Environmental Specialist I (Part-Time)

This is responsible technical work involving the inspection and approval of Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems (S.S.D.S.) for Sevier County government.  Activities associated with the job include evaluation of property to determine the suitability for issuing a Permit to Construct a Subsurface Sewage Disposal System, inspecting installed S.S.D.S.’s for Final Approval, evaluating property to determine suitability for Preliminary Subdivision Approval and inspecting existing homes and properties to determine the condition of existing S.S.D.S.’s.  Additional activities include collecting water samples from residential and commercial sites for bacteriological analysis, inspecting failing S.S.D.S.’s to determine available remedies, investigating complaints on properties experiencing problems with S.S.D.S.’s and assisting with the enforcement of S.S.D.S regulations.  Job responsibilities require a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science or closely related field, knowledge of federal, state and local regulations governing S.S.D.S.’s, good organizational, interpersonal and decision-making skills, sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions and knowledge of soil types and subsurface geologic formations.  

Interested parties must submit a Sevier County job application. For a complete job description and application, click the links below.

Applications can be submitted via email to hr@seviercountytn.gov, mailed, or hand delivered to: Sevier County Mayor’s Office, 125 Court Ave., Suite 102E, Attn: Human Resources, Sevierville, TN 37862

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

It is the policy of Sevier County to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam-era veteran or special disabled veteran, or status in any other group protected by law.

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