SALARY: $52,936/annually (NEGOTIABLE)
(Employees will receive 5% below the negotiated pay rate during their probationary status.)
Coordinate, manage and assist in the implementation of assigned environmental compliance programs related to the: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act; Toxic Substances Control Act, the National Environmental Policy Act and Tribal Law. Organize environmental compliance activities related to tribal activities and administer grants awarded under federal and state programs for implementation of these regulations. Continuation of this position is contingent upon funding allocations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Develop, analyze, and implement strategic plans for program administration, grant award implementation and assure compliance with the “Terms and Conditions” of grant awards and cooperative agreements.
2. Manage, participate in, contribute to reviewing, developing, implementing, and auditing environmental policies, procedures, practices, and training requirements for compliance with all applicable and appropriate environmental regulations.
3. Analyze and evaluate all local, state, tribal and federal laws, regulations, and ordinances governing environmental programs to ensure compliance.
4. Develop, implement, maintain, and review related Tribal policies and procedures.
5. Works with federal agencies including the EPA and BIA and other departments on process improvements.
6. Attend and participate in professional group meetings to stay abreast of trends and innovations in the field of environmental compliance.
7. Develop and implement a method for public participation for projects and environmental issues.
8. Oversee the maintenance and continued development of Tribal environmental databases to ensure accuracy and timeliness of information.
9. Achieve financial objectives by tracking and monitoring program budgets.
10. Provide technical assistance to other environmental staff, other departments, committees, groups and community members on programs and projects.
11. Manage related projects to include obtaining bids and proposals, negotiating contracts, and monitoring projects to Adhere to all Tribal Personnel Policies and Procedures, Tribal Standard Operating Procedures, and Area and Program Strategic Plans and Policies.
12. Ensure adherence to budget and time requirements and compliance with established policies, procedures, and regulations.
13. Secure additional funding and grant monies for continuation and expansion of program services.
14. Keep leadership and other departments informed of status of program activities by attending meetings and submitting reports.
15. Coordinate information and education programs regarding the program to include promotional materials, newsletters, and educational special events; stay abreast of new and emerging technologies.
16. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by conducting research, attending seminars, educational workshops, classes, and conferences, reviewing professional publications, establishing, and participating in peer to peer and professional organizations and groups, confer with contracting agencies and related organizations.
17. Adhere to all Tribal Personnel Policies and Procedures, Tribal Standard Operating Procedures, and Area and Program Strategic Plans and Policies.
18. Maintain strict department security, confidentiality, and quality to meet professional standards of the department.
19. The above duties and responsibilities are not an all-inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position. The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs and/or deemed necessary by the supervisor.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
1. Frequently walk and sit; reach with hands and arms.
2. Occasionally stand; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds.
3. Work is generally performed in an office setting with a moderate noise level and occasionally performed outdoors. Exposure to natural weather conditions and various dusts and mists may occur while performing outdoor duties. Situations where safety-toe shoes, safety goggles, gloves, or protective face shields are needed may occur. Evening and/or weekend work may be required.
4. A Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and/or 2 step TB Skin Test is required within thirty (30) days of employment and annually thereafter as required.
1. Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county and local laws, regulations, and requirements including the
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund Law).
2. Knowledge of department organization, functions, objectives, policies, and procedures.
3. Knowledge of the principles of environmental conservation and management as related to water resources.
4. Skill in operating various word-processing, spreadsheets, and database software programs in a Windows
5. Skill in preparing, reviewing, and analyzing operational and financial reports.
6. Skill in statistical compilation and analysis.
7. Ability to obtain 40-hour Hazardous Waste Site Worker certification within six (6) months and maintain throughout employment.
8. Ability to conduct ASTM E 1527 Environmental Site Assessments.
9. Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.
10. Ability to exercise independent judgment.
11. Ability to interact and maintain good working relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds.
12. Ability to interpret applicable federal, state, county and local laws, regulations, requirements, ordinances, and legislation.
13. Ability to work independently and meet strict timelines.
14. Must adhere to strict confidentiality in all matters. (Must sign a confidentiality statement prior to employment.)
15. Must be willing and able to obtain additional education and training.
16. Must pass a pre-employment drug screening. Must adhere to the Nation's Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy during the course of employment.
17. Must pass a background security check prior to and during the course of employment with the Oneida Nation in order to
meet the Employment Eligibility Requirements and/or the Tribal State Compact and/or the Tribal Gaming Ordinance as they pertain to the position and the location of the department.
18. A valid driver's license or occupational driver's license, reliable transportation and insurance is required. Must obtain a Wisconsin driver's license or occupational driver's license within thirty (30) days of employment if applicant has an out-of-state driver's license. Must be authorized as eligible to operate a Personal and Tribal vehicle under the Oneida Nation's Vehicle Driver Certification and Fleet Management Law prior to actual start date. Must maintain driver's eligibility as a condition of employment.
Applicants please clearly state on the application/resume if you meet these qualifications.
1. Knowledge of federal environmental programs
2. Knowledge of EPA organizational structure
Applicants please clearly state how you meet these qualifications on the application/resume.
1. Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Planning, Natural Resources, or related field.
2. Three years' work experience in environmental program management, and/or equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
ITEMS TO BE SUBMITTED:
Must provide a copy of diploma, license, degree or certification upon employment.
Department: Environmental Quality
This is a full time position
Job Code: 03303
Closing Date: Until Filled
Responsible to: Environmental Quality Manager
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