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Senior Environmental Manager Supervisor

Date Posted:  Sep 5, 2019
Requisition ID:  16059

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

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This position exists within the Air Compliance and Enforcement Branch, Office of Air Qualtiy of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.  Name reports to the Compliance and Enforcement Branch Chief.


The purpose of the position is to effectively use all compliance and enforcement tools and resources available to improve air quality in our state by ensuring that all air pollution sources are in compliance with all state and federal air pollution control laws, rules and permits while incorporating innovative voluntary compliance and pollution prevention approaches with the regulated community. 


 Responsible for development, implementation, and evaluation of the Section, Branch, Office, and Agency priorities and strategic plans. Responsible for air compliance program and project oversight, quality assurance, and ensuring that the programs and work products are consistent with branch, office, and agency policies, applicable Standare Operating Procedures (SOPs), guidance, EPA Compliance Monitoring Strategy (CMS)  Performance Partnership Agreement (PPA), and the Branch Work Plan.  Supervises field air compliance inspectors, air compliance office staff, and oversees regional office air compliance inspectors to ensure that regulated sources maintain compliance with state and federal laws, regulations, and standards and recommends the appropriate enforcement response to return noncompliant sources to compliance in a timely manner.  This position is expected to make decisions in line with the mission, goals and objectives of the administration and agency management.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Supervise compliance office and field staff using principles of good management practices. 
  •  Maintain a positive work environment within the section and branch.   
  • Ensure the section is performing effectively in all areas of major responsibility and is contributing to the goals of the Section, Branch, OAQ, and IDEM with particular emphasis on the EPA CMS, PPA, and the Compliance and Enforcment Branch Strategic Plan. 
  • Assignments shall be distributed equitably among staff according to staff's Job Title and Employee Work Profile and expertise and/or area of responsibility.  Decisions are made as needed/required and are technically appropriate.  NAME effectively addresses personnel or management issues as they arise.
  • Ensure inspections, compliance assistance, and other compliance activities are completed.  Inspection reports, Inspection Summaries, and other written correspondence and reports shall be reviewed for technical accuracy, completeness, and grammar.  Written correspondence, calculations, and computer entries shall be reviewed for accuracy, completeness, rule applicability, technical requirements, and consistency with branch and agency policies and procedures.  
  • Enforcement actions shall be reviewed to ensure that all necessary evidentiary materials are present and that it is appropriate to take and resolve the enforcement action based on branch and agency policies and procedures. 
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate section, branch, office, agency priorities, strategic plans and inspection “commitment lists.”   
  • Ensure staff conducts thorough professional inspections and compliance reviews of all top priority projects using inspection targeting procedures.  Ensure that complaints are responded to in an efficient, timely manner consistent with branch and agency policies and procedures.
  •  Select, train, and direct staff to ensure a maximum use of resources.   Ensure effective communication to, from, and among staff through use of staff meetings; individual meetings; circulation of information; and use of e-mail on issues that pertain directly to their duties.  Ensure field staff receives appropriate safety training and medical monitoring.
  • Communicate, coordinate, and consult with source representatives, government agencies, and citizens as required.  Ensure that there is a minimum of misunderstanding and follow-up as a result of the communication and inquiries.   
  • Participate in regular Section Chief meetings held by Branch Chief, and prepare weekly reports on activities of the section.   Anticipate issues and concerns affecting the office, Regional Offices, and the agency and communicate these in a timely manner to the Branch Chief, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner, regional office Directors as appropriate. 
  • Review reports, written correspondence, and state forms for technical accuracy, completeness, and grammar. Prepare responses for Commissioner and Governor in accordance with agency policies and procedures. Effectively implement the implement the Co-Management (Dual Reporting) of Regional Office Air Compliance and Enforcement Staff. 

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.

  • Utilizes broad and extensive knowledge of and ability to apply Federal, State and local laws and regulations relating to air pollution, utilizes a thorough knowledge of environmental health sciences, public and environmental health, and utilizes a thorough knowledge of environmental protection principles and practices to the supervision of the section.   
  • Maintain a working knoweldge of IDEM orginizations, function, policies, and proceedures as they relate to pertinent program areas. 
  • Supervise professional and administrative staff. 
  • Establish program goals and objectives and to plan and coordinate varied and changing operation to achieve objectives. 
  • Establish harmonious relationships within the section, office, agency, federal government, regulated communtiy, public and private agencies and the general public.  NAME will have the ability to communicate both orally and in writing. 
  • Establish health and safety training course and attend annual refresher training. 
  • Maintain a valid Indiana Operator Driver License.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

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

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted 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

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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