Environmental Specialist I/II (Watershed Protection)

  • Office and Administrative Support
  • Oceanside
  • August 12, 2022

Website City of Oceanside

The City of Oceanside is accepting applications for Environmental Specialist I/II. There is currently one vacancy within the Water Utilities Department, Watershed Protection Program.

Monthly Salary Ranges:
Environmental Specialist I: $4,890 – $6,554
Environmental Specialist II: $5,391 – $7,225

The City is seeking a motivated and experienced individual to join the Watershed Protection Program within the Environmental Programs & Services division. This position will be responsible for implementing the City’s watershed management and stormwater quality compliance programs to comply with Federal and State water quality regulations and promoting environmental education and awareness in the community. Routine duties will include, but are not limited to: compliance inspections of industrial, commercial and municipal facilities; engaging with citizens and businesses through environmental education initiatives; water quality monitoring fieldwork and data analysis; regulatory reporting; representing the City at various regional workgroups; and assisting with other environmental projects as directed by senior staff.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of professional experience in environmental sciences and policy, preferably performing stormwater compliance and watershed management work in the San Diego region; plus a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework preferably in the area of biology, engineering, civil and/or environmental engineering, environmental science, environmental policy, resource management; or a related field.

Public speaking and customer service skills are essential to this position. Previous experience with environmental investigations, inspections and/or outreach work is highly desirable.

The ideal candidate is expected to have a working knowledge of Federal and State water quality permitting mechanisms and a broad understanding of wider environmental issues facing California.

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Position closes: 8/12/22 – 4PM

To apply for this job email your details to asanchez@oceansideca.org