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Senior Environmental Manager

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

We have an opening for a Senior Environmental Manager to lead the Environmental Functional Area (EFA) at LLNL. In this role, you will provide day to day management and technical leadership of the functions, disciplines, and personnel within the EFA. Additionally, you will be counted on for strategic vision and technical oversight to meet the goals and objectives of EFA customers and stakeholders. You will be a key member of the Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Directorate senior management team and report to the ES&H Programs Department Manager, ensuring that the Environmental Programs at the Laboratory are effective, efficient, and with regulatory and contractual requirements while supporting execution of important Laboratory mission. This position is in the ES&H Directorate within the Operations & Business Principal Associate Directorate.

In this role you will

  • Serve as an integral member of the ES&H management team, develop high-level organizational strategies and priorities, manage the investment of resources, and develop programs to sustain core competencies, evolve and enhance environmental compliance and monitoring capabilities, and attract and retain a diverse staff of environmental professionals.
  • Provide technical leadership and direction to the EFA and a staff of 40+ employees, and ensure successful execution of its mission, programmatic interfaces, and technical performance
  • Provide solutions to complex and/or sensitive issues, analyze and interpret highly complex information and regulatory requirements, determine applicability across a wide spectrum of environmental standards and regulations to provide technical guidance and support to Laboratory programs regarding environmental responsibilities and regulations.
  • Engage internal and external customers, and stakeholders to ensure comprehensive integration and teaming to operate with shared fate and as a valued and trusted partner.
  • Provide expert level understanding of environmental regulatory and contractual requirements to effectively liaison with the DOE Livermore Field Office (LFO) on regulatory interpretation and to resolve highly unusual, complex and/or sensitive technical issues.
  • Advise Directorate and Laboratory senior management on broad issues of environmental regulatory compliance, collaborate with other organizations to gain concurrence/acceptance on complex issues affecting all areas of the Laboratory.
  • Oversee the LLNL Environmental Management System (EMS), monitoring, risk assessment, and analysis for Laboratory operations to ensure and verify environmental compliance, crucial for the success of the organization and image of the Laboratory; ensure the Laboratory EMS is consistent with the ISO 14001 standard.
  • Develop and maintain meaningful, data driven performance measures for the EFA that inform Laboratory decision makers and accurately reflect the health of the EFA at the Laboratory.
  • Oversee EFA performance management, salary management, and manage hiring and recruiting activities, including career development of employees and organizational succession management. Maintain a commitment to attract high-quality staff, and to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment.
  • Collaborate with and benchmark against other DOE sites to share practices and continuously improve.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, chemistry, biology, geology or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Extensive experience leading and managing within a diversified organization, with proven ability to proactively maintain a strong environmental protection culture in the workplace.
  • Expert knowledge of environmental laws, regulations, and standard industry practices.
  • Proven ability to anticipate problems in work assignment areas, review associated risks, identify appropriate solutions, determine functional area needs, and direct workflow.
  • Experience using independent judgment to strategically manage an organization, establish organization objectives and interpret policies, delegating, directing, and monitoring the work of others.
  • Significant experience with project planning, budgeting, workforce planning, and identifying strategic goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and collaborate with others in a consistently positive manner, exercise discretion and tact, and gain consensus in an environment where others may have strongly conflicting ideas and goals.
  • Significant experience in performance management and supervision of organizational staff and managers, including performance issues, career development, annual performance appraisals, and salary management with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse group of personnel.
  • Expert communication, facilitation, collaboration, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills necessary to effectively explain, direct, present, advise, negotiate, and influence all levels of management, both internal and external to the Laboratory.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Master's degree in engineering, environmental science, or related field.
  • Experience with applicable DOE Directives, Orders, and Prime Contract requirements flow down.
  • Experience leading programs in a research laboratory environment.

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

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

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Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site.

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LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

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Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance. If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2.

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Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form.

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We have an opening for a Senior Environmental Manager to lead the Environmental Functional Area (EFA) at LLNL. In this role, you will provide day to day management and technical leadership of the functions, disciplines, and personnel within the EFA. Additionally, you will be counted on for strategic vision and technical oversight to meet the goals and objectives of EFA customers and stakeholders. You will be a key member of the Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Directorate senior management team and report to the ES&H Programs Department Manager, ensuring that the Environmental Programs at the Laboratory are effective, efficient, and with regulatory and contractual requirements while supporting execution of important Laboratory mission. This position is in the ES&H Directorate within the Operations & Business Principal Associate Directorate.

In this role you will

  • Serve as an integral member of the ES&H management team, develop high-level organizational strategies and priorities, manage the investment of resources, and develop programs to sustain core competencies, evolve and enhance environmental compliance and monitoring capabilities, and attract and retain a diverse staff of environmental professionals.
  • Provide technical leadership and direction to the EFA and a staff of 40+ employees, and ensure successful execution of its mission, programmatic interfaces, and technical performance
  • Provide solutions to complex and/or sensitive issues, analyze and interpret highly complex information and regulatory requirements, determine applicability across a wide spectrum of environmental standards and regulations to provide technical guidance and support to Laboratory programs regarding environmental responsibilities and regulations.
  • Engage internal and external customers, and stakeholders to ensure comprehensive integration and teaming to operate with shared fate and as a valued and trusted partner.
  • Provide expert level understanding of environmental regulatory and contractual requirements to effectively liaison with the DOE Livermore Field Office (LFO) on regulatory interpretation and to resolve highly unusual, complex and/or sensitive technical issues.
  • Advise Directorate and Laboratory senior management on broad issues of environmental regulatory compliance, collaborate with other organizations to gain concurrence/acceptance on complex issues affecting all areas of the Laboratory.
  • Oversee the LLNL Environmental Management System (EMS), monitoring, risk assessment, and analysis for Laboratory operations to ensure and verify environmental compliance, crucial for the success of the organization and image of the Laboratory; ensure the Laboratory EMS is consistent with the ISO 14001 standard.
  • Develop and maintain meaningful, data driven performance measures for the EFA that inform Laboratory decision makers and accurately reflect the health of the EFA at the Laboratory.
  • Oversee EFA performance management, salary management, and manage hiring and recruiting activities, including career development of employees and organizational succession management. Maintain a commitment to attract high-quality staff, and to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment.
  • Collaborate with and benchmark against other DOE sites to share practices and continuously improve.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, chemistry, biology, geology or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Extensive experience leading and managing within a diversified organization, with proven ability to proactively maintain a strong environmental protection culture in the workplace.
  • Expert knowledge of environmental laws, regulations, and standard industry practices.
  • Proven ability to anticipate problems in work assignment areas, review associated risks, identify appropriate solutions, determine functional area needs, and direct workflow.
  • Experience using independent judgment to strategically manage an organization, establish organization objectives and interpret policies, delegating, directing, and monitoring the work of others.
  • Significant experience with project planning, budgeting, workforce planning, and identifying strategic goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and collaborate with others in a consistently positive manner, exercise discretion and tact, and gain consensus in an environment where others may have strongly conflicting ideas and goals.
  • Significant experience in performance management and supervision of organizational staff and managers, including performance issues, career development, annual performance appraisals, and salary management with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse group of personnel.
  • Expert communication, facilitation, collaboration, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills necessary to effectively explain, direct, present, advise, negotiate, and influence all levels of management, both internal and external to the Laboratory.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Master's degree in engineering, environmental science, or related field.
  • Experience with applicable DOE Directives, Orders, and Prime Contract requirements flow down.
  • Experience leading programs in a research laboratory environment.

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Posted: 2022-05-10 Expires: 2022-06-09

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