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Job Description

  Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I. Job Summary
This role leads the development and continuous improvement of Corporate environmental programs to support all field operations. The responsibilities include building and enhancing the environmental program framework and elements to address process improvement needs, changes in environmental regulations and promotion of a continued strong environmental culture within the organization.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor for changes in federal environmental regulatory requirements. Initiate and participate in developing the Company’s response to new or changing regulations on a national basis. Develop technical guidance on new regulatory requirements to ensure consistent interpretation and action by WM operations.
  • Assist in development of environmental policies, directives, standards and guidance that serve to effectively communicate and ensure implementation of the WM Environmental Management System (EMS) elements and communicate Company expectations for management of environmental aspects not always served by regulation.
  • Continually improve and manage Information Services for compliance assurance, self-assessment, corrective/preventive measure tracking, and environmental metrics.
  • Develop and/or enhance existing Corporate environmental training programs including the Environmental Professional Learning Series (EPLS) and
  • Environmental Compliance Awareness Program (ECAP). Develop additional training curriculum as needs/priorities are identified. Conduct environmental training of employees at various levels as needed.
  • Provide technical and regulatory assistance to field operations as needed on significant environmental risk impacts and agency and company-identified issues through resolution, which includes both correction and prevention from recurrence.
  • Develop and execute routine communications with Corporate and Area management regarding both significant development projects as well as to ensure compliance and consistency with company-wide environmental protection programs.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

  • 5+ years supervising experience required. This role will be Supervising 5-10 reports.

 IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
 A. Education and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor’s of Science Degree (accredited), or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four (4) years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience: Seven (7) years of environmental experience with at least five (5) years of proven leadership related experience and two (2) years of solid waste/landfill experience (in addition to education requirement).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • MS Office familiarity and a working knowledge of the company’s operations and business hierarchy is required.

V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds part of the work day;
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements a portion of the work day or week;
  • Normal setting for this job is an office setting and field operating locations.

At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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