Published date: May 23, 2024

Organization: City of Ventura
Job Category: Environmental – Public Works Department
Job Type: Full Time
County/State: Ventura County/CA
City: Ventura
Salary and Benefits: See apply link and/or job flyer for additional details on salary and benefits.

  • $70,200.00 – $93,808.00 Annually

The City of Ventura is looking for an Environmental Compliance Inspector/Senior Environmental Compliance Inspector with drive and enthusiasm to join the Public Works Department’s Stormwater Compliance and Household Hazardous Waste Programs. We are seeking candidates passionate about protecting environmental systems while simultaneously motivated to engage and educate residents and the business community about management practices that keep potential pollution from reaching the City’s storm drain system. 

Summary Description:

Reporting to the Environmental Compliance Supervisor, the Environmental Compliance Inspector will oversee the City’s daily operations and inspections for the Stormwater Compliance Program and Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program. Daily inspections vary and may include commercial inspection, industrial inspection, construction inspection, low impact development (LID) inspection, illicit discharge inspection and HHW inspections. This position works extremely close with other inspection staff in Public Works as well as Community Development. 
Inspector(s) should embrace working both collaboratively with colleagues as well as the public and local businesses. Daily tasks revolve around the implementation of source control measures focused on keeping pollution from leaving the source of generation. Outreach and education coupled with progressive enforcement are key components of daily assignments as the City desires to build cohesive and effective relationships with local businesses and residents while meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements.

Application Schedule:

  • Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 5:30 pm – Application Deadline.  Applications must be submitted by this date to be considered for the position.   
  • June 13, 2024 – Candidates will be notified by email of their status by this date. 
  • Week of June 17, 2024 – Oral Panel Interview are tentatively scheduled for this date. Qualifying candidates will be notified by email if they are invited to the panel interview process.
  • Week of June 24, 2024  Department Selection Interviews are tentatively scheduled for this date.  Qualifying candidates will be notified by email if they are invited to the department selection interview process.
  • July 15, 2024 – Candidates will be notified of the outcome of the interview by this date.

Link to Apply: Job Opportunities | Welcome to the City of Ventura (

Closing Date: June 6, 2024 5:30pm PST

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