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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
$11,558 - $14,317 / Month (37.5-hr work week) 
Oakland, California
United States
Job Categories:
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Environmental Services, Government / Public Sector
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental Supervisor


Salary:  $11,558 - $14,317 / Month (37.5-hr work week) 

Your Port. Your Community. Your Career.

When you join the Port of Oakland, you become part of a proud local legacy, an organization that touches virtually every resident with its services and programs. The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport, Oakland International Airport and 20 miles of waterfront. The Oakland seaport is in the top 10 busiest container ports in the U.S.; Oakland International Airport is the second largest San Francisco Bay Area airport offering over 300 daily passenger and cargo flights; and the Port's real estate includes commercial developments such as Jack London Square and hundreds of acres of public parks and conservation areas.

We are currently recruiting for the position of Port Environmental Supervisor. Under general direction, the Port Environmental Supervisor will perform supervisory level work in organizing and carrying out environmental programs in support of a broad range of Port maritime, aviation and commercial real estate plans and projects. The Port Environmental Supervisor is responsible for supervising staff in performing environmental studies, preparing and documenting assessments, managing the environmental review and comment process, and other projects as assigned.

Typical duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Supervising the activities and assignments of Environmental staff, including hazardous materials surveys, investigations and disclosure of hazardous conditions in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and Port ordinances
  • Assigning, overseeing, reviewing and evaluating environmental projects performed by a staff of environmental planners, environmental scientists and supporting technical and clerical staff to support the goals of the Maritime, Aviation, and Commercial Real Estate Divisions
  • Implementing and supervising an environmental planning and assessment process that insures adequate scope, thorough analysis, regular public participation, timely completion and complete documentation of environmental studies
  • Supervising, coordinating and conducting project regulatory and environmental analysis for Capital Improvement Program projects
  • Supervising, coordinating and conducting preparation of Environmental Impact Reports (and if there is federal funding Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments, etc.), Categorical Exemptions, Negative Declarations, and other required environmental documents where the Port is the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Lead Agency. Managing the public comment and response process in support of Port capital and private property projects in the Port Area
  • Supervising, coordinating and conducting preparation of application for environmental regulatory permits needed for Port projects and programs from a variety of agencies (Bay Conservation and Development Commission, Army Corps of Engineers, Regional and State Water Quality Controls Boards, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, etc.).  Also overseeing preparation of documents necessary for hazardous materials compliance (Hazardous Materials Business Plans, Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures Plan, manifests, etc.).
  • Assuring coordination of environmental studies and regulatory permit applications with revenue divisions, the Department, Engineering, Legal and other appropriate Port staff
  • Assisting in the formulation of Environmental Department policies, the overall work program and the budget
  • Evaluating the performance of Environmental staff and recommending merit pay increases to the Environmental Manager and/or Environmental Director
  • Assisting in developing the Port's environmental strategies and reviewing business strategies for environmental impacts
  • Supervising assigned staff to ensure that a productive work environment is established and maintained


Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Environmental Studies, Planning, Environmental Science or a related field PLUS six years of experience in a position/field with direct relevance to duties of the Port Environmental Supervisor position, and at least two years in a supervisory capacity. 

Substitution: A Bachelor's degree in one of the fields described above PLUS at least one ADDITIONAL year of directly relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the Master's degree.

The Port’s compensation and benefit program ranks among the best in the region for public jurisdictions and is designed to reward performance and promote a balanced lifestyle, both at the workplace and away from the workplace, for our employees and their families. The Port is committed to the health and well-being of its employees and has been recognized as a FIT-Friendly Employer by the American Heart Association.  We offer a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 457 plan and paid leave.

To apply for this exceptional opportunity and obtain more details, please click the apply link on this page. Apply by February 20, 2020 at 5:00 PM.

Equal Opportunity Employer