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 Colusa, California

Colusa County, California
5,962
Male:
3,113 (52.2%)
Female:
2,849 (47.8%)
Colusa (formerly, Colusi, Colusi's, Koru, and Salmon Bend) is the county seat of Colusa County, California. The population was 5,971 at the 2010 census, up from 5,402 at the 2000 census. Colusi originates from the local Coru Indian tribe, who in the 1840s lived on the opposite side of the Sacramento River. They were peaceful people who relied on gathering nuts and berries to meet their food needs. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), all of it land. According to the United States Geological Survey, the city's location is at 39°12′52″N 122°00′34″W. Colusa is on the Sacramento River, which has a high levee so that the river is not clearly apparent from the city. Colusa features a historic Chinatown, Carnegie Library building constructed in 1905, and an architecturally noteworthy courthouse built in a classical style, among its historically notable buildings. Climate According to...
Colusa:
$45,959
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$61,489
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Colusa:
$149,700
California:
$371,400
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Key Stats for Environmental Manager

20 years or more
100%

Years of Experience

20 years or more
100%