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Environmental Specialist in Wantagh, NY at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Wantagh, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/4/2018

Job Description


We have a current opportunity for an Environmental with the ability to move up in the organization.  This position provides hazardous and nonhazardous waste management services to our customers.
 
Responsibilities include manifesting, packaging of materials, spill response, labeling of packages/drums, loading/unloading trucks, coordinating transportation, and sampling/profiling material.
 
Experience with hazardous waste and/or a current CDL is preferred but not required, we will train and provide support to earn your CDL!
 
We are looking for candidates with a stable work history, strong work ethic, who are eager to learn.
 
 
Benefits and Compensation: 
At Veolia, you’ll find excellent rewards and benefits, along with the chance to make a difference in our world 

We offer an exciting, dynamic workplace, with a comprehensive benefit package that includes:
•         Competitive Pay
•         Medical/prescription
•         Dental
•         Vision
•         Spending accounts — flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and the health savings account (HSA)
•         Supplemental life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance
•         Supplemental long-term disability insurance
•         Voluntary group legal
•         Voluntary identity theft protection
•         Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
•         Flexible benefit plans
•         Adoption Reimbursement
•         College-Savings Plan
•         Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
•         Tuition Reimbursement
•         Employer Matched 401(K) Plan
•         Employee discount programs including: Pet insurance, Home insurance, Auto insurance
•         Work Life Balance/Paid time off
•         On the job training
•         Career Advancement
•         Uniform & Safety Equipment Provided
•         Employee referral program
•         Incentive Bonus Programs
•         Domestic and International transfer opportunities

Job Summary: 
This position provides specialized transportation and disposal services to our clients. Responsibilities include manifesting, packaging, spill response, labeling, loading/unloading, coordinating transportation, and sampling/profiling material while adhering to state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations.
 
Education/Experience:
High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required
Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred
 
Certification/Licenses:
40-hour HAZWOPER Certification (will provide training)
Valid Drivers License
Ability to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Hazardous (H) endorsement (will provide training)
 
Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
Strong team player
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines
Strong customer service orientation
Computer proficiency
Ability to follow through on assignments.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (will provide training)
Sample waste streams according to prescribed policies and procedures.
Manifesting, packaging, spill clean-up response and remedial activities, labeling, loading, off loading, and coordinating transportation.
Maintain a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting solutions to existing/potential problems.
Comply and enforce all compliance, health, safety, and procedures in accordance with VES-TS policies.
Become familiar with all U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT)/Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and VES-TS regulations required in submitting paper work to expedite disposal of hazardous waste.
 
About Veolia:
Veolia offers the most complete range of environmental solutions to meet the challenges of cities, governments, campuses, businesses and industries. Our network of talent and hands-on know-how is unique and unrivaled. 
We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients' energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for more than 550 communities and more than 30,000 businesses, campuses and organizations throughout North America. 
 
Veolia Branch location is
1 Eden Lane
Flanders, NJ 07836
 
We are an equal opportunity employer.
 

Job Requirements

- High school diploma/GED