Environmental Compliance Specialist

Austin, TX

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Working with Austin Water provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities, and more. Please click here for more information on benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Environmental Science, Life Science, Natural Science, or related field, plus four (4) years of relevant experience.
  • Graduation with a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience.
  • One (1) additional year of experience may substitute for one (1) year of the required education with a maximum substitution of four (4) years.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience providing excellent customer service, facilitating resolution of customer issues
  • Ability to understand regulatory code language and experience working in regulatory enforcement
  • Experience managing code compliance issues, including reviewing documentation to determine compliance with code, rules and regulations
  • Experience interpreting and explaining technical data, policies and procedures to a wide audience including citizens, plumbers and contractors
  • Experience drafting code enforcement documents, including Reminder Notices, Notice of Violations and assessing fines
  • Experience using GIS and database systems to maintain data and track compliance
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to become a TCEQ Licensed Irrigation Inspector within one year of employment

Pay Range:

$24.10 – $30.72 per hour


Monday-Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, with some flexibility.

Work hours change seasonally to include overnight shifts for months at a time.


Waller Creek Center, 625 E. 10th St., Austin, 78701

This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.

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