Waste Connections, Inc Region Environmental Manager in Vancouver, Washington

Job Title

Region Environmental Manager

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Vancouver, Washington

Job Description

Who Are We?

WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) is not only the best waste services company in North America, it is also an amazing place to realize your potential, make decisions, have your voice heard, and partner with extremely hard working and passionate people! We seek servant leaders, mentors, top performers, and fun people. At Waste Connections, we value each individual’s unique background, experience, and passion to make us a great place to work.

Why you need to join us!

CULTURE: It’s a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed all-stars know what they do is important.

INTEGRITY: Our definition is “saying what you will do and then doing it.” We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.

RESPECT: We show respect for our customers and fellow employees. Respect for ourselves grows through all the hard work and great service we provide to the communities we are privileged to serve.

As a member of the Waste Connections Engineering team, you will be signing up for a company that is committed to our employee’s long-term career development and success. If you are open to travel, willing to learn new tasks, and take on new challenges, Waste Connections wants you to be part of our team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in growing with the company.

A Day in the Life of a Region Environmental Manager:

  • Provide innovative, cost effective solutions to the environmental, safety/health, and compliance issues at landfills, transfer stations, hauling operations and other businesses in the Western Region.

  • Collaborate with finance, legal, operations, maintenance, and safety in the development and implementation of environmental programs.

  • Manage the timing, quality, and cost of environmental engineering support services such as auditing, planning, inspecting, monitoring, recordkeeping, and training.

  • Conduct on-site audits, technical visits, and training.

  • Assist local and regional management in the review of design and development plans, cost estimates, and the evaluation of engineering proposals and specifications.

  • Compose technical reports and compliance documentation.

  • Develop training materials.

  • Mentor local leadership and junior technical staff.

  • Represent Waste Connections in regulatory interactions, permit negotiations, technical conferences, and other forums focused on the resolution of key issues. Plan and coordinate the work.

  • Be available and responsive to Region business locations either independently or as part of a multidisciplinary team.


  • Must have a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred.

  • Must have minimum of ten years of previous experience in a highly regulated industry. Waste services experience is preferred.

  • A working knowledge of environmental and safety regulations.

  • The willingness and ability to travel to support field operations.

  • The willingness and ability to lead environmental, engineering, and multidisciplary teams.

  • Professional Engineer registration preferred.

  • Project Management experience.

  • Expertise in stormwater and wastewater treatment.

  • Superior oral and written skills

  • Demonstrated excellence in communicating with peers, regulators, government officials, and the public.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, and 401K retirement.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans)

Job Requirements:


Bachelors (Required)






Who We Are

Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.


Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities


People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.


Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.