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Environmental Manager

Date Posted:  Jan 13, 2022
Requisition ID:  302621

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.


About The Adjutant General's Office

The Adjutant General’s Office (AGO) provides a dynamic workplace while serving the Indiana National Guard at its various facilities throughout the state.  AGO’s programs and projects offer exciting opportunities for professionals in many fields - from maintenance repair to cadre to civil engineers - looking to begin or advance their careers.  AGO offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as an outstanding work/life balance.  AGO offers agency specific benefits, such as a physical fitness program, an opportunity to work an alternative work schedule, and a spot bonus program to reward hardworking employees.



The starting salary for this position is $38,688 and may be commensurate with education and experience.


About the Job:

You will serves as the Environmental Compliance Manager for the Military Department of Indiana.  You will report to the Deputy Chief of Compliance and will be responsible for regulated waste management, multi-media regulatory compliance, environmental permits, plans, and training. This position is about 50 percent field work to conduct regulatory audits and confirm compliance with federal, state and local laws, regulations and Army National Guard policy. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Completes internal compliance assistance visits and facilitates external compliance audits at Indiana Army National Guard facilities according to National Guard Bureau protocols. Facilities include all Readiness Centers (Armories), training sites and all aviation and vehicle maintenance locations. Identify, document, and correct deficiencies in the national tracking database. Prepare annual Installation Internal Assessment Plan.
  • Identifies wastes for characterization or TCLP testing, completes regulated waste profile sheets.
  • Develops and coordinates programs and work plans that maintain compliance and compliments military mission requirements. Collects necessary data to prepare and submit annual EPCRA and waste activity reports to required agencies, as well as periodic data calls on Hazardous Waste generation.
  • Maintains competency in, writes, updates, and ensures compliance with, Hazardous Materials Spill Plans, Hazardous Waste/Materials Management Plan, IDEM issued permits, etc.
  • Provides training as needed to comply with Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Plans, P2, Hazardous Waste, Used Oil, Universal Waste, Pest Management, permit conditions and general environmental awareness training for soldiers, employees or contractors.
  • Develops educational materials, reports, and environmental programs as necessary.
  • Review and interpret technical reports, building plans or construction projects for environmental issues and recommends appropriate control technology, containment requirements or P2 opportunities.


The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee, and some duties listed may vary based on your assigned role. Some duties listed may not fall under the full scope of this position. 

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.  
  • Broad knowledge of theories, environmental protection principles and practices, specialty area, and 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. 
  • Ability to use Global Positioning System (GPS) to navigate and collect field data, and transfer the data to Geographic Information System (GIS) for analysis and use by multiple users is desired.
  • Ability to develop and manage programs, define procedures, and prepare schedules to accomplish set objectives within established deadlines
  • Ability to work unsupervised and complete assigned tasks on time.
  • Maintains appropriate certifications.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.


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