Orange County Sanitation District

  • 10844 Ellis Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, United States

The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) is a public agency that is dedicated to maintaining world-class leadership in wastewater and water resource management.  OCSD operates and maintains the third largest wastewater treatment facilities east of the Mississippi River.

 

Mission Statement

We, the employees and the board of directors of the Orange County Sanitation District, are committed to protect public health and the environment by developing, integrating, and implementing fiscally responsible solutions to wastewater, water reclamation, and watershed protection issues. We are a value-based organization dedicated to upholding and consistently demonstrating the attributes affirmed in our Guiding Principles.

 

Guiding Principles

Our Guiding Principles are a declaration of who we are and the beliefs we affirm. They form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional code of ethics.

 

Honesty, Trust and Respect

  • We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community.

 

Teamwork and Problem Solving

  • We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts.

 

Leadership and Commitment

  • We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community.

 

Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills, & Abilities

  • We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals.

 

Recognition/Rewards

  • We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees.

 

4 job(s) at Orange County Sanitation District

Orange County Sanitation District, CA Fountain Valley, CA 92708, USA
Jul 19, 2017
Full Time
What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Principal Environmental Specialist. Under general direction within the General Chemistry and Microbiology section of the District's Laboratory and Ocean Monitoring Division, this advanced journey-level position will perform a wide range of administrative responsibilities and advanced analyses of wastewater, wastewater sludge, ocean water, ocean sediment and industrial waste samples. The incumbent will be the lead in the General Chemistry section and will perform the most difficult and responsible assignments, projects, and programs assigned to classes within the series such as overseeing and directing daily workflow; serving as the project manager on special projects; serving as the subject matter expert on concepts, practices and procedures for the section while exercising functional and technical leadership; preparing, compiling, reviewing and charting data and assisting supervisory staff in the preparation of clear, concise laboratory reports; participating in preparation of major reports; operating manual and automated instrumentation and equipment for laboratory tests; troubleshooting, maintaining and repairing complex laboratory equipment and specialized instrumentation; maintaining and updating records and logs, including entering and authorization of data into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) software application; overseeing and maintaining all required General Chemistry section QA policies and QC processes; overseeing and participating in the maintenance of the Laboratory's State Certification; participating in the development of methods and procedures; writing, editing and revising standard operating procedures (SOPs); ensuring laboratory analysis timelines and objectives are met; monitoring and managing chemical and supply inventories; serving as liaison with internal customers, vendors, outside agencies, and the public; overseeing work activities and projects and providing leadership and training to less senior laboratory personnel; and performing related work as required.
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Fountain Valley, CA 92708, USA
Jul 11, 2017
Full Time
What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Safety and Health Specialist . Under general direction, coordinates and oversees activities in support of the safety and emergency response needs of the District including assistance with the development, implementation and administration of programs, policies and procedures; provides information and training, regulatory interpretation and technical support to District personnel; and performs a variety of administrative and technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Specifically, this person plans, organizes, coordinates, and oversees the development and implementation of various health, industrial hygiene programs, policies and procedures; establishes and environment of workplace safety for the employees by increasing safety awareness. This position is responsible for the development of programs objectives and designs and conducts safety training programs; develops and/or recommends purchase of training materials; conducts initial and refresher training classes for areas of assignment; develops and organizes specialized training as needed. This person will be responsible for the development, administration, and auditing of safety, health, and hazardous waste programs in accordance with federal, state, and local laws, and according to OCSD policies and procedures. This individual will act as a resource to OCSD personnel and provide technical support on safety and health related issues. In addition, the Health & Safety Specialist will develop and deliver employee safety and health training programs and workshops. Other duties will include reviewing federal, state, and local legislation to monitor its impact on OCSD programs; helping to train, guide, and coach junior level staff, and performing other related duties as required.
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Fountain Valley, CA 92708, USA
Jul 11, 2017
Full Time
What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Safety & Health Representative. Under general direction the Safety and Health Representative performs a wide variety of activities to support the safety, health, industrial hygiene, hazardous waste, and disaster preparedness needs of the District; develops, implements, and administers assigned programs, policies, and procedures; provides information and training; conducts and assists other staff with regulatory interpretation; and performs a variety of routine administrative and technical tasks as assigned. This individual will be responsible for supporting OCSD safety programs including auditing construction and maintenance projects; developing and providing safety training courses: reviewing job work plans, blueprints, and permits required including confined space entry and rescue programs for Cal/OSHA compliance; conducting job hazard analyses; assigning work restrictions; issuing appropriate permits; coordinating lead, asbestos, and mold surveys. This person may participate or attend construction management pre-job meetings, Operations and Maintenance pass down meetings, and conducting safety orientation meetings, reviewing and approving safety procedures and programs, inspecting work sites for compliance, reporting discrepancies, and recommending corrective action. The Safety and Heath Representative will also support ergonomic, fire safety, emergency preparedness, evacuation drills, and office safety activities. Other duties will include developing and delivering assigned training classes, conducting accident investigations, maintaining current hazardous waste inventories, completing District accumulation inspections, scheduling quarterly and special pick-ups, and picking up waste on all District sites.
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Fountain Valley, CA 92708, USA
Jul 11, 2017
Full Time
What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Senior Safety and Health Representative . Under general direction, the Senior Safety and Health Representative performs a wide variety of activities to support the safety, health, industrial hygiene, and disaster preparedness needs of the District; develops, implements, and administers assigned programs, policies, and procedures; provides information and training; conducts and assists other staff with regulatory interpretation; and performs a variety of routine administrative and technical tasks as assigned. Specifically, this individual may be responsible for overseeing the Voluntary Protection Program efforts for the organization; reviewing job work plans, blueprints, and permits required including confined space entry and rescue programs for OSHA compliance; conducting job hazard analysis; assigning work restrictions; issuing appropriate permits. This person will also be responsible for Safety and Health support to our two plant facilities. The Senior Safety and Heath Representative will also support ergonomic, fire safety, emergency preparedness, evacuation drills, and office safety activities. Other duties will include developing instructor and participant guides for assigned training classes, conducting training classes, conducting accident investigations, construction safety management, and hazardous material/waste duties as needed.