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Environmental Compliance Specialist - Seattle WA

Queensborough, Washington, US
Closing date
Dec 4, 2021

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Environmental Compliance Specialist

Location: Seattle, WA*

Schedule: M-F

Pay Rate: $75,000-$82,000/yr (depends on experience)

Kelly has an exciting opportunity in environmental science! We have an Environmental Compliance Specialist role open for a large company specializing in seafood who believes that their employees are the foremost reason for their success, allowing them to be the leader in the seafood industry. Come work for this dynamic company and help monitor and protect the environment.

  • Implementation and administration of environmental policies, programs, and trainings
  • Tracks and interprets laws and regulations impacting the business
  • Assists in periodic tests, audits, reviews or inspections of organizational processes, environmental program data, trends, and processes
  • Identifies potential areas of non-compliance, risks, gaps in documentation, opportunities for continuous improvement and suggests resolutions
  • Collects and analyzes environmental samples, interprets findings, and recommends and implements corrective action as needed
  • Gathers input of alleged compliance violations and escalates to executive leadership
  • Gathers information in support of environmental permit applications and regulatory reports required by the various regulatory programs
  • Provides technical support in company negotiations with regulators and assists with final review of reports and communications to regulators
  • Assists field staff and management to understand applicable regulations and standards, prevent releases of pollutants and environmental incidents by investigating, identifying causes, and developing preventative measures and practices
  • Builds successful cross-business partnerships by effectively communicating with internal stakeholders

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field with a minimum of 2-4 years of experience, OR Associate Degree and 4-6 years of experience, OR an equivalent of other relative experience and education
  • Experience working with moderately complex environmental issues and problems
  • Working knowledge of environmental regulations including but not limited to Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, RCRA, and SPCC
  • Can execute actionable work plans that drive compliance outcomes
  • Strong communication, collaboration, influential, interpersonal skills with all levels of management
  • Current or ability to obtain certifications for specific job tasks within 6 months of hire date, including but not limited to HAZWOPER, DOT HazMat, Spill Response, Storm Water, etc
  • Strong training, reporting, analytical, presentation and organizational skills
  • Results-oriented with the ability to drive continuous improvement within the department as well as the overall organization
  • Proficiency in computers to communicate, collect, analyze, and synthesize data, Microsoft Office applications and other operations applications

***This position includes occasional travel to remote areas of Alaska ***

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