If you have an interest in more advanced water treatment systems, you will have an opportunity to work with them in Wake County. With the first residential, on site, whole house recycling system in the State of North Carolina, Wake County has responded to a request for a truly innovative design.
Of course, Wake County Water Quality has to have some standards that are county specific. Development here is serving a science savvy population and a growing job market in science and technology fields. The development community is engaged and active in designing new products for the public.
Wake County Water Quality keeps up with developments in the industry through encouraging staff development and collaborating with partners that design, install, and build. This is a great opportunity to learn and grow with a program that will give you new challenges and opportunities every week.
Primary Duties: * Inspect all Type IIIb, IV, V and VI subsurface wastewater treatment and dispersal systems in the County for compliance to their operations permit as well as performance quality
* Work with the operators of these systems to diagnose problems as well as designing and permitting repairs for these systems when required.
* Responsible for maintaining the database for these systems as well as all Operation and Maintenance reports submitted by the system operators.
* Provide training and technical assistance to staff, cooperating agencies and the public and ensure local, state and federal guidelines and regulatory mandates are followed and inspections comply with all statutes.
* Respond to complaints and cites violations and conducts enforcement.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science or related field and four years of experience in environmental planning, inspections or engineering; or equivalent. A valid driver's license and a “safe” driving record required. Must become a Registered Environmental Health Specialist as quickly as possible but no later than within two years from initial date of hire.
* Registered Environmental Health Specialist in North Carolina, Professional Engineering license or a Licensed Soil Scientist in North Carolina. * Subsurface Wastewater Operator Certification or Grade 1 Wastewater Operator Certification.
Home to the State Capital, Wake County is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation and the second-most populous county in the state, with approximately 1,000,000 residents. The County has received national and international rankings and accolades from publications such as Money, Fortune, and Time magazines as being one of the best places to live, work and play. The central location of the Co...unty allows for a short drive to the spectacular mountains or coast. Wake County Government is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners, who are elected at-large to serve four-year terms. Wake County Government has a general operating budget of $1.063 billion, employs approximately 3,800 employees, experiences minimal turnover, and is an award -winning leader in wellness and technology initiatives; such as offering employees and covered spouses free access to the Employee Health Center. Wake County Government offers a wide range of training and development opportunities, a stable career in public service with a balance of work and family life, flexible work schedules and a competitive salary and benefits package. http://www.wakegov.com/employment/benefits/Documents/Wake%20County%20Benefits%20Summary.pdf