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Reuse Permit Writer – Analyst 3

Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/09
Posting End Date: 2024/05/30
Category: Environmental Services
Sub Category: Natural Resources
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 29.49
Maximum Salary: 31.86
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity


Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)


Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 


State of Idaho Employees: When searching for a new career within the state, browse and apply through Luma Opportunities. Applying through the State External Career website will cause duplicate profiles and will slow the processing of your application for a new job. Internal candidates should always use Luma Opportunities.

This position may be eligible for a moving/relocation reimbursement. Moving bonus criteria must be met in accordance with the State of Idaho Moving Policy. 

This position may be eligible for hybrid telecommuting in accordance with the Statewide Telecommuting Policy. Telecommuting may be subject to successful completion of probation.

 

Position:

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is hiring a Reuse Permit Writer – Analyst 3 for the Surface and Wastewater Division at DEQ’s State Office.

 

Salary Range: $29.49 - $31.86

 

Responsibilities:

Reuse Permitting

· Conduct reuse permitting activities according to the Reuse Permit Writer’s Manual.

· Prepare, manage, and conduct follow up for the preapplication workshop.

· Review facility compliance activity submittals to aid in permit development and assist regional staff.

· Conduct reuse permit application review and approval.

· Conduct data analysis for use in permit development.

· Review internal and external guidance to evaluate permitting approach and to propose permit conditions.

· Draft reuse permits and staff analyses.

· Coordinate with regional staff on draft permits.

· Route permits and analyses for internal review and public comment.

· Generate responses to public comments on reuse permits.

Wastewater Permits Bureau Support

· Coordinate with state and regional staff on permit development issues.

· Answer permitting-related questions from regional offices and external stakeholders.

· Develop reuse guidance, standard operating procedures, and permitting templates.

· Enter permit and related data into program databases and spreadsheets.

· Participate in weekly reuse meetings and quarterly permit writers’ meetings.

· Assist with training new permit writers.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Possession of a bachelor's degree in the physical or biological sciences, political science, business or public administration, engineering, or related natural resources management field OR any combination of education and/or experience equivalent to a typical four (4) year bachelor's degree. For example: Successful completion of sixty (60) semester hours of study, including twenty four (24) semester hours in a subject required for the specific discipline, is equivalent to two (2) years of undergraduate education; and/or experience performing routine duties in completing multiple tasks such as policy research, data collection, interpretation, analysis and preparation of reports and written documents for at least two (2) years can substitute for one (1) year of college. 

AND

At least four (4) years' experience managing and implementing, projects or component(s) of programs that are environmental, regulatory, or administrative in nature, where you were required to routinely perform program or project planning; provide technical assistance to staff, special interest groups and the public; and provide policy and/or regulatory interpretation and/or development.

OR

Possession of a master's degree in any of the above fields AND at least two (2) years' professional experience managing and implementing, or overseeing projects or component(s) of programs that are environmental in nature, where you were required to routinely perform program or project planning; provide technical assistance to staff, special interest groups and the public; and provide policy and/or regulatory interpretation and/or development.

Required/Desired Specialty Minimum Qualification

DEQ – 3025 Wastewater

I have experience demonstrating considerable knowledge of Wastewater, Water and Waste Management that has been gained through possession of a college degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Biology or closely related field OR any combination of education and/or experience equivalent to a typical four (4) year bachelor’s degree and two years full-time work experience in drinking water or wastewater management such as: reviewing, designing or implementing drinking water or wastewater treatment and conveyance systems, source water protection and development plans, engineering reports/facility plans, point source discharge permits, water quality certifications and municipal solid waste or biosolids disposal facility plans. Education/Experience Equivalency: Successful completion of sixty (60) semester hours of study, including twenty-four (24) credited hours in a subject required for the particular degree, is equivalent to two (2) years of undergraduate education; and/or Each two (2) years of qualifying work experience as described on the announcement may be equivalent to one (1) year of undergraduate education.

 

Physical Requirements:

Ability to sit and work on a computer for 2-4 hours at a time.

Ability to bend and reach for filing purposes.

Some periods of heavy reading and typing are required.

Ability to lift 30 pounds when working with file boxes.

Some travel may be required.

Ability to climb ladders, staircases, work on uneven terrain.

Occasional travel required.

May work in the vicinity of loud noise.

May be required to travel and stay overnight in remote areas.

 

Optional Licensure or Certifications:

Certified Safety Professional

Professional Engineer (PE)

Professional Geologist (PG)

Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS)


Other Requirements:

· Valid driver’s license

 

 

Benefits:

The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html.

 

 

EEO/ADA/Veteran:

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

 

About Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ):

DEQ is a state department created by the Idaho Environmental Protection and Health Act to ensure clean air, water, and land in the state and protect Idaho citizens from the adverse health impacts of pollution. As a regulatory agency, DEQ enforces various state environmental regulations and administers a number of federal environmental protection laws including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. The agency is committed to working in partnership with local communities, businesses, and citizens to identify and implement cost-effective environmental solutions.

The Department of Environmental Quality may conduct verification of the information provided in your application, including validation of driver's license status, education, employment, and criminal history. Omission and/or falsification of information provided in your application will result in your removal from consideration for employment, appointment, or promotion.

To protect human health and the quality of  

Idaho's air, land, and water.  

www.deq.idaho.gov  

If you have questions, please contact us at:  

Email: [email protected]

    Phone: (208) 373-0333 

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