Industrial Waste Assistant, prov
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Description of Duties
This is a technical position in the Department of Environmental Services, Division of Pure Waters, responsible for assisting with various activities relating to industrial waste control. Duties include public speaking, manual labor, report preparation, inputting data to a computer, sampling, household hazardous waste operations, or other duties related to the assignment. The employee must be able to move up to, and including, fifty (50) pounds. The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of a higher-level employee. Does related work as required.
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:
(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Management, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, or one of the natural or physical sciences**; OR,
(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree in one of the fields mentioned in (A) above, plus two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience*** in the process operation (i.e. an active operator in the day-to-day operation) of an industrial waste control facility, waste water facility or pollution control facility, or in water or wastewater chemical testing, or in laboratory examination, testing, or analysis, or in hazardous waste handling operations; OR,
(C) Successful completion of sixty (60) college semester credit hours with a minimum of twenty-four (24) college semester credit hours in one of the fields mentioned in (A) above, plus two (2) years experience as described in (B) above; OR,
(D) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B) and (C) above.
**Natural sciences includes Biology, Environmental Science or Earth Science, Botany, Physics, Chemistry, and Zoology, and any of their sub-fields.
Physical sciences is a subset of natural science which includes a wide range of fields of study in inorganic and organic chemistry, qualitative and quantitative analyses, biochemistry, astronomy, meteorology, geology, earth science and physics.
***Student intern and co-op experience is acceptable.