IN-IDOH-Lead and Radon Compliance Assurance Contractor

Job Description

Engagement Type:
Contract

Short Description:
Position can be located remotely anywhere in Indiana, will be field based, and will require infrequent travel into main office in Indianapolis. Contractor is responsible for ensuring Indiana is able to deliver high-quality, consistent, training and compl

Complete Description:
Purpose of Position/Summary:

Position can be located remotely anywhere in Indiana, will be field based, and will require infrequent travel into main office in Indianapolis. Contractor is responsible for ensuring Indiana is able to deliver high-quality, consistent, training and compliance to lead licensees throughout the state. This will include conducting monitoring activities such as on-site tip/complaint investigations related to work being done without a license, reviewing work activity to ensure appropriate licensure, reviewing lead abatement requests and inspecting associated work. Contractor will also be expected to attend and audit industry training courses to ensure compliance with submitted curriculum and required key concepts.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities :

?Inspect abatement worksites for compliance with proposed abatement plan
?Conduct both in-person and virtual training course audits to determine compliance with regulatory standards or other conditions of licensure, certification, or approval
?Conduct record reviews of licensees and training course providers
?Track and respond to tips and complaints received by division
?Review compliance inspections to determine minor and major violations and corrective action with guidance from program manager
?Review lead hazard screen reports, inspection reports, risk assessment reports or abatement reports prepared by certified professionals and conducted for purposes of determining whether any of these various lead-based paint activities were performed in accordance with the prescribed regulatory protocols
?Attend public events on behalf of the Lead and Healthy Homes Division as needed
?Represent the Lead and Healthy Homes Program on various professional boards/committees
?Assist with the preparation of the State Plan, annual report, budgets, and other materials needed to apply for funding
?Related duties as required

Job Requirements:

?Awareness of lead toxicity and the case management and lead assessment programs of the Indiana Department of Health and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
?Broad knowledge of principles, practices and theories related to lead hazards, lead abatement, and lead related inspection activities
?Broad knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, regulations and guidelines and the ability to apply these in a wide variety of conditions and situations
?Ability to deal tactfully with a variety of individuals including colleagues, community leaders, government officials, representatives of environmental consulting firms, and lead abatement licensees
?Working knowledge of laws, rules and regulations relating to lead safety and children’s environmental health
?Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe, webinar/conference call technology
?Ability to provide technical and administrative guidance and leadership
?Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively with groups and individuals
?Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to professionals and non-professionals.
?Ability to use the Internet and traditional research sources effectively
?Ability to obtain and maintain Indiana Lead Risk Assessor License (applicants possessing a current license will receive preference). To obtain a risk assessor license individuals must meet one of the requirements below:
?Bachelors degree and one (1) year of experience in related field (lead, asbestos, environmental remediation, construction, etc.)
?Associates degree and two (2) years of experience.
?A high school diploma or GED and three (3) years of experience.
?Ability to travel up to 75% of the time using a personal vehicle within the ***. A rental vehicle will be used if traveling more than 150 miles within one day. Less than 5% of all travel will require an overnight stay.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

None

Difficulty of Work:

This individual uses existing technical data, laws, regulations and procedures to help identify when work being done may not meet the health and safety or performance standards required. This individual will be required exercise discretion in determining the severity of issues found and work with Division leadership to address getting corrections made. Work will require accessing both the interior and exterior surfaces of resident homes, wearing personal protective equipment, the use of an X-Ray Fluorescent Analyzer (XRF). The contractor will be asked to use initiative, creative thinking, judgment and decision-making to development and implement solutions to identified issues.

Responsibility:

Contractor is seen as a technical expert and often is brought in for difficult situations requiring creative problem solving. This position receives instruction on overall goals and works independently. Individual is responsible for setting their own calendar and updating program management at least weekly. Technical assistance is provided upon request and when a need is identified. Work is reviewed for compliance with state law, EPA requirements, IDOH and divisional priorities.

Personal Work Relationships:

Work involves reading; reviewing data; answering a telephone; typing; copying; and occasional filing. Work also requires the ability to maneuver around a home, including climbing ladders, climbing up and down stairs, crouching, bending, reaching overhead, and kneeling. Statewide travel is required and the ability to drive for up to three hours at a time is required. Travel needs will vary from 2-4 days per week, with very few overnight trips required.

Physical Effort:

Work involves reading; reviewing data; answering a telephone; typing; copying; and occasional filing. Work also requires the ability to manuever around a home, including climbing ladders, climbing up and down stairs, crouching, bending, reaching overhead, and kneeling. Statewide travel is required and the ability to drive for up to three hours at a time is required. Travel needs will vary from 2-4 days per week, with very few overnight trips required.

Working Conditions:

In this position, you will be traveling up to 75% of the week within a designated region. The bulk of the work performed will either be at residents’ homes or at the contractor’s home. Applicants should have reliable at-home internet sufficient to support video conference calls and should have a location in their home where they can connect to power, print documents, and sit for up to 7.5 hours in a day. work may be also performed in other settings, e.g., local health departments, private residences, community locations, and IDOH offices in Indianapolis.

Required/ Desired Skills: Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience Bachelors + 1 yr. exp. in related field, Associates +2 years exp. in related field or High School Dip. +3 yrs exp. in related field required. Required Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe, webinar/conference call technology Desired Able to effectively communicate in an oral and written format to professionals and non-professionals Required Strong organizational skills and the ability to track progress on cases in several dozen counties concurrently Required Ability to obtain and maintain Indiana Lead Risk Assessor License (applicants possessing a current license will receive preference). Required Broad knowledge of principles, practices and theories related to lead hazards, lead abatement, and lead related inspection activities DesiredShow full descriptionCollapse

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