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Lead Permit Developer|Facility Manager (Environmental Specialist 4)

  • ... Union Gap, Western Australia, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 86208 per year
  • Posted on: Mar 12, 2024       Expires on: Apr 26, 2024

Lead Permit Developer|Facility Manager (Environmental Specialist 4)   

JOB TITLE:

Lead Permit Developer|Facility Manager (Environmental Specialist 4)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Union Gap Western Australia United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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Description






Keeping Washington Clean and Evergreen

The Water Quality Program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Lead Permit Developer/Facility Manager (Environmental Specialist 4) position.

This position is located in our Central Region Office (CRO) in Union Gap, WA.
Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

As the Lead Permit Developer/Facility Manager for the Central Regional Office (CRO) Water Quality Industrial Unit, you will be the head environmental specialist responsible for independently, and working with a team of environmental professionals, developing National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)/State Waste Discharge (SWD) permits, industrial state waste discharge permits, general wastewater discharge permits, and accompanying fact sheets that control wastewater discharges in a manner protective of Washingtons waters in the Central Region.
You will utilize existing communication, problem-solving, and organization skill sets, with an opportunity to strengthen essential leadership skills.

Your work involves close collaboration with the Central Region Office Water Quality Industrial Unit staff, Water Quality staff throughout the state, as well as working with regulated entities and the public to provide regulatory oversight of industrial wastewater discharges.
You will be in the forefront of emerging trends and technology associated with industrial wastewater treatment and permitting.
Permits issued by the Industrial Unit are critical to protecting and maintaining water quality, support growth in our state, and keep our communities healthy and thriving.
You will be a key partner in our collective efforts to protect public health, the waterways, and environment in Washington State.

Agency Mission:
Ecology's mission is to protect, preserve and enhance the environment for current and future generations.

Program Mission:
The mission of the Water Quality Program is to ensure that all aquatic life and communities in the watershed experience cool, clean water to refresh and sustain us in a changing climate.

Tele-work options for this position:
The position is eligible for a schedule that includes up to a 90% tele-work or remote work and generally 10% in-office work.
Applicants with questions about position location options, tele-work, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in other information.
Schedules are dependent upon position needs and are subject to change.

Application Timeline:
This position will remain open until filled; we will review applications on March 26, 2024.
To be considered, please submit an application on or before March 25, 2024.
If your application isn't received by this date, it may not be considered.
The agency reserves the right to make a Hire any time after the initial screening date.


Please Note:
We will review all applications received before the date above.
Additional reviews after this date typically only occur if we have a small applicant pool, or if a successful Hire was not made.


Ecology employees may be eligible for the following:
Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Vacation, Sick, and other Leave*, 11 Paid Holidays per year*, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Programs, Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA), Employee Assistance Program, Commute Trip Reduction Incentives (Download PDF reader), Combined Fund Drive, SmartHealth *Click here for more information


About the Department of Ecology

Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology.
We are a culture that is invested in making a difference.
Join a team that is highly effective and collaborative, with leadership that embraces the value of people.
To learn more, check out our Strategic Plan.

Ecology cares deeply about employee wellness; we go beyond traditional benefits, proudly offering:

  • A healthy life/work balance by offering flexible schedules and telework options for most positions.
  • An Infants at Work Program that is based on the long-term health values of infant-parent bonding and breastfeeding newborns.
  • Continuous growth and development opportunities.
  • Opportunities to serve your community and make an impact through meaningful work.


Our commitment to DEIR

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect (DEIR) are core values central to Ecologys work.
We strive to be a workplace where we are esteemed for sharing our authentic identities, while advancing our individual professional goals and collaborating to protect, preserve, and enhance the environment for current and future generations.


Diversity: We celebrate and appreciate diversity; our unique perspectives and abilities enrich us all and lead to innovative approaches and solutions.
Equity: We champion equity, recognizing that each of us need different things to thrive.
Inclusion: We intentionally create and hold space so that we all have meaningful opportunities to participate and contribute to Ecologys work.
Respect: We treat each other with respect and dignity, acknowledging the inherent worth of our diverse perspectives and lived experiences, even in times of uncertainty and disagreement.

