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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
$88,156 - $139,344  
Manhattan, New York
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Emergency Response
Industry Segments:
Transportation - Ground, Transportation - Railroad, Transportation/Logistics Services
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Manager, Environmental Protection / System Safety

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Manager, Environmental Protection

NYC Transit, Office of System Safety

MTA NYC Transit (NYCT) serves more than 5.6 million subway customers and 2.5 million bus customers on an average weekday. Its 48,000 employees provide mass transit and paratransit service throughout the five boroughs of NY City, including operating almost 6,400 subway cars at 472 stations, and more than 5,700 buses at more than 15,000 bus stops.

The Environmental Protection division of the NYC Transit office of System Safety is responsible for compliance, oversight, and technical assistance on generation, handling and control of hazardous materials to minimize their impact and/or any release to air, water and soil.  This includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Administration of Hazardous Waste Disposal, Infectious Waste Disposal and Environmental Sampling/Analysis contracts
  • Oversight of the Chemical Bulk and Petroleum Storage Tank Programs with respect to their installation, registration and associated fees
  • Chemical spill response, investigation and closure
  • Compliance oversight of the Storm Water Management Program
  • Environmental audits compliance
  • Hazardous Waste Minimization - Committee Chairperson and research/review of proposed strategies
  • Oversight of Air Pollution Prevention Program
  • Compliance oversight of environmental regulations with respect to facilities and capital construction projects
  • Develop and review of environmental protection policies and procedures
  • Oversee the EMS Program

Job Description:
The Environmental Protection division of the NYC Transit Office of System Safety is seeking an experienced manager to assist and oversee compliance with Environmental Protection Regulations (e.g., RCRA, CAA, FIFRA, and TSCA) at NYC Transit.  The Manager will monitor waste generation, handling and storage sites, develop hazardous waste minimization plans, prepare comprehensive reports on environmental compliance issues including audit and facilitate chemical inventory reporting (e.g., under SARA Title III requirements). 

In addition, the manager will supervise NYC Transit’s emergency response to accidents/incidents, review current and proposed environmental regulations for potential impact on NYCT and oversee the implementation of an Emergency Management Systems Program (EMS).  The manager will also be a consultant for training regarding course content related to hazardous waste, SARA and infectious waste.  The manager must be available for emergency response duties and possess a valid Driver's license.

A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in physical, chemical, biological or environmental science, hydrogeology, industrial hygiene, environmental engineering or management; plus five (5) years of satisfactory full-time experience in environmental health/sciences of which at least three (3) years shall have been in a managerial/supervisory capacity.

In addition, the successful candidate must have experience with regulatory compliance and detailed working knowledge of Federal environmental laws and regulations, especially those concerning hazardous substances and familiarity with related New York State and City environmental laws and regulations.  Experience with environmental management systems (implementation and maintenance) is desired.  Excellent oral communications and writing skills are required.

To Apply, Visit our website by clicking the "Apply for this job" link above- Select “NYC Transit”, Select “NYC Transit Employment”, Select “Search Jobs”.  Search by Job Title: Manager, Environmental Protection or by Job Number 91270.

MTA and its affiliated/constituent agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers.  The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences, including military service members, to apply.

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