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Environmental Compliance Superintendent


South Bay, FL, US

Req ID:  32863
Date:  Aug 4, 2022

Florida Crystals is a leading domestic sugar producer and North America’s first fully integrated cane sugar company, guiding our sugar from farm to table.  We are America’s first and only producer of certified organic sugar, grown and harvested in the United States. Our renewable energy facility is the largest of its kind in North America and provides clean energy that powers our sugar operations, which helps us reduce our use of fossil fuels.  Florida Crystals also sustainably farms rice, sweet corn and other vegetables in rotation with our sugarcane.  Our rice mill is the only rice mill in Florida. 



The Environmental Compliance Superintendent is responsible for supporting facility operations by implementation of environmental compliance programs, monitoring, recordkeeping and regulatory reporting.  This position is responsible for, but not limited to, collecting monitoring data required by permits or regulations, supervising an Environmental Technician, overseeing contractor and facility activities as they relate to environmental compliance, and training to assure that plant environmental requirements and policies are met.



  • Perform weekly compliance inspections of Okeelanta mill, refinery and agricultural shop areas for conformance with waste handling and recycling procedures and regulations.
  • Supervise Environmental Technician for Okeelanta Corporation.
  • Collate operating data for the Refinery and the Distribution center.   For each day of operation, review the production against operating rates during required VE test or stipulated in permits. Inform Manager of deviations or if required data was not recorded.  
  • Collect fuel samples for laboratory analysis monthly and during emissions compliance tests.
  • Train Supervisors, employees, and contractors on environmental rules and procedures.
  • Assist with bulk storage system compliance, hazardous chemical inventory reporting, DOT hazardous materials requirements, management of recycling, e-waste, non-hazardous and hazardous waste compliance.
  • Assist with procurement of environmental sampling and compliance vendors, overseeing performance of tasks and processing invoices.
  • Supervise emergency response and spill clean-up operations.
  • Communicate compliance and performance information to management, prepare reports, and other duties as assigned.



  • Five years of progressively challenging work experience which has given preparation to assume supervisory position.  
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience applying regulations for industrial operations, government, utilities or agricultural production.
  • Prefer two years of relevant experience working in the state of Florida.



  • Must have a high school diploma.
  • Prefer college degree in engineering, science, or a related field.



  • Supervise Environmental Technician based at Okeelanta industrial site and ensure that work is performed in a safe manner
  • Oversee contractors and vendors on environmental projects, including emissions compliance testing.  Monitor other site contractors for adherence with company policies and regulatory requirements.



  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner with employees, vendors, regulatory officials and management in diverse and challenging environments.
  • Must be able to work within and promote a team based environment amongst peers and subordinate employees.
  • Must possess a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel or a similar database worksheet program and working knowledge of other common Microsoft software (e.g., MS Word).  
  • Good basic math skills required.
  • Must be organized and possess time management skills.
  • Must be able to complete tasks for multiple projects within assigned deadlines.



  • The position assists with environmental compliance to support all Florida Crystals locations and is based at the Okeelanta mill and refinery site. 


Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami