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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ENGINEER IV-1379400

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Jun 9, 2021
Location: 

Des Plaines, IL, US, 60016

Job Requisition ID:  4134

Agency:  Environmental Protection Agency  
Closing Date/Time:  06/23/2021 
Salary:  $5,690.00-$8,620.00 Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

4134 

Job Responsibilities

40% 1. Serves as technical expert, performing highly detailed technical reviews of optimal corrosion control treatment and makes recommendations within all phases of the States Public Water Supplies Permit Program.

  • Performs highly technical scientific reviews and sets optimal water quality parameter ranges for finished water quality for community water supplies.
  • Interprets statutory/regulatory requirements and Agency policy/procedures for completing corrosion control studies for modifying finished water quality for community water supplies corrosion control requirements to permit applicants and their representative(s)
  • Reviews correspondence and recommends appropriate documentation/response to optimal corrosion control treatment recommendations, response to review letters, or denials.

 

35% 2. Implements capacity development and asset management program requirements for community water supplies.

  • Develops and interprets capacity development/asset management program activities.
  • Reviews capacity development reports for new community water supplies to demonstrate their technical, managerial, and financial capacity.
  • Supports capacity development activities of the State Revolving Fund (SRF) program administered by the Infrastructure/Financial Assistance Section.
  • Provides interpretation to water supply officials, operators, and their representative(s) capacity development/asset management requirements including statutory/regulatory requirements and Agency policies/procedures.

(Job Responsibilities continued)

15% 3. Attends and participates in staff meetings, conferences, workshops and other activities;

  • Maintains knowledge of the application of the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act and related DPWS rules, regulations, and standards. 
  • Keeps management and permits staff abreast of ongoing changes in rules, regulations and standards pertaining to corrosion control and capacity development
  • Travels in performance of duties

 

05% 4. Performs field/site visits to providing highly technical assistance to community water supply facilities in support of the corrosion control and capacity development/asset management program policies, rules and regulations.

 

05% 5. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college with a bachelor's degree in an engineering science. Typically, the subject matter would involve the type of coursework associated with environmental (sanitary, hydraulic, hydrology, and air pollution specialties), civil (sanitary, hydraulic, and hydrology specialties), general, industrial, mechanical, chemical, public health, electronic, acoustical or aeronautical engineering or engineering mechanics or a closely related engineering specialty.
  2. Requires possession of Illinois certificate as a registered professional engineer.
  3. Requires four years of professional engineering experience related to working with complex engineering problems.
  4. A master's degree in engineering or business administration may be substituted for two years of professional experience.

Specialized Skills: Of the one year of experience required; requires one year’ experience in corrosion control studies for large community water supplies.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1. Ability to explain and interpret agency policy and regulations.

2. Ability to consult with and advise members of public and private agencies concerning the application of engineering standards and procedures to design, construction, operation and maintenance of facilities and systems for the control of environmental conditions.

3. Ability to review and evaluate engineering reports for completeness and accuracy of engineering detail.

4. Ability to develop and maintain effective public working relationships.

5. Requires the ability to utilize a personal computer with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access software.

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires a valid driver’s license

2. Requires the ability to travel. 

Work Hours:  8:30-5 Mon-Fri  
Work Location: 9511 Harrison St Des Plaines, IL 60016-1563  
Agency Contact:

Kathy Taylor

1021 North Grand Avenue East MC#37
 PO Box 19276
 Springfield, IL 62794-9276
 (217)785-1745
 Fax (217)524-6907

Submit via email to:
EPA.HR.JobApplications@Illinois.gov

Job Function:  Sciences and Natural Resources  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

The IEPA does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent IEPA employment, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


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