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Environmental Management Engineer III – County of Hawaii – Hilo, HI

Performs moderately difficult professional engineering work in the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and/or operation of solid waste facilities, sewers, wastewater pump stations, wastewater treatment facilities, etc.; plans, researches, prepares, and reviews designs, plans, specifications, estimates, and engineering reports; and performs other duties as required.

One (1) immediate permanent full-time vacancy with the Department of Environmental Management’s Wastewater Division in Hilo.

The eligible list may be used for other Environmental Management Engineer III permanent and temporary vacancies as they arise during the life of the list. Temporary appointment may lead to conversion to permanent appointment.

Due to collective bargaining agreement salary increases, the salary information provided will be implemented on November 16, 2020.

Training and Experience:
A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to:

  • graduation from an accredited college or university with baccalaureate degree in civil, chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering (attach a copy of your official college transcript to your application), and
  • two (2) years of professional engineering work experience that involved designing plans and specifications and/or managing construction projects involving solid waste or wastewater facilities or operations, and
  • possession of a valid State of Hawai`i Driver License (Class 3) or any other valid comparable driver license at the time of filing. You will be required to submit your valid driver license at the time of hire.

Examination: All applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be assigned a score of 70 points. An education and experience evaluation will be conducted based on the applicant’s training, education and experience as presented in the application.

Please read the minimum qualification requirements carefully. Be certain to list all pertinent training and experience, as this may be important in determining your examination score. It is essential that the applicant describe fully the duties and responsibilities of each position held, specify the date of each position held (from and to, month and year), and indicate the number of hours worked per week.

Attach all required documentation (e.g. official transcript, professional license(s)/certification(s), DD-214, etc.) at the time of submitting your application.

Note: In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawai’i County may be required at the discretion of the hiring department/agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing are required, applicants who are referred to the hiring department/agency must be available to participate in person and at their own expense at that phase of the selection process.

Knowledge of: Civil and hydraulic engineering principles and practices, methods and techniques in used in solid waste and wastewater operations, knowledge of applicable law and regulations applicable to solid waste and wastewater operations, and engineering report writing.

Ability to: Perform environmental engineering work, perform engineering design work, supervise construction and inspection activities, prepare engineering and inspection reports, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, consultants, other governmental agencies, County employees, and the public.

Physical Requirements: Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

Physical Effort Grouping: Light

Please scan and attach these supporting documents to your on-line application, if required:

  • an official college transcript,
  • a valid driver’s license,
  • a temporary assignment verification,
  • professional licenses, and/or
  • certificates,


Veterans applying for veteran’s preference points shall also scan and attach their DD-214 form and as needed, their VA claim letter to the on-line application.

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Source: Indeed.com
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