We believe that DEIR is both a goal and an action.
We are on a journey, honoring our shared humanity and taking steps to demonstrate our commitment to a vision where each of us is heard, seen, and valued.

Duties



What makes this role unique?
You will guide a team of environmental professionals conducting regulatory oversight of industrial wastewater discharges within Water Qualitys Central Region Office Industrial Unit.
You have a unique opportunity work with Industrial Unit staff on complex and emerging new stormwater and wastewater environmental issues and permitting for a rapidly growing Water Quality Program at Ecology.
You will need to communicate succinctly with a variety of professionals, build collaborative professional working relationships and maintain currency in emerging environmental wastewater trends and technologies.

What you will do:
  • Develop draft permits and fact sheets using agency standard templates for internal and external review, solicit and respond to both permitted entity and public comments, and develops final permit for issuance.
  • Derive permit conditions based on legal and technical requirements for discharges to state waters, including use of mathematical models for mixing zones, and considering the complex biological, chemical, and physical properties of the discharge and receiving environment.
  • Manage the permit writing process with an assigned team of technical and regulatory regional and state-wide experts of multiple specialty areas such as hydrogeology, engineering, soils and crop management, toxics, nutrient management, in-stream flows, water resources, dam safety, and solids waste management.
  • Study receiving water data to determine pertinent critical conditions for modeling.
    Operate state-of-the art computer models in calculating effluent limits and mixing ratios to assure that discharges meet state water quality and human health criteria.
  • Provide technical direction to staff for complex or controversial studies, technical reports, and permit evaluations.
  • Represent the Water Quality Central Region Industrial Unit in policy related discussions, emerging and new agency goals, policies, and initiatives with Ecology staff.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

Years of required experience indicated below are full-time equivalent years.
Full-time equivalent experience means that any experience where working hours were less than 40 hours per week will be prorated in order to meet the equivalency of full-time.
We would calculate this by looking at the total hours worked per week, divide this by 40, and then multiply by the total number of months worked.
Examples of the proration calculations are:

  • 30 hours worked per week for 20 months: (30/40) x 20 months = 15 months full-time equivalent
  • 20 hours worked per week for 12 months: (20/40) x 12 months = 6 months full-time equivalent

Experience for both required and desired qualifications can be gained through various combinations of formal professional employment, education, and volunteer experience.
See below for how you may qualify.

A total of 9 years of experience and/or education as described below:

  • Experience
    in environmental analysis or control, or environmental planning.
    Note: One year of experience must be in municipal or industrial wastewater treatment.


    Experience can include assisting in any of the following areas:
    • Performing field surveys or studies.
    • Responding to complaints involving scientific or technical content.
    • Planning and facilitating public meetings and hearings.
    • Assisting with routine inspections or investigations requiring specialized knowledge of industry processes, pollutant sources or natural processes.
    • Responding to routine inquiries or request for technical assistance involving scientific content.
    • Conducting routing sampling and testing analyses, interprets data, writing reports.
    • Investigating and or resolving complaints involving science or technology content.
    • Performing inspections.
    • Drafting technical evaluations and reports.
    • Developing plans for researching information used for technical projects, regulatory or policy development.
    • Project work requiring specialized knowledge of industry processes, pollutant sources or natural processes.
    • Providing technical assistance for complex scientific content and/ or support for implementing scientific content programs.
    • Conducting tests, analyzing, and evaluating data.
    • Using environmental databases to support technical projects.
    • Developing scientific studies and resource management plans.

  • Education: involving a major study in environmental, physical, or one of the natural sciences, environmental planning, or other allied field.

All experience and education combinations that meet the requirements for this position:

Possible Combinations

College credit hours or degree as listed above.

Years of required experience as listed above.

Combination 1

No college credit hours or degree

9 years of experience

Combination 2

30-59 semester or 45-89 quarter credits.

