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Environmental Compliance Specialist 

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Location NorthStar Energy  

Job Summary

This position is responsible for supporting environmental regulatory compliance for NorthStar Energy and her portfolio companies, 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. This may include air quality, aboveground storage tanks, 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, with a heavy focus in the following areas: response plan updates and development, hazardous chemicals (Tier II and TRI reporting), waste management, spill prevention and response, and air quality (PL1 reporting, preparation of semi-annual reports, and day-to-day permit and regulatory compliance).
  • Engages within the environmental department and internal business partners in a positive way to develop best practices in environmental compliance and to provide guidance and training.
  • Effectively communicates with agency personnel, industry colleagues, contractors, and coworkers.
  • Develops and implements environmental initiatives including the development of compliance summaries, internal informational guidance documents, training modules, plans, bulletins, forms, manuals, and electronic content.
  • Prepares, reviews, and edits regulatory plans, permits, and applications.
  • Inspects facilities for environmental compliance.
  • Participates in industry meetings, conferences, and training. May be asked to sit on boards or committees of industry organizations.
  • Assists in the development and administration of environmental compliance system.
  • Models and supports NorthStar’s commitment to compliance and safety at all times.
  • This position requires travel primarily within Alaska, Washington, and California. Periodic travel to other locations may be required.
  • Provides support to Director of Environmental Affairs as needed, including special projects and ad hoc requests.
  • All other duties as assigned.


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


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Professional Requirements: This position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an ability to be resourceful and self-directed, ability to prioritize and meet overlapping deadlines, an attention to detail, and ability to work in a team environment. Experience working with Alaska, Washington, and California regulations, response plan updates and development, hazardous chemicals (Tier II and TRI reporting), waste management, spill prevention and response, and air quality (PL1 reporting, preparation of semi-annual reports, and day-to-day permit and regulatory compliance) is a significant plus.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Engineering, or a related field) and a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in environmental compliance, environmental consulting, waste management, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands or arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business procedures and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.


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