Inspect, monitor and enforce established health codes, regulations and ordinances within assigned area of responsibility; conduct inspections of assigned facilities for code and regulatory conformance; operate technical equipment; interpret data collected; identify and evaluate new and unusual situations based on professional knowledge and scientific background; interpret and disseminate environmental health information to industry, the general public and other agencies; reduce the risk and severity of public exposure to environmental health hazards through surveillance and intervention; perform a variety of professional and technical tasks in support of assigned division.
Job descriptions are intended to present a general list of tasks/duties performed by employees within this job classification. Job Descriptions are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements
Education and experience directly related to the minimum requirements below may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, chemistry, mathematics, geology, ecology, biology, or public health; and
Four (4) years of experience monitoring and enforcing ordinances, codes or regulations.
Experience in monitoring and enforcing environmental ordinances, codes or regulations is preferred.
Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License, or the ability to obtain by date of hire.
Possession of a City Operator's Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire.
Possession of Certified Professional - Food Safety (CPFS) Credential or ability to obtain within three (3) years from date of hire.
Possession of National Swimming Pool Foundation Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification or Certified Pool & Spa Inspector (CPI) credential or ability to obtain within one (1) year from date of hire.
Basic operations, services and activities of assigned environmental monitoring, permitting and/or compliance programs
Recent developments, current literature and information related to assigned compliance activities
Methods and techniques of environmental investigation
Environmental monitoring and compliance techniques and methods relative to assigned area of responsibility
Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation
Office equipment including computers
Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and safety regulations
Advanced investigative techniques
Advanced environmental compliance techniques and methods relative to assigned area of responsibility
Advanced understanding of all aspects of work related to assigned area of responsibility
Applicable forms and applications relative to assigned area
Principles and practices of scientific instrumentation, data acquisition systems and system integration
Basics of food related microbiology and swimming pool chemistry
Preferred Skills & Abilities
Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public
Work independently in the absence of supervision
Interpret and explain City policies and procedures
Maintain certification and training as necessary or as required
Communicate clearly and concisely
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including the general public
Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
Gather data, research, analyze and recommend solutions to environmental compliance problems
Develop, prepare and conduct education and public relations programs
Conduct covert investigations on various facilities relative to assigned area
Review and analyze permit applications
City Of Albuquerque, NM