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 Greenwood, South Carolina

Greenwood County, South Carolina
23,296
Male:
10,539 (45.2%)
Female:
12,757 (54.8%)
Greenwood is a small city in and the county seat of Greenwood County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 23,222 at the 2010 census. Greenwood is located at 34°11′N 82°10′W (34.1885, -82.1605). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.7 square miles (35 km2), of which 13.7 square miles (35 km2) is land and 0.07% is water. One of the largest lakes in the city is known as Lake Greenwood which has 212 miles of shoreline and an 11,000 acre body of water with many campgrounds, forests, and more than 15 quality golf courses nearby. This lake runs almost 20 miles and connects to the Reedy River in the nearby city of Saluda. Another popular area is known as the "Lakelands" region with many fish in its waters for competitive and recreational fishing that also offers a diverse amount of terrains for hiking trails. Within...
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$24,760
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Key Stats for Environmental Manager

5-9 years
100%

Years of Experience

5-9 years
100%