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Paragon Professional Services, LLC (Paragon), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) is seeking an experienced level environmental professional to support a wide range of environmental projects in Alaska and the Lower 48 states. The qualified candidate should be motivated and hardworking and experienced dealing with the many aspects of contaminated sites involving contaminated soil, groundwater, sediment and surface water in Alaska. Primary duties will include providing data analysis, research, and technical consultation; supporting proposal preparation; preparing planning documents; supporting and leading field activities; and preparing after action reports for sites primarily located in Alaska.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position, and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. Other duties may be assigned.
Support the preparation of proposals
Support overall project management tasks including the collection and dissemination of meeting minutes, preparation of monthly project reports and estimates at completion, and other tasks as assigned by the other members of the project teams
Update/prepare work plans
Collect and analyze data
QUALIFICATIONS - EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Required (Minimum) Qualifications
Strong written and oral communication skills
40 Hour HAZWOPER
Willingness, desire, and ability to adapt to a changing regulatory climate
Qualified Environmental Professional; Qualified Environmental Sampler
Minimum five (5) to eight (8) years of experience in environmental investigation and remediation activities including environmental sample collection and management and reporting in Alaska
Experience working with Federal and state agencies and local stakeholders on environmental projects including the Alaska environmental regulatory environment
Familiarity with technical data analysis and contamination delineation techniques
Experience installing, developing, sampling, and decommissioning monitoring wells
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics
Microsoft® Office Suite
Working knowledge of Federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and guidance
Strong organizational skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, computer literacy, and strong attention to detail
Ability to manage and perform simultaneous or subsequent cleanup activities at multiple remote Alaska locations throughout the year
Ability to find solutions to the unique logistical and environmental challenges facing Alaska-based projects
Experience investigating and remediating petroleum spills
Ability to perform quality control functions during site work
Environmental proposal development experience, especially in Alaska
Experience participating in all phases of an environmental project
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must maintain a constant state of mental alertness at all times. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about.
Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system. The work described herein is primarily a modern office setting. Occasional travel may be required.
No supervisory responsibilities.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFYING FACTORS
As a condition of employment, may be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results to obtain access to military base. Must have reliable transportation to/from work a necessity and must be able to obtain access to military installations.
Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job.
Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ AA/ Male/ Female/ Disability/ Vets employer.
We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.
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