Current Employment Opportunity

Environmental Quality Section Supervisor - Air Compliance Section
Environmental Quality
1200 "N" Street,  Lincoln NE
Full-time Permanent
$29.48 - $42.11 Hourly
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM -- Monday thru Friday

Under limited supervision, manage all aspects of the Air compliance program, including inspections and emission inventory.  Attend local, state, and national meetings regarding air quality compliance.  Coordinate with air permitting staff and provided technical support.  Supervise Section staff and coordinate with internal and external agency programs for essential input to program decisions. 

Hourly $29.475 – $42.107

*Salary dependent on selected applicant’s qualifications and experience.

Directs the activities of the air quality compliance section in the inspection, enforcement, asbestos, acid rain, and emission inventory programs.

Approves relocation notices. Recommends denial where appropriate.

Participates in public relation activities including coordinating the response to and investigation of citizen complaints involving air pollution incidents and source inquiries.

Responsible for personnel management of a section including communicating policy decisions. Directly supervises the professional staff that is responsible for, inspections and emission inventories. Decide on course of action, or plan strategies to address complex and/or controversial issues.

Communicates, interacts and coordinates with other program supervisors, agencies, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), regulated community and the public.

Master’s degree in environmental science, biology, life science, or engineering with thesis work relating to environmental quality plus one year of experience in a related field.


Bachelor of Science degree in the physical sciences, natural sciences, environmental science, geology, biology, agronomy, civil engineering, environmental engineering or a related field plus three years of work experience in a related field.


Valid driver’s license or the ability to provide independent transportation; ability to travel overnight;  ability to lift 30 pounds; ability to climb 10 ft ladder; ability to climb bend and stoop; ability to work in outdoor temperature extremes;  ability to walk on icy and even terrains; ability to maintain regular and reliable attendance.


Supervisory experience of professional staff              

Knowledge of environmental regulations, specifically air quality regulation

Experience with industrial processes or industrial inspections techniques

Working knowledge of spreadsheets, word-processing and database management software

Knowledge of: environmental regulations, specifically air quality regulation; spreadsheets, word-processing and database management software

Skill in: communicating with individuals and groups with varying technical backgrounds to collect and relay information; listening to and understanding others; prioritizing workloads; using analytical judgment to make decisions; public speaking and providing presentations.

Ability to: learn and apply local, State and federal environmental laws, regulations and standards; learn, apply and uphold agency policies and procedures; establish and maintain effective working relationships with public and private officials and with the general public; read and interpret topographic and geologic maps; organize, analyze and interpret data to draw conclusions and prepare reports and technical papers; use computers and other tools for data storage and analysis

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