Environmental Health Specialist 1

Air Pollution

$39,361.80 per year
Medical, dental, life, pension, deferred compensation plan, paid leave and holidays, etc.

Position Description:

Conducting inspections of stationary air pollution sources to determine compliance with construction and operating permits.
Maintain a sufficient knowledge of local and Federal air pollution regulations.
Assist regulated community with, and review, all calculations associated with annual emission inventories.
Enter all emission inventories into the appropriate database for submittal to Federal systems.
Acquire and maintain Visible Emission Evaluation Certification.
Investigate citizen complaints.
Acquire and maintain appropriate asbestos-related certifications.
Review renovation/demolition applications as they pertain to asbestos removal.
Inspect active and completed asbestos abatement projects, wearing all necessary Personal Protective Equipment.
Maintain a thorough knowledge of all asbestos-related regulations.
Pursue all asbestos-related enforcement from discovery through resolution.
Availability for on-call duties to respond to public complaints on nights, weekends and holidays.
Must possess strong oral communication skills.
Supports and participates in departmental response to disaster/emergency events Regular, reliable and predictable attendance; and Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited (4) four-year college or university with a degree in a science-related field.

Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.


Physical Requirements:
Performing inspections within manufacturing facilities and renovation/demolition sites; Some days will include extensive time outdoors; Must be able to climb ladders and walk large distances; Must be able to wear personal protective equipment, including a respirator. .