Harris CountyPasadena 77506
Full Time

Working knowledge of the CRM or similar complaint tracking system preferred Working knowledge of SharePoint or similar document system preferred.

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Compliance Coordinator- Air

Harris County
Full Time 101 S Richey St Suite H, Pasadena, TX 77506, United States Apply before 10/23/2023 11:59


Under the supervision of the Compliance Services Supervisor, the Compliance Coordinator-Air organizes and directs compliance related activities with regard to air quality with the goal of protecting public health and the environment by bringing non-compliant individuals into compliance through cooperation, training, or legal action as necessary. The Compliance Coordinator-Air will routinely review field investigations of air violations and make determinations as to the course of action the County will pursue to ensure environmental stewardship.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with Compliance Supervisor approve all departmental air inspection checklists, forms and procedures for air quality inspections

  • Application of State of Texas air regulations/serve as subject matter expert in Texas air regulations

  • Review investigation reports and issue violation notices regarding air quality

  • Determine whether violations have been resolved and/or will require re-inspection

  • Evaluate unresolved violations for possible civil and/or criminal prosecution

  • Conduct timely follow-up with violators and continue open communication throughout the compliance process

  • Coordinate re-inspections with Field Services section and Enforcement Coordinators

  • Coordinate enforcement activities between PCS and the Harris County Attorney's and Harris County District Attorney's offices and JP's offices by:

  • 1) providing technical assistance before and during trial or mediations

  • 2) assisting attorney in trial preparation

  • 3) reviewing and editing all draft court documents, Original Petitions, Temporary and Permanent Injunctions

  • 4) conducting penalty computations for violations

  • 5) preparing affidavits for investigators, inspectors, and laboratory personnel

  • 6) participating in negotiation of settlements

  • 7) coordinate enforcement activities with local, state and federal agencies

  • Review Harris County Tax Abatement Applications and provide recommendations to the Office of Economic Development on applicant's environmental compliance history when requested

  • Coordinate collaborative discussion for employees involved in air quality related field services

  • Review and authorize standard operating procedures for air quality inspections for the department

  • Process all required legal notices for department air quality enforcement actions in conjunction with the Compliance Supervisor and Compliance Manager


  • Assist in the development of forms and notices to be used in Field Services section

  • Assist in the response to open records requests

  • Ensure that confidential litigation information is not released to the public or unauthorized personnel

  • Provide records to governmental agencies when appropriate upon request

  • Maintain electronic documentation system for enforcement management

  • Maintain statistics on enforcement activities including criminal, civil, and JP court cases, violations, etc.

Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email 

 This position is subject to a criminal history check. Only relevant convictions will be considered and, even when considered, may not automatically disqualify the candidate.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited university is required with an emphasis in chemistry, biology, environmental science, or environmental technology

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in conducting field surveillance related to air pollution investigation is required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of State of Texas air regulations 

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office programs including Word, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint

  • Working knowledge of state and federal pollution control regulations

  • Knowledge of criminal and civil court procedures

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Good organizational skills

  • Good negotiation skills

  • Good critical thinking skills

  • Mathematical skills

  • Ability to formulate policies and procedures

NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge, and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume" will not be accepted for qualifications.



  • 40 Hour HAZWOPER certification with annual refresher preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of the CRM or similar complaint tracking system preferred

  • Working knowledge of SharePoint or similar document system preferred