Environmental Protection Specialist

  • Waste Management
  • Anderson, CA
  • May 24, 2019
Full time Air Quality Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Waste Management - Recycling Water Quality

Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

ready to develop your career?

Stability. Great Pay. Advancement.

Join the Waste Management team today.  You’ll develop a career focused on positive change and advancement.  You’ll be part of a dynamic team, grow as a leader, and earn amazing benefits.  Waste Management:  It’s not trash; it’s a dependable job you can make into a career. 

 The Opportunity:  

As an Environmental Protection Specialist at Waste Management, you will administer and assists in implementing Environmental Protection (EP) programs in assigned districts within a Market Area. Serve as district EP contact to assist field operations personnel and management with technical guidance on EP topics and regulatory environments. Monitors and investigates compliance status providing training and to site and district management and operations in maintenance settings and ensure all safety standards are being upheld.  Your ability to create a positive work environment for all employees will be highly valued in this role.

Some Basic Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental Science or similar area of study and 1+ years of relevant work experience OR a High School Diploma/GED and (4+) years of relevant work experience

  • Will travel approximately 50% across the N. CA region, to include some overnight stay.

  • Proficient computer and communication skills (verbal and written.)


We’ll provide you with a competitive salary and a top-notch benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short- and Long-Term Disability.  You can participate in our Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), a fantastic company match on 401K, and more!  You’ll also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days.   

The Company: 

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.  

More Details:

Prepares, reviews and submits required environmental reports for internal and external audiences as required. Maintain EP data tracking system databases (Cycle, Dakota Tracer) and provides company related reporting.

Communicates and implements the Corporate EP program policies and strategies within assigned districts. Serves as districts EP contact regarding incident notifications, environmental issues and permit applications. 

Monitors and records site operations and engineering efforts to maintain compliance. Investigates and assesses the regulatory findings and analysis and prepares related documents. Identifies local, state and federal regulatory impacts to operations. 

Plans, organizes and secures related environmental permits and other regulatory approvals. Prepares related documentation.

Responsible for developing, coordinating and overseeing district EP testing, investigations, assessments, guidance and reporting. 

May administer customer waste and special waste disposal approvals.

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