8 years of experience

Combination 3

60-89 semester or 90-134 quarter credits (AA degree).

7 years of experience

Combination 4

90-119 semester or 135-179 quarter credits.

6 years of experience

Combination 5

A Bachelor's Degree

5 years of experience

Combination 6

A Master's Degree

3 years of experience

Combination 7

A Ph.
D.

2 years of experience


OR


Two years of experience as an Environmental Specialist 3, at the Department of Ecology.


Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state Drivers license.


Desired Qualifications:
We highly encourage you to apply even if you do not have some (or all) of the desired experience below.
  • Experience drafting fact sheet and permit documents.
  • Experience appropriately maintaining data or inspection records.
  • Effective meeting facilitation and coordination skills.

Note:
Having some (or all) of this desired experience may make your application more competitive in a highly competitive applicant pool.

Supplemental Information



Ecology seeks diverse applicants: We view diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect through a broad lens including race, ethnicity, class, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, immigration status, military background, language, education, life experience, physical disability, neurodiversity, and intersectional identities.
Qualified candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


Need an Accommodation in the application and/or screening process or this job announcement in an alternative format?

  • Please call: (360) 407-6186 or email: careers@ecy.
    wa.
    gov and we will be happy to assist.
  • If you are deaf or hard of hearing you can reach the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.
  • If you need assistance applying for this job, please e-mail careers@ecy.
    wa.
    gov.
    Please do not send an email to this address to follow-up on the status of your application.
    You can view the latest status of your application on your profile's main page.
  • If you are reading this announcement in print format, please enter the following URL to your search engine to apply: https://ecology.
    wa.
    gov/About-us/Get-to-know-us/Jobs-at-Ecology.

Application Instructions:

It's in the applicant's best interest to submit all of the documents listed below.
Applications without these documents may be declined.

  • A cover letter describing why you are interested in this position.
  • A resume outlining your experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to the minimum qualifications of this position.
  • A list of three professional references.

Note:
References will only be contacted during the final steps of the recruitment process for candidates selected as finalists.
References will not be contacted without the candidates formal authorization.

Please do NOT include your salary history.
Wage/salary depends on qualifications or rules of promotion, if applicable.


For Your Privacy:
When attaching documents to your application (such as Resume, Cover Letter, Transcripts, DD-214, etc.
):

  • Please be sure to remove private information such as your social security number, date of birth, etc.
  • Do not attach documents that are password-protected, as these documents may not be reviewed and may cause errors within your application when downloaded.

Additional Application Instructions for Current Ecology Employees:


Please make sure to answer the agency-wide questions regarding permanent status as a classified employee within the Washington General Service or Washington Management Service.
Do not forget to select Department of Ecology as a response to question 2 and type your personnel ID number for question 3.
If you are not sure of your status or do not know your personnel ID number, please contact Human Resources.


Application Attestation:

The act of submitting application materials electronically is considered affirmation that the information is complete and truthful.
The state may verify this information and any untruthful or misleading answers are cause for rejection of your application or dismissal if employed.


Other Information:

If you have specific questions about the position, please email Andrea Jedel at: andrea.
jedel@ecy.
wa.
gov Please do not contact Andrea to inquire about the status of your application.


To request the full position description: email careers@ecy.
wa.
gov


Why work for Ecology?


As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations.
We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism, and accountability.


Joining Ecology means becoming a part of a team committed to protecting and restoring Washington State's environment.
A career in public service allows you to help solve some of the most challenging problems facing our state, while keeping your health and financial security a priority.
We combine one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation with a strong commitment to life/work balance.


To learn more about The Department of Ecology, please visit our website at www.
ecology.
wa.
gov and follow, like or visit us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.


Collective Bargaining: This is a position covered by a bargaining unit for which the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) is the exclusive representative.


