Director of Environmental Compliance

Regional Water Resource Agency - Owensboro, Kentucky
April 23, 2021
This individual will facilitate the Agency’s environmental policies, procedures, guidance, and response to technical issues to ensure compliance with environmental regulations, as well as administer sanitary and combined system regulatory compliance.
Essential Job Duties:
* Oversees and ensures organizational compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations and wastewater permits (including plant exceedances, overflows, etc), coordinating with state and federal officials as needed, as well as keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the Agency
* Supervises directly three staff and is responsible for the Wastewater Treatment division, as well as manages all personnel functions, including evaluating employee performance hiring/training of environmental compliance staff and disciplining/terminating of staff as needed
* Administers and leads the integration of sanitary and combined system regulatory programs
* Ensures compliance with the parameters associated with Industrial Compliance, including industrial waste and hauled waste
* Creates functional strategies and specific objectives, as well as develops budgets, policies, and procedures to support the Environmental Compliance department, and in turn the Agency
* Manages and maintains the environmental compliance database and software, as well as develops and manipulates applicable reports utilizing such data for a variety of reporting purposes
* Keeps up-to-date with the latest environmental legislation
Job Preferences and Requirements:
* A Bachelor’s degree in environmental science/health/management, chemistry, biology, or environmental-related field is required
* Knowledge in business administration, computer science, or civil/mechanical engineering is a plus
* Six or more years of progressive experience in environmental operation, regulatory compliance, managing industrial compliance, as well as managerial and supervisory experience, is required
* Understanding of wastewater treatment plant operation, underground pipe installation, as well as project management experience is preferred
* Class III or IV Wastewater Operator and Collection System licenses are preferred
* High level of proficiency in relational database management and report development is required
The Job Description and Advertisement can be obtained at for further information. Resumes, as well as licenses and transcripts, must be submitted no later than Wednes day, May 12, 2021 .
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $96,730.00 - $117,303.00 per year
• Dental insurance
• Disability insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Flexible spending account
• Health insurance
• Health savings account
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Retirement plan
• Tuition reimbursement
• Vision insurance
• 8 hour shift
• Day shift
• Monday to Friday
• Bachelor's (Preferred)
• Driver's License (Required)
Work Location:
• One location
Company's website:
Benefit Conditions:
• Waiting period may apply
• Only full-time employees eligible
Work Remotely:
• No
COVID-19 Precaution(s):
• Personal protective equipment provided or required
• Social distancing guidelines in place
• Virtual meetings
• Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
Employment Type: Full-Time