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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: Additional Opportunities

Title: Water Quality Specialist

Posting No.: 1597

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: Stormwater Management

Hours: Full-Time: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m-4:30 p.m.

Salary: $55,000-$65,000 annually

There is one (1) position open at this time.

Responsibilities include:
•    Reviews activities as specified by stormwater and surface water quality permits to ensure conformance to regulations
•    Oversees activities specified by contracts to confirm adherence to contractual agreements
•    Identifies deviations from regulations and contracts
•    Identifies corrections needed to bring into compliance with regulations and contracts
•    Enforces all related laws and regulations
•    Obtains environmental samples of surface water to be analyzed by an appropriate laboratory
•    Coordinates environmental programs
•    Prepares reports as required by appropriate regulatory agencies
•    Provides input into development and implementation of action plans relating to environmental programs
•    Prepares applications for grants
•    Handles accounting functions to ensure compliance with various payment schedules
•    Provides technical assistance to private industry, government officials and residents as assigned
•    Develops and presents educational programs for public groups
•    Acts as liaison between state and county officials regarding inspection, regulation and funding programs

Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:
•    Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering Natural Resources, Chemistry, or a closely related field
•    Three years of experience in water quality related work; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above

A pre-employment background check is required.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

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DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer