Employment at the Angelina & Neches River Authority

Current Job Openings

Environmental Inspector, On-Site Sewage Facility Program

Date Available: Nov 20, 2019
Date Closed: Open until filled
Position Title: Environmental Inspector, On-Site Sewage Facility Program
Position Classification: Full Time, Exempt

General Duties:

ANRA is seeking a motivated individual to join our team in the role of environmental inspector for our On-Site Sewage Facility (OSSF) program. In part, this position will be responsible for the design review, inspection and licensing activities for residential and commercial on-site sewer systems with River Authority ’s jurisdiction. In addition, this position provides support to our Clean Rivers Program by assisting with field activities for ANRA’s various water quality monitoring programs.

This position plays a critical role in protecting public health by working with affected parties, local officials and community stakeholders to achieve compliance with state and local laws.

Ideal candidates will be exhibit excellent communication and organizational skills, enjoy a mix of indoor and outdoor duties, possess the ability to work effectively in the public arena and maintain composure in difficult circumstance.


Primary Duties:

  • Perform inspections of OSSFs installed within ANRA’s jurisdiction.
  • Issue permits for OSSFs installed within ANRA’s jurisdiction in accordance with state rules and regulations and ANRA policies and procedures.
  • Perform field investigations of complaints/concerns and prepare appropriate reports. Initiate follow-ups as necessary.
  • Investigate, validate and recommend enforcement action in compliance with ANRA’s Rules.
  • Conduct GPS data collection activities.
  • Collection of water samples in accordance with TCEQ’s Surface Water Quality Monitoring (SWQM) Procedures and ANRA’s Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPP).
  • Responsible for field monitoring equipment and supplies necessary to complete water quality monitoring tasks.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Must have a Designated Representative license from TCEQ
    (or have the ability to acquire a DR license within 6 months of hire).
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License.
  • Must be insurable for ANRA’s automotive insurance policy.
  • Willing to work flexible hours and during inclement weather.
  • Physical ability and agility to lift 75 lbs and lift 40 lbs overhead; climb steps and ladders; walk 2 miles across fairly rugged terrain; walk/climb steep slopes while carrying equipment; launch and operate a medium sized boat with a trailer; and routinely stoop, kneel, bend, and/or squat to install equipment, collect samples, perform tests, and take readings.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and follow stated protocols.
  • Loyal, mature, team player with initiative and the ability to work under stress and with multiple deadlines.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal regulations.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to develop a rapport with varying audiences and the general public.
  • An honest, mature, team player with a professional appearance, and the ability to work under stress. A positive attitude and the ability to work well with others.
  • Loyal, mature, team player with initiative and the ability to work under stress and with multiple deadlines.

Employment Conditions:
Salary based on qualifications and experience.  Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, annual leave, sick leave, holiday pay, retirement, and apparel programs.  Must possess a valid class “C” driver’s license, pre-employment driving record approval and drug screen mandatory. ANRA is an equal opportunity employer.

Printable Job posting here: Environmental Inspector, On-Site Sewage Facility Program

For more information about this position, please contact:

Hiring Manager
Angelina & Neches River Authority
2901 N. John Redditt Dr
Lufkin, TX 75904

Phone: 936-633-7549
Email: info@anra.org 

General Information and Forms

Interested parties may apply at the ANRA offices located at 2901 N John Redditt Drive, Lufkin, TX 75904, or mail applications and resumes to:
2901 N John Redditt Drive, Lufkin, TX 75904.

ANRA Job application form (can be printed, electronically submitted*, or emailed to info@anra.org)
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It is the policy of the Angelina & Neches River Authority to provide an equal employment opportunity to all individuals without regard to sex, race, religion, age, marital status, or disabilities.