NOISE ABATEMENT/ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER
Under general supervision, administer and manage the Airport’s comprehensive environmental
compliance and noise abatement programs; plan, implement, and promote environmental
compliance programs as well as develop and implement standards and goals for these programs;
ensure Airport and tenant interpretation and compliance of federal, state, and local environmental
regulations; monitor and enforce the Airport’s Wildlife Mitigation Program; and perform related
duties as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Develop airport environmental programs and maintain compliance with federal water and air
quality standards through preparation of Dane County Airport storm water discharge permit
(NPDES) and air quality permit; and monitor and control airport landfill methane extraction system
and glycol retention system in accordance with federal EPA and Wisconsin Department of Natural
Resources standards. Perform, monitor, and coordinate storm water outfall monitoring,
groundwater monitoring, and oil water separator sampling. Maintain and ensure compliance with
the airport’s Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP), Spill Prevention and Control
Countermeasures (SPCC) Plan. Conduct detailed noise abatement program monitoring and
administration, including coordination of the airport’s noise mitigation policies as defined by Part
150 NCP recommendations; prepare statistical information from various monitoring and data
collection systems, and documentation trends/compliance; present findings to community groups,
governmental officials, airport commission and other groups; act as liaison with other
governmental agencies concerned with or responsible for regulatory authority of environmental
issues (i.e., FAA, EPA, DNR, Fish and Wildlife). Manage and maintain the airport’s Wildlife
Management Plan; administer the airport’s wildlife depredation permitting process.
Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s
degree from an accredited college or university in environmental science, engineering, natural
sciences, airport/aviation management, or a closely related field. Plus, a minimum of one year of
direct experience working with airport noise monitoring/flight-tracking systems at a Part 139
commercial airport or direct work with airport operations/noise monitoring/reporting systems.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of airport operations, practices and procedures,
including applicable Federal Aviation Administration regulations; knowledge of airport facilities and
equipment; knowledge of aviation noise abatement and statistical analysis procedures; in-depth
knowledge of environmental regulations and issues; knowledge of EPA and Wisconsin Natural
Resources standards; effective oral and written communication skills; effective public speaking
skills; ability to exercise quick, sound judgment in stressful situations; ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships with others; ability to use computer and common software
applications; and ability to perform data collection and create statistical reports.
Special Requirements: Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain a valid State of Wisconsin
driver's license; ability to pass a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Criminal History
Records Check (CHRC).
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