Simi Valley

Environmental Compliance Program Coordinator (20460057)

Public Works
Ventura County
Until filled or until 50 applicants
$41.61-$53.39 Hourly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


500 West Los Angeles Ave. Simi Valley, 93065


Have you ever thought about a career in the Public Works Environmental Compliance Sector?  

  • Do you have a passion for protecting natural resources and the environment?
  • Are you looking for a dynamic career where environmental regulations are ever-changing, but the organization is stable?
  • Does the idea of managing environmental compliance programs interest you?
  • Do you work well with others and love the challenge of tough assignments?

Then we want to talk to you!



  • Full-time regular position, alternative 9/80 schedule with Monday or Friday off
  • Salary range $41.61 to $53.39 hourly with Excellent Benefits (see below) 

This position will receive a four percent (4%) cost of living increase effective April 2024.

  • The new salary range effective April 2024, will be $43.27 - $55.53 hourly
  • To view the full job description, click on the link:


Minimum Qualifications for consideration: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education/Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in environmental science, biology, chemistry or a related field.

Experience: Four years of responsible environmental compliance program experience including one year of administrative and/or lead supervisory experience


Ideal Candidate

The Ideal Candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in environmental science, biology, chemistry, or a related field, such as water resource management.
  • A broad understanding of environmental regulations including water conservation and efficiency, storm water, waste water pretreatment, solid waste and recycling, and hazardous materials/waste.
  • Four years of environmental compliance program, permitting, and reporting experience, including administrative and/or lead supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge and ability to interpret, explain, and apply federal, state and local, environmental and water technical policies, laws, codes and regulations.
  • The ability to communicate clearly and concisely, including preparation and delivery of oral and written reports.
  • Experience responding to emergency situations and implementing an effective course of action.
  • The ability to handle difficult and unusual situations with businesses, residents and City personnel.
  • Defining characteristics such as dependability, hardworking, and a positive attitude and the ability to follow directions with complete transparency.


We are proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package in which medical is fully paid for most plans (including family coverage) as specified in the current employee group contract, a full calendar of employee appreciation events and activities, and many additional benefits including:

  • Retirement/Pension:
    • 2% @ 55 CalPERS formula for Classic members (includes Individuals who were active members of a reciprocal public retirement system within the last six months, or were previously employed with the City of Simi Valley and enrolled in CalPERS prior to January 1, 2013), 4th Level Survivor Benefit, and single-highest year final compensation.
    • 2% @ 62 CalPERS formula for New members, 4th Level Survivor Benefit, and three-year average highest final compensation.
    • 401(k) with a Roth option; City match up to $200 per month. Employees may also participate in a 457 plan.
    • The City does not participate in the Social Security system; therefore, there is no FICA deduction from wages except for Medicare hospital insurance protection.
    • The City contributes $200/month to a health care reimbursement program for retiree medical.
  • Health Insurance: Coverage available as early as the 1st of the month following the start date. A variety of PPO and HMO plans are available through the CalPERS Health Program. The City contributes $157 per month and up to $2,300.90 per month in “Simiflex Dollars,” towards the cost of medical.  “Simiflex Dollars” can be used to offset the cost of medical, dental, and/or vision insurance, or other optional benefits. Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts are also available.
  • Prescription Drug Plan: Major retail options and mail order program.
  • Dental Insurance: After the City contribution of up to $100 per month, Dental insurance from Delta Dental costs the employee $0 to $31.10 per month for family coverage depending on the plan chosen.
  • Vision Insurance: After the City contribution of $19.80 per month, Vision insurance from VSP costs the employee $2.66 per month for family coverage.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Confidential counseling and referral service to help employees and their household members resolve personal problems, provided by Aetna.
  • Optional Insurance from AFLAC: Available plans include accident, cancer, hospital, and critical care.
  • Paid Leave:
    • 227.5 (28.44, 8-hour days) hours per year of paid time off (one bank of time that combines vacation and sick leave) which has the option to be cashed out. Accruals increase at 5 years and 10 years of service.
    • 11 paid holidays per year and one floating holiday per year.
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Plans provided at City expense.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Up to $1,600 per year.
  • Alternative Work Schedules: Many positions offer a 9/80 schedule with alternative Monday or Friday off.

This information is intended to give an overview of the benefits available to City employees. It is not intended to be a contract (expressed or implied), nor is it intended to otherwise create any legally enforceable obligations on the part of the City, its agents or its employees.

Special Instructions

All offers of employment are contingent on successfully passing a background investigation and may also include a pre-employment physical and/or drug screen. 

Ready to apply?

Click apply and attach a current resume! Complete the boxes on the application marked with a star/asterisk (*) and the supplemental questionnaire. The most qualified candidates will be invited to the next steps in our hiring process.

Selection Process: Candidates who possess the best combination of qualifications will be invited by e-mail to the next steps in our process. The eligibility list for hire will be determined by the supplemental questions. 

This recruitment is open until filled or when 50 applications are received. The first review date will occur on February 16, 2024. Apply online at

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must submit form DD214.

Reasonable Accommodation: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance in the selection process, please notify the Human Resources Division, in writing.



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