As the Senior Manager for Environmental Compliance Programs at SEA, you will supervise a team of environmental specialists responsible for ensuring compliance with federal, state and local environmental rules and regulations, and lead Compliance Program strategy and implementation.
You will supervise a team of approximately 10 environmental professionals serving multiple disciplines.
You will plan, schedule, assign, and direct the work of staff to ensure that programs are managed smoothly and in a coordinated effort considering changing priorities and project/program needs.
You will identify and justify staffing needs, define individual tasks and functions, develop performance plans, complete performance evaluations, and provide pay for performance recommendations to the Department Director.
You will also be accountable for staff development to ensure resources are available to meet evolving programmatic requirements and to provide a positive and challenging work environment.
You will be responsible for defining both the long-term and short-term environmental strategies that allow the Airport to operate in compliance with local, state, and federal environmental laws and regulations and in support of the Port's Environmental Center of Expertise sustainability goals and objectives.
You will complete strategic analyses in support of development planning efforts such as the ongoing Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) as well as other project planning efforts.
You will supervise the implementation of environmental compliance programs at SEA including those associated with industrial and construction stormwater; industrial wastewater; natural resources; above and underground storage tanks; spill control, prevention, and environmental response; hazardous materials and waste management; and contaminated site remediation.
You will oversee all programs and provide technical input, review, and approval of work products. The Senior Manager provides clear delegation of responsibilities and effective supervision of direct reports.
You will effectively and routinely communicate ongoing and anticipated compliance initiatives to senior management and Port Commission.
You will work with Port legal and outside counsel to identify issues with potential legal situations associated with environmental compliance and provide input for legal consideration.
You will participate in environmental spill response actions and represent the Aviation Environmental Department in the Airport’s Emergency Coordination Center as needed.
You will define and secure department funding for infrastructure and facility upgrades, and new projects based on compliance trends, future Airport development needs and future permit obligations.
You will lead environmental compliance negotiations with outside agencies for permits and compliance issues including those with the Department of Ecology, King County, US Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Fish and Wildlife and local municipal jurisdictions.
You will manage Aviation Environmental compliance program budgets and supervise program budget development, cost tracking, forecasting, and reporting efforts as well as monitor costs to prevent cost overrun and adjust internal budget allocations as needed.
You will represent the Port in a variety of inter-governmental affairs including those related to local development, watershed management, and utility management including, negotiation and oversight of inter-local agreements.
You will identify environmental objectives, define Port requirements, and provide final approval of the environmental elements of development projects.
Founded in 1911, the Port of Seattle owns and operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, two cruise ship terminals, Fishermen’s Terminal—home of the North Pacific fishing fleet, a grain terminal, four public marinas, and manages a number of real estate assets for financial return and economic advantage.
The Port’s operations currently help create nearly 200,000 jobs and $7 billion in wages throughout the region. Over the next 20 years, the Port’s “Century Agenda” seeks to create an additional 100,000 jobs through economic growth while becoming the nation’s leading green and energy-efficient port. Learn more at www.portseattle.org.