • Two (2) years of stormwater treatment, wastewater treatment, wastewater collection systems and or pre-treatment experience.
  •  Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Licenses, Certifications, and Other Requirements

  • Washington State Group II Wastewater Operator Certification upon hire date,
  • Washington State Group III Wastewater Operator Certification within one (1) year of eligibility to test.
  • Valid driver’s license upon hire date.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Proficiency using Arc Map GIS software.
  • College-level coursework in biology, chemistry, environmental science, environmental engineering or a closely related field.
  • Two (2) years of experience with using pre-treatment programs or systems.
  • One (1) year of experience with using stormwater programs or systems.
  • One (1) year of experience reviewing wastewater and stormwater plans and inspecting constructed systems to ensure compliance with utility standards and specifications.

Supplemental Information:

Selection will be based on overall qualifications, skills testing (if applicable), and an oral board interview. Final selection will be based on a comprehensive background/reference check and a pre-employment physical commensurate to the position.

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