Environmental Manager

CleanScapes   •  

San Francisco, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 241 days ago

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Environmental Manager

About Us

Recology is a leader in the resource recovery industry. We provide services throughout California, Oregon, and Washington, including collection, transfer, disposal, landfill management, composting, and recycling. We are the largest employee-owned company in our industry and our success has stemmed from the dedication of our employees, the service we provide to our customers, and our genuine concern for a sustainable environment.



As the largest 100% employee-owned company in the resource recovery industry, Recology has a unique workplace culture that guides how we support employees, interact with our customers, service our communities, and care for our environment.

We encourage Recology employees to G.R.O.W. with Us professionally and personally by:

  • Giving back to our communities and our environment by volunteering time and resources
  • Recovering resources to achieve their best and highest use
  • Exhibiting Ownership in a company that does the right things for the right reasons, ensuring that our actions benefit the company, the communities we serve, and our environment.
  • Working together to develop camaraderie and facilitate collaboration. By demonstrating an inclusive attitude that values different backgrounds and ideas, we can get the job done.

You can G.R.O.W. with Us by becoming our Environmental Manager


Under limited general direction, develops and implements programs to ensure the company complies with required environmental plans and permits, and conducts environmental training, inspection and testing.


  • Determines that required plans and permits are current and that Company is in compliance with Company environmental policy including  management by objectives (MBOs).
  • Manages an environmental compliance team.
  • Prepares and submits necessary reports and information to local governments/agencies.
  • Conducts compliance inspections of facilities and operations and brings issues to management as needed. Travels to multiple locations for on-site visits.
  • Maintains compliance management database (ROCT) and ensures that compliance binders and required environmental documents on site are complete and up to date.
  • Provides oral and written advice on environmental permitting and regulatory compliance issues to operations team and General Managers. 
  • Works with Corporate Environment & Planning Department and with Group and General managers on identification and resolution of permitting and compliance issues.
  • Communicates verbally and in writing with regulators and accompanies them during inspections.
  • Maintains facility records as needed to ensure compliance with permits and regulations.
  • Samples water, soil, air, compost, and hazardous waste material, etc. for laboratory analysis using appropriate  equipment and regulatory procedures
  • Trains employees in environmentally-related issues, including storm water awareness, spill control and cleanup, etc.
  • Assists with compliance and permitting activities, including the preparation of correspondence, reports, and applications, scheduling and attending meetings, setting up and maintaining files, researching contract service providers/consultants and other activities as directed.
  • Prepares manifests for hazardous waste disposal shipments and submits Hazardous Waste Disposal Fees, Hazardous Waste Generator Fees, EPA ID Questionnaires, and Manifest Fee Returns.  Evaluates incoming materials for acceptability consistent with Company waste acceptance guidelines.
  • Answers inquiries from regulatory agencies and the general public by correspondence, telephone, and in person.
  • Assists with design and presentation of environmental, permitting, and compliance related training.
  • Assists in the development of testing protocols, such as odor control, waste characterization testing, etc. and participates in testing as required. Ensures that testing is conducted consistent with protocols.


Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to qualify is:

Education and Experience

  • High school degree or GED required.
  • Bachelor's degreepreferred.
  • Six years experience in compliance and/or permitting areas.
  • Valid Drivers’ License.