Director of Environmental Affairs
Company: Society for Conservation Biology
Posted on: January 26, 2023
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Salary: $170,000 - $220,000 per year
A bit about us:
We are a world renowned leading food distribution organization for
over 80 years, where we believe in safety and sustainability and
growth opportunities, and giving back to our community and
Location: Modesto, CA - Hybrid
Salary: $170,000 - $220,000
Why join us?
We thrive on teamwork, support one another, and treat each other
Incredible benefits package!
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
Provide corporate direction on environmental compliance matters and
activities in all aspects of corporate and field-level operations.
Maintain effective relationships with corporate and field-level
managers, plant supervisory personnel, and federal, state, and
local regulatory officials. Develop, direct, and maintain corporate
environmental programs for more than 200 facilities. Analyze
federal, state, and local regulations for applicability to
operations and create or modify programs accordingly, provide
environmental litigation support, perform comprehensive
environmental audits at Foster Farms facilities, report and oversee
emergency response issues, manage all aspects of remediation
activities, investigate employee pesticide exposures, train
personnel on environmental topics, manage due diligence assessments
during property transactions, negotiate penalties and other
compliance matters with regulatory agencies, and respond to public
The End Result: The Director of Environmental Affairs minimizes
corporate costs through effective resource management and
coordinates and facilitates corporate compliance efforts through
oversight, training, and information dissemination.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Manage (create and maintain) all corporate environmental programs,
plans, reports, permits and fee payments holdings nationally.
Review for accuracy, assess overall process, and develop list of
improvements based on findings.
Initiate Environmental Compliance Audits (internal and/or external)
at plants in order of priority (e.g., processing, truck shops, feed
mills, hatcheries, and ranches). Document observations and
regulatory citations, implement corrections, and inform appropriate
Develop and implement an environmental training program and
schedule for facilities to satisfy federal and state annual
training requirements for storm water, hazardous waste, hazardous
materials, chemical spill prevention and response, pesticide
handling and management, Hazardous Materials Business Plan
training, etc. Train key plant team members multiple times, to
ensure a thorough understanding of regulatory requirements.
Perform assessment of Environmental Program to determine efficacy
of the following programs: air quality, storm water, hazardous
waste, universal waste, CAFO, hazardous materials, chemical spill
prevention and response, and pesticide handling and management.
Create list of improvements based on findings.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Industrial Health or
Biological Science, Master's degree preferred.
Experience working in the planning, development and implementation
of corporate-wide environmental compliance and training
Education and experience must clearly show the existence of
specialized knowledge in three or more of the following
specialties: air quality, wastewater, hazardous materials,
hazardous waste, pesticide safety, site remediation, underground
storage tanks regulations, and emergency response.
Knowledge of federal, state and local environmental laws,
regulations, and standards.
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