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Environmental Compliance Officer (Administrator I)

California State University, Dominguez Hills
California, United States
Salary Not specified
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Sep 3, 2021

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Environmental Compliance Officer (Administrator I)

Job No: 504440
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, Safety

This is a full-time management (MPP) position. MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Special Working Conditions:

General normal working hours, but occasional weekends or evenings as needed, such as when sampling in rain events that occur off-hours.

Conditions of Employment

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Employment is contingent upon the candidate passing a pre-employment physical exam with the ability to lift up in excess of 50 lbs.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Application Deadline & Salary Information

Review of applications will begin Monday, September 13, 2021, and the position will remain Open Until Filled.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

The maximum salary budgeted for this position by the department is $8,500 monthly.

Major Duties

Under the general supervision of the Environmental, Health & Safety Manager the Environmental compliance Officer is responsible for managing Federal, State, and local compliance requirements of all environmental regulations applicable to a university setting which includes but is not limited to research and instructional laboratories, facilities/physical plant operations and offices/classrooms. This incumbent will manage compliance programs, oversee inspections, training, and provide regular compliance reporting and database management.


Required Education and Experience:

Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in science, engineering, or related field.

Two to five (2-5) years of increasingly responsible Environmental Health and Safety experience with at least one of those years having direct experience in an environmental compliance setting with involvement with MS4 permits, Spill prevention, inspection, and reporting.

Preferred License and Certifications:

Certified as a Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM)
40-hour HAZWOPER training plus annual 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher Training.
DOT Hazardous Material Transportation Training

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Understanding of basic chemical principles including hazards, associated with different types of chemicals.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication skills.
Ability to prepare and present training on program subject matter.
Computer skills in database management, preparing spreadsheets, and word processing Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
Ability to wear PPE such as work boots, Gloves, and Safety Glasses.
Ability to wear a respirator
Ability to stand, walk and work outdoors for an extended period of time.


45% Compliance Programs
  • Develop, implement, and enforce environmental compliance programs and plans.
  • Perform regular audits and inspections
  • Have oversight in the development, implementation, and enforcement of compliance to the campus Storm Water Management Plan. This will include: inspections, audits, and investigations as required
  • Provide correspondence, reports, and other documents as needed
  • Will develop and conduct training as needed, and inspection follow-up.

25% Inspections
  • Manage Spill Prevention Control Countermeasures and Oil Spill Contingency Plans for university
  • Manage Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL), including Trash and hot spots where waste such as bacterial or metals can accumulate and contaminate the stormwater.
  • Perform regular stormwater sampling to ensure contaminants are not entering waterways from our campus.
  • Develop and maintain a sanitation plan to ensure we are in compliance with the LA county Sanitation district. This will include but not be limited too, stormwater entering sewer drains during rain events. Ensuring berms or plugs are used to eliminate excess water in these waste lines prior to reaching wastewater treatment plants.
  • Maintain oversight of the Spill Prevention Control Countermeasures (SPCC) and Oil Spill Contingency Plans (OSCP) for the university.
  • Perform and maintain Weekly, Monthly, and Annual inspections for both the SPCC and OSCP plans.
  • Oversee student intern(s) and/or a student assistant(s).

15% Reporting and Database Management
  • Annual Environmental Compliance Reporting
  • Prepare, report, and maintain all required documentation of inspection findings. Maintain and manage a database of all findings for reporting and
  • enforcement. Including oversight of annual fees for all environmental programs
  • Manage CUPA/CERS annual reporting for county Fire

10% Training
  • Environmental Compliance training
  • Develop and train all applicable staff on Environmental Compliance needs, including for environmental programs and educating the university community about our MS4 permit
  • Point of Contact for all environmental agencies as it relates to Environmental Compliance for the University

5% Other duties as assigned

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. For more information or definition of these terms, please visit:

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at , or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco-Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

Applications Close: Open until filled

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