Equal Opportunity Employer: The Washington State Department of Ecology is an equal opportunity employer.
We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity.
Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, veterans, military spouses or people with military status, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply.
Persons needing accommodation in the application/testing process or this job announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 407-6186.
Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

Note:
This recruitment may be used to fill other positions of the same job classification across the agency.
Once all the position(s) from the recruitment announcement are filled, the recruitment may only be used to fill additional open positions for the next sixty (60) days.

Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 12, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

86208 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710390188-aacb145b8b2c20afe1e1803846b3fed0

LOCATION:

Western Australia United States

CITY:

Union Gap

Job Origin:

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Keeping Washington Clean and Evergreen

The Water Quality Program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Lead Permit Developer/Facility Manager (Environmental Specialist 4) position.

This position is located in our Central Region Office (CRO) in Union Gap, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

As the Lead Permit Developer/Facility Manager for the Central Regional Office (CRO) Water Quality Industrial Unit, you will be the head environmental specialist responsible for independently, and working with a team of environmental professionals, developing National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)/State Waste Discharge (SWD) permits, industrial state waste discharge permits, general wastewater discharge permits, and accompanying fact sheets that control wastewater discharges in a manner protective of Washingtons waters in the Central Region. You will utilize existing communication, problem-solving, and organization skill sets, with an opportunity to strengthen essential leadership skills.

Your work involves close collaboration with the Central Region Office Water Quality Industrial Unit staff, Water Quality staff throughout the state, as well as working with regulated entities and the public to provide regulatory oversight of industrial wastewater discharges. You will be in the forefront of emerging trends and technology associated with industrial wastewater treatment and permitting. Permits issued by the Industrial Unit are critical to protecting and maintaining water quality, support growth in our state, and keep our communities healthy and thriving. You will be a key partner in our collective efforts to protect public health, the waterways, and environment in Washington State.

Agency Mission:
Ecology's mission is to protect, preserve and enhance the environment for current and future generations.

Program Mission:
The mission of the Water Quality Program is to ensure that all aquatic life and communities in the watershed experience cool, clean water to refresh and sustain us in a changing climate.

Tele-work options for this position:
The position is eligible for a schedule that includes up to a 90% tele-work or remote work and generally 10% in-office work. Applicants with questions about position location options, tele-work, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in other information. Schedules are dependent upon position needs and are subject to change.

Application Timeline:
This position will remain open until filled; we will review applications on March 26, 2024. To be considered, please submit an application on or before March 25, 2024. If your application isn't received by this date, it may not be considered. The agency reserves the right to make a Hire any time after the initial screening date.


Please Note:
We will review all applications received before the date above. Additional reviews after this date typically only occur if we have a small applicant pool, or if a successful Hire was not made.


Ecology employees may be eligible for the following:
Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Vacation, Sick, and other Leave*, 11 Paid Holidays per year*, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Programs, Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA), Employee Assistance Program, Commute Trip Reduction Incentives (Download PDF reader), Combined Fund Drive, SmartHealth *Click here for more information


About the Department of Ecology

Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We are a culture that is invested in making a difference. Join a team that is highly effective and collaborative, with leadership that embraces the value of people. To learn more, check out our Strategic Plan.

Ecology cares deeply about employee wellness; we go beyond traditional benefits, proudly offering:

  • A healthy life/work balance by offering flexible schedules and telework options for most positions.
  • An Infants at Work Program that is based on the long-term health values of infant-parent bonding and breastfeeding newborns.
  • Continuous growth and development opportunities.
  • Opportunities to serve your community and make an impact through meaningful work.


Our commitment to DEIR

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect (DEIR) are core values central to Ecologys work. We strive to be a workplace where we are esteemed for sharing our authentic identities, while advancing our individual professional goals and collaborating to protect, preserve, and enhance the environment for current and future generations.


Diversity: We celebrate and appreciate diversity; our unique perspectives and abilities enrich us all and lead to innovative approaches and solutions.
Equity: We champion equity, recognizing that each of us need different things to thrive.
Inclusion: We intentionally create and hold space so that we all have meaningful opportunities to participate and contribute to Ecologys work.
Respect: We treat each other with respect and dignity, acknowledging the inherent worth of our diverse perspectives and lived experiences, even in times of uncertainty and disagreement.

