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11 Jul 2022

Full-Time Senior Environmental Compliance Inspector

City of Escondido – Posted by tenriquez Escondido, California, United States

Job Description

This position is open until filled.

A first review of applications will take place during the week of July 17, 2022.  Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date.

If you want to join a hard-working team that shares a commitment to keep the City of Escondido safe, clean and efficiently run, consider a career with the City of Escondido. We have an opening for the position of Senior Environmental Compliance Inspector in our Utilities Department/ Wastewater Division. For a complete listing of job duties and qualifications, please refer to the corresponding job description, which can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from the City’s website.

Under direction, performs a variety of complex and difficult technical work in support of the City’s Wastewater and Environmental Programs divisions, including sewer and storm water inspections and monitoring of commercial food, automotive, industrial, and commercial facilities; administers the Industrial Waste Pretreatment Program for the Hale Avenue Resource Recovery Facility NPDES permit in accordance with 40 CFR Part 403 regulations, including significant industrial facility inspections, sampling, permit writing, issuing notices of violation and reporting to the Regional Water Quality Control Board and EPA. Performs field inspections and enforcement for the protection of public health and safety in the areas of water quality, pollution control, and overall environmental protection for compliance of the City’s wastewater and storm water N.P.D.E.S. permits, municipal code, and EPA guidelines; incorporates public education in daily work; maintains a variety of records, files, and related documents; and provides lead supervision and training to other staff.

Distinguishing characteristics

This is the advanced journey level class in the Environmental Compliance Inspector series with primary responsibility for inspecting and monitoring industrial and commercial facilities. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed and the complexity of duties assigned. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series and serve as lead worker for an assigned group of employees. Employees at this level may be assigned specialized functions and are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility.


Equivalent to the completion of two years of college level coursework in wastewater technology, chemistry, biology, environmental engineering, or related discipline.

Two years (full-time equivalent) of responsible experience performing duties comparable to an Environmental Compliance Inspector II in the City of Escondido or comparable industrial waste or environmental inspection experience.

License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid Class C driver’s license.
Possession of a Grade II Environmental Compliance Inspector certificate issued by the California Water Environmental Association.

How to Apply

TO VIEW FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS POSITION, OR TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT: /  201 N. Broadway / Escondido, CA 92025 / 760-839-4643 / [email protected]

Job Categories: Environmental. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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