Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection- Permitting & Code Enforcement Inspector

Hiring Organization:
Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection

City:
Rockville, Maryland

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Application Deadline:
April 10, 2019

Permitting & Code Enforcement Inspector II / III, Grade 21 / 23
Montgomery County Government
Department of Environmental Protection
Rockville, Maryland

Salary Range: $58,958 – $97,655

THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL CURRENT AND FUTURE VACANCIES IN THE STORMWATER FACILITY INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAM. There are two (2) current vacancies.

This position may be under-filled at the Permitting and Code Enforcement Inspector II level, Grade 21, with a salary range of $53,738 to $88,849. There is a non-competitive promotional opportunity to a Permitting and Code Enforcement Inspector III.

The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities.

The successful candidate will serve as a Permitting and Code Enforcement Inspector in the Stormwater Facility Inspection and Maintenance Section of the Division of Watershed Management Operations and will perform and document complex initial and follow-up inspections of all types of stormwater management facilities, including structural above ground and underground facilities, and Environmental Site Design (ESD) practices.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Reviewing and approving proposed repair methods for stormwater dam and facility maintenance, and specifying and approving alternatives for construction systems or methods and materials to address situations where specified or conventional approaches do not apply, and recommending changes to existing protocols.
• Determining compliance with plans, permit requirements, engineering standards, and applicable County, State, and Federal laws, codes, ordinances, regulations and guidelines.
• Providing technical expertise on complex inspections to DEP’s contracted inspectors, and monitoring and approving repairs made to stormwater facilities by property owners and /or contractors.
• Issuing orders and summonses; gathering evidence, preparing complex enforcement/complaint cases for court consideration, and testifying in court as issuing officer and expert witness.
• Investigating and resolving citizen complaints regarding maintenance of stormwater facilities, and determining whether violations of applicable Federal, State, County laws have occurred.
• Performing public service and providing assistance by answering questions and providing information, explaining and defending technical and procedural requirements in-person, by telephone, and/or field consultation with the public, property owners, engineers, contractors, and other clients.

The majority of the work is performed in a field setting which requires the ability to perform work outdoors and involves frequent walking over rough, uneven terrain and occasionally slippery surfaces; climbing flights of stairs and ascend and descend ladders; stooping, bending, and reaching, lifting; carrying and lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Confined Space Training certification is required for this position. If candidate has not already obtained the referenced confined space training and certification at hire, the selected candidate will be required to obtain the referenced training and certification within the first six (6) months of employment. The incumbent of the position must maintain this certification.

Applicants with the following certifications are encouraged to apply: (Please indicate in your job application and resume the certifications that you have).

• Certified Erosion, Sediment and Stormwater Inspector (CESSWI)
• Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control (CPESC)
• Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional (CBLP)
• Confined Space Certification
• Mid-Atlantic Region Technician Certification Program (MARTCP) – Concrete Field Technician
• Mid-Atlantic Region Technician Certification Program (MARTCP) – Soils & Aggregate Compaction Technician
• National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) Certification
• National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) – Erosion and Sediment Control
• National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) – Land Management and Water Control

This position REQUIRES POSSESSION OF A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE and the ability to drive a County vehicle to attend meetings, visit sites for field investigations, conducting surveys, and/or observing or inspecting construction, and performing other work at locations outside the office. Regular duties and emergency situations will require deployment of specialized equipment and transportation of other county employees.

The position may also be required to work in adverse weather conditions during severe weather events as required to inspect and monitor dams.

Occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

If Position is Filled at the Permitting and Code Enforcement Inspector III, Grade 23 Level:

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate engineering, technical, or professional field and three (3) years of experience in a technical/professional field appropriate to the maintenance and construction of stormwater management facilities of which one year must have been in a code compliance/enforcement capacity; or graduation from high school or High School Certificate of completion recognized in the State of Maryland and seven (7) years of experience in a technical/professional field appropriate to the maintenance and construction of stormwater management facilities, including ESD practices, of which one year must have been in a code compliance/enforcement capacity.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

License: Possession and maintenance at all times of a valid Class “C” (or equivalent) driver’s license from the applicant’s state of residence when required for job-related duties.

If Position is Filled at the Permitting and Code Enforcement Inspector II, Grade 21 Level:

Experience: Five (5) years of experience in a technical/professional field appropriate to the maintenance and construction of stormwater management facilities, including ESD practices. At least one year of experience should be in a code compliance/enforcement capacity.

Education: Graduation of high school or High School Certification of Completion recognized by the State of Maryland. A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field is preferred for all positions. For applicants possessing an appropriate degree, the experience requirement may be reduced to two years instead of five.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

License: Possession and maintenance at all times of a valid Class “C” (or equivalent) driver’s license from the applicant’s state of residence when required for job-related duties.

Montgomery County Government offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Recruitment/MCGCareers.html
click on the “Search Jobs” tab, and then on the Job Search link https://tinyurl.com/MCGJobSearch.  Read the full job description under the “Trades and Labor” Job Category.  Interested candidates must create an online account in order to apply.

The requisition number is IRC36723

This Recruitment Closes April 10, 2019

All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position, which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Resume Preparation Tips listed under the “How to Apply” tab on the Office of Human Resource’s MCG Careers webpage.

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