Environmental Program Manager – Kodiak, AK, US

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Environmental Program Manager – Kodiak, AK, US

Environmental Program Manager

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Kodiak, AK, US

NIKA is hiring for an Environmental Program Manager to implement and sustain a comprehensive Environmental Management System (EMS) for a base operations support services contract in Kodiak, AK! 

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to design, build and manage real property by combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture all under one roof                                                                 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Environmental Program Manager will responsible for implementing and sustaining a comprehensive Environmental Management System (EMS) of sufficient scope and capability and capacity to ensure that operations remain fully environmentally regulatory compliant at all times and foster proactive environmental stewardship. 

  • Responsible for knowledge and understanding of recognized reference standards, regulatory requirements, and pertinent statutes sufficient to assure environmental compliance and provide routine technical assistance to operating personnel and managers.

  • Must understand practical knowledge and understanding of one or more environmental sciences or related fields (e.g., biology, ecology, chemistry, hydrology, radiation physics, environmental law, real property functions, statistics) sufficient to assess and correlate environmental data, verify results, and discuss technical aspects of work with engineers and other environmental experts.

Required Skills

  • Minimum of four-(4) years’ experience in managing environmental programs
  • Obtain and maintain certification as an Alaska Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (AK-CESCL) and hold a current TWIC identification card.
  • Completion of a four-(4) year undergraduate or a graduate degree from a nationally or internationally accredited postsecondary institution in any field or a two-year degree from a nationally or internationally accredited postsecondary institution in environmental science or another related scientific field,
  • Possession of a current Certified Hazardous Material Managers (CHMM) qualification or a National Registry of Environmental Professionals Registered Environmental Manager (REM) OR five years of environmental protection experience to include: knowledge of the established principles, concepts, and methods of environmental protection program work and skill in applying this knowledge in performing a variety of duties involving the management, coordination, monitoring, oversight, or evaluation of routine programs, projects, or activities.
  • Skill in using standard data gathering and analysis techniques to collect and review technical information on environmental activities or quality and to identify and solve problems of a procedural or factual nature.
  • The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to prepare and conduct briefings or training programs, lead group conferences, and write reports and letters.
  • Knowledge of statutes, regulations, licensing and permitting requirements, and precedent decisions governing environmental operations sufficient to use in planning, implementing, or monitoring environmental programs and services (e.g., determining needs, evaluating program effectiveness, assuring compliance with regulations).
  • Experience of management, administrative, or coordinative knowledge and skill sufficient to provide advisory, reviewing, evaluating, educating and training, negotiating, or problem-solving services (as a “troubleshooter,” specialist, or coordinator) on specific problems, project programs, or functions (e.g., developing, coordinating, reviewing, and evaluating the implementation of work plans, including estimates of staffing needs, equipment, and supplies, and detailed instructions necessary to carry out the plans).
  • Must illustrate at least three (3) years of specific contaminated site experience and demonstrated experience to meet ADEC qualified sampler and Qualified Environmental Professional.

NIKA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.