Environmental Compliance Specialist

  • 24 Middlesex Ave, Carteret, NJ 07008, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Clean Earth is one of the largest processors of contaminated soils, dredged sediments, drill cuttings, industrial non-hazardous wastes, aerosol cans, consumer commodities, and hazardous wastes. 98% of the material we process is recycled or beneficially reused. We are the industry's Trusted Solutions Provider.

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Facility Compliance Specialist is responsible for ensuring that the Clean Earth of Carteret non-hazardous soil treatment, processing and recycling facility operates in compliance with its permit requirements.

Job Requirements:

The primary function of this position is to perform a wide range of tasks to ensure that the facility operates in compliance with its permit requirements including, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Review testing procedures and analysis, site history and waste description for contaminated soil that is being considered for acceptance at the facility. 
  • Assist in approval of new and ongoing projects to ensure material meets acceptable criteria and maintain the records in accordance with the permit requirements.
  • Direct/operate and maintain laboratory equipment and apparatus and prepare solution and sample formulations.
  • Direct/perform sampling of both incoming material and processed batches of outgoing material to ensure compliance with permit sampling frequency as well as outbound facility requirements.
  • Submit approval packages to outbound facilities and provide certificates to clients as needed.
  • Review Clean Earth of Carteret site permits to ensure and verify compliance with permit conditions. 
  • Perform routine inspections, sampling, and reporting as required by permits and local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Maintain records according to permit requirements.


Ideal candidates should possess at least the following:

  • BS in Environmental Sciences, Health and Safety, or Chemistry (preferred), but other science degrees will be considered. 
  • 2 years experience in EH&S or related field such as environmental consulting.
  • Strong problem solving, written, verbal, analytical and presentation skills and the ability to interact effectively with a wide range of staff throughout the company.
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.