Environmental Program Manager

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Bering Straits Native Corporation
Kodiak Island, Alaska, US
Jul 04, 2021
Aug 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
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Job Title


Bachelor's Degree



Pay Class

Full Time

Job Description

This posting is primarily for potential future needs and does not reflect a current open position. Resumes received in response to these listings will be considered when an actual need is identified.


Bering Global Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation, is currently seeking a qualified Environmental Program Manager in Kodiak, Alaska.

BSNC is headquartered in Nome, Alaska. Regional operations include real estate management, development, tourism, construction, mining services and sales of rock and aggregate. BSNC also has an office in Anchorage, which oversees government contract work under SBA 8(a) , HUBZone and small business programs. Anchorage operations also include construction, support services and shareholder services. To find out more go to https://beringstraits.com/


The Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Responsible for implementing and sustaining a comprehensive EMS of sufficient scope and capability and capacity to ensure that the Contractor's operations always remain fully environmentally regulatory compliant and foster proactive environmental stewardship.
  • The environmental program manager shall have no other assigned duties or responsibilities.
  • The environmental program manager shall have a minimum of four-(4) years' experience in managing environmental programs similar to that required by this PWS.
  • This position requires the manager to obtain and maintain certification as an Alaska Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (AK-CESCL) and holds a current TWIC identification card.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required (Minimum) Qualifications
  • Completion of a four-(4) year undergraduate or a graduate degree from a nationally or internationally accredited postsecondary institution in any field or a two-year degree from a nationally or internationally accredited postsecondary institution in environmental science or another related scientific field.
  • Possession of a current Certified Hazardous Material Managers (CHMM) qualification or a National Registry of Environmental Professionals Registered Environmental Manager (REM). Alternately, the environmental program manager can have five years of environmental protection experience to include: knowledge of the established principles, concepts, and methods of environmental protection program work and skill in applying this knowledge in performing a variety of duties involving the management, coordination, monitoring, oversight, or evaluation of routine programs, projects, or activities.
  • Knowledge and understanding of recognized reference standards, regulatory requirements, and pertinent statutes sufficient to assure environmental compliance and provide routine technical assistance to operating personnel and managers.
  • Practical knowledge and understanding of one or more environmental sciences or related fields (e.g., biology, ecology, chemistry, hydrology, radiation physics, environmental law, real property functions, statistics) sufficient to assess and correlate environmental data, verify results, and discuss technical aspects of work with engineers and other environmental experts.
  • Skill in using standard data gathering and analysis techniques to collect and review technical information on environmental activities or quality and to identify and solve problems of a procedural or factual nature.
  • The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to prepare and conduct briefings or training programs, lead group conferences, and write reports and letters.
  • Knowledge of statutes, regulations, licensing and permitting requirements, and precedent decisions governing environmental operations sufficient to use in planning, implementing, or monitoring environmental programs and services (e.g., determining needs, evaluating program effectiveness, assuring compliance with regulations).
  • Experience of management, administrative, or coordinative knowledge and skill sufficient to provide advisory, reviewing, evaluating, educating and training, negotiating, or problem-solving services (as a "troubleshooter," specialist, or coordinator) on specific problems, project programs, or functions (e.g., developing, coordinating, reviewing, and evaluating the implementation of work plans, including estimates of staffing needs, equipment, and supplies, and detailed instructions necessary to carry out the plans).
  • Must illustrate at least three (3) years of specific contaminated site experience and demonstrated experience to meet ADEC qualified sampler and Qualified Environmental Professional.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

Excellent communications skills, oral and written.

• Excellent interpersonal skills.

• Ability to take direction and follow instructions adequately.

• Flexibility in required duties.

• Self-motivated.

• Analytical and problem solving skills.

• Proficient or have the ability to learn Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

• Ability to read and/or learn to interpret drawings and specifications

• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, as well as with customers and vendors.

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The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must always maintain a constant state of mental alertness. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about.


Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system. The work described herein is primarily a modern office setting. Occasional travel may be required.

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As a condition of employment, may be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results to obtain access to military base. Must have reliable transportation to/from work a necessity and must be able to obtain access to military installations.

Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ AA/ Male/ Female/ Disability/ Vets employer.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.