WASTE MGMT SPECIALIST III #42203 Environmental Compliance Inspector(Job Id 11657)

Website New Hampshire Dept of Environmental Services

WASTE MGMT SPECIALIST III #42203 Environmental Compliance Inspector(Job Id 11657)
US:NH:CONCORD 10/01/2018
48,048.000-57,096.000 USD

 State of New Hampshire Job Posting
Department of Environmental Services
Waste Management Division/ Hazardous Waste Management Bureau
29 Hazen Drive, Concord NH 03301

Waste Management Specialist III
Labor Grade 24
Position #42203

The State of New Hampshire, Department of Environmental Services , Waste Management Division, Hazardouse Waste  Management Bureau has a full time vacancy for a Waste Management Specialist III. 

 Summary:Inspects hazardous waste generators and investigates hazardous waste complaints to enforce state hazardous waste laws and regulations under the jurisdiction of the Waste Management Division, Waste Management Programs; responds to emergency incidents involving hazardous wastes/materials to protect human health and the environment; and supervises others in the performance of similar duties.


Inspects hazardous waste generators, often entering hazardous environments with risks of chemical exposure and investigates hazardous waste complaints through surveillance, interviews, sampling and evidence collection in hazardous environments with possible exposure to unknownchemicals and other dangers while wearing personnel protective equipment in order to ensure compliance with hazardous waste regulations and laws.

 Writes reports, letters, enforcement actions, and enforcement requests to the Division Director and Attorney General’s Office summarizing observations and recommendations in order to pursue administrative, civil and criminal violations involving hazardous waste. 

Supervises others in the performance of similar duties, reviews written and physical performance of others and trains new Program personnel in order to ensure that work is accurate, appropriate and consistent with Division policies, regulations and laws. 

Communicates technical information and provides assistance to federal, state and local agencies, the regulated community and the public in order to ensure that these groups are adequately and accurately informed of the Program’s activities. 

Responds to hazardous waste/material incidents investigating and assisting other state and local agencies in hazardous environments while wearing personnel protective equipment in order to protect public health and the environment from chemical hazards. 

Develops strategies and case loads for compliance and enforcement programs in order to ensure that EPA grant commitments and Program goals are met. 

Participates in courses, seminars and other training exercises to maintain expertise in technical and safety aspects of the program’s activities.

 Continually seeks to improve practices to add quality and value in support of the Department’s mission while identifying and eliminating unnecessary or redundant actions.


 Education:  Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university with major study in chemistry, environmental health, biological sciences, hydrology, or other related environmental science.  Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience. 

Experience:  Five years’ experience required in hazardous waste management, environmental monitoring or testing, hazardous materials handling, occupational safety and health or related field OR  five years’ experience in solid waste management, hydrogeology, waste treatment systems or other related scientific fields. 

License/Certification:  Must possess a valid driver’s license and/or have access to transportation for statewide travel.     

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to pass a base line medical examination indicating the individual is physically capable of assuming all duties required including wearing respiratory protective equipment in accordance with the recommendations of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH. 

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT:  The supplemental job description lists typical examples of work and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to a position.  An employee may be required to perform other related duties not listed on the supplemental job description provided that such duties are characteristic of that classification.

 Employees will be required to pay an agency/union fee at a future date. Criminal background and driving record review required.

 For further information please contact Tod Leedberg, Supervisor VI, at tod.leedberg@des.nh.gov or at 603-271-2946.Use apply button or submit a fully completed state application and accompanying documents by the closing date to NHDES PO Box 95 Concord NH 03302-0095 Attn. Human Resources. You may also contact Raymond Wilson, HR Coordinator at  603-271-1496 or at  raymond.wilson@des.nh.gov .

TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964

For more information, please visit http:// tod.leedberg@des.nh.gov →