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Under general supervision of the REEC Director and direct supervision of the branch chief, independently performs compliance, engineering, and project management work for the Solid Waste Management Program (SWMP). Leads technical staff in environmental and regulatory compliance, landfill gas management and utilization, air quality, stormwater & wastewater management, groundwater monitoring and remediation activities at any of the locations operated by the Fairfax County Solid Waste Management Program.
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: (Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for “Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to”) Graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor's degree in the appropriate engineering or architectural field; plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Valid driver's license
Valid Virginia Professional Engineer or Architect license
An individual who possesses a valid Professional Engineer or Architect license in another state will be granted a temporary exemption to this requirement pending the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers & Landscape Architects decision regarding that individual's application for reciprocity.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Five or more years of environmental program management in the solid waste, wastewater, groundwater, or stormwater field. Five or more years of experience working with regulatory agencies on environmental programs. Demonstrated experience in landfill design and operation. Proven ability to manage complex environmental projects. Ability to work collaboratively with staff at all levels of the organization. Excellent writing and speaking skills.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires one to be able to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, kneel, crouch, reach, crawl, lift, and handle materials with manual dexterity. Visual acuity is required to read and operate electronic & field monitoring equipment. Employee may be required to lift up to 30 pounds. Physically and mentally able to use all applicable personal protective equipment in an outdoor and/or industrial environment, including hardhat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, long pants, and sleeved shirt. Ability to walk, negotiate or traverse property sites that may be undergoing construction or having terrain that is not level. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview and may include exercise.
Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.
Internal Number: 20-02007
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