With more than 30,000 employees who are dedicated to making Oregon a fantastic place to live, work, and play, the State of Oregon enterprise is comprised of a diverse group of employees who are passionate about public service. At the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, employees have the opportunity to work with a dynamic and supportive team of mission focused individuals tasked with maintaining, restoring, and enhancing the quality of Oregon?s air, land, and water.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality currently has a full-time opportunity for a Water Quality Permit Coordinator (Administrative Specialist 1) . This position is located in Eugene, Oregon.
What you’ll do!
The Water Quality Permits Coordinator ensures a smooth and timely water quality permitting process by coordinating administrative and technical tasks associated with the issuance of a new permit, permit renewal, or permit modification. You will exhibit excellent customer service via phone, e-mail, and in-person, by explaining laws, rules, and procedures for obtaining, renewing, or modifying water quality permits; coordinate the efficient flow of documents for permits; schedule public hearings; verify quality of permitting documents; perform data entry related to permits; retrieve data from water quality permitting databases; and assist inspectors with enforcement actions as needed for permit violations.
What’s in it for you?
The opportunity to join a dynamic team of mission focused individuals tasked with maintaining, restoring, and enhancing the quality of Oregon?s air, water, and land. Put your creative problem-solving and analytical skills to great use helping to keep Oregon green. We offer full medical, dental and vision health benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays a year. If you are employed by a government or not-for-profit organization, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). Learn more to see whether you qualify at PSLF Program . If you are passionate about Oregon’s environment and have experience monitoring air quality, apply today!
This is a full-time, AFSCME represented position.
This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies
Work is primarily conducted indoors in an office environment. Statewide travel and occasional evening and weekend meetings may be required.
What we are looking for:
- 3 years of clerical/secretarial experience, including 2 years at a full performance level performing typing, word processing, or other generation of documents.
- Lead work responsibility or coordination of office procedures experience.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills, time management skills, customer service skills, problem solving skills, and organizational skills.
- Experience performing data entry accurately; ability to pay attention to detail.
- Experience in a fast-paced work environment with shifting priorities and varying demands.
- Experience explaining rules and procedures, as well as experience processing requests for information.
How to Apply:
- To apply for this position, please follow the ?Apply? link above and complete the online application and all supplemental questions.
- Be sure to attach your resume and cover letter at the beginning of your application process.
- Complete questionnaire.
- After you submit your application, be sure to respond to the Public Records Request authorization. This step comes after you have clicked submit on your application. VETERANS : This is where you will complete your request for veterans’ preference points .
- ***IMPORTANT*** Please be sure to attach a resume and cover letter .
DEQ provides veterans? preference points to all eligible veterans. For more information, please go here: https://www.oregon.gov/jobs/Pages/Veterans.aspx . For privacy reasons, please do not attach veterans? preference documents when initially applying. You will be asked to submit those at a later time.
If you have questions about the recruitment or need assistance to participate in the application process, please contact Jamaal Gulledge, Human Resources Analyst, at Gulledge.Jamaal@deq.state.or.us
DEQ strives to create inclusive environments that welcome and value the diversity of the people we serve. DEQ fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to create workplace environments where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, physical stature, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation, and any other factor applicable by state or federal law.