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Environmental Specialist 3 (20043334)
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Job Description

Acts as lead worker assisting the unit manager and group supervisor in providing training, guidance and direction to the district staff. Assists in coordinating and planning inspections of regulated facilities and in developing strategies for upgrading non-complying facilities. Assists staff and the health departments with evaluating enforcements options, developing enforcement referrals, and case support. Assists staff in reviews and evaluations of local health district's programs to determine their compliance with state standards, and makes recommendations to District management and the Director based on findings. Assists in coordinating and planning the review of permit applications, construction certifications, alterations, and other detail plans for regulated facilities. Makes recommendation to District management regarding permit applications and other project plans. Advises management on technical issues and training and guidance needs. Coordinates compliance activities between Southwest District Office and Central Office.

Conducts field inspections of solid and infectious waste, C&DD and scrap tire facilities to evaluate their compliance with applicable regulations. Conducts surveys of health districts on the Director's approved list. Investigations complaints of illegal waste disposal and handling procedures. Assists in preparing and presenting findings of inspections and other information to be used as evidence in hearings and litigations. Reviews permit applications, certifications, alterations, and other detailed plans for regulate facilities. Provides testimony in hearings and enforcement actions.

Provides technical assistance to boards of health, government officials, engineers, consultants, other divisions, and others regarding regulated facilities. Participates in public meetings and hearings. Coordinates with PIC to prepare public information and educational materials. Reviews and coordinates the district comments on draft, new and revised rules, policies, guidance and procedures. Provides summaries of new and existing rules, policies, guidance and procedures to the district staff. Represents the district on state-wide committees, workgroups and quality improvement process teams where compliance/enforcement issues and permit procedures are discussed. Coordinates with Solid Waste Management Districts and Emergency Management Authorities.

Performs other duties as required.

NOTE: The employee must obtain registration as a Sanitarian-in-Training or Registered Sanitarian in accordance with Section 4736.10 of the Ohio Revised Code from the State Board of Sanitarian Registration within six months of the initial data of employment. Failure to attain registration may result in dismissal. During any time with the six-month registration, and prior to obtaining Sanitarian-in-Training or Registered Sanitarian registration, the employee shall not engage in the practice of environmental health as defined by section 4736.01(E) of the Ohio Revised Code unless accompanied by a Registered Sanitarian.

Completion of undergraduate core coursework in environmentally-related discipline; 3 yrs. relevant programmatic exp.

* Or 2 yrs. relevant programmatic experience as Environmental Supervisor, 85865.
* Or 7 yrs. relevant programmatic exp.
* Or combination of education in environmentally focused discipline or other job-related discipline & specific programmatic experience equaling 7 yrs.