Environmental Programs Coordinator
Applications are now being accepted for an Environmental Programs Coordinator in the Engineering Division at Ada County Highway District in the Boise, Idaho area. This is a full-time, exempt position with a starting wage of $58,739 - $70,470 annually, DOQ.
ACHD offers an excellent benefit package which includes medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).
The Environmental Programs Coordinator applies technical environmental and regulatory knowledge and skills to plan, coordinate, and implement the Districts environmental compliance and regulatory activities pertaining to applicable local, state and federal agencies.
Provides technical assistance and guidance to technical and professional staff as well as temporary employees and consultants.
Requires considerable knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local environmental laws, regulations, and permitting which specifically includes wastewater, surface water, groundwater, solid waste, and air quality as they relate to the Districts transportation operations and activities. This includes but is not limited to: Clean Water Act (CWA) Wastewater National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), Section 404, and spill prevention, control, and countermeasures (SPCC); National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA): Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); and underground storage tanks (UST).
Requires considerable knowledge of environmental science, geology, soils, chemistry, hydrology, biology and general engineering principals and terminology.
Must have proven ability to research, interpret, and apply complex environmental regulations; read and interpret engineering plans and drawings; coordinate multiple projects, programs, and priorities; prepare technical reports and permit applications; communicate clearly and concisely both in writing and orally for public presentations.
Bachelors degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or Geology along with a minimum of four (4) years progressively responsible experience in environmental and regulatory compliance programs is desired.
Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skill, and abilities may be acceptable.
A completed ACHD Employment Application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30 p.m., May 19, 2021. Applications are available at 3775 Adams St.; Garden City, ID or at www.achdidaho.org
An AA/EEO/ADA Employer
Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.