|Los Angeles County
Chief Executive Office
Class Specification: CHIEF, HEALTH HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, FIRE
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Provides comprehensive, coordinated analysis of hazardous materials issues including the needs and priorities of all of the various organizations involved in hazardous material management activities.
Assesses the quality of inspection, investigation, site mitigation, accidental release planning, emergency response and administration/planning activities to determine the effectiveness of staff in meeting program objectives.
Conducts hearings and reviews cases for companies involved with complaints of illegal or unsafe practices in the handling of hazardous materials/waste.
Recommends new or modified laws pertaining to hazardous materials; formulates divisional policies and procedures; and, acts as a technical resource expert to staff and the public.
Makes presentations regarding the management of hazardous materials to community groups, representatives from private industry, and officials of public agencies.
Coordinates hazardous material control activities with fire, health, law enforcement, and other governmental agencies.
Prepares preliminary budget requests and recommends new or revised programs and policies through analysis of statistical data and reports prepared by staff.
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