Environmental Compliance Supervisor

Environmental Compliance Supervisor

WM | Sacramento, CA, 94278, US
Salary Range:$53,000 – $86,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 13 days ago

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As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

**I. Job Summary**

Supervise and conduct operation, maintenance, and monitoring activities at all assigned closed landfills.

**II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities**

+ To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned, as required.

+ Develop and grow a solid working knowledge of all site-specific system operation and maintenance requirements including landfill gas management systems and controls, leachate management systems and related SCADA systems and controls, wastewater pre-treatment systems, groundwater remediation systems and controls and surface water drainage systems, as well as other ancillary equipment and other site operation and maintenance requirements.

+ Work closely with the District Manager on operation, maintenance, and monitoring activities, and adherence to budgets for these activities.

+ Supervise and work with union leachate technician staff as provided for in applicable union labor agreements. Supervise contractors and consultants as necessary to perform project tasks and review and evaluate their work to ensure quality, timeliness and ensures quality control in adherence to policies and procedures.

+ Coordinate workflow and assignments toward the achievement of operational goals.

+ Supervise and monitor daily landfill operations. Review and control implementation of environmental and safety regulations according to site permits and company policies and procedures.

+ Coordinate, conduct and implement repairs, maintenance, and inspections of closed landfill systems as required to maintain full operational functionality of the landfill systems including leachate and landfill gas collection and flare infrastructure.

+ Conduct daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, or annual inspections and system data collection as required. Create and submit records and reports as required by permit conditions.

+ Review site permits as necessary to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and reporting.

**III. Supervisory Responsibilities**

The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is the management of non-supervisory employees.

This includes:

Direct supervision of (2-3) full-time union employees.

Direct supervision of third-party contractors and consultants.

**IV. Qualifications.**

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D (accredited).

Experience: Three (3) years of previous relevant experience (in addition to education requirement).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

Preferred: OSHA 1910.120 Hazwoper training and First aid. Required: None.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities

Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Sciences, or equivalent technical degree and one (1) three (3) years of landfill O&M, Landfill construction or equivalent environmental field experiences is preferred.

Equipment operating, health, safety and environmental regulations knowledge, and supervisory experience is preferred.

Possess written and verbal communication skills and computer skills (e.g., MS office, particularly Excel) and ability to learn to utilize other job-related technical software. Including, but not limited to "App" based technologies to facilitate digital inspections, reporting and data/analytics.

Experience with operating field and/or lab instrumentation and managing collected data.

Some knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers, SCADA and/or automation and control systems is beneficial.

**V. Work Environment**

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) part of the workday.

Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds. part of the workday.

Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, industrial chemicals, etc.) part of the workday.

Required to be exposed to the physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements part of the workday.

This position is primarily field based with 75% of work being outdoors on closed landfills and 25% office work.

Assigned to multiple facilities in the Chicago and Northeast Illinois area. Daily travel to sites from home or office, as required, for inspections and completing operation and maintenance and landfill supervisory tasks. Overnight stays may be required periodically.


At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply."

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran