Environmental Compliance Coordinator – Maricopa County

Environmental Compliance Coordinator

Salary $55,016.00 – $84,552.00 Annually

Location Phoenix, AZ

Job Type Unclassified/Full-Time

Department Facilities Management

Job Number 700ENVCC051420

Closing 5/26/2020 11:59 PM Arizona

Position Overview

About the Position: The Environmental Compliance Coordinator provides regulatory and compliance oversight for a variety of environmental issues at Maricopa County facilities. If you are looking for a career that offers stability, independent judgment, project management, and the ability to develop and implement program initiatives for environmental compliance, apply and join our team!

About The Facilities Management Department: The Facilities Management Department (FMD) is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the County’s 10.5 million square feet of facilities. FMD also provides planning, design, renovation, and the construction of new county buildings and structures in a fiscally sustainable manner. We plan for the future, maintain the present, and preserve the past to foster safe, healthy, and effective building environments for approximately 13,000 County employees and the public.

Position Qualifications

We recognize your time is valuable, so please apply if you meet the following required qualifications.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Environmental Sciences, Industrial Hygiene, Public Health and Safety, Earth Sciences, Electrical or Energy Engineering, or a closely related field.


  • Two (2) years of experience in environmental, safety, industrial hygiene, and/or hazardous material consulting or compliance.


Combined education and experience qualifications

  • An equivalent combination of post-secondary education and/or job-related experience may substitute for the minimum qualifications on a year-for-year basis.

Other Requirements

  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Certification.
  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain by the time of hire, a valid Arizona driver’s license.

Our Preferred Candidate has

  • Five (5) years of experience in environmental, safety, industrial hygiene, and/or hazardous material consulting or compliance.
  • Experience with USTs, air permitting, emissions inventory, stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPP), and spill prevention, control, and countermeasure (SPCC) programs.
  • Experience conducting inspections for asbestos and lead paint.
  • EPA Class A/B UST Operator.
  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification.
  • EPA Class A, B or C UST Operator.
  • Experience with general industry Safety related training and promotion.
  • Experience with Hazardous Material identification and transport.
  • Experience with software including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as a variety of Application related programs.
  • Experience with creating and providing technical and training presentations.

Essential Job Tasks

  • Oversees regulatory compliance of generators, USTs, recordkeeping, permitting, and emissions inventory for general and Non-Title V Air Permits.
  • Conducts regulatory monitoring and compliance activities for FMD properties including field inspections, oversight of 3rd party environmental consultants, abatement oversight of hazardous materials, or other physical/chemical/biological contaminants.
  • Develops corrective methods, controls, and procedures to improve work environments and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Develops strategic program plans and initiatives to meet County and FMD needs.
  • Functions as a technical advisor to other County Departments for FMD related environmental programs and liabilities.
  • Assists in the development of County policies and procedures regarding State and Federal environmental compliance.
  • Keeps current on emerging issues, techniques, and regulations in the environmental and industrial hygiene fields.
  • Conducts research for a variety of environmental and sustainability-related issues.

Working Conditions: Must be able to work in a normal, indoor office environment and must be able to work outdoors in a real estate project environment. Must have the manual dexterity of hands and body to operate: office equipment, and motor vehicles. Exposure to various forms of hazardous energy sources relating but not limited to mechanical and electrical systems. Must be able to safely climb, ladders, scaffolding, and step stools in the execution of duties. It requires bending, climbing; stooping, kneeling, crawling, and squatting in all indoor and outdoor environments. Must be capable of using various forms of personal protective equipment (PPE) as required to fulfill the requirements of the position. Must be able to manage frequent interruptions, time pressures, high work volumes, multiple and complicated tasks, unscheduled tasks, team-oriented activities, prompt decision-making, and interaction with government officials and the public. Must constantly maintain concentration, accuracy, ethical behavior, and a professional demeanor.Special working environments including but not limited to: adult and juvenile detention facilities; medical facilities both detention and public health; forensics; courts; related justice facilities. Successful candidates must be able to pass an applicable background check to obtain clearance to access legal, justice, and other secured facilities. Selection Procedure

The hiring authority will select the successful candidate based on departmental needs.

All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.Typically successful candidates are hired at a salary rate, up to the midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience, internal equity, and budgetary allowances. Maricopa County is an EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


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