Environmental Science Spc – (18142599)- MT DEQ

Job Type(s): Administrative, Communications, Programs / Services
Salary: $43491 – $50610
Deadline: December 7, 2018 12:00 am
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We are looking for a customer service oriented Environmental Science Specialist (Specialist) with attention to details. We will be filling up to two positions with the recruitment.   At the Department of Environmental Quality, we are striving to make our work environment a supportive and fun environment that fosters a work/life balance. 
Ensuring the proper disposal of solid waste, the Specialist provides oversight for solid waste management systems and facilities.  Responsibilities include assisting owners and operators of solid waste management systems/facilities and septic tanks pumpers with ongoing compliance issues; reviewing and approving system design and operation plans for proposed and existing facilities;  corrective action responsibilities such as investigating facilities for human health and ecological risk assessments; and reviewing and monitoring changes to legislation and policies. 
The Specialist travels extensively throughout Montana especially April through November.  Field work may involve occasionally working long days, and physically demanding tasks such as long hikes in adverse weather conditions and walking on uneven surfaces.    
At the Department of Environmental Quality, our ultimate goal is to protect public health and to maintain Montana’s high quality of life for current and future generations.  Come and be a part ofDepartment of Environmental Quality!