Environmental Manager
Job TypeFull Time
CompanyNorth Wind Site Services
Job Description
The Environmental Specialist supports all aspects of the environmental compliance program for the 611th CES and their remote sites throughout Alaska, Hawaii and Wake Island, including but not limited to providing support for the hazardous waste, hazardous materials, solid waste, air, water, and regulatory programs.  This position is responsible for providing technical and regulatory support for environmental compliance programs, and ensuring regulatory compliance is maintained for 611th CES locations and installations.


Employee shall provide the 611th CES with environmental management and regulatory support for the facilities in Alaska and for Pacific Regional Support Center (PRSC) locations.
The employee will assist the 611CES with (1) assessing existing solid and hazardous waste management processes, (2) evaluating regulatory compliance, and (3) developing and incorporating new compliance, pollution prevention and sustainable initiatives at the Alaska and PRSC locations.  Employee duties include many of the following:
Executing the Integrated Solid Waste Management Program in accordance with AFI 32-7042 Solid Waste Management requirements
Coordinating with Base Operations contractors at 611th CES installations to ensure the compliant packaging, labeling, manifesting, and shipping of hazardous waste, materials, and solid waste
Executing the Hazardous Waste Management Program in accordance with AFI 32-7086 Hazardous Material Management Process to help ensure that hazardous waste is being shipped, tracked, and disposed of in accordance with applicable regulatory standards
Documenting and tracking solid waste shipments to help ensure AF compliance with Hazard Communication Standard (HAZCOM) 29 CFR 1910.1200 and related standards
Conduct solid and hazardous waste inspections at Alaska and PRSC locations 
Preparation, review, and revisions of various plans and reports to include the Solid Waste Management Plan and the Hazardous Materials Management Plan, Environmental 
Provide regulatory support and coordination with local, state, and federal environmental agencies as necessary.
Assist with preparation of Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act reports
Assist with hazardous waste/material storage inspections and reporting
Participate in quarterly hazardous waste/material meetings and EESOH Council meetings 
Assistance and technical expertise for other 611th CES environmental compliance programs


Proficiency in MS Office suite of software including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Proficiency working with databases, data entry, and data analysis
Maintenance of databases, technical data and files.
Support all aspects of the 611th CES Environmental Program, including but not limited to records, data entry, regulatory support, management, inspections, and assessments.  
Perform self-assessments and audits in accordance with client orders and contractual requirements to ensure data integrity.
Coordinates and interfaces with appropriate department personnel.  
Requires versatility and a willingness to support several activities with the flexibility to move between assignments.
Ability to travel up to once every six weeks is preferred.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be sitting for long periods of time in an office environment.  Sedentary physical workload; must be able to exert up to a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body; required to have a close visual acuity to perform activities such as viewing a computer terminal and extensive reading; specific physical requirements include, but are not limited to, sitting, walking, talking, hearing and performing repetitive motions.  The employee is often required to use hands or fingers to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

The majority of the work is conducted indoors in a standard office environment.  The employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in scientific or engineering discipline is highly desirable.  Includes BS Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, and/or Environmental Management
Two (2) or more years of experience in environmental science or related field
Department of Defense (DOD) and/or Air Force experience is preferred. 
Ability to pass a DOD National Agency Check (NACI) background check to obtain any required security passes, network access, and clean driving record

Skills and Abilities: 
Communicates clearly and concisely in speech and writing. Demonstrates understanding of and sensitivity to unspoken meaning and nonverbal cues. Facilitates communication across the organization and effectively interfaces with customer, contractor, and site personnel on a daily basis.
Requires good interpersonal skills in dealing with others (colleagues and clients) to ensure that customer requests and needs are met. Must acknowledge and clarify customer inquiries, requests, or complaints to ensure that needs are identified, documented and addressed.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written and/or oral instructions; ability to deal with problems involving variables in non-standardized situations.
Demonstrates effective use of MS Office applications, databases, systems, tools and other resources to reflect understanding and clear insights of processes and procedures. 
Ability to adapt to and maintain a safety conscious work environment.
Ability to demonstrate, conduct, and conform to a set of values and accepted standards, such as honesty, integrity, reliability, and accountability.
Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task, and perform work accurately and thoroughly.

Bachelor’s or Associates degree is preferred.   Two years of Environmental experience required, DOD and/or Air Force experience is preferred.   Ability to pass federal government and/or DOD background check required.  Existing background check and/or secret clearance is desirable.
North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline 1-208-528-8714 or mail  hr@northwindgrp.com for assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.