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Environmental Scientist (JC - 425594) 04/30/24

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The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board’s Stormwater Compliance and Enforcement Program has an opening for one Environmental Scientist in the Stormwater Compliance and Enforcement Unit.  The position is located at 11020 Sun Center Drive, Suite 200, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670.

Under the close supervision of a Senior Environmental Scientist, the incumbent will perform staff level activities associated with the evaluation, inspection, and regulation of the Industrial general Permit (IGP).  Work with dischargers, the public, Board staff, and federal, state, and local agencies to implement and integrate SB205 requirements into the industrial stormwater program.  Conduct compliance assessment and enforcement activities. Review monitoring reports and technical reports, such as No Exposure Certifications (NECs), Notices of Non Applicability (NONAs), and Level 1 and 2 Exceedance Response Action (ERA) reports, for compliance with regulatory requirements.  Conduct field inspections of permitted and unpermitted industrial and construction sites throughout the Central Valley Region.   

Additional information:

Candidates must possess essential personal qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, the ability to work cooperatively with others, and the ability to perform the assigned duties of the class.

If the position requires driving, you must possess a current and valid driver’s license. Please Do Not include full Social Security Number, method of eligibility, and LEAP information in your application package.

Salary information – CalHR salary rules allow appointment at the entrance rate (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 2, § 599.673) of a classification. For classes with alternate ranges, placement is based on education/experience.

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $4,145 - $7,926 / month

The Water Resources Control Board is a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Qualified Employer.