Code Specialist Ii

Lorton, Virginia
$61,299.89 - $102,166.48 Annually
Jun 08, 2019
Jun 22, 2019
Full Time
Job Announcement

Takes a lead role in administering the county's state-mandated pretreatment program by accomplishing tasks to protect the publicly owned treatment works (POTW) from interferences and pass-through of pollutants that may adversely affect the public, worker health and safety, and the environment. Enterprisingly conducts highly-skilled environmental monitoring, business surveys, inspection, investigation, permitting, compliance assistance, and enforcement activities in the industrial waste pretreatment program and other programs, as needed, including reclaimed water management, ecological monitoring, hauled septage, fats, oils and grease (FOG) control, and pollution prevention/waste minimization. Assists the Pretreatment Manager in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures to be applied within these programs. Prepares reports and correspondence summarizing investigation findings and recommendations for corrective actions. Prepares, revises, and enforces permits and discharge authorizations, as specified by county code, state and federal regulations, and program policies. Assesses compliance of POTW users with Chapter 67.1 (Sanitary Sewers and Sewage Disposal) of the county code and other applicable regulations and binding agreements. Establishes and maintains liaison with stakeholders to effectively accomplish program goals and objectives.

Note: The salary offer for this position will not exceed the midpoint of the advertised salary range.

Employment Standards

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 two years of progressively more responsible complaint resolution and/or code enforcement experience in the industry being regulated.

Knowledge and skills in permitting, inspection, and monitoring methods as applied to industrial and environmental assessments; Ability to interpret and summarize legal descriptions, engineering plans, maps, field data, and analytical data; Considerable knowledge of applicable county, state and federal laws, codes, and regulations, particularly Chapter 67.1 of the county code; Ability to prioritize tasks to accomplish assignments in a fast-paced setting; Ability to effectively prepare, present and defend investigation reports to achieve results; and Ability to maintain effective working relationships and work in a team environment with fellow employees, colleagues from other governmental entities, private sector regulated community, and members of the public;

Ability to walk, negotiate or traverse property sites that may be undergoing construction or having terrain that is not level. Ability to operate keyboard and touch screen driven equipment. Ability to occasionally lift and carry, in cooperation with another employee, equipment weighing up to 60 pounds. Ability to conduct monitoring in water bodies of interest using various methods, techniques and platforms. Ability to occasionally work in environments with exposure to sewage, industrial wastewater, adverse weather, airborne substances, and loud noise. Ability to wear personal protection equipment (PPE) appropriate to the above environments, including gloves, protective clothing, safety glasses, earplugs, respirators or other PPE as deemed necessary. All duties are performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

The appointee of this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record check, and pre-employment physical to the satisfaction of the employer. This position is designated as an "essential emergency services personnel" position, which is required to assist the pretreatment program as needed to support emergency response (i.e., subject to 24-hour on-call and must be able to work emergency overtime). All activities are to be performed in compliance with established safety requirements.

A valid driver's license is required.

Panel interview may include written exercise.

Effective July 6, 2019, compensation plans will be increased by 2.1% (market rate adjustment.) Information here .

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.

Similar jobs