ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST 1-3 – UST Inspector (Job Id 57403)

Website Arizona Department of Environmental Quality

Post Date 07/23/2020 Close Date
Category WASTE / ENVIRONMENT Grade 20
Location PHOENIX Salary 40,000.00-55,000.00

We are looking for results-oriented, driven individuals with a thirst for problem solving.

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Environmental Scientist 1-3 – UST Inspector

Underground Storage Tank (UST)

Waste Programs Division


At ADEQ our vision is to be the number one state in the nation in balanced, leading-edge environmental protection; through technical and operational excellence; and radical simplicity for customers and staff. We are currently looking for employees who are committed to our Agency, passionate to excel in their career and engaged in our mission.  Only this caliber of employee will be successful in driving our Agency towards accomplishing our vision.


This position is for an Underground Storage Tanks (UST) Inspector. The position will be responsible for conducting routine, modification, install, closure and compliance assistance inspections at facilities throughout Arizona, drafting compliance documentation, responding to customer concerns regarding USTs, active problem solving and strong stakeholder collaboration.


As an Environmental Science Specialist, you will conduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or the health of the population. Using knowledge of various scientific disciplines, may collect, synthesize, study, report, and recommend action based on data derived from measurement or observations of air, soil, water, and other sources.


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. To learn more about us, our organizational habits known as the ADEQ Way, our culture, and other positions we have open, visit us at DEQ/careers

Minimum Requirements:  
·         Bachelor’s degree in environmental/chemical engineering, environmental sciences/studies/management, sustainability, law or earth science

·         Level 1: 0-1 year experience

·         Level 2: 2 years’ experience

·         Level 3: 5 years’ experience

·         Strong organizational skills and ability to schedule, conduct and manage multiple projects at the same time

·         Knowledge of State and Federal environmental regulations, environmental sciences and research, AZ sources of pollution, best practices for preventing the release of pollutants, environmental research, investigation techniques and statistical analysis, Agency policies and processes,

·         Ability to understand and apply environmental rules and statues; to follow guidance documents, standard operating procedures, and other technical instructions in performance of tasks; to prepare clear, concise and accurate reports; and to summarize completed tasks and/or monitoring data orally and in written communication.

·         Experience in project management, MS Office, customer service/outreach and aptitude for problem solving desired.

·         Valid Arizona Driver License required.

Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are:

·         10 paid holidays per year

·         Accrual of sick and annual leave beginning at 12 and 13 days per year respectively for full-time employees

·         A top-ranked retirement program with lifetime pension benefits

·         A robust and affordable insurance  plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability

·         An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

·         We promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility

·         We offer a variety of learning and career development opportunities

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Arizona State Government is an AA/EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Hired employees will be subject to EVerify. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting Abt.Eric@azdeq.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.     Having trouble applying?    Email HRIShelpdesk@azdoa.gov or call 602-542-4700 for assistance

For more information, please contact Abt.Eric@azdeq.gov