We believe that DEIR is both a goal and an action. We are on a journey, honoring our shared humanity and taking steps to demonstrate our commitment to a vision where each of us is heard, seen, and valued.

Duties



What makes this role unique?
You will guide a team of environmental professionals conducting regulatory oversight of industrial wastewater discharges within Water Qualitys Central Region Office Industrial Unit. You have a unique opportunity work with Industrial Unit staff on complex and emerging new stormwater and wastewater environmental issues and permitting for a rapidly growing Water Quality Program at Ecology. You will need to communicate succinctly with a variety of professionals, build collaborative professional working relationships and maintain currency in emerging environmental wastewater trends and technologies.

What you will do:
  • Develop draft permits and fact sheets using agency standard templates for internal and external review, solicit and respond to both permitted entity and public comments, and develops final permit for issuance.
  • Derive permit conditions based on legal and technical requirements for discharges to state waters, including use of mathematical models for mixing zones, and considering the complex biological, chemical, and physical properties of the discharge and receiving environment.
  • Manage the permit writing process with an assigned team of technical and regulatory regional and state-wide experts of multiple specialty areas such as hydrogeology, engineering, soils and crop management, toxics, nutrient management, in-stream flows, water resources, dam safety, and solids waste management.
  • Study receiving water data to determine pertinent critical conditions for modeling. Operate state-of-the art computer models in calculating effluent limits and mixing ratios to assure that discharges meet state water quality and human health criteria.
  • Provide technical direction to staff for complex or controversial studies, technical reports, and permit evaluations.
  • Represent the Water Quality Central Region Industrial Unit in policy related discussions, emerging and new agency goals, policies, and initiatives with Ecology staff.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

Years of required experience indicated below are full-time equivalent years. Full-time equivalent experience means that any experience where working hours were less than 40 hours per week will be prorated in order to meet the equivalency of full-time. We would calculate this by looking at the total hours worked per week, divide this by 40, and then multiply by the total number of months worked. Examples of the proration calculations are:

  • 30 hours worked per week for 20 months: (30/40) x 20 months = 15 months full-time equivalent
  • 20 hours worked per week for 12 months: (20/40) x 12 months = 6 months full-time equivalent

Experience for both required and desired qualifications can be gained through various combinations of formal professional employment, education, and volunteer experience. See below for how you may qualify.

A total of 9 years of experience and/or education as described below:

  • Experience
    in environmental analysis or control, or environmental planning. Note: One year of experience must be in municipal or industrial wastewater treatment.

    Experience can include assisting in any of the following areas:
    • Performing field surveys or studies.
    • Responding to complaints involving scientific or technical content.
    • Planning and facilitating public meetings and hearings.
    • Assisting with routine inspections or investigations requiring specialized knowledge of industry processes, pollutant sources or natural processes.
    • Responding to routine inquiries or request for technical assistance involving scientific content.
    • Conducting routing sampling and testing analyses, interprets data, writing reports.
    • Investigating and or resolving complaints involving science or technology content.
    • Performing inspections.
    • Drafting technical evaluations and reports.
    • Developing plans for researching information used for technical projects, regulatory or policy development.
    • Project work requiring specialized knowledge of industry processes, pollutant sources or natural processes.
    • Providing technical assistance for complex scientific content and/ or support for implementing scientific content programs.
    • Conducting tests, analyzing, and evaluating data.
    • Using environmental databases to support technical projects.
    • Developing scientific studies and resource management plans.
  • Education: involving a major study in environmental, physical, or one of the natural sciences, environmental planning, or other allied field.

All experience and education combinations that meet the requirements for this position:

Possible Combinations

College credit hours or degree as listed above.

Years of required experience as listed above.

Combination 1

No college credit hours or degree

9 years of experience

Combination 2

30-59 semester or 45-89 quarter credits.

8 years of experience

Combination 3

60-89 semester or 90-134 quarter credits (AA degree).

