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The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) Environmental Supervisor is responsible for overseeing field inspections of public and privately-owned facilities to ensure compliance with health

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Special Job Requirements:

Frequent in-state travel with occasional overnight stays and a rotating twenty-four (24) hours seven (7) days a week on-call time to respond to emergency situations is required. Occasional exposure to danger exists in the performance of job duties.

Typical Functions:

Supervises a medium-sized field inspection staff by interviewing, hiring, training, determining work assignments, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Develops and implements inspection evaluation standards for general sanitary conditions, food and water protection, and pollution control devices. Directs and monitors scheduling of investigations and inspections. Reviews investigation reports, sampling data, and correspondence submitted by field investigators. Reviews non-compliance reports, and issues notifications for corrective action, according to inspection procedures and regulations. Reviews and verifies records required by permit, reporting procedures, and sampling and analytical techniques utilized by permitted facilities. Reviews investigative and inspection reports for proper identification of violations and monitors follow-up inspections to ensure compliance with regulations. Conducts and monitors inspections of work performed by private contractors to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, documents findings, and sends letter with inspection report to contractor/building owner. Directs investigation of complaints concerning health issues, hazardous waste, communicable disease, or environmental pollution. Determines citation of violations of state and federal laws and regulations. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal environmental control regulations and investigation standards and procedures. Knowledge of scientific testing equipment and analytic procedures utilized to determine compliance with regulations. Ability to plan, organize, train, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to plan, conduct, and monitor on-site scientific inspections, evaluate findings, determine compliance with pollution control regulations, and prepare reports. Ability to respond to emergency situations and monitor containment and/or removal of pollutants. Ability to review and evaluate reports or records.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, environmental science, or a related field; plus three years of experience in environmental control-related activities, sanitation inspections, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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