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Environmental Director

Boise ID

About You

You're an independent, self-motivated, and objective thinker who doesn't need a lot of supervision to get the job done. You have a keen eye for identifying potential issues, and you like to work as part of a team to create solutions. You're looking for a position where you can work both in an office and in the field. You're not afraid to research solutions when you don't know the answer. Training comes naturally to you, and you enjoy sharing your knowledge and know-how with others.

The Environmental Director oversees US Ecology's Environmental Regulatory Compliance programs. This person will work closely with internal and external resources, including regulatory agencies, to obtain and maintain permits, resolve inspections and meet the facility regulatory obligations.


Day in the Life

After booting up your computer and grabbing your favorite morning beverage, you can expect to:

Review new and proposed federal and state rulemaking

Provide regulatory interpretation guidance to operations

Develop compliance solutions in partnership with internal and external stakeholders

Partner with operations management to develop environmental regulatory solutions for achieving business and compliance goals

Support regulatory needs of customer focused programs

Direct and monitor interaction with regulatory agencies related to permit activity, enforcement actions and strategic initiatives

Maintain permits and prepare permit applications and modifications

Provide targeted environmental training and consultations

Monitor environmental inspections, enforcement and permitting across the company

Provide reports to executive management on program performance

Support corporate business development activities by conducting environmental due diligence of potential acquisitions and business ventures


What you need to apply

Bachelor's degree in engineering, chemistry, biology or related fields, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

10 or more years' experience

Comprehensive knowledge of EPA (RCRA, CAA & CWA)

Familiar with OSHA, DOT, DEA regulations, and ISO programs

Extensive knowledge of complex regulations specific to the environmental waste industry

Expert level knowledge and understanding of current hazardous waste treatment storage and disposal facility (TSDF) and field and industrial services practices

Thorough understanding of regulatory rulemaking and an ability to research background documents to fully understand the intent of the regulations


About Us

For more than 60 years, US Ecology has partnered with retailers, manufacturers and government entities across North America to keep the environment clean. The work is hard, but the reward is significant. Our experts provide services and solutions that address complicated treatment, disposal, recycling and emergency response issues that may otherwise jeopardize the health of our planet. By helping our partners safely dispose of their hazardous and regulated waste, the teams at US Ecology are ensuring a sustainable future for our children, our communities, and the well-being of the places we call home.


For your hard work

Opportunity for professional growth

Employer paid certifications and training


Paid Time Off & Holidays

401(k) US Ecology matches 55% of your contribution up to 6% of your pay

Find out more at usecology.com


Apply: https://www.usecology.com/careers.aspx

Posted October 5, 2018

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