Hazardous Waste Pollution Prevention Specialist

  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • Las Vegas, NV, United States
  • Apr 30, 2017
Full time Hazardous Waste / RCRA

Job Description

Job Description

The Nevada Business Environmental Program (BEP), part of the Nevada Small Business Development Center (NSBDC), based in the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) is seeking a Hazardous Waste Pollution Prevention Specialist. The Specialist will provide hazardous waste regulatory compliance and pollution prevention technical assistance to Nevada small and medium sized businesses through phone and email assistance, providing on-site assessments, developing and presenting training seminars, and developing informational materials for distribution to businesses.

This position will be located in the Las Vegas office of BEP. The position supports the University’s statewide community outreach efforts and NSBDC’s mission to serve small businesses throughout Nevada. Assistance provided by the position helps improve the economic competitiveness of Nevada businesses by reducing environmental impacts, improving business efficiencies, and improving compliance with hazardous waste regulations.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and two years of experience in environmental management or with an environmental regulatory agency.

Must apply for and qualify for Nevada Certification as a Certified Environmental Manager or Hazardous Waste Management Specialist within specified time period.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach a resume/CV, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.

Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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