Job opening: Hazardous Waste and Pollution Prevention Specialist, Las Vegas, NV

The Nevada Business Environmental Program (BEP), part of the Nevada Small Business Development Center (NSBDC), based in the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) is seeking a Hazardous Waste Pollution Prevention Specialist. The Specialist will provide hazardous waste regulatory compliance and pollution prevention technical assistance to Nevada small and medium sized businesses through phone and email assistance, providing on-site assessments, developing and presenting training seminars, and developing informational materials for distribution to businesses.

This position will be located in the Las Vegas office of BEP. The position supports the University’s statewide community outreach efforts and NSBDC’s mission to serve small businesses throughout Nevada. Assistance provided by the position helps improve the economic competitiveness of Nevada businesses by reducing environmental impacts, improving business efficiencies, and improving compliance with hazardous waste regulations.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and two years of experience in environmental management or with an environmental regulatory agency.
  • Must apply for and qualify for Nevada Certification as a Certified Environmental Manager or Hazardous Waste Management Specialist within specified time period

View the full announcement at https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/21437.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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