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 $56,659 - $65,166 annually, DOQ. (Effective 10/22/17, pay range will be $58,739 - $70,470 annually.)
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 District’s 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 District’s 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.
Bachelor’s 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., September 14, 2017. 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
Additional Salary Information: Salary range increases on 10/22/17 to $58,739 - $70,470 annually. Includes an excellent benefit package with State Retirement plan.
Established in 1972 as an independent government entity, the Ada County Highway District (ACHD) is responsible for all short-range planning, construction, maintenance, operations, rehabilitation and improvements to Ada County's urban streets, rural roadways (excluding state highways) and bridges. Geographically, the Districts jurisdiction includes Boise, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Meridian, Star an...d the unincorporated areas of Ada County; it is the only consolidated countywide highway district in the State of Idaho.