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Sewage Treatment Station

Senior Environmental Compliance Professional

Environmental Compliance Group

Full-Time Professional

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 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 provide services to our clients 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 regulatory knowledge and experience in multiple compliance areas.

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 facility permitting projects, to comprehensive and ongoing environmental compliance management efforts on behalf of our clients. The Senior Environmental Compliance Professional will evaluate and deliver compliant environmental services and solutions in accordance with applicable local, state and federal agency regulations nationwide. Nova is especially interested in candidates with extensive air permitting and air permit compliance management capabilities.

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 implementation of appropriate plans and procedures (SPCC, SWPPP, Emergency Contingency Plans, FRP, etc.) 

  • Manage permit requirements and assist in development of compliance demonstration procedures and record keeping 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
  • 10 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, costs, 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 satisfactory driving record  

  • Ability to travel up to 20%  

Preferred Capabilities
  • EIT, PE, CHMM, or other professional 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, Minnesota. Our teams service 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. 

A General Benefit Corporation (GBC) and a Certified B-Corp™, Nova's values are aligned with our business practices. We recognize that our role goes beyond profitability. Beyond our articles of incorporation, we are committing to measure our impact in four key segments: our environment, our communities, our customers, and our employees.


We offer flexible and hybrid/remote work arrangements because we realize that personal demands don’t just happen after 5 p.m. Many of our staff members work from remote offices when practical, allowing them to balance work and personal life priorities. We trust our employees and teams to be accountable to each other and our clients.

Nova is committed to supporting your professional development through career ladders, training, and mentoring programs, as well as continuing education to support your certifications and licenses. We always want our employees to feel challenged and to strive to grow their skills and careers.


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