Environmental Compliance Specialist

Environmental Compliance Specialist conducts required environmental tests, analysis and observations. Evaluates results and makes recommendations as necessary for maintaining compliance with regulatory agencies. Being an Environmental Compliance Specialist requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Additionally, Environmental Compliance Specialist relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Environmental Compliance Specialist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Environmental Compliance Specialist to join our team.


  • Manage, provide oversight to environmental projects and ensure spending is justified, controlled and within budget;
  • Obtain Class A/B Operator Training certifications for ALL operating states and ensure all store locations are compliant;
  • Maintain accurate up-to-date compliance and environmental databases with site notification and interaction when applicable;
  • Maintain positive professional relationships with all federal, state and local environmental officials;
  • Other related duties as assigned;
  • Provide training and support to Regional teams for chain-wide hazardous materials and hazardous waste programs;
  • Ensure changes in processes and programs are reflected in all documented forms;
  • Partners with DC Management, Store Operations Process Improvement and field teams to implement programs associated with federal and state regulations;
  • Provide high level of customer service;
  • Ability to travel overnight frequently;
  • Responsible for awareness of CA regulatory requirements related to hazardous waste management and other relevant environmental issues;
  • Facilitates written responses and appeals to regulatory Notices of Violations;
  • Serves as a liaison between hazardous waste vendors that support hazardous waste management for stores;
  • Track and monitor regulatory trends and communicate findings to SSC;
  • Conduct and document store environmental inspections and audits.


  • Ability to envision, conceive, plan, implement and follow through with projects or tasks;
  • Self-motivated;
  • Ability to interact with Executive and Management staff at all levels;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a fast paced enviornment;
  • Ability to multitask;
  • Detail oriented;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Strong computer skills;
  • Task and/or project management.