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City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2013-14
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Non-Exempt = Hourly Position
Exempt = Salaried Position
Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:

*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and accept accountability
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard for others
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust

All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the above values.

 
Job Description
ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM MANAGER

Pay Grade: 27                 FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Group: Managerial (M)             Class Code: E038
Effective Date: 7/01                 Revision Date: 8/03, 7/05

Classification Summary:
The primary function of an employee in this class is to manage the staff and resources of the Cost Center to provide environmental guidance to City management for all operations. Work includes providing advice to City management on environmental regulatory affairs, serving as liaison to environmental regulatory agencies, maintaining City central environmental compliance records, and managing all aspects of environmental incidents from clean-up to agency reporting and interface.

Essential Functions:
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Manages and directs all aspects of the Environmental Management Division, including personnel, cost control, budget, policies and operations;
Establishes priorities for Cost Center manpower allocations and tracks progress of staff;
Manages the costs related to projects, remediation efforts, and loss control measures which impact the environmental loss control fund;
Develops and prepares Division budget;
Monitors cost center expenses to assure objectives are met within budgeted funds;
Administers the Environmental Loss Control Fund;
Provides guidance to City management on environmental operational compliance and enforcement issues; monitors compliance;
Develops policies on environmental compliance issues;
Serves as Divisional liaison for all City operations;
Responds to and takes charge of efforts to mitigate environmentally hazardous incidents through direct control of City resources and contractors;
Reviews environmental regulations and presents comments to the regulatory agency for changes to administrative rules or legislation;
Manages and updates the City’s Environmental Compliance Central Files;
Reviews all due diligence investigations performed prior to acquisition of property by the City, to ensure that the City does not purchase or receive any contaminated property, or accept any undue liability;
Oversees the shipment of all waste, including hazardous waste, special waste, universal waste, waste oil, solid waste and construction waste;
Tracks all shipments to ensure waste has been properly disposed of;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City’s Safety Handbook.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
Modern supervision and evaluation practices and techniques;
Environmental regulatory requirements, including Resource Conservation and Recovery (RCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Recovery Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), and all other Federal and State regulations;
Organic and inorganic chemistry, physics, engineering, hydrology, and other applicable scientific fields;
Safe handling and shipping methods of hazardous materials;
Modern office practices, procedures and standard record maintenance procedures;
The operation of personal computer and applicable software applications and network systems.

Ability to:
Assign, coordinate, supervise and evaluate the work of subordinate staff;
Provide compliance advice to City personnel on environmental regulations;
Keep current on changing environmental rules and regulations;
Make sound and reasonable decisions in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations and established procedures;
Serve as regulatory agency liaison for compliance issues;

Work independently with minimal supervision on a continual basis;
Interact with different departments within the organization;
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
Operate a personal computer and related software such as word processing, spreadsheets, etc.;
Use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specifications and/or oral instructions;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, media representatives, the public, etc.;
Maintain a professional demeanor during stressful situations;
Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines;
Demonstrate integrity, ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.

Supervision Received:
The work is performed under the supervision of the Management Services Director.

Supervision Exercised:
This position supervises professional and clerical staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Environmental Science or related field; and
Five (5) to seven (7) years of experience with regulatory compliance activities, with two (2) years of supervisory experience in a municipality; and
Valid State of Arizona Driver’s License; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Work Environment:
The primary duties of this class are performed in a general office environment, although some work is accomplished in an outdoor environment that may involve adverse weather conditions.

Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively, hear within the normal range of conversation, and carry on telephone communication;
Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to review a wide variety of written and electronic materials at arms length or less (distinguish letters and numbers), and to see in detail objects or printed material at greater than arms length;
Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate computer equipment and other office equipment;
Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to bend or stoop repeatedly, sit or stand for long periods of time, and lift at least 30 pounds.