Department Manager

CCS is seeking a Department Manager who thrives in a fast-paced, team environment and has the ability to provide exceptional skills to our company.

CCS-Industrial Services provides industrial cleaning and spill response to almost every pulp and paper mill in the Pacific Northwest. We also service major oil companies and a wide range of manufacturing and industrial clients. CCS has demonstrated its ability to complete large and complex industrial cleaning challenges on schedule, within budget, and in compliance with the most stringent industrial health & safety programs. No industrial cleaning job is too large or too small for CCS.

CCS’s culture is built on a foundation of teamwork and entrepreneurial drive. While each staff member has clear responsibilities in fulfilling our mission, we promote, expect, and reward a small business culture and work ethic where no task is above or below any individual.


$110,000.00 – $120,000.00 per year, DOE


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience in tank cleaning (oil, gas, diesel, asphalt etc.) Paper and industries would be preferred, but not required.
  • Familiar with Hydro blasters (10k and 20k), liquid vac trucks (80bbl and 120bbl), air movers, combo trucks, jet rodding and hydro X.
  • Specialization in estimating projects and writing bidding letters

Essential Duties:

The Department Manager possessing the education and experience listed above performs the following:

  • Supervises daily operations of assigned department.
  • Scheduling multiple jobs.
  • Managing/running a 10+ person crew
  • Run within the budget and continue to find ways to maximize profits.
  • Meet with clients to enhance relationship.
  • Maintain and enhance company culture.
  • Ensures that staff follows departmental policies and procedures.
  • Evaluates department performance and develops action plans for improvements.
  • Oversees budget preparation, expense management, and quality improvement activities within the assigned department.
  • Recommends cost reduction initiatives while maintaining quality and productivity.
  • Provides excellent customer service and ensures customer satisfaction.
  • Develops best practices for operational efficiency.
  • Ensures team responds to customer queries and concerns in timely and accurate manner.
  • Assists in developing employee safety and risk management programs.
  • Motivates employees to achieve department goals, culture, and mission.
  • Assists in employee recruitment, orientation, performance evaluation, retention and termination activities.
  • Organizes job trainings and cross trainings to employees to achieve department objectives.
  • Plans and delegates workload to employees.
  • Ensures that work assignments are completed on-time.
  • Develops positive and safe working environment for employees.
  • Maintains punctual, regular and predictable attendance.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Respectfully takes direction from Regional Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Personal Requirements:

The candidate must possess the following abilities and skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, or regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, employees and the general public.
  • Has advanced basic computer job skills including logging on to systems.
  • Ability to compose documents, enter database information, create presentations, download forms, and preserve/backup important data.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

The candidate must possess and be adaptable to the following physical abilities and working conditions:

  • Time spent will be standing, walking, sitting, using hands/arms – stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling.
  • Lifting up to 50lbs periodically.
  • Environment can be in all types of weather, in doors, outdoors and exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Noise can be very loud. (examples: jack hammer work/steady construction noise, front row at concert)


Pacific Northern Environmental, LLC presently provides coverage for:

  • Medical Insurance for employees and eligible dependents
  • Dental & Vision Insurance for employees and eligible dependents
  • Life AD&D for employees and eligible dependents
  • Telehealth by Teledoc
  • Prescription / RX programs
  • 401(k) retirement plans with company matching contribution
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts locally and nationally
  • Company provided Laptop and Cell phone
  • Employer Paid Life and AD&D Insurance for employees and eligible dependents
  • Annual Company Events

This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees of Pacific Northern Environmental, LLC (PNE, LLC) are expected to perform tasks as assigned by PNE supervisory/management personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.

Pacific Northern Environmental, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are a Non-Smoking Facility and a Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace. All new hires are subject to testing in accordance with local, federal, and state guidelines.

Job Type: Full Time
Location: Portland - OR
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt