The council may:
(A) Recommend to the director minimum operator requirements consistent with the classification systems for public water systems and treatment works in rules 3745-7-03 and 3745-7-04 of the Administrative Code.
(B) Review applications for examination and certification and advise the director as to which applicants meet the prerequisites for admission to the examination for which application is made.
(C) Review applications for reciprocity and make recommendations to the director concerning the equivalency of non-Ohio EPA exams and the classifications of certification for which applicants qualify.
(D) Assist in the development of examinations used to measure an applicant's competence for certification.
(E) Recommend to the director the issuance, suspension, revocation, or reinstatement of certifications.
(F) Advise the director on issues pertaining to the administration of the operator certification program, including developing guidance, policy, and procedures to implement the program on a day-to-day basis.
(G) Advise the director on matters pertaining to contact hours.
(H) Nothing in this rule shall be interpreted to require a recommendation from the council on any action of the director issued pursuant to Chapter 3745-7 of the Administrative Code.
119.032 review dates:
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 6111.46, 6109.04
Rule Amplifies: 6111.46, 6109.04
Prior Effective Dates: 02/01/64, 04/17/86, 01/01/99, 12/21/06