Environmental Analyst III – Pretreatment Section — VT DEC

Application Deadline Date: 07/04/2022
Req ID: 35415
Department: Environmental Conservation
Location: Montpelier, VT, US
Position Type: Limited Service
Schedule Type: Full Time
Hourly Rate: $22.86

The Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Wastewater Management Program seeks a highly motivated individual to serve in its Industrial Pretreatment Section. This position will work with breweries, dairies, landfills, and other industries to protect VT’s municipal wastewater treatment facilities (WWTFs) and surface waters from harmful wastewater discharges.

The core duties of this position include administering the Section’s ARPA grant program to fund wastewater projects at VT industries and municipalities. This will include reviewing grant proposals, drafting grant agreements, and tracking project deliverables. In addition, this position will support pretreatment permitting, inspections, and compliance oversight of VT businesses. This position may also work with municipalities to identify industrial users, develop technically based local limits, and oversee the development and implementation of municipal sewer use ordinances.

This analyst will work under the direction of the Pretreatment Coordinator/Section Supervisor. Successful candidates will have knowledge of federal and state wastewater regulations, an understanding of wastewater treatment technologies, an understanding of industrial and domestic wastewater characteristics, familiarity with pollution prevention practices, and experience with grant and contract management.

Successful candidates will be effective time managers in order to balance short-term tasks and longer-term goals. Candidates should have robust organizational skills, proficiency with computers and databases, the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and experience balancing multiple projects and shifting priorities. The ability to interact professionally with business owners, wastewater treatment facility operators, municipal governments, collaborators and stakeholders, and the citizens of Vermont is necessary.

View full job description and apply at https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Montpelier-Environmental-Analyst-III-Pretreatment-Section-%28Limited-Service%29-VT-05601/893706100/