Job Description for Environmental Manager

As companies seek to address environmental concerns related to their business operations, environmental managers are increasingly important, particularly in large corporations. Environmental managers are tasked with oversight of companies’ overall environmental friendliness. These managers seek to increase “green” practices by developing business initiatives that increase environmental friendliness, then putting them in place and monitoring success. Environmental managers work in many sectors and fields. For example, environmental managers in manufacturing might work to reduce carbon emissions and improve the health of the land around a factory. Environmental managers in new home or commercial construction might seek to incorporate sustainably sourced materials and eco-friendly building practices.

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Environmental Manager Tasks

  • Create safety policies and standards that meet or exceed required guidelines.
  • Participate in water, air, ergonomic, solid waste, and hazardous materials handling processes, permits, and evaluations.
  • Oversee health and safety aspects of acquisitions, mergers, new product lines, and remediation.
  • Audit and work with departments to improve safety both routinely and directly following accidents, spills, or other hazards.

About Ottawa, Illinois

LaSalle County, Illinois
18,992
Male:
9,314 (49.0%)
Female:
9,678 (51.0%)
Ottawa is a city located at the confluence of the navigable Illinois River and Fox River in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. The Illinois River is a conduit for river barges and connects Lake Michigan at Chicago, to the Mississippi River, and North America's 25,000 mile river system. The population estimate was 18,562 as of 2013. It is the county seat of LaSalle County and it is part of the Ottawa-Peru, IL Micropolitan Statistical Area. Ottawa was the site of the first of the Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858. During the Ottawa debate Stephen A. Douglas, leader of the Democratic Party, openly accused Abraham Lincoln of forming a secret bipartisan group of Congressmen to bring about the abolition of slavery. The John Hossack House was a "station" on the Underground Railroad, and Ottawa was a major stop because of its rail, road, and river transportation. Citizens in the city were active within the...
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$46,422
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Key Stats for Environmental Manager

1-4 years
100%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits
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