- Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in environmental studies, natural sciences, engineering, risk management or closely related field. Two years of acceptable work experience may substitute for each year of an academic degree program.
- Five years of increasingly responsible experience overseeing environmental compliance program.
- Demonstrated competency in interpreting and applying environmental regulations.
- Investigative work that includes detailed field note taking, interviewing employees, researching solutions and report writing in order to develop a comprehensive plan for continual improvement in environmental concerns.
- Valid Washington State driver’s license.
- Public transit, public agency, or regulated private industry experience.
- Possession of an environmental or related certification.
- Experience with current Environmental ISO 14001 Standard.
Entry Requirements for: Knowledge and Skills
Qualification to enter this position requires knowledge of the following:
- Thorough knowledgeable of current state-of-the-art practices in environmental control engineering, pollution prevention and waste minimization, as well as trade and industry environmental standards and codes.
- Broad understanding of environmental regulations, regulatory agency rules and industry best practices and how to apply these to operations. Areas of environmental compliance generally include oversight and management of stormwater management systems; wastewater pretreatment systems; hazardous waste management; underground and aboveground storage tank systems; air emission sources; groundwater/soil remediation systems; and emergency response.
- Practical application of engineering and natural science principles, techniques, procedures and equipment.
- Best practices related to data collection, processing, modeling, management, analysis, stewardship and reporting.
- Able to apply business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation and leadership techniques.
- Knowledge of project management principles and techniques.
- Managing process improvement initiatives and driving solutions to improve those processes.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Qualification to enter this position requires skill in:
Exhibiting a high degree of professionalism with demonstrated ability to apply environmental regulations and best practices.
Leading teams to collaboratively make decisions, establish and meet timelines and deliver useful solutions to diﬃcult problems.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, management, consultants and outside agencies. Gaining the support of others through persuasiveness, credibility and expertise. Inspiring others to collaborate voluntarily.
Able to use critical thinking skills to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Ensuring that data, analysis, and research are organized, documented, and communicated in a way that they can be understood, interpreted, and support decision making.
Conducting investigations, creating investigative reports and maintaining investigative files.
Organizing and prioritizing work despite tight deadlines, multiple customers, and competing priorities; monitoring and reporting progress towards goals.
Skilled in understanding, interpreting and applying policies, procedures, contracts and regulations sufficient to administer, discuss, resolve, and explain environmental requirements to staff and other constituencies.
Exhibiting situational awareness and strategic judgment. Recognizing when sources of information and/or partners should be consulted and when to apply past experiences. Able to see and assess future implications of present action. Skilled at informing upper management of emerging issues.
Skill in procuring and managing consultants, including engineering services – preparing scope of work and budget estimates for comprehensive consultant proposal requests.
Reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, carrying.
Light work – exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Application and Selection Process:
On-line applications only. A resume maybe attached in lieu of completing the experience details. Please attach a cover letter.
Applicants who meet the minimum requirements may be scheduled for an interview as well as a variety of tests to demonstrate knowledge, and skills for the position. The evaluation process may include interviews, background checks, reference checks and various performance tests.
First consideration date July 5
Community Transit provides a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment. As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by Federal, State or Local law. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Qualified applicants national origin, sex protected veteran status or disability.