JOB OPPORTUNITY AS AN ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR
Summary of Position and Duties:
The Human Resources Division of the Village of Addison is accepting applications to fill one vacancy in the at-will, non-exempt, full-time position of Environmental Compliance Coordinator in the Public Works Department, Division of Water Pollution Control. Under general supervision, this individual’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to the scheduling, monitoring, and required follow-up of daily operations, sampling, and inspections, while initiating and/or assisting in the enforcement of appropriate federal, state, and local laws pertaining to the Industrial Pretreatment Program. In addition to the responsibilities outlined within the Industrial Pretreatment Program, this person also responds, investigates, performs the necessary follow-up, and initiates and/or assists in the enforcement of appropriate federal, state, and local laws pertaining to the environmental issues which arise within the community (noise, air, land waterway, spills, etc.). The Environmental Compliance Coordinator works 40 hours a week, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday – Friday. Will be required to work weekends, holidays and overtime to complete job requirements, as well as be on 24-hour call when necessary. Work is of moderate difficulty and is reviewed for progress and conformance to established procedures by the Director of Public Works and/or his designee.
The primary responsibility of the Environmental Compliance Coordinator will involve, but not be limited to
- Schedules, collects, and monitors routine, scheduled sampling from manholes along sewer system ensuring proper sampling, chain-of-custody, and log-in procedures of samples; performs other inspections, investigations, and measurements as required to assure industrial compliance.
- Schedules required ongoing inspections, sampling, and follow-up during Formal Industrial Enforcement Compliance, monitoring to assure proper sampling, chain-of-custody, log-in, and legal documentation procedures. Performs required written correspondence to assure accurate communications and documentation with industries and commercial users.
- Schedules and inspects industrial facilities to obtain base-line environmental reports; performs pretreatment compliance inspections (P.C.I) and other environmental inspections to determine if illegal discharges are occurring into the public sewer systems and into the environment.
- Represents the Village’s views reference industrial pretreatment and environmental issues which arise. Interacts with representatives from industrial, commercial, and community sectors.
- Assists with all environmental applications, permits, recordkeeping, and compliance procedures for other related state and federal regulations impacting Public Works (and the Village at large), including but not limited to the Clean Water Act (C.W.A), the Municipal Separate Storm-Sewer System (M.S.4) permit, R.C.R.A, C.E.R.C.L.A, disposal permits for landfills, and Clean Construction or Demolition Debris (C.C.D.D) disposal certifications.
- Performs investigation, and necessary follow-up on the various environmental issues, which arise within the community (noise, air, land, wastewater, stormwater, etc.). Prepares required technical environmental reports, which accurately document the level of response, conditions, agency responses, and/or other unusual circumstances. Maintains technical environmental records, completes F.O.I.A requests, and writes clear, concise and accurate administrative reports, using personal computers, spreadsheets, data analysis, and other software programs.
- Schedules, collects, investigates and monitors stormwater discharges to the various waterways in Addison, insuring proper sampling compliance to the Long-Term-Control-Plan and other stormwater management regulations, chain-of-custody, log-in procedures of samples, and measurements as required, assuring compliance.
- Must wear all required safety equipment (i.e., gloves, ear plugs, etc.) for the duty at hand according to department, equipment and regulatory specifications; identify and report hazardous situations immediately; report near miss accidents; comply with proper P.P.E. usage and follow required J.S.A’s; attend all required Village and department training; perform vehicle and work area evaluations (CDL Inspections) according to department specifications and as required on a daily basis; initiate training topics or issues as needed. Employees may also be required to participate in the departmental safety committee.
The Village reserves the right to temporarily re-assign employees in this position to other divisions. Employees temporarily re-assigned to another division will conduct their work under the job description for the position they are assigned to.
All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position:
- Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Advanced coursework from an accredited college or university in the fields of chemistry, biology, environmental science or related subjects preferred.
- Requires possession, at a minimum, three (3) years of experience in the field of industrial pretreatment operations, sampling, inspections, and enforcement.
- Required to obtain, and then maintain for the duration of their employment in this position, a HAZWOPER Training Certificate within twelve (12) months of employment.
- Required to obtain, and then maintain for the duration of their employment in this position, a F.O.I.A. Officer certification within one (1) month of employment.
- Possess a valid Illinois license CDL Class ‘D’ and/or Class ‘B’ or of the classification appropriate to the equipment to be operated free from incidence that may result in license revocation or suspension.
- Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, along with any expected/unexpected overtime that may be mandatory.
- Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable.
- Be able to successfully utilize Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word and Excel), as well as capable of extensive data entry on desktop and mobile devices.
Physical Skills and Abilities Required:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear on the phone or in person. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, climb, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items up to seventy-five (75) pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled; be available for call-out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; and perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public.
Work Environment Factors:
Ability to work under conditions that require exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, toxic or caustic agents, fumes or airborne particles, chemicals, vibrations, dust, machinery, risk of shock, small explosions or electrical currents. This exposure may cause some discomfort and presents a risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Requires the ability to recognize and identify similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes and sounds associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks.
The annual wage rate for this position is $81,633 - $112,999. The Environmental Compliance Coordinator will receive a very competitive benefit package and work 40 hours per week, plus any required overtime.
Required test and screenings:
The candidate selection process consists of a review of the candidate’s past work experience/skills and a personal interview. Successful candidates must successfully pass all required screenings and tests administered, when applicable, in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison.
IMPORTANT NOTICE – SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION:
Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded from the Village’s website at www.addisonadvantage.org. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, emailed to email@example.com, or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall by no later than 5:00 PM, October 20, 2022. Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle is accepted.
RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Please refer to the Village of Addison website: www.Addisonadvantage.org, Division of Human Resources Section, to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.
IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER FOR POTENTIAL APPLICANTS:
Applicants with disabilities who need accommodations in order to complete any portions of the application/test, should contact the Human Resources Division at (630) 693-7504.
** IMPORTANT - APPLICANTS PLEASE READ**
To avoid conflicts of interest and the appearance of favoritism or bias and to enhance supervision, security, and morale, the Village of Addison believes it advisable to prohibit the employment of relatives in a direct supervisory relationship or to prohibit having two (2) relatives employed in the same department/division. In addition, this policy bars the hiring or employment of an employee's relatives in any position that would:
- Have the potential for creating an adverse impact on work performance; or
- Create either an actual conflict of interest or the appearance of a conflict of interest, such as the relative having an auditing or control relationship to the employee's job.
“Relatives” (including blood/step/in-law/adopted/legal guardian) are defined as spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, child, uncle, aunt, grandparent, grandchild, or any individual with whom an employee has a close personal relationship, such as a domestic partner, co-habitant, or significant other. The same prohibitions apply to employees who marry, cohabitate, or become related by marriage. The provisions of this policy are not limited to personal or familial relationships amongst supervisors, managers, and subordinates. The policy also includes personal and/or familial relationships between individuals working as peers in any department when such relationship actually disrupts the operation of the department or the Village.