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Pollution Prevention Job opportunities

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


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

GREEN CHEMIST, Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) at UMass Lowell

TURI is hiring an innovative green chemist to help advance its groundbreaking work to protect human health and the environment. The person holding this position will have the opportunity to think creatively, helping advance innovation into safer alternatives to toxic chemicals and materials. This position will work with key TURI staff, researchers, businesses and public interest organizations to identify, develop and implement solutions to protect workers and communities. These solutions include opportunities to reduce the use of toxic chemicals as well as finding safer alternatives to incumbent technologies with intrinsic hazards. The successful candidate will play an important role as TURI develops and implements a new strategic plan.  ($67K-$104K), Posted 8/23/22

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

PROGRAM MANAGER, Chemical Footprint Project 

Clean Production Action (CPA) is a dynamic and trusted leader in advancing solutions to toxic chemicals. We simplify the complexity of toxicity to make it easier for business, governments, investors, health care organizations, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to successfully transition from toxic chemicals to safer solutions.

We seek an entrepreneurial, strategic, collaborative, detail-oriented, and experienced leader for the Chemical Footprint Project (CFP). CFP is working to transform global chemical use by measuring and disclosing data on business progress to safer chemicals. It provides a tool for benchmarking companies on their journey away from toxic chemicals to safer alternatives.

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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