Close Date: Aug 25, 2014
Salary: $4,864.28 - $6,367.18 Monthly
The Environmental Services Analyst is expected to independently perform the full scope of administrative, analytical and management support duties in the Environmental Services area.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (include, but are not limited to, the following)
· Reviews and analyzes City programs, ordinances and processes for compliance with complex federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to stormwater, refuse and waste diversion, hazardous materials, wastewater, energy, sustainability, air quality and other environmental program areas; tracks and analyzes environmental legislation and regulations; develops funding proposals, policy alternatives and strategies to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements; prepares and presents reports and recommendations on environmental programs and issues; conducts surveys and performs research and statistical analysis on administrative, fiscal and operational problems with environmental programs,tracks and evaluates the implementation of environmental programs and drafts and proposes program improvements.
· Coordinates the City’s stormwater activities with other City sections and departments, partner agencies, contractors and stakeholders; Monitors stormwater activities to ensure compliance with NPDES permit requirements; Coordinates stormwater sample collection and monitoring; Documents, tracks and prepares reports on the City stormwater quality activities; creates and maintains a database of stormwater structures and BMPs.
· Analyzes findings and prepares reports and recommendations; prepares charts and graphic illustrations; develops policy plans and procedures and monitors implementation; prepares procedural manuals for environmental programs; researches, produces, monitors, and completes all aspects involving the grant application and reporting processes; follows and puts into practice federal, state, and local regulations as they pertain to handling, tracking, reporting and auditing grants; handles and responds to correspondence as assigned.
· Attends staff, City, Council and/or Commission Board meetings as assigned; attends and participates, as assigned, in professional, regional or other group meetings to obtain knowledge and expertise and established collaborate information-sharing with other cities and entities regarding environmental issues.
· Assists in maintaining, drafting, and adopting ordinances and policies to ensure the City has proper authority to enforce environmental programs; investigates complaints of environmental violations, documents evidence, and coordinates with Code Enforcement to obtain compliance.
· Develops Request For Proposals, Requests for Bids, Personnel Service Agreements and contracts and see them through the hearing process; assists in the screening, interviewing, and selecting consultants; coordinates the final contracting process;oversees the work of contractors and consultants to ensure it is as specified.
· Provides staff support to departmental management; facilitates and coordinates interdepartmental projects; provides analytical support for financial, operational and organizational issues; coordinates and manages assigned special projects.
· Assumes operational authority over projects, services or administrative operations; trains and supervises assigned support staff; maintains financial and administrative processes and records; develops policy and procedural recommendations; forecasts, develops, implements, creates, maintains, and monitors assigned budgets; monitors contracts and related documentation; performs customer service functions.
· Participates in the development and implementation of departmental and program budgets; analyzes past and future revenue projections; participates in the forecast of necessary funds for staffing, materials, services and supplies; monitors and assists in the administration of the approved budget.
· Prepares information and materials for dissemination to the general public and targeted audiences regarding the City’s environmental programs; updates the Environmental Services website as necessary.
· Establishes positive working relationships with representatives of community organizations, state/local agencies and associations, City management and staff, and the public.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree in public administration, environmental management, environmental science, political science or a related field. At least two years of professional work experience in environmental programs, public works, development services, or a related field, with direct experience in stormwater programs preferred.
License/Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid class C California driver’s license.
Retirement—The City participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) under a 2% @ 62 formula for new CalPERS members, and 2.5% @ 55 for Cal PERS classic members. The City does not participate in Social Security.
Vacation—108 hours of vacation after 1 year of service increasing to 224 hours per year after 21 years of service.
Holidays—10 fixed and 3 floating paid holidays per year.
Sick Leave—120 hours of sick leave per year.
Flex Benefit—The City contributes $960.00 per month for health, dental, and vision plans of the employee's choice. Health insurance is offered through CalPERS with the city making a direct contribution of $119.00 per month for covered employees.
Life & LTD—The City provides long term disability and a $100,000 life insurance policy. Employees may purchase additional life insurance.
Deferred Compensation—Deferred Compensations plans are available.