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Manager of Environmental Compliance Program

Location: Buttonwillow, CA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 30, 2022
Category: Health & Safety
Job ID: 115907

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Clean Harbors in Buttonwillow, CA is looking for an Environmental Compliance Manager. The Environmental Compliance Manager position will manage day to day compliance and regulatory functions at our Buttonwillow facility

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Group 401K with company matching component
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner always.
  • Conducts formal and systematic reviews of the facility to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations for environmental affairs and health and safety.
  • Identifies problems and recommends corrections; priorities and conducts follow-ups on corrections regarding areas of non-compliance or potential non-compliance.
  • Advises corporate and facility management regarding procedural and operational measures to be taken to correct or minimize non-compliant activities about environmental regulations.
  • Prepares and maintains the required environmentally related plans and procedures for the facility.
  • Prepares reports and documents as required by regulatory agencies and corporate and facility management.
  • Applies for original permits and maintains a schedule for renewals, reporting and provisions of all required environmentally related permits.
  • Serves as liaison between facilities and outside contractors, and regulatory personnel on all environmentally related activities.  Coordinates and accompanies regulatory personnel during all facility inspections.  Coordinate environmental audits of each facility by customers.
  • Acts as an alternate Emergency Coordinator by responding to significant accidents, incidents, and complaints.  Prepares and submits all required notifications/reports in a timely manner in the event of the implementation of the Contingency Plan.
  • Attends workshops, seminars, training courses and professional development programs for the purpose of insuring compliance with upcoming changes in federal, state and local rules and regulations.
  • Provides responses to compliance, sales, field personnel and customers concerning federal, state and local environmental regulations.
  • Performs audits of internal and external facilities to ensure effectiveness of compliance programs.
  • Performs other assignments as assigned by management

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • BS/BA required
  • BS/BA in Environmental Science or Engineering preferred
  • 5+ Years of compliance experience
  • Knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) laws/regulations (required)
  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills         

Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Clean Harbors? Click Here to view a Day in the Life Video!

40-years of sustainability in action. At Clean Harbors, our mission is to create a safer, cleaner environment through the treatment, recycling, and disposal of hazardous materials. Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.  Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is on-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology – come be part of the solution with us.

Join our safety focused team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

For additional information about driver career opportunities, please call us at 1-833-32-DRIVE (1-833-32-37483).

Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.



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