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Environmental Manager

Date Posted:  Jan 12, 2022
Requisition ID:  291882
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

 

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM):
Our mission is to implement federal and state regulations to protect human health and the environment while allowing the environmentally sound operations of industrial, agricultural, commercial, and governmental activities vital to a prosperous economy.  We issue air, water, and solid and hazardous waste permits that restrict discharges to environmentally safe levels. Staff members inspect and monitor regulated entities; provide compliance and technical assistance; monitor and assess air, land, and water quality; use enforcement actions as necessary to ensure compliance; and respond to incidents involving spills to soil or waters of the state.

 

Salary Information:
The salary for this position starts at $38,688.00 annually.

 

About the Job:

As an Environmental Manager, you will be responsible for environmental analysis, as well as control or enforcement activities under direct or close supervision. You will perform assignments in one or more of the following areas: permit development and review; environmental inspections and/or enforcement activities; scientific studies; surveys and/or scientific analyses; assistance for grants and technical guidance to regulated facilities; government officials, and the public. You will act as a liaison to the program’s constituents (including various industries and environmental consulting firms), and coordinate with interested federal, state, and local agencies. ​ 

A Day in the Life:

  • Conducts multi-media inspections at auto salvage facilities.  
  • Conducts compliance and complaint inspections at other businesses and facilities throughout the State, including: tire sites, restricted waste landfills and associated industrial waste facility, industrial waste solidification processors, and at other sites identified as section inspection initiatives.    
  • Conducts multi-media screenings and analyzes pollution prevention opportunities. 
  • Reviews waste reuse requests by analyzing chemical and some engineering data.  
  • Reviews waste analytical data to determine the appropriate waste classification for those wastes that are intended for restricted waste disposal or reuse.  
  • Provides technical and regulatory assistance on solid and hazardous waste.  
  • Prepares accurate and detailed inspection reports and an apppropriate enforcement response or referral.
  • Manages data in the office data base. 
     

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Policy, Chemistry, Biology, Geology, or a related field. 
  • At least two (2) years of experience in an environmental or environmental public health field. 
  • Broad knowledge of theories, environmental protection principles and practices, specialty area, and program area. 
  • Thorough knowledge of chemistry, biology, hydrology, mathematics, engineering, and other environmental sciences as they relate to program area. 
  • Thorough knowledge of soil, water, air sampling, laboratory analysis and interpretation as it relates to program area. 
  • Ability to conduct surveys, inspections and investigations of facilities and sites, review projects/situations, read plans, interpret findings, and make recommendations. 
  • Ability to prepare documents for administrative and regulatory action. 
  • Excellent research and writing skills for preparing accurate, precise, clear, and thorough reports. 
  • Ability to effectively interact and orally communicate with parties with diverse levels of environmental expertise particularly for purposes of meetings, hearings, and negotiating critically sensitive issues. 
  • Ability to interpret and apply legal terminology and practices, and the ability to apply these in a variety of conditions and situations. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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