The Spill Protection & Citizen Response (SPCR) Manager works under the general direction of the Environmental Compliance Division Manager and is responsible for the management and administration of the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) spill response and investigation section. This position plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the activities and staff responsible for investigations of illicit discharges to the City storm and sanitary sewer infrastructure. It is responsible for ensuring effective completion of the annual Illicit Discharge, Detection, & Elimination (IDDE) monitoring program. The SPCR Manager is responsible for investigating, information gathering, and regulatory reporting to Oregon DEQ related to Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSO) This position is also responsible for the 24/7 Duty Officer program and the immediate response to spills, SSOs, and citizen complaints. This position must be able to immediately analyze situations and effectively coordinate across workgroups and bureaus as necessary. This position requires knowledge of City-held environmental permits and relevant state and federal regulations that govern the application of the permits. This position manages, plans, directs and oversees 5 direct reports and 8-12 indirect reports in implementing Citywide regulatory requirements to ensure compliance with multiple NPDES and WPCF permit conditions and state and federal regulations.
The position requires substantial judgment on addressing complex issues and ability to maintain effective working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders. The SPCR Manager is expected to carry out the position's responsibilities with initiative and independence while exercising sound professional judgment.
Why work at the City of Portland?The City of Portland is committed to offering medical, dental, vision, basic life, and long-term disability coverage that provides quality care, support and value to eligible employees and their family members. Additional benefits such as flexible spending accounts, supplemental life insurance and employee assistance program coverage is available to ensure employees have the appropriate tools to safeguard themselves and their family.