Code Specialist III
This job is being re-advertised. If you applied before you do not need to re-apply to be considered.
Provides expert technical and programmatic leadership to develop, modify, update, and sustain the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for the state-approved pretreatment program to protect the county's publicly owned treatment works (POTW). Enterprisingly carries out duties to include monitoring, inspection, investigation, permitting, compliance assessment and enforcement for the county's wastewater management program. Evaluates the efficacy of policies and procedures for assigned programs, initiatives, and regional efforts. Develops, tracks, and collects program-specific qualitative and quantitative performance measures, conducts tailored analysis to identify trends, challenges, and solutions, and implements action plans for achieving goals and objectives. Identifies needed program modifications for management and develops draft revisions and additions to the county's Sanitary Sewer and Sewage Disposal Code (Chapter 67.1) in consultation with supervisor and the county attorney. Prepares and enforces permits, discharge authorizations, and other applicable regulatory control mechanisms for existing and new industrial user sectors, as specified by county code, state and federal regulations, and program policies. Develops and implements approved pretreatment program service fees and surcharges for applicable industrial user sectors. Plans, implements, or supports cross-cutting initiatives in coordination with participating agencies. Resourcefully uses subject matter knowledge and experience, mentoring, and team leadership skills to provide other Code Specialists with expert technical and programmatic guidance, and advice to support strategic direction. Develops and delivers clear and well supported information and training to inform POTW users and other stakeholders about program policies and county, jurisdictional, state, and federal regulations.
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor's degree in a field of study directly related to the industry being regulated such as engineering, architecture, urban planning, biological or environmental science, public administration, law enforcement, legal studies or a related field; plus four years of progressively more responsible complaint resolution and/or code enforcement experience in the industry being regulated.
Considerable experience in the development and implementation of the program areas of involvement. Considerable experience in the application and revision of applicable county, state and federal laws, codes, and regulations. Working knowledge of inspection and monitoring methods applied in industrial and environmental assessments. Considerable experience in interpreting and summarizing legal descriptions, engineering plans, maps, field data, and analytical data. Ability to prioritize tasks to accomplish assignments in a fast-paced setting. Ability to effectively communicate technical information both orally and in writing. Ability to prepare clear and concise technical reports and suggested code and policy changes and to present and defend those documents. Ability to maintain effective relationships with fellow employees and the public. Ability to provide clear and effective technical direction to fellow employees. Advanced experience in the use of Microsoft Office, database software and geographic information system software.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
A valid driver's license is required.
The appointee of this position is required to complete a criminal background check, pre-employment physical and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
With or without reasonable accommodation. Field work requires the ability to walk, negotiate or traverse property sites that may be undergoing construction or having terrain that is not level; ability to operate keyboard touch screen driven equipment (e.g. field meters, etc.).
Occasionally lift/carry, in cooperation with another employee, equipment weighing up to 60 lbs.; occasionally work in environments with exposure to wastewater, chemicals, adverse weather, air borne substances, and loud noise the effects of which can be mitigated by the proper use of personal protective equipment and best management practices.
Panel interview, may include written exercise.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.