Environmental Programs Technician - Public Health Clark County, WA

Center for Community Health

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  • Job Summary

    The Environmental Programs Technician aids in the planning, coordination, administration and implementation of outreach programs with an environmental focus for the county. The position has both administrative and technical responsibilities, so technical knowledge is required for principles and practices utilized on the job. Discretion and judgment is exercised to accomplish work objectives within the framework of federal, state and local laws, department policies and procedures, receiving direction from senior level staff.

    This position is represented by Local 17, Professional and Technical Employees.

    A first review of applications will take place after September 18.


    Education and Experience:

    • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in education, environmental health, environmental sciences, or other closely related field.

    • On a year‑for‑year basis, any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for educational requirements.

    Knowledge of:  

    • Applicable computer applications/technology,

    • Principles and practices of public sector organization and some specifics relating to program operations;

    • Planning, scheduling, monitoring and problem solving;

    • Research techniques and data analysis;

    • Budget tracking, justification and control;

    • Application of County, state and federal laws and regulation relevant to the program/project area;

    • Departmental policies and procedures, trends and practices within the specialized area.

    Ability to: 

    • Effectively coordinate multiple tasks, carry out policy directives of management in an effective and timely manner;

    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, other governmental jurisdictions, contractors, and other County staff;

    • Communicate and express ideas effectively, orally and in writing.

    Examples of Duties

    Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

    • Organizes and administers specific program(s), services and activities under the direction of program leads;

    • Assist with implementation of new program elements.

    • Implements educational activities in support of education and outreach efforts.

    • Researches and analyzes data relating to assigned programs, recommends modification of procedures;

    • Researches and assists in the development of related funding and budget requirements.

    • Prepares a variety of technical reports, documents, spreadsheets, charts and other related technical documents in support of programs.

    • Tracks, analyzes, and reports on program performance and effectiveness.

    • Prepares various reports for use by management in creating grant applications, financial analysis, and quarterly and annual reports.

    • Maintains inventory of program supplies and materials and reorders/restocks and delivers as appropriate.

    • Aids in the development and coordination of volunteer programs.

    • Delegates to or coordinates support staff connected to the program.

    • Monitors workflow, work products, tasks and processes.

    • Represents the County at public events such as meetings and workshops.

    • Provides staffing for special events and may be required to staff locations or booths, which may include weekends and evenings.

    • Schedules and coordinates meetings, and prepares agendas, and minutes.

    • Provide technical assistance to businesses, schools and the public.

    • Assist with waste audits.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Salary Grade

    Local 17 Engineers.204 ($22.70 - $28.95) per hour

    Close Date

    Open Until Filled