Environmental Specialist

Posted: 07/20/2020

Environmental Specialist
Iowa Waste Reduction Center
Prepares and conducts individual and group hands-on training for painting and coating professionals and managers; develops curriculum based on the needs of painting and coating professionals and managers; researches and develops new and innovative technologies and incorporates them into education and training; works on grant and contract projects dealing with waste reduction, air emission and recycling; creates and directs specific demonstration projects that address high priority solid and hazardous waste materials, air emissions, or wastewater; organizes and conducts waste reduction programs and projects throughout the state; works with targeted industry to focus on specific waste reduction techniques and opportunities; prepares written waste reduction reports and manuals addressing business and industry projects; and conducts on-site reviews of waste management and air emissions at the request of business and industry.
Bachelor’s degree in environmental science or related field required. At least one year of experience in environmental consulting required. Experience in coating and painting industry, and military experience preferred.

Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by July 31, 2020 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit

UNI is a tobacco free campus.

Type of Employment: Full-Time