Environmental Compliance Officer

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 17, 2023
Full Time Environmental Services Regulatory and Licensing

Job Description

Posting Open Until Filled

Starting salary range: $50,000 - $52,000

At the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. Our police officers, firefighters and building inspectors keep our citizens safe. Our Public Works staff keeps our City clean and helps maintain, build and improve our City’s infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life.

Our engineers help keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating and our buildings maintained. Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! If you are seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.

General Description and Classification Standards

Serves the citizens of Atlanta by inspecting all permitted land disturbing construction projects to ensure compliance with the approved plans of the City and Georgia Soil & Water Commission. Duties include but are not limited to conducting residential and light commercial inspections; maintaining records on files; preparing erosion and sedimentation reports; writing notices to comply and stop work orders; investigation of problems and complaints; inspecting infrastructure construction including but not limited to sewer systems, paving and drainage facilities; and performing additional tasks as needed.

Supervision Received

Performs work under general supervision with review and advice from Environmental Compliance Officer Supervisor or management.

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience

An Associate degree in engineering, Building Construction, or a related field, and/or related construction experience.

Preferred Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Building Construction, or a related field.

2 years of surveying, construction management or erosion/construction inspection experience.

Licensures and Certifications
  • Must possess a State of Georgia driver’s license.
  • Certified erosion and sedimentation inspector in the state of Georgia (Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission, Level 1B) preferred. Must be able to obtain certification within 6 months.
  • Must have the ability to achieve within six months of employment Level II Certified Plan Reviewer
  • Must be able to be issued and maintain Sworn Officer of the Court credentials by the Atlanta Police Department.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.

Job Address

Atlanta, Georgia United States View Map