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Republic Services Team Environmental Manager in Brook, Indiana

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection operations, transfer stations, recycling processing centers, landfills and environmental services provide effective solutions to make recycling and waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers nationwide. Our 36,000 employees working in 42 states are committed to providing a superior customer experience while helping ensure a cleaner, safer and healthier world for future generations.

Why Work with Us

At Republic Services, we strive to create a workplace that is meaningful and rewarding at every level of our organization. Our employees thrive in an atmosphere where safety is revered, and each person can be a compassionate steward of our environment. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We’re proud to be recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes Best Employers for Women, Forbes Best Large Employers and Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies lists. Republic is also the only company in our industry that is a certified Great Place to Work.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Team Environmental Manager is responsible for the supervision of the environmental staff on their team and the preparation of the landfill budget, managing all spending for the engineering team and assigned facilities, as well as overseeing consultants and contractors during site development. The Team Environmental Manager is also responsible for permitting and ensuring assigned facilities remain in compliance with all applicable regulations during operation and through post-closure of the facilities.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works directly with the Area Environmental Manager (AEM) to gain Area-level experience related to personnel, financial, and technical management.

  • Supervises environmental personnel, including responsibility for hiring, training, mentoring, scheduling, directing, managing performance and other related duties;

  • Reviews work, and is accountable for the performance of the environmental staff under their supervision including:

  • Cell, closure, site development, and other project management (construction and CQA contractors);

  • Oversight of landfill gas O&M contractors and developers;

  • Engineering, permitting and compliance (including capacity calculations, permit modifications, expansions, and site surveying);

  • Regulatory monitoring and reporting (including groundwater monitoring, air compliance monitoring, and leachate sampling).

  • Ensures all direct reports and third-party consultants and contractors are compliant with the Facility’s and Company’s health, safety, and maintenance programs.

  • Manages construction projects for landfill cells and sites, including capacity calculations, scheduling/timeline, management of third-party CQA and contractors, and resource and material coordination ensuring adherence to the Company’s Design and Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) Standards.

  • Prepares landfill capital and operational budgets.

  • Coordinates preparation of permit applications and designs, including regulatory interface, site expansion, modifications to the operating plan application, and other related data.

  • Ensures compliance by coordinating air, surface water and groundwater monitoring, environmental data review, and reporting.

  • Supervises and at times prepares regulatory communication and contact with local, state, and federal regulators.

  • Acts as the primary contact for technical issues and compliance related questions for the team.

  • Maintains financial responsibility for construction/cell development, closure/post-closure, engineering, operations, and cost tracking for the team.

  • Performs ongoing public relations and due diligence activities through communication with the corporate office, area team, regulatory agency representatives, third party consultants, and investors.

  • Attends regulatory and association sponsored informational and policy meetings as needed.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Geology, Biology or related science or foreign education equivalent.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with landfill engineering or environmental compliance with air, water, and solid waste

  • Thorough knowledge of environmental regulations relating to environmental systems.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind – serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet®. Our commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through technology—to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.

Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.

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