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Department of Ecology Underground Storage Tank Inspector in Lacey, Washington

Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.2 (Download PDF reader), Washington State employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process, prior to their start date. Requests for medical and religious exemptions will be considered. If you have questions, please contact with “COVID-19 vaccination” in the subject line. Keeping Washington Clean and EvergreenThe Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill an Underground Storage Tank Inspector (Environmental Specialist 3) position. This position is located in our Headquarters Office in Lacey, WA. The primary function of this position is to help owners and operators with maintaining compliance with the underground storage tank regulations. In this position, you will work independently by performing inspections at facilities in their assigned area. You would also collaborate with the Southwest Regional Office (SWRO) UST inspector team on difficult technical issues and on more global issues with the larger Program UST inspector team. You will be in direct contact with the public on a regular basis. It involves educating owners and operators of facilities of the requirements of the regulations. The position requires a familiarity of mechanical concepts, which you would build on in the normal course of performing this job. The Toxics Cleanup Program promotes collaboration and sharing of experiences and promotes opportunities for education and professional growth through regular group-a-like meetings and trainings. As an underground storage tank (UST) inspector, you would help owners and operators of facilities with UST systems to maintain compliance with the UST regulations. The mission of the Toxics Cleanup Program is to protect Washington’s human health and the environment by preventing and cleaning up pollution and supporting sustainable communities and natural resources for the benefit of future and current generations. This position directly supports TCP’s strategic goal of preventing and detecting underground storage tank (UST) leaks. Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We are a culture that is invested in making a difference. Join a team that is highly effective and collaborative, with leadership that embrace the value of people.Ecology cares deeply about employee wellness; we go beyond traditional benefits, proudly offering: *A healthy life/work balance by offering flexible schedules and telework options for most positions. *An Infants at Work Program that is based on the long-term health values of infant-parent bonding and breastfeeding newborns. *Continuous growth and development opportunities. *A wellness program that offers education, fitness classes, and an agency-wide fondness for outdoor meetings. *Opportunities to se