Specialist, Compliance (CC&O)
The Authority is seeking a highly motivated Specialist, Compliance (CC&O).Responsible for assisting in the development, implementation, and monitoring of compliance programs. Responsible for ensuring water, wastewater, and industrial waste systems on public and private property are in compliance with governing DC Plumbing Codes, DC Municipal Regulations, and DC Water Policy. This position will be involved in a broad range of responsibilities including, but not limited to, conducting field compliance inspections; communicating, tracking and enforcing code and regulation requirements regarding cross-connection control, unauthorized water use, temporary hydrant use and sewer discharge permits; developing enforcement codes; monitoring industry trends; and educating stakeholders.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:A cents € cents Develops, implements, and coordinates technical and administrative procedures and budget analysis to support DC Water compliance programs.A cents € cents Assists in the development and monitoring of DC WaterA cents € (TM) s compliance programs.A cents € cents Provides recommendations to the Supervisor regarding the development and formulation of policies and procedures that impact the compliance programs.A cents € cents Provides technical support to internal customers within DC Water and other agencies such as Washington Aqueduct, Department of Health, Council of Governments, and local governments on backflow prevention and cross connection issues. Represents the Authority at public meetings.A cents € cents Inspects water connections within commercial and non-commercial facility water distribution systems, meter yokes, and/or fire hydrants to ensure compliance with applicable codes, municipal regulations, and DC Water policy.A cents € cents Inspects grease abatement systems to verify existence and maintenance is in accordance with applicable codes, municipal regulations, and DC Water policy.A cents € cents Inspects non-significant discharge operations to ensure compliance with their discharge permits.A cents € cents Conducts internal backflow prevention audits.A cents € cents Communicates, tracks, and enforces codes, regulations, and policy requirements to all stakeholders.A cents € cents Responds to and assists staff with emergency investigations.A cents € cents Prepares and maintains appropriate files, research information, and other resources for use in presentations and/or outreach efforts.A cents € cents Operates Authority vehicles as an essential function of the position. Maintains vehicles and/or equipment in a clean and orderly manner. Reports any operating deficiencies to the appropriate personnel.A cents € cents Complies with applicable safety rules and regulations.A cents € cents Performs other related duties and projects as assigned at the discretion of the immediate supervisor.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:A cents € cents BachelorA cents € (TM) s degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of progressive experience associated with water, wastewater, or cross connection field work; or equivalent combination of education and experience.OTHER REQUIREMENTS:A cents € cents Must possess and maintain current a valid Motor Vehicle Operating License and a DC Water Vehicle Endorsement.A cents € cents Must have or obtain within 1 year from date of hire a valid backflow testing certification from an accrediting agency.A cents € cents Skill in Access database applications and GIS applications.A cents € cents Skill in communicating orally and in writing.A cents € cents Ability to plan and coordinate analytical studies. A cents € cents Ability to read maps and blueprints.A cents € cents Skill in troubleshooting, sampling, and operating field monitoring equipment.A cents € cents Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.A cents € cents Utilizes personal computer and maintains a working knowledge of applicable software programs (ie word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail, etc.).A cents € cents General office conditions. Field work may be subject to:? Indoor and outdoor environmental conditions that include exposure to extreme cold and/or hot temperatures.? Areas classified as confined space.? Atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system or skin such fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation, or to exposure to oils or other cutting fluids.We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.