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OLQ Hazardous Waste Compliance Inspector

Date Posted:  Nov 24, 2021
Requisition ID:  286447

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM):
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s (IDEM) mission is to implement federal and state regulations to protect human health and the environment while allowing the environmentally sound operations of industrial, agricultural, commercial, and governmental activities vital to a prosperous economy.
Salary Information:
This position's salary of $38,688.00 annually.

About the Job:

You will serve as a hazardous waste compliance inspector. You are responsible for providing technical and regulatory guidance to a variety of entities including the public, the regulated community, and other programs. You will act as a program expert in areas such as RCRA hazardous waste management and used oil regulations. You are responsible for conducting routine field inspections.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this roles are as follows:

  • Interprets laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to hazardous and solid waste issues. 
  • Involves a considerable amount of time in the field conducting compliance inspections at a variety of commercial and industrial facilities. Inspections are extensively documented. 
  • Must be able to work independently and demonstrate good decision making and interpersonal skills. 
  • Must be able to support inspection findings that may be subject to administrative, civil, and criminal legal proceedings.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.


What You'll Need for Success:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. 
  • Specialized experience in hazardous and industrial waste issues. 
  • Thorough knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of industrial waste management and ability to apply these principles as they relate to the program areas.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis