Environmental Scientist and Specialist-Advanced

  • New Mexico Environment Department
  • Albuquerque, NM, United States
  • Mar 07, 2017
Environmental Science/Engineering Hazardous Waste / RCRA

Job Description

Purpose of Position:

The purpose of this position is to serve as an advanced regulatory compliance specialist to promote adherence to all applicable state and department laws, rules, policies, and procedures.  This position will provide senior-level regulatory compliance expertise to improve oversight of hazardous waste generators and permitted hazardous waste management facilities.  This position will perform hazardous waste facility inspections and technical assistance visits, documents and responds to environmental complaints, and oversees hazardous waste cleanups from incident spills, as well as drafts enforcement actions, including but not limited to Notice of Violations, Penalty Calculations, Settlement Letters, Stipulated Final Orders, and compile supporting documentation within enforcement response protocol and civil penalty policy with assistance of management. Manage and direct settlement meetings.  This position is also responsible for reviewing inspection reports and enforcement documents, develops and maintains policies, procedures, and guidance documents, mentors less experienced Hazardous Waste Bureau staff, and coordinates rule adoption and authorization with Bureau management.

This position is a Pay Band 75.

Classification Description

Environmental Scientist & Specialist Advanced

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Physical, Natural, or Environmental Science, Soil Science, or Engineering and five (5) years of work experience in public/environmental health, environmental science, Air Quality Management, Biology, Engineering, Chemistry, Geology, Hazardous Waste Management, Wildlife Management, and/or Water Resources. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling nine (9) years may substitute for the required education and experience.

Closing 3/21/2017 11:59 PM Mountain

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Government- State/Provincial


$39,686.40 - $69,035.20 Annually