Environmental Scientist and Specialist-Advanced

  • New Mexico Environment Department
  • Las Cruces, NM, United States
  • Mar 07, 2017
Full time Air Quality Environmental Science/Engineering

Job Description

Purpose of Position: 
The purpose of this position is to support the New Mexico Environment Depart/Air Quality Bureau (NMED/AQB) compliance and enforcement program by performing Full Compliance Evaluations (FCEs) of industrial facilities, and complaint investigations to ensure compliance with state/federal air quality regulations. This position will produce detailed inspection/investigation reports, observe compliance tests, review reports, prepare enforcement documentation, provide training to less experienced staff, initiate/complete assigned special projects and conduct research of the federal Clean Air Act and state air quality regulations. The NMED/AQB compliance and enforcement program fulfills part of the department's commitment to protect air quality in New Mexico and meet requirements of the federal Clean Air Act, Title 40 of Federal Code of Regulations, Chapter 14-Article 2-NMSA 1978, and Title 20 - New Mexico Administrative Code.

This position is a Pay Band 75.
Classification Description

Environmental Scientists & Spec 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. 

Employment Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License.

Closing 3/13/2017 11:59 PM Mountain

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Government- State/Provincial


$39,686.40 - $69,035.20 Annually