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Senior Environmental Compliance Professional

Environmental Compliance Group

Senior Level

Location: St. Louis Park (Minneapolis), MN

Nova Group, GBC is currently seeking candidates for a Senior Environmental Compliance Professional to work with our Minnesota based Environmental Compliance Group. Nova’s environmental compliance professionals have the opportunity to conduct a wide range of environmental compliance tasks in multiple jurisdictions across the U.S. This is a tremendous opportunity to broaden your regulatory and compliance experience as you grow your career with Nova.

As a Senior Environmental Compliance Professional at Nova, you will have the opportunity to provide services in multiple areas including Air, Stormwater, Wastewater, Solid & Hazardous Waste (RCRA), EPCRA (Tier II and TRI Reporting), SPCC, FRP, and Compliance Auditing along with other related services areas. The preferred candidate will have proven client management, regulatory knowledge, and experience in multiple compliance areas. In addition, the position provides the opportunity to work in other service areas and groups at Nova, primarily including environmental investigations and remediation.

Job Description

Primary responsibilities will be to ensure clients maintain compliance with local, state and federal environmental requirements. Assignments will range from small compliance support tasks to comprehensive ongoing environmental compliance management efforts. Evaluate and deliver compliant environmental services under applicable local, state, and federal agency regulations nationwide.

Job Responsibilities
  • Conduct reviews and audits to evaluate compliance with local, state, and federal environmental requirements;

  • Conduct regulatory applicability evaluations and determinations;

  • Evaluate operations, gather data, and complete permit applications;

  • Develop and assist with the implementation of appropriate plans and procedures (SPCC, SWPPP, Emergency Contingency Plans, FRP, etc.);

  • Manage permit requirements and assist in the development of compliance demonstration procedures and recordkeeping methods;

  • Conduct environmental training services/webinars;

  • Complete periodic and/or annual compliance reporting requirements;

  • Efficiently coordinate and communicate services, options, risks, and results with clients in a wide range of industries.

Minimum Requirements
  • 8 years of environmental compliance experience in industry or consulting;

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental science, or related discipline;

  • Solid knowledge of U.S. and state environmental regulations in multiple compliance areas; 

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines;

  • Ability to develop and manage project scope, cost, and deliverables;

  • Strong technical writing and regulatory interpretation skills;

  • Strong attention to detail, excellent critical thinking skills, and a high degree of accuracy;

  • A high level of integrity and ability to take full ownership of assigned responsibilities;

  • Current, valid state driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record;

  • Annual medical monitoring required, and;

  • Ability to travel up to 20%.

Preferred Capabilities
  • EIT, PE or CHMM or other professional certification

  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER certification

  • Experience in air emissions and permitting

  • Comprehensive project management experience

  • Client and account management experience

  • Professional network and client base

Working for Nova Group, GBC

Nova Group, GBC (Nova) is a privately held multidisciplinary advisory firm incorporated in 1987. We have a global footprint headquartered in St. Louis Park (Minneapolis), Minnesota, but our team services clients throughout the United States and abroad. Nova provides services in the areas of environmental management, compliance investigation, corrective action activities, strategic energy services, and construction services. Our diverse portfolio of services creates a multitude of career possibilities, and we strive to bring on talent who want to learn and build their skills across multiple sectors of our business. Although we service clients throughout the United States and abroad, we strive to hire individuals in the neighboring areas of our office locations across the globe, in an effort to impact the communities we serve.

As a General Benefit Corporation (GBC), Nova is aligning our values with our business practices. We recognize our role goes beyond profitability, and we deeply value our environment, our communities, and our people. 

In efforts to remain competitive and to differentiate ourselves from others in the industry, we continuously review our benefit programs. We offer flexible time off and work arrangements because we realize that personal life demands don’t just happen after working hours. At Nova this culture is successful because we trust our teams to be accountable to each other and to our clients.


In addition, Nova is committed to supporting your professional development through career ladders, training programs, and continuing education to support your certifications and licenses. We look for opportunities to build skills on the job in particular, shadowing mentors and senior staff, leveraging all they have to offer. We always want our employees to feel challenged and to strive to grow their skills and careers.


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