$23.93 - $49.79 Hourly Location :
Salt Lake County, UT Job Type:
Full Time Remote Employment:
Flexible/Hybrid Job Number:
480 Department of Environmental Quality Unit:
2643 DEQ TSCA Lead Grant Opening Date:
08/30/2023 Closing Date:
9/13/2023 11:59 PM Mountain FLSA:
Kathy Thiriot | 801.538.4624 | email@example.com # of Openings:
195 N 1950 W, Salt Lake City Utah Background Check:
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The Department of Environmental Quality is looking to hire an Environmental Scientist to work in the Air Toxics, Lead and Asbestos Section of the Division of Air Quality. This position may be filled at any of the advertised levels listed below. Salary depends on the job level offered within the series.Principal Duties
As an Environmental Scientist you will typically:
- Schedule and conduct inspections and/or investigations at facilities subject to the state and federal asbestos and lead-based paint rules and regulations.
- Review and determine approval/disapproval of state and federal certification and notification forms.
- Follow up on inspections to determine compliance and/or appropriate course of action.
- Review and determine approval/disapproval of training course applications required for accreditation according to state and federal asbestos and lead-based paint rules and regulations.
The ideal person for this position will possess:
- Experience conducting compliance inspections and enforcing state and federal asbestos and lead-based paint rules and regulations.
- Experience with technical writing and reading to create inspection memos, enforcement actions, settlement agreements, reviewing technical data, interpreting state and federal asbestos and lead-based paint rules and regulations.
- Communication skills as this position will be interacting with regulated entities, the public and coordinating with local, state and federal agencies.
- Experience with the oversight of interaction with Local and State Health Department grant monies.
- Experience managing and coordinating Environmental Justice Fund program designated for remediation projects in targeted/low-income community.
The selected candidate for this position may be brought in as an Environmental Scientist I with a salary range of $23.93 - $35.94 per hour with the potential to move to an Environmental Scientist II with a salary range of $28.16-$42.30 per hour, and then with the potential to move up to an Environmental Scientist III with a salary range of $33.14-$49.79 per hour. Preferences
Preference may be give to those with a Bachelors degree or higher in the following fields: Environmental Sciences, Chemical, Biological or Physical sciences; OR an equivalent combination of relevant education and paid professional employment directly related to the above tasks. Why You Should Join Our Team
As a benefited employee of the Department of Environmental Quality, you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Clickto view a summary of the benefits we offer. We also provide generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance. The Agency
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- Risks which require the use of special safety precautions and/or equipment, e.g., working around operating machines, working with contagious diseases or hazardous chemicals, etc.
- Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time.
The State of Utah offers eligible employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program. Please click the following link for a detailed information page: To access a Total Compensation Calculator in Excel format click FMLA General Notice:
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