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Solid Waste Environmental Technician

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Overview Join Larimer County as a Solid Waste Environmental Technician in our Solid Waste Department! In this role, you will assist in the inspection, testing, and analysis of landfills to ensure compliance with environmental regulations.The typical schedule for this position is Monday to Friday, 8am to 4:30pm. Responsibilities Specifically, this position:

  • Performs explosive gas monitoring, methane recovery readings and spill prevention, control, and countermeasure inspections.
  • Performs routine sample analysis, including field measurements.
  • Keeps complete, accurate records, and maintains the landfill Operating Record.
  • Performs administrative responsibilities such as completing regulatory forms, data entry and composing regulatory letters.
  • Assists with purchasing for small projects.
  • Performs special studies and projects as assigned and required.
  • Ensures compliance with regulations for Landfill operations.To view the full job description, visit .We are looking for a candidate that will:
    • Have digital literacy and use routine software and business application including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and databases.
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
    • Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies and standard operating procedures.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
    • Have knowledge of environmental regulations and reporting.
    • Have project management skills.
    • Use complex mathematical formulas and computer models to compute emissions and track ground water movement.
    • Apply knowledge of groundwater hydrology and monitoring techniques.
    • Apply the principles, practices, and objectives as related to solid waste in a Solid Waste program.
    • Act as an official representative of the County in a professional manner with local, state, and national agencies and organizations.
    • Organize material and present information clearly and concisely in verbal and written form.
    • Perform duties independently without close supervision.
    • Have experience with surveying practices.Qualifications All candidates will be screened for the following required minimum qualifications. Any candidate who does not meet all of the qualifications listed as required will be eliminated from the process.
      • One (1) year of experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities required.
      • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent education, from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Chemistry, Environmental Health, Environmental Science, Biology, Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field required.
      • Possession of a valid Driver's License by date of hire required.BenefitsLarimer County offers the following for all Regular/Limited Term positions:
        • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
        • FSA or HSA depending on medical plan
        • Short and Long Term Disability
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Basic Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment
        • Accident Insurance
        • Critical Illness Insurance
        • Retirement Plan 401(a) with employer match
        • 457(b) Deferred Compensation
        • Paid time off including vacation, sick, and holidaysTo view information on Larimer County's Benefits, visit . Supplemental Information You can't be considered unless you apply! Underrepresented individuals may be less likely to apply for a job unless they believe they meet all requirements and can perform every job responsibility. We are most interested in finding the best candidate. We encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role and apply.An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of required pre-employment testing. Depending on the position, these checks may include, but are not limited to; reference checks, motor vehicle reports, employment verification, education verification, fingerprinting, criminal history information, physical, and a drug screening. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. Successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.All application components must be submitted by 11:59 PM MT on the closing date listed.Larimer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment in all employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law or regulation.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Fort Collins , Solid Waste Environmental Technician, Engineering , Fort Collins, Colorado

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