An official website of the United States government.

We've made some changes to EPA.gov. If the information you are looking for is not here, you may be able to find it on the EPA Web Archive or the January 19, 2017 Web Snapshot.

EPA in Missouri

Superfund Job Training Initiative 2018, Madison County Mines Superfund Site, Fredericktown, Madison County, Missouri - Fact Sheet, December 2017

image of Madison County fact sheet banner

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is offering a program to train local residents for prevailing wage environmental jobs in the Madison County area. This program will provide participants with three certifications and prepare them for careers in environmental cleanup work.*

Participants will be trained in:
  1. Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (40-hour HAZWOPER)
  2. 10-hour OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Construction Outreach
  3. CPR/First Aid
  4. Job Readiness Skills

TRAINING IS FREE FOR PARTICIPANTS!

 
To be considered for the program, you MUST attend ONE of the scheduled information sessions held at:
 
Black River Electrical Cooperative
2600 Highway 67
Fredericktown, MO 63645
 
  • Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 9 a.m., 12 p.m., or 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 18 at 9 a.m. or 12 p.m.
  • Monday, Jan. 22 at 9 a.m., 12 p.m., or 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 9 a.m.

TO PREREGISTER FOR ONE OF THE MANDATORY INFORMATION SESSIONS ABOVE, CALL THE MADISON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT at 573-783-1131.

*Entry into SuperJTI is on a competitive basis. Job placement is not guaranteed.

Program Requirements

  • image of students training on respiratorsBe 18 years or older.
  • Be unemployed or underemployed.
  • Be eligible for employment in the United  States.
  • Be willing to participate in a 2½-week unpaid training program in February 2018.
  • Physically able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Able to pass a drug test and background check.
  • Able to pass an OSHA physical exam.
  • image of students training on hazmat suitsHave a clean and valid driver’s license.
NOTE: Preference will be given to applicants living within 30 miles of Fredericktown City Square.
 

Learn more about the Madison County Mines Superfund Site, lead contamination and testing: