Environmental Control Inspector (Grading And Sediment Control)

Anne Arundel County, MD Annapolis , MD 21401

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Description

This announcement will be used to fill a full-time, permanent, represented, Safety Sensitive position for a Grading and Sediment Control Inspector within the Inspection Division of the Department of Inspections & Permits.

This is skilled work in securing and maintaining compliance with County and national codes and regulations governing soil erosion control in construction projects.

NATURE AND VARIETY OF WORK

Work involves responsibility for effecting compliance with legally established codes and regulations for the county soil erosion and sedimentation programs. Work includes the application of discretion and judgment in the interpretation of pertinent codes and regulations and in making inspections. Work is performed under general supervision within established policies, regulations, and technical guidelines, and is reviewed by a superior through conferences and reports.

Examples of Duties and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

(Note: The duties and responsibilities enumerated in this class specification are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications and salary level for all positions in this class. They are not intended to include all of the essential functions of all positions in the class.)

Conducts soil erosion and sedimentation control inspections; conducts construction meetings; makes minor field adjustments in plans; and investigates complaints and code violations.

Advises contractors, land owners, and others regarding soil erosion codes and regulations.

Assists in the review of applications and issues permits; investigates possible or actual problems and complaints; and initiates corrective actions.

Prepares written inspection reports per County Code; maintains necessary records and reports; and attends seminars.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Considerable knowledge of soil erosion and sedimentation control methods and techniques.

Considerable knowledge of construction methods and procedures.

Ability to inspect complex construction projects for compliance with soil and erosion control regulations.

Ability to read and evaluate complex grading and construction plans.

Ability to enforce and interpret regulations with firmness, tact, and impartiality.

Ability to plan, assign, and supervise the work of subordinate inspectors.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, contractors, land owners, and the public.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school, including or supplemented by courses in drafting and blueprint reading; two (2) or more years experience in erosion control practices and infrastructure installations or a related field; a Maryland certificate in training for erosion control or ability to obtain the certificate within six months of hire; and a valid non-commercial Class C motor vehicle operator's license.

NOTE: Courses in drafting and blueprint reading may be substituted with skilled work in reviewing, implementing or enforcing minimum standards of construction and/or grading plans.

NOTE: Infrastructure installation includes water & sewer lines, storm drain lines, paving curb and gutter, and hard improvements such as roadways, parking lots or drive ways.

NOTE: Longevity pay is available based on years of service.

NOTE: This is a Safety Sensitive position and employees in this position are subject to Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) and Alcohol testing.

Supplemental Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

1.Knowledge of grading and sediment control practices.

2.Knowledge of storm water management facilities.

3.Experience interpreting grading plans.

  • Medical/Health Insurance Plans

  • Open Access Aetna Select HMO-EPO

  • Aetna Open Choice PPO

Dental Insurance

  • CIGNA Dental PPO (Buy-Up)

  • CIGNA Dental PPO (CORE)

  • CIGNA Dental HMO (DHMO)

Vision Insurance

  • EyeMed

Employee Life Insurance

  • Term insurance of $10,000 for employees at no cost.

  • Ability to purchase Supplemental & Dependent Life Insurance

Disability Income Insurance

Pension Plan

  • Normal retirement after 30 years of service or Age 60 and 10 years of service or election to enroll in the Employees Retirement Savings Plan.

Deferred Compensation Section 457 Plan

Direct Deposit

Credit Union

Holidays

  • Eleven days provided per calendar year, twelve in general election year

Annual Leave

  • Less than 5 years
  • 10 days
  • 5 years to less than 10 years
  • 15 days
  • 10 years to less than 20 years
  • 20 days
  • 20 years or more
  • 25 days
  • Some positions will receive additional paid annual leave in lieu of holidays and personal leave.

Disability Leave

  • Accrual at a rate of 15 days a year

Personal Leave Day, five per calendar year

Leave Sharing

Employee Assistance Program

  • Free, confidential counseling for employee and family members 4X per year per problem per family member; also counseling on legal and financial issues; assistance in locating childcare and elder care

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Dependent Care Reimbursement

  • Health Care Reimbursement

Voluntary Benefits

  • Provides you an opportunity to enroll in any or all of the benefits listed below with the convenience of payroll deduction

  • Universal Life Insurance with Long Term Care Rider

  • United Legal Benefits
    01

The supplemental questions are a very important first step in our screening process. Therefore, you are required to accurately and completely respond to each question by providing the information asked in each question. Your responses will be used to initially determine your qualifications and eligibility for this position. DO NOT INDICATE "SEE RESUME" OR CUT AND PASTE YOUR RESUME IN RESPONSE TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS. This response and a lack of detail and explanation in the supplemental questions and in your application may result in failure or disqualification for this position. THIS MEANS YOU MAY BE INELIGIBLE FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION IN THIS RECRUITMENT PROCESS. Please check "yes" to show that you have read and understand this statement.

  • Yes

  • No

02

Do you possess a valid non-commercial Class C motor vehicle operator's license?

  • Yes

  • No

03

Did you graduate from high school or do you possess a G.E.D?

  • Yes

  • No

04

Have you taken coursework in drafting and blueprint reading?

  • Yes

  • No

05

Please list the courses in drafting and blueprint reading that you have taken.

06

If you do not have courses in drafting and blueprint reading these courses may be substituted with skilled work in reviewing, implementing or enforcing minimum standards of construction and/or site development plans. Please indicate if this substitution language applies to you.

  • Yes

  • No

07

If you answered "yes" to the question above, please detail how you have skilled work experience in reviewing, implementing or enforcing minimum standards of construction and/or site development.

08

Do you have two (2) or more years experience in erosion control practices and infrastructure installations or a related field?

  • Yes

  • No

09

If you answered "yes" to the question above, please explain how you possess this experience to include position title, length of time in position and MAJOR duties. This information should also be reflected in your application.

10

Do you possess a Maryland certificate in training for erosion control?

  • Yes

  • No

11

If you do not have a Maryland certificate in training for erosion control, are you willing and able to obtain this certificate within six (6) months of hire?

  • Yes

  • No

12

Do you have experience in investigating and documenting environmental violations?

  • Yes

  • No

13

If you answered "yes" to the question above, please explain how you possess this experience to include position title, length of time in position and MAJOR duties. This information should also be reflected in your application.

14

Do you have experience in case management of an initial investigation to its final abatement?

  • Yes

  • No

15

If you answered "yes" to the question above, please explain how you possess this experience to include position title, length of time in position and MAJOR duties. This information should also be reflected in your application.

16

Do you possess knowledge of grading and sediment control practices?

  • Yes

  • No

17

If you answered "yes" to the question above, please detail how you possess this knowledge.

18

Do you possess knowledge of storm water management facilities?

  • Yes

  • No

19

If you anwsered "yes" to the question above, please detail how you possess this knowledge.

20

Do you have experience interpreting grading plans?

  • Yes

  • No

21

If you answered "yes" to the question above, please explain how you possess this experience to include position title, length of time in position and MAJOR duties. This information should also be reflected in your application.

22

This position is "Safety Sensitive". This means, employees in this position are subject to Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) and Alcohol testing. Do you understand this?

  • Yes

  • No

Required Question

Agency Anne Arundel County

Address Heritage Complex

2660 Riva Road, First Floor

Annapolis, Maryland, 21401

Phone (410) 222-7595

Website http://www.aacounty.org/Personnel/Index.cfm


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Environmental Control Inspector (Grading And Sediment Control)

Anne Arundel County, MD