Job Description for Environmental Specialist

An environmental specialist is in charge of enforcing and regulating the containment and disposal of hazardous materials.They help ensure that federal, state, and local regulations are followed, as well as perform environmental studies to determine the effects of pollution on the local environment. If a violation occurs, the environmental specialist must perform follow-up interviews and studies to ensure that the offending party corrects the situation and assess the effects on the environment. The environmental specialist must pay attention to detail and be well organized, as they are in charge of keeping inspection logs and submitting summaries of their inspection logs; these skills are also important for keeping accurate inventory records for hazardous materials and chemicals.

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Environmental Specialist Tasks

  • