General Description of Work. Performs general and specialized professional and administrative work in the planning, direction, control and evaluation of environmental programs.
Duties and Responsibilities. (The following examples are intended to be illustrative only and are not intended to be all-inclusive or restrictive).
- Plans, directs and evaluates environmental function to achieve goals with budgeted funds and available personnel; reviews progress and directs changes in priorities as needed.
- Establishes procedures and standards for efficient and effective environmental management; administers and enforces all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
- Ensures that hazardous waste and surplus chemicals are disposed of in compliance with local and state regulations; prepares waste regulatory reports.
- Develops, implements, promotes, audits, and manages First Transit’s environmental management program and activities for 3 local transit facilities.
- Prepares compliance related documents and permits such as: Tier II reports, Emergency Response Plans, air quality emissions report, review discharge points for storm water. Creates mitigation plans for environmental emergencies.
- Audits working conditions and operational practices and inspects First Transit facilities and equipment to identify environmental hazards and violations. Provides follow-up with location administrators regarding the timely correction of noted non-conformities.
- Advises management on technical and administrative matters related to environmental, and occupational health management programs.
- Ensures absolute confidentiality regarding company business and personal business of employees.
- Performs related work and other tasks as assigned.
Independence of Action. The employee’s supervisor sets overall program objectives. The employee receives general instructions from the supervisor on the work to be done and the worker makes decisions on the specifics pertaining to the work and keeps the supervisor informed of work progress and any problems that may arise in meeting objectives. The worker recommends major changes for the supervisor’s approval.
Personnel Management Responsibility. Work includes leading, planning, scheduling, organizing, directing and reviewing activities of the department.
Working Relationships. Relationships are typically productive and harmonious with fellow employees, the client, the unions and the general public at all levels. Reports to the Assistant General Manager.
Working Conditions. Standard office environment and outdoors in any type of weather.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. Dependability; comprehensive knowledge of office management and organization theories, principles, practices and techniques; thorough knowledge of the local and corporate organization; thorough knowledge of the function and methods of operation of the local and corporate system’s staff and various departments; thorough knowledge of the basic laws, ordinances, resolutions and regulations regarding environmental management; ability to analyze a variety of complex environmental problems, make sound recommendations for their solutions and to prepare and employ methodical procedures for the actualization of said solutions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community officials, the client, fellow employees, vendors and the general public; ability to express ideas very effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to organize and streamline office dynamics; ability to utilize knowledge, skills and abilities of others; ability to provide leadership in a positive, confident manner; thorough knowledge of occupational hazards. Computer skills encompassing word processing and spreadsheets.
Required Education and Experience. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with extensive experience in environmental management.