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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ENGINEER I (UPWARD MOBILITY)-1379100

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:  Jan 13, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-4059

Job Requisition ID:  10662

Agency:  Environmental Protection Agency  
Closing Date/Time:  03/02/2022 
Salary:  $5,275 to $6,033 per month CBA language applies 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
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 #

10662

Job Responsibilities

40%  1. Assists higher level staff to gain knowledge and training in performing a variety of routine engineering functions as necessary to support municipal wastewater permitting programs in the Municipal Unit B, Permit Section, Division of Water Pollution Control, Bureau of Water in accordance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES);

  • Reviews routine NPDES permit applications for municipal dischargers
  • Prepares routine draft permits for signature
  • Analyze permit application material including field reports, discharge monitoring reports, results of studies such as phosphorus feasibility and optimization plans, combined sewer overflow long term control plans, and other available data
  • Reviews and applies and applying applicable State and Federal regulations
  • Follows applicable Unit and Section policies and procedures for the issuance of permits with appropriate conditions
  • Coordinates permit process workflow with Agency support staff
  • Utilize available computer programs to draft permits, review notes, and track work progress
  • Drafts response letters to comments received, response summaries, and other correspondence
  • Compiles a complete and accurate record of the permit decision process

(Job Responsibilities continued)

40%  2. Assists higher level staff in the timely review of State construction and operating permit applications for routine municipal treatment facilities, sanitary sewers, force mains, lift stations, land application of sludge, and spray irrigation of municipal wastewaters;

  • Prepares draft permits for signature
  • Reviews facility plans and engineering reports
  • Analyses permit applications, engineering plans, specifications, treatment plant loading evaluation and file material
  • Reviews and applies applicable State and Federal regulations
  • Follows applicable Unit and Section policies and procedures for the issuance of permits with appropriate conditions
  • Utilizes available computer programs to prepare permits, review notes, and track work progress
  • Prepares written review notes in compilation of Agency decision record

 

10%  3. Participates and observes higher level staff in meetings, public hearings, and/or discussions with applicants, consulting engineers, other Agency staff, USEPA staff, other State and Federal Agencies or the public;

  • Participates, provides technical advice and observes public hearings, completion of responsiveness summaries, permit appeals, and enforcement action
  • Travels in performance of duties.

(Job Responsibilities continued)

05%  4. Maintains records related to permit programs;

  • Participates in professional development training
  • Tracks work assignments to ensure timely completion of assigned duties to meet Agency goals and commitments.

 

05%  5. Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonable 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 no previous experience.
  3. This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel. 
  2. Requires the ability to utilize a personal computer with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access software.

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires a current and valid driver’s license.
2. Requires the ability to travel.

Work Hours:  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday to Friday  
Work Location: 1021 E North Grand Ave Springfield, IL 62702-4059  
Agency Contact:

Jason Thoron

1021 North Grand Avenue East MC#37

 PO Box 19276

 Springfield, IL 62794-9276

 (217)782-2074

 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.

 

“Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to this position. As a result, the employee should be aware that if offered non-State employment during State employment or within one year immediately after ending State employment, the employee shall, prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of the Executive Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”), and seek a revolving door determination from the OEIG, or may be subject to a fine.”