Hazardous Materials Inspector I/II

City of Gilroy | Gilroy, CA

Salary Range: $6,584.25 - $9,083.25 Monthly
Open Date: 12/17/2018
Close Date: 01/28/2019

Position Description

The City of Gilroy is currently recruiting for a Hazardous Materials Inspector I or a Hazardous Materials Inspector II position to be filled at either level. The goal for the Community Development Department Building, Life & Environmental Safety (BLES) Division is to provide comprehensive plan check and building inspection services in accordance with local, state, and federal statutes to ensure compliance in construction with approved building codes as a measure of ensuring the life safety of buildings, and people.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Under the supervision of the Fire Marshal, enforce the requirements of Federal, State and Local regulations and ordinances related to industrial/commercial wastewater, hazardous material, underground storage tanks and other similar requirements.

The Inspector I level is an entry/training level for the Hazardous Materials Inspector job series. The Inspector I level is expected to have the educational level of the Inspector II, but may have only limited working experience in one or more of the program areas.

The Inspector II level is expected to have working experience in all program areas and requires relatively little supervision in the enforcement of the laws and regulations. Incumbents may provide some training to those classified as an Inspector I. Incumbents accomplish both routine and complex investigations and exercise judgment in applying appropriate enforcement and mitigation techniques.

Position Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Hazardous Materials Inspector I:

1. Education and experience equivalent to a four-year college degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, microbiology, environmental science, or sanitary engineering and some experience in one or more of the program areas involving the enforcement of laws, ordinances, or regulations. Two (2) years of experience may be substituted for one (1) year of college up to a maximum of two years of the education requirement.

2. Possess and maintain an International Code Council (ICC) Underground Storage Tank (UST) Inspector certification. Certification is required at the time of application or within one year from date of hire.

3. Possess and maintain the Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act (APSA) certification. Certification is required at time of application or within six (6) months from the date of hire.

4. Possess and maintain a CWEA Grade I Industrial Waste Inspector Certification. Certification is required at time of application or within one year from date of hire.

5. California Water Pollution Control Association Industrial Waste Certificate and/or a Hazardous Materials Certificate from an accredited College or University are preferred. Possession of either certificate is considered experience in one or more program areas.

6. Willingness to continue education and training by learning new and innovative skills as changes occur. Expand skills by taking additional courses, attending seminars, workshops, and individual study.

7. Pass a post-offer medical examination, which includes a drug test.

8. Possess and maintain a California Driver License and a safe driving record necessary to operate assigned vehicle(s).

9. Pass an employment background check, including a Department of Justice criminal record check.

10. Prefer non-tobacco user.

Hazardous Materials Inspector II:

1. Education and experience equivalent to a four-year college degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, microbiology, environmental science, or sanitary engineering and two (2) years of experience in the enforcement of laws, ordinances, regulations, technical responsibilities in a chemical laboratory or science related activity. An additional two (2) years of experience may be substituted for one (1) year of college up to a maximum of two years of the education requirement.

2. Possess and maintain an International Code Council (ICC) Underground Storage Tank (UST) Inspector certification. Certification is required at the time of application or within one year from date of hire.

3. Possess and maintain an International Code Council (ICC) Fire Inspector I or II certification. Certification is required at the time of application or within one year from date of hire.

4. Possess and maintain the Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act (APSA) certification. Certification is required at time of application or within six (6) months from the date of hire.

5. For staff hired in to this position after January 1, 2003, possess and maintain a CWEA Industrial Waste Inspector Certificate Grade II certification. Certification is required at time of application or within one year from date of hire.

6. California Water Pollution Control Association Industrial Waste Inspector Certificate and/or a Hazardous Materials Certificate from an accredited College or University are preferred.

7. Willingness to continue education and training by learning new and innovative skills as changes occur. Expand skills by taking additional courses, attend seminars, workshops and individual study.

8. Pass a post-offer medical examination, which includes a drug test.

9. Possess and maintain a California Driver License and a safe driving record necessary to operate assigned vehicle(s).

10. Pass an employment background check, including a Department of Justice criminal record check.

11. Prefer non-tobacco user.

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in pursuing this exciting career opportunity, please attach and submit the following required items with your electronic NEOGOV application: • A completed City of Gilroy employment application including supplemental question responses • A detailed cover letter expressing your interest in the position with the City of Gilroy • A detailed resume that highlights your related skills and experience • Copies of certifications as described in job requirements section (if in possession of) City Application Form – Candidates must complete the NEOGOV City of Gilroy application form for this position and submit on line. Please prepare attachments prior to completion of the NEOGOV application as incomplete applications will not be accepted. Apply Online: Go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofgilroy. You can apply online by clicking on the job title you are interested in and clicking on the "Apply" link. After viewing the Job Description, click the ‘Apply’ tab. If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can import your resume from LinkedIn, upload it from a saved document on your computer, or manually enter your personal information. This application will be saved and used to apply for future job openings. Recruitment Schedule – Key Dates* Application Closing Date: January 28, 2019 Oral Board Interviews: February 7, 2019 Finalist Interviews: February 13, 2019
Contact Email: shirley.kim@cityofgilroy.org
Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofgilroy