In the States
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has an opening for an:
- Environmental Cleanup Project Manager (Natural Resource Specialist 4). In this role, you will serve as a senior-level Project Manager in DEQ’s Eastern Region Cleanup Section, during the site investigation, design, construction, and operation phases of cleanup actions at hazardous substance sites. You will have overall project responsibility to ensure that contaminated sites are cleaned up in a manner that protects public health, welfare, and the environment and is timely and cost effective You will also support and oversee cleanup of emergency releases, spills, and leaking underground storage tank sites periodically. You will additionally have the opportunity to be involved with statewide work groups modernizing the program and be a leader in Eastern region efforts to center environmental justice and address climate change realities in our Cleanup Program. Deadline – February 19, 2024.
- Eastern Region Administrator (Natural Resource Protection and Sustainability Administrator). In this role, you will direct the administration of all operations of DEQ’s Eastern Region to ensure the effective delivery of DEQ’s programs locally, including consistent implementation of DEQ’s programs, enforcement of DEQ’s rules and statutes, and effective local engagement, all while ensuring the most effective utilization of resources to carry out goals and objectives. You will perform supervisory functions and represent the agency before legislators, the Governor’s Office, tribal nations, local governments, and interested parties, integrating equity into the work portfolio as a part of DEQ’s organization health and environmental justice efforts. You will serve as a liaison to representatives of other agencies and the public. In addition, you will serve as a member of DEQ’s Leadership Team. Deadline – February 25, 2024
- Air Toxics Project Engineer (Environmental Engineer 3 / Environmental Engineer 2 ). In this role, you will serve as the Project Manager and Permit Writer for the Cleaner Air Oregon section at DEQ. You will be responsible for overseeing the development, completion, and approval of toxic air contaminant emissions inventories, risk assessments, and risk reduction activities at the largest and most complex sources in the Air Quality program. You will independently perform and oversee reviews of facility process flow diagrams, control devices, pollution reduction activities, and associated engineering documents, and develop and draft permits and permit conditions to formalize any reduction requirements or other limitations. You will have overall project responsibility for all phases of the emissions identification and risk assessment process, including review of emission and control devices, finalizing modeling and other inputs affecting these assessments. In addition, you will serve as a technical resource for internal and external parties on toxic air contaminant risk assessments, inventories, and emission control technologies and other issues related to assigned sources. Deadline – February 29, 2024.
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
- Air Permit Writer – The Northern Regional Office is seeking qualified applicants to provide permitting support for the DEQ’s New Source Review and Title V Programs while providing support to the Air Compliance section of the DEQ. DEQ is tasked with carrying out the Clean Air Act and the Air Pollution Control Law of Virginia. This person will aid in the DEQ’s goal of protecting the citizens of the Commonwealth by ensuring that all air pollution sources in the Northern Virginia are properly evaluated and permitted in accordance with both State and Federal Regulations. This position will review permit applications for regulatory applicability and draft appropriate air emissions permits preparing all necessary documents in a timely manner, with technical, regulatory and procedural accuracy, employing appropriate engineering practices and calculations, pollution control considerations, regulatory standards, and, where applicable, consideration of pollution prevention approaches. Provide technical and administrative support to DEQ personnel and the public. Participate in public outreach, meetings and hearings. Assist with special assignments as needed. Assist compliance and enforcement staff, as appropriate, with permit conditions, technical issues and air quality regulations. Attend enforcement meetings and visit sources as necessary. Maintain and utilize agency environmental databases to support agency programs. Foster a collaborative work environment supportive of program goals and improvement. Deadline: Feb 9 2024 at 23:55 EST
- Agricultural Program Specialist – The Department of Environmental Quality Blue Ridge Regional Office is seeking a qualified person to serve as Agricultural Program Specialist. This position supports the implementation of the agency’s animal waste permitting and inspection programs and ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations by performing inspections of animal feeding operations. The inspections shall determine whether a permit is required for the facility operation and, where the facility is already permitted, document whether the provisions of the permit are being followed. Where non-compliance with a permit or the laws and regulations is determined, this employee documents the non-compliance and recommends actions needed to return to compliance and/or provides support for any enforcement actions taken. Deadline: Feb 9 2024 at 23:55 EST
- Stormwater Team Lead – The Department of Environmental Quality Tidewater Regional Office is seeking a qualified person to serve as Stormwater Technical Lead. This position will supervise a team of Stormwater or other Water Inspectors, Plan Reviewers and/or Specialists, and will provide technical and administrative advice and oversight. The position will lead the team’s efforts related to the establishment of agency and local VMSP (stormwater management) Programs, local Erosion & Sediment Control (ESC) Program reviews, Plan Review and state agency and utility projects, and VSMP general permit compliance activities. This position will represent the team to both internal and external customers. May provide advisory or oversight management input for other related water programs, such as Wetlands, MS4 or VPDES Compliance. Deadline: Feb 9 2024 at 23:55 EST
- Technical Reviewer – Tank Remediation – The Department of Environmental Quality Blue Ridge Regional Office is seeking a qualified person to serve as Technical Reviewer – Tank Remediation. The person in this program leadership position will oversee the work of and assist other tank remediation staff in mentoring and planning and implementing the tank remediation program. In addition, this position will also perform work on varied, complex sites independently. Position will manage the remediation of petroleum contaminated sites through technical and administrative oversight to ensure that the sites are remediated to appropriate risk-based levels. Work with responsible parties to resolve issues efficiently, openly, fairly, and consistently. Deadline: Feb 9 2024 at 23:55 EST
- Water Permitting and Planning Manager – The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Piedmont Regional Office is seeking a qualified candidate to manage all aspects of the Piedmont Regional Office VPDES and VPA permitting program, Section 303(d) & 305(b) reporting, water quality and supply planning, Surface Water Management Area designation, etc., in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and agency guidance; provide leadership, direction, and guidance to staff; actively solve problems; ensure compliance with applicable statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures; develop program budget; and allocate staff resources, funds, and equipment. Closing at: Feb 9 2024 at 23:55 EST
- Tank Technical Auditor – This position is located in the Department of Environmental Quality Office of Spill Response and Remediation (Tanks Program). The position supports the leaking tank corrective action program by performing technical audits of work proposed by contractors and peer reviews of work verified by case managers for consistency with technical guidance and policy. The position supports the reimbursement program by reviewing cost estimates and invoiced costs before payment is approved from the Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Fund. The position collaborates with Central Office staff, Regional Office staff, and stakeholders to improve consistency with remediation and reimbursement technical and program requirements. Deadline: Feb 13 2024 at 23:55 EST