|ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST SR|
|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|IWPP- Performs responsible work in supervising the overall operational requirements of the Industrial Wastewater Pretreatment Program involving Permitting Activities, Enforcement and Regulatory Activities, Investigative and Inspection Activities, Project Management of Remedial Activities, Sampling Activities, Laboratory Data Review, and Records Retention. Oversight of the Silver Program, Multi-Jurisdictional Activities, Compliance Reporting, and the Revenue Meter Program. Prepares performance standards and evaluates work performance of subordinates; counsels employees regarding meeting performance requirements; recommends awards, training and disciplinary actions. Work is performed under general supervision of the Environmental Manager and performance is reviewed through conferences, reports and results obtained.
O&G - Performs highly specialized technical field and office work serving as lead worker providing training and technical assistance to Environmental Specialists. Sr. Environmental Specialist (O&G / Surcharge) - responsible for the management of the City of Orlando Surcharge, Revenue Meter, Credit Meter, and Oil and Grease Management programs. This position is very specialized and requires a person with extensive knowledge of various aspects of wastewater, industrial pre-treatment, code enforcement, and Florida building codes. This activity requires communications via e-mail, telephone, meetings and face-to-face discussions with user of the program to include restaurant owners, grease haulers, and treatment facilities managers as well as FDEP (Florida Department of Environmental Protection). Manages multiple implementation projects related to Surcharge and Oil and Grease Management programs. Work is performed under general supervision of the Wastewater Compliance Program Manager and performance is reviewed through conferences, reports and results obtained.
RECLAIMED - Performs highly specialized technical field and office work serving as lead worker providing training and technical assistance to Environmental Specialists and Utility Service Workers. Responsible for the management of the City of Orlando Reclaimed Water and Fuel Tanks Management Programs. Develops plans for providing extensive public education, communications, customer service, cross-connection control, and backflow prevention. Oversees the construction, startup, operations and compliance of the reclaimed water program/facilities. Assists Environmental Manager with environmental projects. Work is performed under general supervision of the Environmental Manager and performance is reviewed through conferences, reports and results obtained.
|Coordinates pretreatment program activities.
Evaluates industrial permit applications; determines appropriate limits based on permit evaluations; performs calculations to establish limits based on governmental regulations; develops and issues discharge permits.
Tracks parameter concentrations for each industry to identify potential problems; issues notices of violations and compliance agreements; notifies industries of required actions.
Recommends appropriate civil penalties and fines.
Maintains accurate files and records; prepares and submits required reports; prepares data summary reports; maintains methods of tracking deadlines and due dates.
Implements and maintains the Long Term Monitoring Plan; summarizes facility and industrial data, develop flow weighted averages, develop combined waste stream formulas; maintains allocation table.
Conducts inspections for industries.
Prepares publication of industries for significant noncompliance in the local newspaper.
Answers state and federal regulators' questions concerning pretreatment, facility operations, and industrial processes.
Supervises the industrial sample collection program; develops the sampling schedule; maintains acceptable chain of custody for industrial samples; performs laboratory analysis.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Responsible for the quarterly evaluation for Significant Noncompliance users, responsible for coordinating the annual sampling for 3 Reclamation Treatment Plants, prepares the annual pretreatment report, annual FDEP inspection of programs, quarterly monitoring wells reporting, monthly reports for Flow History and Lab sampling schedules.
Responsible for scheduling and conducting environmental inspections, sampling and investigations; makes recommendations on industrial and commercial facility compliance with FDEP/EPA regulatory requirements, as well as Industrial Waste Pretreatment Program requirements.
Responsible for managing the database for tracking self monitoring and enforcement activities.
|IWPP/O&G - Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations related to the treatment of industrial waste, groundwater monitoring, and NPDES permitting requirements and remedial activities.
Extensive knowledge of various aspects of wastewater treatment , wastewater collections, industrial pre-treatment, code enforcement, remediation technologies, pollution prevention, oil & grease management, private system management, material requisition, education and training activities, equipment calibration & assessment, equipment maintenance and repair, inventory management, groundwater monitoring, as well as monitoring well instillation.
Knowledge of principles, practices, methods and terminology of environmental management.
Knowledge of chemical, physical, and bacteriological analyses of water and the interpretation of the data.
Knowledge of hydrology and engineering principles.
Knowledge of computers, especially advanced programming and use of spreadsheets.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in performing mathematical computations.
Skill in the use of a computer.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Skill in the operation of power tools, knowledge of equipment calibration, maintenance, and the installation of equipment.
Ability to conduct independent studies and research.
Ability to conduct enforcement.
Ability to conduct wastewater-sampling programs.
Ability to coordinate work efforts with other employees.
Ability to present ideas and findings clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with business representatives, legal staff, governmental agencies, contractors and the general public.
Ability to perform work under adverse weather conditions.
RECLAIMED - Knowledge of pumping and distribution systems.
Thorough knowledge of wastewater disinfection and other wastewater processes.
Knowledge of reclaimed water regulations and monitoring and reporting requirements.
Knowledge of the operation of a reclaimed water system.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times when dealing with the public in high stress situations.
Ability to read and comprehend technical manuals, plan sets, governmental laws, and regulations.
Ability to develop an effective reclaimed water program, oversee operations and maintenance of the system and evaluate problems with the reclaimed water system.
|IWPP-Associate's Degree with major course work in chemistry, biology, environmental science, environmental engineering or related field and seven (7) years combined experience in industrial pretreatment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Industrial Pretreatment Level "A" Certificate required. Must meet minimal requirements for Environmental Specialist III. FDEP Field Audits/Certifications in all applicable disciplines for environmental data and sample collection is desired. Valid Florida driver's license required.
OIL AND GREASE - Associate's Degree with major course work in chemistry, biology, environmental science, environmental engineering or related field and seven (7) years combined experience in wastewater treatment plant operations, code enforcement, or as laboratory technician in a wastewater treatment plant; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Industrial Pretreatment Level "A" Certificate or Industrial Pretreatment F.O.G. Management Level II required. Must meet minimal requirements for Environmental Specialist III. Valid Florida driver's license required.
RECLAIMED-Associate's Degree with major course work in chemistry, biology, environmental science, environmental engineering or related field and seven (7) years public utilities experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. State of Florida class III water distribution system license required. Florida Water and Pollution Control Operators Association "Reclaimed Water Site Inspector" Certificate also required. This is a safety-sensitive position subject to safety regulations. Employees in these positions must pass annual respirator physical and any other state mandates; facial hair is not allowed between the face and the sealing surface of the respirator face piece. Valid Florida driver's license required.
KW 6/1/06 Added Oil and Grease min requirements
1/30/2013- Ceateed sub-sections for WW programs, per Dept. request.