Regulatory Compliance Environmental Coordinator

City of Boise
Boise, ID

Summary Statement

Considering the rapid growth in our region, protecting our natural resources is vital to making the City of Boise a city for everyone. From homes to businesses, each year the city renews over 10 billion gallons of used water that is then returned to the environment. We are working to find innovative ways to protect and enhance our environment through our water resources, including our used water, stormwater and recycled water programs. The city is seeking an innovator to join our team of nationally recognized professionals dedicated to protecting our city infrastructure, renewing our resources, keeping our water clean and enhancing the health of our community. 

Essential Functions

Performs regulatory permit compliance activities, develops and monitors plans, compiles and prepares reports, ensures compliance with federal, state, and municipal code requirements and regulations.  Oversees permit compliance schedules, maintains compliance records, prepares, and submits permit applications. Develops a standard process for tracking permits, works operations, and engineering staff to evaluate facility performance and sets internal targets for effluent characteristics. Develops and oversees quality assurance and quality control program to audit and evaluate current policies, procedures, responsibilities, and documentation for compliance with government laws and regulations. (40%)

Provides technical and regulatory expertise on Federal, State, and local water quality rules, regulations, and policies.  Initiates and strengthens key partnerships to address topics with environmental and regulatory agencies. Maintains knowledge of regulatory requirements for all major environmental programs. Provides technical assistance on water quality, water renewal, and environmental issues. Evaluates and understands regulatory trends to manage anticipated risks and challenges. Reviews the impact of proposed water, wastewater, and environmental regulations and guidelines to determine the impact on operating procedures.  Reviews Environmental Assessments, Biological Opinions, and other environmental documents that impact the City of Boise. (25%)

Provides assistance relating to the regulatory framework and water quality needs of the basin. Assists with various innovative, watershed-based regulatory frameworks such as Idaho National Discharge Elimination System (IPDES) permitting, water quality credit trading, and ecosystem services marketplaces. (20%)

Summarizes legislative and regulatory issues; creates a quarterly regulatory internal memo; represents the City of Boise on environmental issues, participates in local, regional and national organizations by becoming a member and participating in relevant organizations. (15%)

Perform other duties as assigned.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.  Total Percentage = 100%