Environmental Specialist

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Full Time
Fort Lauderdale Location
Mid Level

Are you looking for an opportunity to join an established and stable industry leader that is rapidly growing and where employees are our number one asset? Are you looking for a career that rewards your accomplishments with opportunity and compensation? Do you want to do more in your career? If so we are looking for YOU!

We are currently looking for a Environmental Specialist for immediate hire. This position is located in Fort Lauderdale.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times.
  • Review Disposal Services Department billing and documentation for compliance with CBI policies.
  • Review all non-routine waste streams prior to proposals being offered for services related to waste handling and disposal companywide.
  • Work with CBI operational personnel to identify proper handling procedures and safety protocols as related to waste streams we handle.
  • Strong ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Identify and vet waste treatment facilities, to properly dispose of wastes CBI manages.
  • Properly identify, classify, package and label hazardous materials and waste when attending a waste management site.
  • Ensure compatibility of waste within containers and within DOT and EPA compatibility guidelines.
  • Arrange sampling and interpret lab results when needed to properly classify waste materials.
  • Enter profiles into computer database and handle approvals at disposal facilities.
  • Work after hours and on weekends occasionally as needed (Cliff Berry, Inc. is a 24/7/365 operation and as such will require nonstandard working times in some cases).
  • Supervise and provide safety instruction on job sites as needed via expertise in chemistry, MSDS and field experience.
  • Write site safety plans as needed.
  • Once qualified, participate in the after-hours duty rotation.
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned from time to time by management.
  • Subject to working nights, weekends and holidays while on-call or in an emergency response.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS, Chemistry, Environmental Science or related field and/or commensurate with experience, highly preferred.
  • 3+ years’ relevant experience in the environmental services industry preferred. Mathematical Skills, 12th grade level or above desired.
  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • This is an entry level position where the incumbent will receive on-the-job training
  • Must be dedicated, hardworking, and punctual
  • Must enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Training and Mentoring are provided to assist with career development

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k + Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Referral Bonus Program

Physical Demands

The employee is frequently required to stand, sit, stoop or walk in the performance of essential duties and responsibilities of this job. The employee should test in the acceptable range for vision, hearing, and respiratory functions. This position involves heavy lifting and repetitive movement, in addition to working in confined spaces.

Specific physical requirements include the following:

  • Ability to lift 10/25pounds on a consistent daily basis
  • Ability to stand, sit or walk for a minimum of 4 hours while conducting regular work duties
  • Ability to respond to voice commands

Work Environment

The characteristics described here are representative of the typical work conditions while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee may be exposed to extreme temperatures, wet and/or humid conditions, hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals, and material.

Safety

Must comply with company, federal, state, and local safety and environmental rules and regulations while performing daily job tasks.

EEO Statement

Cliff Berry Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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