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
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Overview

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

Administrative

  • 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
  https://hrrm.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/EqualEmploymentOpportunityPlan.aspx
 If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email 
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 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.

Requirements

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.

Preferences

Certification:

  • 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

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