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Environmental Engineer Air Protection Branch

at State of Georgia

Posted: 10/3/2019
Job Reference #: ENG00GZ
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Job Description

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division engages in continuous recruitment for Environmental Engineers.

 

The Environmental Protection Division (EPD) protects and restores Georgia's environment. We take the lead in ensuring clean air, land and water. With our partners, we pursue a sustainable environment that provides a foundation for a vibrant economy and healthy communities.  EPD is responsive, effective and efficient. Associates are valued and empowered to use their expertise and creativity as leaders in protecting Georgia's environment.  EPD's Air, Land and Watershed Protection Branches, in concert with its seven District Offices, serve the public by implementing state laws, rules, and policies to protect human health and the environment; apply and enforce environmental laws and standards in a consistent, fair, and timely manner; and are proactive, results-oriented, and help develop new approaches to meet Georgia's environmental challenges.

 

Air Protection Branch (Atlanta Metro)

 

The Air Protection Branch (APB) protects Georgia's air quality through the regulation of emissions from industrial and mobile sources. APB is responsible for monitoring the ambient levels of air pollutants throughout the State and sharing ambient air quality information at the Ambient Air website.  APB also regulates users of radioactive materials and oversees vehicle emissions testing in the Atlanta metro area.


 

Duties and Responsibilities

Under supervision, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities;  assist with collection of data; inspect industrial and municipal facilities and programs in order to evaluate operational effectiveness and ensure compliance with regulations; monitor progress of environmental improvement programs; obtain, update, and maintain plans, permits and standard operating procedures;  prepare, review, and update environmental investigation and recommendation reports;  provide technical-level support for environmental remediation and litigation projects; review and analyze engineering plans to make recommendations to reduce and eliminate environmental impact; perform simple engineering calculations to model or predict flow of contamination; and perform standard engineering studies to ensure compliance with applicable environmental regulations.  Field work and occasional overnight travel may be required.

 

Based on education and experience, the selectee will be hired into one of the job codes below.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience in compliance with State Personnel Board Rules.

Minimum Qualifications


ETP020 – Environmental Engineer 1

Entry Salary $43,000

Bachelor's degree in agricultural, chemical, civil, environmental, civil-sanitary or mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university.

 

ETP021 – Environmental Engineer 2

Entry Salary $48,163.15


Bachelor's degree in agricultural, chemical, civil, environmental, civil-sanitary or mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university AND One year of experience in professional environmental protection or sanitary engineering work.

 

ETP022 – Environmental Engineer 3

Entry Salary $54,424.36 

Bachelor's degree in agricultural, chemical, civil, environmental, civil-sanitary or mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university AND Two years of experience in professional environmental or sanitary engineering work OR One year of experience at a level equivalent to an Environmental Engineer 2 (ETP021) or position equivalent.


By applying to this requisition, you are applying to a pool and you will be considered for all vacancies within the stated job series and branch.  Candidates who meet minimum entry qualifications will be contacted further with specific position information. 

This posting may close at any time prior to the posted close date, once a suitable applicant pool is identified.  Because of the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring unit for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

NOTE: If the minimum qualifications for a job require a college education and you have obtained a degree from a college or university outside the USA, you are required to submit an International Education Evaluation Letter showing your degree is equivalent to one obtained at a college or university in the USA. International Educational Evaluations are accepted from the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (www.naces.org/members.htm) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluators (www.aice-eval.org/Organization.aspx).  


The Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 



Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in agricultural, chemical, civil, environmental, civil-sanitary or mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university.