- Requisition ID: REG02V8
- Number of Openings: 1
- Advertised Salary: $52,172.55
- Shift: Day Job
- Posting End Date: May 19, 2022
This position is located in the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) – Watershed Protection Branch. The successful candidate will be an inspector in the Drinking Water Inspection Team of the Watershed Compliance Program. The primary responsibility of this position is to perform comprehensive inspections and sanitary surveys on complex water treatment plants with surface water sources, to ensure their operation in compliance with the Federal and State Regulations. The inspector documents inspections in electronic databases and in written reports. The inspector reviews periodic reports from facilities and drafts enforcement documents when necessary to remedy noncompliance. The inspector is expected to develop technical expertise in water treatment processes and a working knowledge of applicable regulations so as to provide technical assistance to water systems throughout Georgia. The inspector will address citizen complaints regarding drinking water quality and other drinking water related issues.
As this position involves routine interaction with the public, the regulated community, consultants, other governmental officials and EPD District Offices. The inspector responds to drinking waterrelated emergencies and provides assistance to the emergency support function for the water sector as needed. Treatment facilities can be large, and inspections can be moderately strenuous, some taking several days, requiring extensive walking, climbing over and under operating equipment and climbing ladders. This position requires frequent in-state travel and may require some overnight stays. Good technical writing skills are essential for this position. The inspector should be comfortable using computers and standard office equipment, and must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
- Experience inspecting water treatment facilities or other complex liquids processing (chemical) facilities to determine compliance with environmental regulations.Experience managing large or complex projects
- Experience as an engineer in direct support of water treatment plant process or operations, or in design or specification of water treatment plant systems and/or components.
- Operational experience in public drinking water facilities (treatment processes, distribution systems, laboratory analysis).
- Familiarity with state and federal safe drinking water rules and regulations.
- Management or leadership role experience
This posting may close at any time prior to the posted close date once a suitable applicant pool is identified. Because of the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring unit for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.
NOTE: If the minimum qualifications for a job require a college education and you have obtained a degree from a college or university outside the USA, you are required to submit an International Education Evaluation Letter showing your degree is equivalent to one obtained at a college or university in the USA. International Educational Evaluations are accepted from the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (www.naces.org/members.htm) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluators (www.aice-eval.org/Organization.aspx).
Bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, biology, chemistry, geology, engineering (agricultural, chemical, civil, environmental, mechanical or sanitary) or a related field from an accredited college or university AND Four years of professional experience in environmental enforcement, environmental health, environmental monitoring, environmental protection or environmental research. Note: An equivalent combination of education and job specific experience that provided the knowledge, experience and competencies required to successfully perform the job at the level listed may be substituted on a year-over-year basis for a maximum of Two years non-managerial/supervisory experience.