Wastewater Control Representative (Temporary)

East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) invites qualified candidates to apply for this temporary position (up to six months) in the Resource Recovery (R2) Group of the Wastewater Department. The R2 Program is responsible for managing industrial and commercial wastewaters that are delivered to the wastewater treatment plant by truck. The R2 Program also manages sales of surplus renewable energy from the production of biogas.

Primary duties for this position include working directly with customers to market, develop, and permit new waste accounts, ongoing customer relations, data analysis and trending, accounts receivable monitoring, and business continuity for the Program. The Representative is responsible for collecting, assembling, and reporting Program data for deliveries and revenues. Additionally, the Representative is responsible for surplus renewable energy sales administration and reporting.

Competitive candidates will have current experience involving frequent contact with multiple stakeholder groups including commercial and industrial businesses, the public, consultants, environmental groups, and regulatory agencies in situations which require technical expertise and effective written and verbal communication skills.

EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or registered domestic partnership status, age for individuals over forty years of age, national origin, ancestry, disability (mental or physical, including AIDS and HIV), medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veterans status, family or medical leave status, pregnancy, pregnancy disability leave status, or any other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

1. Completion of four years of college, resulting in graduation or its equivalent, with major work in chemistry, biology, environmental science or closely related field and two years of experience involving the inspection, investigation, and evaluation of wastewater processes and discharges OR equivalent experience in administering regulations or best management practices in industrial/commercial pollution prevention, resource protection, or environmental compliance.

2. Possession of a valid California driver's license with a satisfactory driving record.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. To be considered under the "equivalent combination of education and experience" provision, it is your responsibility to include in your application materials written evidence of employment performed at the level of the typical duties of this position and/or coursework in subject areas directly related to this position. For more information, see our FAQ page at http://www.ebmud.com/jobs/job-resources/job-faqs-frequently-asked-questions/.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of environmental regulations such as the Clean Water Act; environmental principles, practices and terminology preferably related to wastewater pretreatment, pollution prevention, or comparable environmental areas; basic scientific principles, laboratory tests and terminology related to environmental control; math, algebra, and the use of formulas and tables; and pollution prevention techniques and best management practices.

• Skill in organizing and assembling data; conducting comprehensive investigations and producing reports summarizing the investigation; and making recommendations based on analysis of information obtained.

• Ability to interact effectively and sensitively with others in order to provide information, enforce requirements and provide customer service; compose documents using correct English; speak effectively to groups and individuals; present technical information to technical and non-technical audiences; organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines; and work without close supervision.

The Selection Process:
Visit www.ebmud.com to submit your EBMUD application online by Friday, August 6, 2021. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. Application materials faxed, mailed or delivered to EBMUD will not be accepted. Applicants presenting the best combination of job-related qualifications will be reviewed for further consideration.

NOTE: The recruitment for this temporary position will not result in the establishment of a civil service list.

All employment offers are conditional, pending the results of a Live Scan background screening. All selected finalists must participate in the Live Scan background screening process to remain in consideration for EBMUD employment.