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Perdue Farms, Inc. Environmental Technician in Accomac, Virginia

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


Coordinates the day to day requirements necessary to ensure compliance for all local, state, and federal environmental laws. Performs environmental testing, record keeping and reporting as required. Provides technical support on environmental issues to facility and operational managers and supervisors. Provides technical and operational production support necessary for compliance with applicable permits and regulations.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Ensures day to day production activities are conducted in accordance with the environmental requirements established by permits and local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

Conducts environmental compliance testing.

Conducts environmental audits to ensure compliance with all permit requirements, laws and regulations

Maintains environmental records to ensure compliance with permit requirements, laws and regulations.

Assists in developing environmental reports required by local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

Assists facility and operational managers to ensure waste disposal and spill responses are in compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

Assists facility in operation of powered equipment needed for housekeeping and storm water compliance

Minimum Education

AA degree in Environmental Science or Biological Science or related field.

Experience Requirements

4 plus years experience. In lieu of AA degree, work experience may be considered. Understanding of local, state and federal environmental laws and regulations. Understanding of standard software applications. Strong communication, math, organizational and analytical skills. Valid driver's license.

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Able to move freely throughout AgriBusiness facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), carrying tools and equipment (0-50 pounds), exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db) and chemicals (SDS sheets available). Able to communicate on the telephone and use standard office equipment. Required to travel to remote AgriBusiness facilities.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.