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Pollution Prevention Job opportunities

NPPR's Communications Coordinator position has now been filled, but here are some other great opportunities:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA)

The Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA) is seeking a full time Executive Director to lead a highly regarded and effective membership organization focused on the environment, sustainability, climate change, and cleanup of toxic sites. NEWMOA helps its members solve environmental problems and provides models of best practices., posted 9/27/22


The Pollution Prevention and Compliance Assistance (PPCA) Section Chief is responsible for Indiana's Pollution Prevention activities and assisting with measurable reduction results reported each year from voluntary program member efforts. The various programs are as follows: Comprehensive Local Environmental Action Network (CLEAN), Clean Marina, Environmental Stewardship Program (ESP), Partners for Pollution Prevention (P2), and Toxics Release Inventory (TRI). The PPCA Section Chief also is responsible for the Compliance & Technical Assistance Program (CTAP). CTAP assesses the environmental compliance of a facility or can help address concerns about a particular process or regulation via e-mail, phone, or site visit. CTAP also has the resources to identify pollution prevention opportunities that can move businesses out of the regulatory loop or move them into a less burdensome regulatory process. The PPCA section chief must administrate these programs and associated staff., Posted 9/20/22

SUSTAINABILITY ENGINEER SENIOR, Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (KPPC)

The Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (KPPC) is looking for an engineering professional with a mission driven desire to make a difference by assisting Kentucky business and industry to become more environmentally sustainable. The Sustainability Engineer will work with KY business and industry to identify cost-saving solutions for improved energy efficiency, pollution prevention and waste minimization. These would include sustainable manufacturing approaches that reduce environmental impacts and provide economic benefits for both now and for generations to come. This position will have a role in developing the future generation of engineers by mentoring student interns and providing them with hands-on experience in a professional setting, incorporating sustainable approaches in a real-world setting. This position will also collaborate with Speed School faculty and researchers to address client-related engineering issues and to deploy the newly developed University of Louisville Industrial Assessment Center, funded through the Department of Energy., posted 9/2/22

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I)

The NYS Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) at the Golisano Institute for Sustainability at Rochester Institute of Technology is seeking an Associate Director who will help define the agenda and build key focus areas of the Institute. Reporting to the NYSP2I director and working with the NYSP2I team, the incumbent will lead the Institute’s development of innovative solutions to New York State’s current and future environmental challenges in targeted areas, including greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, clean production/green chemistry, sustainable food systems, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) support and planning, resource efficiency and others. This position will lead a team of subject matter experts to address high impact issues related to the environmental footprint of New York State and beyond. Responsibilities will include mentoring staff, ideating [sic] solutions, conducting research and development, as well as situational analysis to inform government policy, and seeking funding from state and federal entities to support these efforts., Posted 7/22

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN, Kansas State University Pollution Prevention Institute

Engineering Technician (Environmental Technician) works with PPI specialists on various projects related to industrial environmental compliance, sustainable material management, pollution prevention and clean water needs surveys., Posted 6/30/22

POLLUTION PREVENTION SPECIALIST, Kansas State University Pollution Prevention Institute

The Pollution Prevention Specialist will work with PPI Interns; conduct on-site environmental compliance, solid waste reduction and pollution prevention opportunity assessments; develop and present videos, webinars and training seminars; provide individual assistance by telephone and written correspondence; research regulatory and pollution prevention issues; edit websites; and write publications., Posted 6/28/22


The Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Hazardous Waste PPA Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4) position. This position is located in our Northwest Regional Office (NWRO) in Shoreline, WA.

In this position you will work with small businesses and local governments in Ecology’s NW region to reduce and manage dangerous waste, and to prevent storm water pollution. The position may also help businesses switch to safer products and technologies to reduce or eliminate their dangerous wastes. The position develops strong partnerships with communities, businesses, and interest groups to ensure proper management of dangerous wastes and prevent polluted runoff to waters of the state and especially Puget Sound., Priority for applicants on or before 5/29/22

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