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Aiken County, SC, SC

Environmental Surveillance and Oversight Program Manager (Environmental Health Manager III)

Job Description:

Careers at DHEC:Work that makes a difference!Pursuing Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Promoting Teamwork, and Embracing Service 
  • Serve as Team Leader and assist in the development and implementation of projects related to environmental monitoring on and around the Savannah River Site (SRS) for the Environmental Affairs, Bureau of Environmental Health Services Midlands-Aiken office Environmental Surveillance and Oversight Program (ESOP).
  • Direct and supervise staff of in the Environmental Affairs, Bureau of Environmental Health Services, Midlands-Aiken ESOP. 
    • Support management in planning, monitoring, scheduling, and auditing staff performance, accuracy, workload distribution, and program needs regarding project management duties involved in the development and implementation of ESOP Projects. 
    • Complete Employee Performance and Management System documents and other administrative requirements in a timely manner.
  • Provide technical assistance and field support to ESOP project managers as needed to help complete project requirements. 
  • Serves as an ERT member, rotates on-call and responds to environmental emergencies.
  • Attend training opportunities in order to maintain current knowledge of applicable environmental laws, regulations, and policies that pertain to environmental monitoring. 
    • Perform all functions in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures manual. 
  • Complete all necessary administrative tasks and documentation as required and requested.
  • Perform other duties as required, which includes attending periodic staff meetings and training.
  • A bachelor’s degree in the natural or physical sciences* or related technical field; 
  • OR an associate degree in the natural or physical sciences or related technical field and four (4) years of environmental health or related experience; 
  • OR high school diploma and six (6) years of environmental health or related experience. 
*These fields include but are not limited to branches relating to Physics, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, etc.
Institutions of higher learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
  • Gain general security clearance by the Department of Energy.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both an oral and written manner.
  • Work effectively in a team-oriented environment and encourage positive working relationships with coworkers, industry, and government officials; work independently in a field environment.
  • Ability to successfully complete prescribed technical coursework and pass any test relevant to the position within the probationary period or trial period.
  • Work in all reasonable weather conditions and access non-traditional work environments.
  • Ability to:
    • Ascend/descend ladders and transport equipment weighing up to fifty (50) pounds.
    • Maintain a professional appearance. 
    • Traverse and work on complex terrain.
    • Conduct field tests using delicate instruments and chemicals. To ensure personal safety, this requires care, precision, and the ability to steadily grasp and hold equipment, instruments, and chemicals in field environment.
    • For the safety of the employee, the safety of others, and to comply with OSHA regulations, this position requires the ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) to include, but not limited to, boots, safety glasses, and gloves. 
  • May require:
    • Daily travel throughout the state.
    • Occasional overnight travel.
    • Participation on the Environmental Response Team and is subject to on call or call back 24/7.
  • Familiarity with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Professional (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 
SC DHEC is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employing agency. We are committed to a diverse workforce. SC DHEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
The Department will not sponsor H1B visas for this position.
Driving Record: This position will require the operation of a state vehicle; therefore, any applicant must be able to travel daily throughout the state as program or region workloads demand. Applicants being considered in the final stages of selection for the position must possess a valid driver’s license and will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record.
Transcript: Applicant indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring.
Rescinding Conditional Employment Offer: We reserve the right to rescind any conditional employment offer in the event you fail to comply with the requirements outlined in the conditional offer of employment or other requirements of state or federal law.

Job ID: 533301994657163987

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