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Pollution Prevention Job opportunities

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

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

SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY SUPPORT SPECIALIST:  The Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) at UMass Lowell seeks a Science/EHS Support Specialist. We’re looking for a high-achieving individual to help research environmental and health hazards of chemicals that may be added to the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act list. The Science EHS Support Specialist will gather information on chemical toxicity and effects, help to define chemical categories, and identify alternatives, as well as provide support at Science Advisory Board meetings. This is a 9-month position with the possibility of extension., Posted 5/5/22

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, SOCIAL JUSTICE CONSULTANT:  The Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) at UMass Lowell seeks a consultant to provide an analytical report on communities in Massachusetts that are disproportionately impacted by the use and release of toxic chemicals.

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