Environmental Specialist Job Description

Environmental Specialist Job Description

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Environmental specialist provides research and assistance on pesticide reduction techniques to the campus community for both structural and ornamental/natural land settings.

Environmental Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintain a database of regulatory interpretations, legal opinions, frequently asked questions, and corporate guidance
Work on focused projects and initiatives as directed, such as permit modifications, Title V renewal, SPCC drum staging project
Tracks and trends KPIs
Provides technical guidance coordinating implementation of environmental policies and procedures for monitoring and preventing environmental hazards at facility
Performs environmental audits and field inspections
Providing technical advice to the site teams and functional departments within and outside of Supply Chain to ensure appropriate planning, execution, and sustainability of Environmental initiatives
Ensuring appropriate record keeping is maintained for the South African Business Unit sites in relation to regulatory testing and documentation for internal audits and government bodies, inclusive of all internal & external environmental reporting and licensing requirements for all company owned sites
Coordinates all on-ice activities related to remediation, monitoring programs and education with the on-ice ASC Environmental Engineer and the ASC ESH Station Lead
Performs training and educational programs for the community with respect to environmental protection and waste management to maintain compliance with the Antarctic Treaty
Conceives and carries out programs to ensure environmental education and awareness throughout the stations and associated field camps

Environmental Specialist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Environmental Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HAZWOPER, CESSWI, ISO, OHSAS, OSHA, CHMM, CHP, CHMP, HAZWOPPER, HAZMAT

Education for Environmental Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the environmental specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Science, Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Education, Biology, Geology, Technical, Health, Management

Skills for Environmental Specialist

Desired skills for environmental specialist include:

Terminology
Natural sciences
Principles and analytical techniques of the physical
Data collection and analysis principles and procedures
Agricultural products
Techniques used in inspecting plants
Pesticide labeling restrictions
Federal
Water
State

Desired experience for environmental specialist includes:

Level and senior staff and provide management and development support for junior staff
Responsible for communicating with a diverse range of people
Responsible for contaminated site assessment and monitoring, contaminated site remediation planning and implementation, conducting environmental field audits and reviews, environmental risk management, operations planning, and implementing field operations
Responsible for preparing technical reports for ASC and NSF related to ASC Environmental Engineering operations
Maintains a working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of instrumentation, including but not limited to such general environmental monitoring laboratory equipment as photoionization detectors, oxygen meters, composite wastewater samplers, TPH and VOC analyzers, and data collection and archiving devices
Ensures accurate inventories of spare parts and supplies for repairing and calibrating equipment and instrumentation

