Lead Risk Assessor Contractor (5453)
Contractor is responsible for serving as a technical specialist in the areas of environmental hazards associated with the Lead and Healthy Homes division. Primary responsibilities include the performance of lead risk assessments, complaint investigation, training course monitoring, and reviews/inspections of lead abatement work. This individual will work with families of children with elevated blood lead levels to help identify lead hazards in homes and develop plans to help remediate them. this individual will also act as a liaison to local health departments, industry professionals, training facilitators and the public within their region.
- Provide support in performing lead risk assessments for local health departments
- Assist with the completion of Home Visit Reports for elevated blood lead level (EBLL) cases as needed
- Assist with entry of risk assessment & case management data into state ILEAD and NBS databases
- Assist EBLL cases with lead abatement grant applications
- Conduct follow-up visits for EBLL cases and clearance inspections for lead abatement work
- Prepare correspondence related to all inspections
- Attend public events on behalf of the Lead and Healthy Homes Division as needed
- Provide emergency response support to lead crisis situations, including providing Risk Assessments, support with screening clinics, and other responsibilities as needed
- Assist with training on IDOH case management and risk assessment tracking databases
- Represent the Lead and Healthy Homes Program on various professional boards/committees
- Assist with the preparation of the State Plan, annual report, budgets, and other materials needed to apply for funding
- Performs related duties as required
- Awareness of lead toxicity and the case management and lead assessment programs of the Indiana Department of Health and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
- Broad knowledge of principles, practices and theories related to lead hazards, lead abatement, and lead related inspection activities
- Broad knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, regulations and guidelines and the ability to apply these in a wide variety of conditions and situations
- Ability to deal tactfully with a variety of individuals including colleagues, community leaders, government officials representatives of environmental consulting firms, and lead abatement contractors
- Working knowledge of laws, rules and regulations relating to lead safety and children’s environmental health
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe, webinar/conference call technology
- Ability to provide technical and administrative guidance and leadership
- Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively with groups and individuals
- Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to professionals and non-professionals.
- Ability to use the Internet and traditional research sources effectively
- Ability to obtain and maintain Indiana Lead Risk Assessor License (applicants possessing a current license will receive preference). To obtain a risk assessor license individuals must meet one of the requirements below:
- Bachelors degree and one (1) year of experience in related field (lead, asbestos, environmental remediation, construction, etc.)
- Associates degree and two (2) years of experience.
- A high school diploma or GED and three (3) years of experience.
- Ability to travel up to 75% of the time using a personal vehicle within the state of Indiana. A rental vehicle will be used if traveling more than 150 miles within one day. Less than 5% of all travel will require an overnight stay.