The Environmental Services Department provides comprehensive and innovative utility services for Sunnyvale's residents and businesses and facilitates initiatives to achieve the City's sustainability objectives. The department brings together technical, operational, and administrative professional disciplines to form its dedicated and dynamic team.
We are currently recruiting for two vacancies, one regular full time and one term limited full time (2 year assignment), in the position of Environmental Compliance Inspector to support the City's environmental inspection programs. These programs help protect our waterways and the San Francisco Bay by ensuring that businesses and residents are implementing best management practices to prevent water pollution and are in compliance with Federal and local water quality regulations. Environmental Compliance Inspectors work closely with a wide variety of businesses to ensure that the composition of their wastewater is in compliance with City requirements and does not compromise the integrity of the City's Water Pollution Control Plant or the sewer collection system. Such businesses range from aerospace to semiconductor manufacturers and dental offices to restaurants. The City is currently working to advance multiple stormwater initiatives such as trash reduction and controls for pollutants of concern such as mercury and PCBs. The Environmental Compliance Inspectors will support those initiatives. Under general direction, the Environmental Compliance Inspector performs journey level inspection, enforcement, and related activities on commercial, industrial, and residential discharges to the sanitary and storm sewer systems for compliance with codes and laws regulating water quality protection. The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package.
The position opens on May 17, 2019 and the final filing date is June 10, 2018 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on JOBS.
Salary: $76,794.85 - $98,011.26 Annually
The minimum qualification for this position can be met by a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, microbiology, environmental science, environmental or chemical engineering, and One year of increasingly responsible experience in the collection and analysis of industrial or other wastewater/water samples, or one year of increasingly responsible experience in conducting environmental or regulatory inspections. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver’s license and a safe driving record is required for this position.
About City of Sunnyvale
Recognized as the “Heart of Silicon Valley,” Sunnyvale, with a population of approximately 147,000, is the fifth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area and the second largest in Santa Clara County. Sunnyvale was incorporated in 1912 and, over the years, has transformed from an agricultural community, to a center for the defense industry, to the current nexus of research, development and manufacturing that created Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale is home to notable companies such as Yahoo!, Advanced Micro Devices, NetApp, and Lockheed Martin Space Systems. The draw of working in this dynamic community swells the City’s daytime workforce to 230,000.