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Engineering/Environmental Technician

Apply now Department: 3670045160 Kansas Industrial Extension Sv
Job no: 513376
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Business / Accounting / Finance, Engineering, Health & Safety
Pay Grade: 07A

General Description of Position:

Engineering/Environmental Associate (environmental technician) assists specialists with work on various projects related to industrial environmental compliance, pollution prevention and energy efficiency.

Willing to consider part or full-time and remote work site.

Information about the Department:

Engineering Extension Department/Pollution Prevention Institute (PPI) is under the College of Engineering, KSU campus or satellite office.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community which can be found at

Job Description:

Engineering Extension and the Pollution Prevention Institute administer various environmentally-related programs, including pollution prevention and the Kansas Small Business Environmental Assistance Program (SBEAP), which provides environmental compliance technical assistance to businesses in Kansas. Technician will do various project support work including development of compliance assistance calendars and publications, data management, web editing and some field work with other specialists. 

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a high school diploma and two years of relevant experience. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Associate’s degree and strong interest in environmental science and issues. Demonstrated written and oral communication skills; excellent computer skills to include expertise with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and use of the Internet. Bachelor's degree in engineering or environmental studies and one-year experience in an industrial or educational environmental area.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment. 

To apply, please submit the following during the application process online:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Examples of applicant’s writing
  4. Three references familiar with your professional training and/or experience, including their names, e-mail and post office addresses and phone numbers.  


If you have any questions, please contact Nancy J. Larson, Director.  Engineering Extension/Pollution Prevention Institute

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and continues until position(s) are filled.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications, beginning at $21.63-$26.44 per hour ($45,000.00-$55,000.00 annually).  Willing to consider part or full-time and remote work site.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 

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