Drinking Water Partner Services Coordinator (Natural Resources Specialist 3)

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Monday, April 1, 2019, 11:45pm


Portland, OR
United States

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What will you do?
As the Drinking Water Partner Services Coordinator, you will provide drinking water quality assurance and quality control by conducting water system surveys of public water systems facilities, identify sanitary hazards oversight as well as review other agency's work products and activities. In addition, you will provide periodic on-site audits, field visits, and semi-annual performance reviews to ensure compliance with program elements and agency contracts. You will also approve work activities, process invoices for billable services and review submitted water system reports and other correspondence.

While in this position, you will also coordinate capacity development and training activities, including assigning technical and managerial assessments for water systems applying for capital improvement funds, and coordinating technical training and regional workshops for DWS and partner agency staff engaged in regulatory oversight of public water systems.

What's in it for you?
You will work with a team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do to keep drinking water safe for Oregonians. Are you a registered Environmental Health Specialist or Trainee? Do you have experience working with public water systems and drinking water regulations? If so, we want to connect with you!
We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you are an environmental resource specialist with experience in drinking water quality, don't delay, apply today!

What are we looking for?

  • Natural Resources Specialist specializing in drinking water services with a Bachelor of Science degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience providing regulatory oversight and compliance inspection of public drinking water systems, at either the federal, state or county level.
  • Must be registered as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) or as an REHS-in-Training, or be eligible to become registered in Oregon as an REHS or as an REHS-in-Training within 6 months of hire
  • Experience conducting investigations to obtain information regarding drinking water quality;
  • Experience developing and facilitating training sessions and workshops as well as creating informational materials to educate public water system operators and managers;
  • Ability to travel occasionally throughout Oregon which may include overnight stays;
  • Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.

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Cyndi Phipps-Roman


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