2020-05-01 2020-06-05

Associate Environment Scientist or Senior Engineer

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 55321
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 55321
  • Organization Website

Summary
This position is responsible for guiding the Department in evaluating and permitting wastewater treatment plants across the state. As Arizona’s primary expert in this field, you will be conducting technical evaluations of the design and operation of these facilities to ensure the efficacy of treatment options as well as effluent disposal options. Additionally, you will provide recommendations to wastewater facilities for improvements and/or modifications in order to assist facilities in meeting effluent requirements as well as provide alternative disposal options. This position will also support goal of regaining its position as the number one state in the nation for water recycling /water reuse. ADEQ took our first steps by removing the prohibition against direct potable reuse for human consumption and will need to do more in order to face the growing challenges regarding water quality and quantity the state faces. Coming in as a senior-level staff expert also requires mentoring and coaching junior staff so that Arizona not only achieves our goals, but maintains them.

Salary: $84,000 to $120,000 Annually

Close Date: Open until filled

Do you think you have the combination of commitment, passion, and talent to help drive this Agency to realizing our vision? If so, apply today at https://azdeq.gov/node/6310

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