7 years of experience

Combination 4

90-119 semester or 135-179 quarter credits.

6 years of experience

Combination 5

A Bachelor's Degree

5 years of experience

Combination 6

A Master's Degree

3 years of experience

Combination 7

A Ph.D.

2 years of experience


OR


Two years of experience as an Environmental Specialist 3, at the Department of Ecology.


Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state Drivers license.


Desired Qualifications:
We highly encourage you to apply even if you do not have some (or all) of the desired experience below.
  • Experience drafting fact sheet and permit documents.
  • Experience appropriately maintaining data or inspection records.
  • Effective meeting facilitation and coordination skills.

Note:
Having some (or all) of this desired experience may make your application more competitive in a highly competitive applicant pool.

Supplemental Information



Ecology seeks diverse applicants: We view diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect through a broad lens including race, ethnicity, class, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, immigration status, military background, language, education, life experience, physical disability, neurodiversity, and intersectional identities. Qualified candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Need an Accommodation in the application and/or screening process or this job announcement in an alternative format?

  • Please call: (360) 407-6186 or email: careers@ecy.wa.gov and we will be happy to assist.
  • If you are deaf or hard of hearing you can reach the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.
  • If you need assistance applying for this job, please e-mail careers@ecy.wa.gov. Please do not send an email to this address to follow-up on the status of your application. You can view the latest status of your application on your profile's main page.
  • If you are reading this announcement in print format, please enter the following URL to your search engine to apply: https://ecology.wa.gov/About-us/Get-to-know-us/Jobs-at-Ecology.

Application Instructions:

It's in the applicant's best interest to submit all of the documents listed below. Applications without these documents may be declined.

  • A cover letter describing why you are interested in this position.
  • A resume outlining your experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to the minimum qualifications of this position.
  • A list of three professional references.

Note:
References will only be contacted during the final steps of the recruitment process for candidates selected as finalists. References will not be contacted without the candidates formal authorization.

Please do NOT include your salary history. Wage/salary depends on qualifications or rules of promotion, if applicable.

For Your Privacy:
When attaching documents to your application (such as Resume, Cover Letter, Transcripts, DD-214, etc.):

  • Please be sure to remove private information such as your social security number, date of birth, etc.
  • Do not attach documents that are password-protected, as these documents may not be reviewed and may cause errors within your application when downloaded.

Additional Application Instructions for Current Ecology Employees:


Please make sure to answer the agency-wide questions regarding permanent status as a classified employee within the Washington General Service or Washington Management Service. Do not forget to select Department of Ecology as a response to question 2 and type your personnel ID number for question 3. If you are not sure of your status or do not know your personnel ID number, please contact Human Resources.

Application Attestation:

The act of submitting application materials electronically is considered affirmation that the information is complete and truthful. The state may verify this information and any untruthful or misleading answers are cause for rejection of your application or dismissal if employed.

Other Information:

If you have specific questions about the position, please email Andrea Jedel at: andrea.jedel@ecy.wa.gov Please do not contact Andrea to inquire about the status of your application.

To request the full position description: email careers@ecy.wa.gov


Why work for Ecology?


As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism, and accountability.

Joining Ecology means becoming a part of a team committed to protecting and restoring Washington State's environment. A career in public service allows you to help solve some of the most challenging problems facing our state, while keeping your health and financial security a priority. We combine one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation with a strong commitment to life/work balance.

To learn more about The Department of Ecology, please visit our website at www.ecology.wa.gov and follow, like or visit us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.


Collective Bargaining: This is a position covered by a bargaining unit for which the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) is the exclusive representative.


Equal Opportunity Employer: The Washington State Department of Ecology is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, veterans, military spouses or people with military status, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application/testing process or this job announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 407-6186. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

Note:
This recruitment may be used to fill other positions of the same job classification across the agency. Once all the position(s) from the recruitment announcement are filled, the recruitment may only be used to fill additional open positions for the next sixty (60) days.

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