Environmental Specialist Examples

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Environmental Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an environmental specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for environmental specialist
  • Represents the organization at outside discussions or technical forums, including regulatory hearings, legal actions or other public meetings
  • BSc degree or equivalent in Environmental Science, Engineering or related discipline
  • Previous exposure to working within a Pharma/Bio-pharma industry
  • Good knowledge of Environmental Legislation, Industry guidance and Codes of Practice
  • Experience with ISO14001 standards – Implementation and upkeep
  • Experience in dealing with Environmental Regulators
  • To provide technical and policy advice to the manufacturing sites on a wide range of environmental issues
  • Assist with coordination and implementation of site/substation specific surveys to identify any inherent and potentially harmful products that may impact on the environment, such as
  • Analyze and make recommendations to the operations during the site selection process
  • Conduct emergency responses and manage the remediation contractors
Qualifications for environmental specialist
  • Work exposure to of the following
  • Possess good physical stamina and must be able to endure long periods of time on feet
  • Ability to read and follow basic work instructions required
  • Level technical support and project management for a wide variety of environmentally
  • US citizenship or Permanent US Resident is required
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently lead teams and get work done through others using influence
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Environmental Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for environmental specialist
  • Provides technical guidance to enhance operations
  • May coordinate off-site transportation, disposal, treatment, or recycling of waste
  • Collects, reports, and tracks environmental monitoring at relevant locations
  • Forms partnership and works as part of the team within the Regional S&ES group and operations & maintenance within area of responsibility
  • Responsible for preparing environmental permits reviews, applications and maintaining permit records
  • Reviews and stays abreast of governmental regulations and makes recommendations to plant management for compliance with new regulations
  • Work with offer owners, marketing and global operations to compile information related to the sustainability status of commercial offers
  • Recognize and resolve regulatory applicability issues and identify compliance requirements and tasks
  • Negotiate with contract and consultant resources to ensure an appropriate level of service and competitive rates for service
  • Manage multiple compliance systems across multiple media for complex operating sites and projects
Qualifications for environmental specialist
  • Ability to work as a member of a team individual
  • Able to work and lead in a team environment
  • Over 3 years work experience in an environmental field or related BS degree
  • Preferably BS or associates degree in a basic (chemistry, biology, physics, etc) or environmental science, mathematics, accounting, or related technical degree
  • Skilled at preparing graphs, charts, and statistical models from synthesized data
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, work and communicate (both oral and written) with a diverse group of people in all functional internal and external groups
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Environmental Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an environmental specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for environmental specialist
  • Provide support to ongoing waste water system capital improvement projects
  • Communicate waste water compliance status to site management
  • Manage air, water and waste regulatory and permit requirements
  • Act as the focal point for site, business, or function for specific environmental discipline (i.e., air, water, waste)
  • Lead team to conduct environmental program improvement
  • Interface with corporate expertise for specific EH&S disciplines
  • Execute onsite support services for the entire lifecycle of a hazardous materials management programs at client sites by performing chemical inventories, segregating chemicals, and shipping waste off-site
  • Implement and follow customer SOP's, , make adjustments through customer process to accurately reflect the process
  • Perform and document environmental health and safety audits for clients in their facilities and laboratories
  • Adhere to Veolia and its clients' Health and Safety Practices
Qualifications for environmental specialist
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Sciences, or related field
  • 2 or more years of practical environmental experience preferred
  • CHMM, CHMP or CHP certifications preferred
  • The candidate should possess a minimum of 3+ year’s recent and directly related experience
  • Education equivalent to Bachelor’s of Science Degree or Chemistry Degree
  • Direct hands-on experience with (or a comfortable working knowledge of) air quality rules and NSR/Title V permitting
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Environmental Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for environmental specialist
  • Ensuring each project is conducted in compliance with applicable Federal, State, and/or local regulations
  • To respond to Agency (EPA, OSHA, ) correspondences and requests in a professional, respectful and expeditious manner
  • Manage environmental activities through strong leadership, communication, motivation and direction of safety staff
  • Understand, support, implement, and enforce compliance to all company and governmental agencies safety policies, procedures and regulations to workers and enforce safety regulations
  • Measurable standards from which further recommendations can be made with effective follow-up
  • Participate as required and correct unsafe conditions in a prudent and timely manner
  • Review sampling and analytical data for the JWWTP for development of regulatory required submittals
  • Coordinate and manage facility Cooling Tower/wastewater sampling program
  • Liaison with regulatory inspectors, prepare and submit required regulatory reports, permits
  • Assist with the air compliance task within units
Qualifications for environmental specialist
  • Must be positive, self-motivated, flexible, energetic and ethical
  • Must have effective communication skills, be customer-focused, and have the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and personalities, from senior management to hourly plant personnel
  • Accredited degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study and (8) work-related experience
  • Continue education and knowledge of industry-wide HSE-related information and technologies new regulations and trends through continuing education, conferences, and/or periodicals, and continues to develop in-depth specialization
  • Degree qualified or equivalent in a relevant scientific discipline
  • Minimum undergraduate degree in environmental sciences or related field required
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Environmental Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of environmental specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for environmental specialist
  • Travel to client offices and plant site locations, and act as a liaison between project team members, clients, and regulatory agencies on a wide range of environmental projects
  • Participate in industry conferences, prepare published articles and papers, and conduct internal and external presentations summarizing regulatory requirements
  • Performance of all phases of subsurface soil and groundwater site investigations and reporting
  • Performance of all phases of environmental due diligence assessments and reporting
  • Performance of groundwater monitoring and sampling associated with site investigations
  • Ensuring each project is conducted in accordance with ENERCON's Health and Safety Program
  • Evaluating soil and groundwater laboratory data with applicable action levels or site-specific closure standards
  • Identification of remedial alternatives based on site-specific soil and groundwater laboratory data
  • Preparation of proposals and technical reports consistent with regulatory guidelines
  • Working directly with the Environmental / Geosciences, Due Diligence, and Compliance Leads to achieve client and ENERCON objectives
Qualifications for environmental specialist
  • BS degree in Engineering (Chemical, Environmental, Mechanical), Environmental Science, Chemistry or other technical field
  • 5+ years of regulatory compliance experience in a chemical manufacturing facility
  • Valid Drivers License and ability to obtain CDL
  • Work may be required outside of the standard 8-hour workday including weekends
  • At least 1-2 years in the environmental health & safety field
  • Professional knowledge in the fields of the indicated contracts

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