Analyst 2

  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
  • Lewiston, ID, USA
  • Jul 03, 2018
Full time Air Quality Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics

Job Description

The Lewiston Regional Office is hiring for an Analyst 2. This position will assist with pre-season outreach and coordination with airshed users, assist with the deployment and maintenance of regional air monitors, and observe and document crop residue burns in the region as they occur.  This position will also support regional LUST and Remediation projects with public records requests, review of project QAPPS, and verification of on-site monitoring.  It will support the RCRA and UST programs with inspection, compliance, and technical assistance outreach. The Analyst 2 will also participate in solid waste facility inspections, program coordination, and complaint response. 

Open for Recruitment: June 27, 2018 - July 18, 2018
Announcement # 07042026660
Salary Range: $20.06 -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Principal Responsibilities:

    • Provide customer service for the Crop Residue Burning (CRB) Program 
    • Inform growers of Burn or No-Burn decisions, gather information on anticipated readiness to burn of growers
    • Plan and coordinate daily CRB burning activities in area of assignment
    • Explain CRB procedures to growers and public, answer questions and assist with completion of program required paperwork
    • Pre-season outreach and coordination with airshed users that potentially impact CRB burning, participate in public CRB meetings
    • Assist with the deployment and maintenance of monitor used in the region
    • Observe and document crop residue burns in the region
    • LUST projects: public records requests, review of project QAPPs, and verification of on-site monitoring
    • UST inspections: perform compliance inspections and technical assistance outreach
    • Remediation projects: review of project QAPPs, public records requests, complaint response and site inspections Solid waste projects: participate in facility reviews, program coordination, and complaint response 

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in a physical or biological science, political science, business or public administration, a related natural resource management field, engineering, OR, any combination of education and/or experience equivalent to a typical four (4) year Bachelor’s degree. For example: Successful completion of sixty (60) semester hours of study, including twenty-four (24) credited hours in a subject required for the particular degree, is equivalent to two (2) years of undergraduate education; and/or work experience performing routine activities in sampling, monitoring, surveillance, field inspection, compliance and enforcement activities for at least two (2) years can substitute for one (1) year of college.  AND, a minimum of two (2) years experience performing routine duties in completing multiple tasks such as policy research, data collection, interpretation, analysis, and preparation of reports and written documents.

OR

    • Possession of a Master's degree in any of the above fields.


Specialty Minimum Qualifications (required for this position):

      • Air Quality Airshed Management or Regional Program Implementation (3114): Requires possession of a college degreein Meteorology, Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Engineering, or closely related field; OR education and experience equivalent to an undergraduate degree as described below; AND at least one (1) year of full-time work experience supporting the implementation of air pollution control and air quality improvement strategies; conducting air emission inventories, or ambient air quality monitoring; working closely with a specific category of emission sources, such as industrial source testing, mobile source emissions and controls, or air quality characteristics of residential wood burning and controls; or experience in air pollution control involving interpretation and application of the Clean Air Act and environmental rules, such as reviewing, developing or implementing monitoring networks, inspection programs, environmental compliance with state and federal rules, emission inventories, receptor modeling, air quality improvement plans for non-attainment areas, construction or operating permits and smoke management programs.
        OR
        Possession of an unrelated degree; AND at least four (4) years experience as outlined.

 

        • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EQUIVALENCY: Successful completion of sixty (60) semester hours of study, including twenty-four (24) credited hours in a subject required for the particular degree, is equivalent to two (2) years of undergraduate education; AND/OR each two (2) years of qualifying work experience as described on the announcement may be equivalent to one (1) year of undergraduate education. Note: Course work requirements are based on curriculum from an accredited college or university.
        • Remediation (3119): Experience demonstrating some knowledge of remediation that has been gained through successful completion of twelve (12 ) semester hours in Hydrology, Geology, Geophysics, Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Soil Science, Chemical, Civil or Environmental Engineering, or a closely related field; AND at least six (6) months work experience performing investigating, monitoring and remediating past contamination, evaluating fate and transport of contaminants, applying short-term and long-term control and clean up technologies, or interpretation and application of federal and/or state environmental rules and regulations;
          OR
          At least one and a half (1.5) years of experience performing routine duties such as preparation of field planning documents, map making and spatial analysis, working with Geographic Information Systems, desktop research, data entry and management, interpretation and analysis of field observations and data, preparation of reports and written documents, tracking of project schedules and fiscal control activities, understanding of project scope based on allotted schedule and budget, creating and managing project files and records, webpage maintenance and updates, or demonstrated experience of learning on the job skills related to the following remediation activities: investigating, monitoring and remediating past contamination, evaluating fate and transport of contaminants, applying short-term and long-term control and clean up technologies, or interpretation and application of federal and/or state environmental rules and regulations. .

          Education/Experience Equivalency: 
          Successful completion of sixty (60) semester hours of study, including twenty-four (24) credited hours in a subject
          required for the particular degree, is equivalent to two (2) years of undergraduate education; AND/OR
          Each two (2) years of qualifying work experience as described on the announcement may be equivalent to one (1) year
          of undergraduate education.

Physical Requirements

  • Able to sit and work on a computer for 2-4 hours
  • Ability to reach and bend for filing purposes
  • Some period of heavy reading and typing
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds over rough terrain
  • Some travel may be required
  • Must have valid driver's license
  • Ability to climb ladders, staircases, work on uneven terrain
  • Ability to work in adverse or inclement weather
  • Ability to work in extreme hot or cold temperatures both outside and inside
  • Must be able to wear a respirator
  • Ability to work on elevated instrument platforms, ladders, etc.
  • Field sites may involve working near and with drilling rigs, backhoes, trucks, and other large equipment in rough terrain
  • Must be able to swim and perform field monitoring work without on-site assistance or supervision
  • Occasional travel required
  • May work in vicinity of loud noise
  • May be required to travel and stay overnight in remote areas
  • May come into contact with hazardous waste/materials
  • Eyesight needs to be 20/20 (as corrected) to observe field compliance 

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Government- State/Provincial