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Environmental Compliance Specialist 

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Location NorthStar Energy  

Job Summary

This position, based in Anchorage, Alaska, is responsible for supporting environmental regulatory compliance for NorthStar Energy, and her subsidiaries, which includes planning and implementing environmental policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations. This position may be required to fulfill the role of designated Qualified Individual (QI) for spill response.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

Develops, implements, and provides support for environmental programs, including, but not limited to: air quality, aboveground storage tanks, class two facilities, contaminated sites, drills and exercises, due diligence, hazardous chemicals, piping, response plans, security, spill prevention and response, tankship management, underground storage tanks, waste, water, and wildlife.

Engages within the environmental department and operations team in a positive way to continue to develop best practices in environmental compliance.

Effectively communicates with agency personnel, industry colleagues, and coworkers.

Develops and implements programmatic initiatives including the development of compliance summaries, internal informational guidance documents, plans, bulletins, forms, manuals, and electronic content.

Assists in the development and administration of environmental compliance system.

Able to prioritize and meet multiple overlapping deadlines.

Prepares regulatory plans, permits, and applications.

Develops, reviews, and edits facility specific plans.

Provides support to resolve/address environmental compliance matters including directing and training of staff, communication with agency personnel, and developing corrective actions.

Inspects facilities for environmental compliance.

Oversee work of contractors with support and cooperation of internal business partners such as site managers, maintenance and operations teams.

Provides guidance to company personnel on potential or actual breaches of compliance regulations and recommends corrective or preventative actions.

Participates in industry meetings, conferences, and training. May be asked to sit on boards or committees of industry organizations.

This position requires travel to various locations throughout Alaska, and periodic travel to Seattle and other locations.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Position Requirements

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree (prefer Bachelor of Science or Engineering) and a minimum of 3 years of experience in environmental compliance, environmental consulting, or waste management. A combination of education and experience may also be considered.

Preferred Experience: Candidates with experience in one or more of the following environmental programs will be given higher priority: air quality, contaminated sites, spill prevention and response, underground storage tanks, waste management, and stormwater.


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