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EMS Project Manager

Environmental Research Group
Arlington, VA
  • Medical , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

ERG: we enrich lives; we enhance missions.

Trust: our core value

Expertise: environmental skill

Compassion: service with heart

Joy: shared openly

Flexibility: adaptable by nature

Gratitude: appreciation always

Project Manager

Environmental Research Group, LLC (ERG) is seeking a Senior Environmental Specialist to serve on contract with the Drug Enforcement Administration. DEA currently has an EMS program that covers offices and operations across the organization. The long-term focus of this project is to implement sustainable practices and policies and to improve DEA's environmental performance by maintaining the current program, while also outlining opportunities for improvement. This is a full-time, salary paid position with full benefits.

Founded in 2000, ERG is an 8(a) certified, service-disabled veteran-owned (SDVO), economically disadvantaged woman-owned (EDWO) small business (SB). We are a value-driven, employee first company. Trust, expertise, and compassion drive our success, while gratitude, joy, and flexibility drive the team.

Must be an enthusiastic, highly persuasive, and effective communicator and have excellent organizational skills. Ability to write clearly and effectively is essential.


  • Bachelor's Degree with 7 years' experience in the environmental field (required)
  • Master's Degree with 5 years' experience in the environmental field (preferred)
  • Ideal applicant must have knowledge of Environmental Management System (EMS) implementation, with ability to lead team of EMS Facilitators throughout the organization. Experience with ISO 14001 conformance programs is a must. ISO 14001 Lead Auditor training preferred.
  • Working knowledge of environmental regulations (e.g. RCRA, CWA, CAA, EPCRA, NEPA, etc.) is desired. Applicant must also be prepared to produce materials and plan events for public outreach (e.g. Earth Day, Energy Action Month, America Recycles Day, etc.).
  • Must possess a demonstrated ability to work across organizations and lead cross-functional teams/working groups
  • Candidate must be knowledgeable of current Executive Order requirements/goals
  • US citizenship required
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening - Client has strict drug use policy; applicant with previous drug usage and/or criminal history will not be considered.
  • Must pass employer and government background checks
  • Proof of having received the COVID-19 vaccine


Implement, and maintain an organizational level EMS program; update, implement, and maintain EMS at facilities as identified throughout the continental United States.

Develop, implement, and maintain a DEA-wide environmental compliance program that addresses Federal, state, and local environmental regulations; and provide EMS training and auditing services as needed.

Guiding the design and implementation of environmental health and safety plans, goals, policies, and procedures; updating and improving the current Environmental Management System (EMS) to include health and safety considerations; performing EMS audits of internal EMS teams and producing audit reports that meet the requirements of the EMS program.

Supervise staff to include approving travel, monthly progress reports, providing professional development goals.

Travel Requirements - 25%

Salary commensurate with experience. Bonuses are offered for exceptional performance. Benefits package includes health insurance, paid holiday and vacation, and a 401(k) plan with employer contribution regardless of employee contribution. Please send a CV and three references.

ERG, LLC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability or protected veteran status. We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.


Environmental Research Group

Arlington, VA
22202 USA

Posted date

Over a month ago

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