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Source Control Inspector - Watsonville, CA (ID: 320217)

Title Source Control Inspector
Type Water and Wastewater
Date Posted 2019-01-07
City / Organization Watsonville, CA
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Description

 

 

JOB SUMMARY
To inspect and monitor wastewater sources for compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations related to industrial and non-industrial wastewater sources; and to perform other duties as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This job class exercises responsibility for performing inspections, sampling, and laboratory analyses. This job class requires general knowledge related to wastewater treatment and monitoring.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXPERCISED
 Receives general supervision from the Source Control Manager.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
 inspects and monitors local industries, commercial firms and businesses, as directed, for compliance with wastewater discharge requirements
 aids in the compilation of reports as required by the EPA, State and other agencies
 assists in ensuring compliance with regulations at solid waste disposal site
 conducts inspections at industries, to ensure correct disposal of hazardous wastes
 informs all sewer users of proper methods of hazardous waste disposal
 inspects the physical plant and records of wastewater discharge permit holders on regular and random basis
 monitors discharge and pretreatment systems at facilities within the Citys wastewater treatment service area
 reviews industrial self-monitoring reports
 calibrates and maintains all pretreatment sampling and monitoring equipment
 assists in the compilation of data for the issuance and maintenance of wastewater discharge permits
 assists with the implementation of program enforcement procedures
 evaluates monitoring data to identify violations; makes recommendations to supervisor concerning noncompliance; issues notice of noncompliance
 investigates and prepares incident reports on complaints received from governmental agencies or the public; takes appropriate follow-up actions including issuing citations for ordinance violations
 maintains comprehensive records and reports of sampling and monitoring programs, applications, permits and citations
 prepares correspondence to industrial and commercial firms notifying them of industry standards, program results, compliance or violation, and inspection schedules
 performs related duties similar to the above in scope and function as required
 collects samples of commercial and industrial wastewater and submits for laboratory analyses
 inspects and educates businesses on the proper maintenance and documentation of grease interceptor management
 assists with educational and informational Pollution Prevention Outreach efforts to commercial and industrial sectors
 collects stormwater samples for monitoring and analyses
 educates businesses on Best Management Practices (BMPs) as part of the Pollution Prevention Outreach
 assists in the response, reporting, and remediation of sanitary sewer overflows

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS
Knowledge of:
 wastewater treatment processes
 wastewater equipment, pretreatment, and monitoring systems
 operation and maintenance of equipment used for monitoring and control of industrial wastes
 common procedures used in chemical, physical, and biological sampling and analysis of wastewater
 laboratory and confined space safety procedures

Ability to
maintain a variety of records and aid in the preparation of related reports
 work safely
 tactfully enforce codes, ordinances, and other regulations applicable to pollution control
 establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties
 meet the mental, visual, and physical requirements such as to safely and effectively perform required duties
 perform physical tasks involving frequent bending, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of weights up to 50 pounds
 use fine hand manipulation
 use a keyboard
 drive an automobile
 climb stairs
 work indoors using near vision for prolonged periods
 work with chemicals, influent, and bacteria
 distinguish colors of certain fluids
 speak English/Spanish highly desirable

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities is:
 advanced educational training in Engineering, Biology, or Chemistry and one year of work experience in a field closely related to pollution control
 at least two years experience as a wastewater treatment plant operator or wastewater laboratory technician
 at least two years work experience in a field closely related to pollution control

LICENSE & CERTIFICATION
 A valid Class C California Drivers license, including a safe driving record
 An appropriate certification from the California Water Environment Association may be required

APPLICATION AND TESTING PROCESS
Applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department located at 275 Main Street, Suite 400, Watsonville, CA 95076, by the filing deadline. No postmarks accepted. An application may be obtained by calling (831) 768-3020 to apply online visit www.cityofwatsonville.org. All candidates will receive written notification after applications have been screened for requirement compliance. Interview dates will be announced at a later time. Names of successful candidates who do not receive a job offer will be placed on an employment list.

APPOINTMENT AND BENEFITS
The position benefits include vacation, sick leave, and holidays. The City offers Public Employees Retirement System benefits. Employees shall pay the full employee share of CalPERS contribution.
The candidate selected will be appointed for a 12-month probationary period. Names of successful candidates who do not receive a job offer will be placed on an employment list which normally remains effective for one year. The Human Resources Department may abolish an Employment List at any time the needs of the City so require. The position is represented by the Operating Engineers Local #3 bargaining unit.

Prior to appointment to the position of Source Control Inspector, a medical examination and Department of Justice LiveScan fingerprinting will be required.

The City of Watsonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages workplace diversity. The City of Watsonville is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act by including people with disabilities in all of its programs and activities.


NOTE: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CONTRACT, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AND ANY PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS BULLETIN MAY BE MODIFIED OR REVISED WITHOUT NOTICE.


Job Post Expiration Date   February 4, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .