Environmental Specialist

Remote, Washington

For a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!

EHSS Environmental Specialist - Stormwater & Wastewater focus
Must be located in CA, OR, or WA

Do you have specific California, Oregon, or Washington experience in Clean Water Act environmental compliance? Do you have a working knowledge of EHSS management systems such as ISO 14001 and are you a strong technical writer? Do you have the ability to recognize process improvement and efficiency gain opportunities? If you answered yes to all of these questions, we would love to hear from you!!

General Purpose and Scope of Position:
The EHSS Environmental Specialist is responsible for supporting the EHSS Central Services Department. Central Services leads corporate environmental and chemical-related programs including stormwater, waste, air, TSCA, FIFRA, and EPCRA. Essential to this role is the ability to work closely with members of the EHSS team, operations, branded products managers, and key stakeholders to manage regulatory obligations related to stormwater, wastewater, drinking water, and SPCC.

Key Skills and Abilities Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, preferred in environmental science or related field
  • Strong knowledge of the Clean Water Act and SPCC requirements
  • Experience with California, Oregon, and/or Washington compliance obligations
  • Project management skills
  • Technical writing experience
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to collaborate across departments, off-site teams, multi-task, and prioritize
  • Working knowledge of EHSS management systems such as ISO 14001
  • Ability to recognize process improvement and efficiency gain opportunities

Key Personal Attributes Include:

  • Intrinsic interest in EHSS, technology, math, sciences, and problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-building skills needed to maintain good working relationships with management, team members, peers
  • Strong planning and time management skills
  • Ability to distill complex ideas into easy to understand ones
  • Ability to work in a challenging, fast-paced, and collaborative environment
  • Excellent communication skills including written and verbal
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated with a sense of urgency

Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables:

  • Complete the development of stormwater, wastewater, and SPCC programs in an ISO 14001 environment
  • Manage stormwater, wastewater, drinking water, and SPCC compliance for the corporation in partnership with the business
  • Lead reporting requirements for the corporation for stormwater
  • Assist EHSS Team members and operations in compliance with related programs
  • Assist with the implementation of a corporate Chemical Management Strategy

Other Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience of related environmental compliance experience
  • Specific experience with Washinton, Oregon, or California compliance
  • Be located in Washington, Oregon, or California

Compensation Benefits:

  • Competitive salary (to be determined based on experience and other factors)
  • Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401k, Employee Assistance Program, vacation, sick time, life insurance, + more); Pension Plan, 401k match up to 3%
  • Drug-Free Workplace

Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer
Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed, specialty chemicals, and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.

Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people
Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over 100 years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other.

Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry’s best workforce
Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.