This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our first review of applications is scheduled for Monday, April 2, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., but we may close the announcement at any time after this date when we have received an adequate number of applications.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality located in Portland, OR currently has 2 openings for Full-Time Environmental Engineer 3's to join innovative teams and work to advance our agency mission to be a leader in restoring, maintaining and enhancing the quality of Oregon's air, land and water.
About the Department
The Air Quality Division is responsible for protecting the air resources of the state through program planning and development, industrial source control, asbestos control, motor vehicle inspections, and control of other sources of air pollution. The Air Quality Division administers the federal air quality program, by delegation and approval from EPA, and the state requirements.
What will you do?
The successful applicants will conduct engineering reviews of complex plans and permit documents for various large industrial sources and determine compliance with federal and state regulations. The reviews will be conducted to determine accuracy, completeness, and conformance with standards and to prepare and issue or deny permits; oversee the implementation of permits; and initiate appropriate enforcement action. The Environmental Engineer 3 applies engineering principles in evaluating control technologies, emission rates and impacts for a number of existing, new, and modified sources. The Environmental Engineer 3 also provides technical expertise to other program staff, authoritative information and guidance to the public and industries.
What's in it for you?
The opportunity to join dynamic teams of mission focused professionals. We offer full medical, dental and vision health benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays a year. By working for a government agency, you may be able to receive student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).
Working ConditionsThe Environmental Engineer 3 will commonly work outdoors, at times during inclement weather. Most other work is performed in an office environment. Statewide travel and occasional evening and weekend meetings, and occasional extended work hours and weekend work may be required. Regular field visits are made to sites to observe, inspect and evaluate permitted and unpermitted facilities' procedures and environmental impacts. During field activities, particularly at industrial sites, there may be exposure to pollutants, chemicals, contaminated soil, water, fumes, airborne contaminants, etc. Such conditions may require use of personal safety equipment and protective clothing. Employees must be trained, monitored and equipped, in accordance with applicable Health and Safety Rules. Must possess a current valid driver's license.
This is a full-time, AFSCME represented position.This recruitment may be used to fill multiple and/or future vacancies.
Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - To be considered a qualified applicant you must meet the following:
Requested Skills - Preference may be given to those who have experience with the following:
To apply, please follow these steps:
If you are an eligible veteran and wish to claim veterans' preference points AND you also meet the minimum qualifications for this position, the points will be added to your score. To receive veterans' preference points you MUST attach the following required documentation to your electronic application.
For more information on veterans' preference points visit www.oregonjobs.org, and select veterans' preference.
If you need assistance to participate in the application process, you are encouraged to email Carrie Adams at Carrie.Adams@state.or.us TTY users please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900.
CONSIDER JOINING US!
DEQ strives to create inclusive environments that welcome and value the diversity of the people we serve. DEQ fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to create workplace environments where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, physical stature, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation and any other factor applicable by state or federal law.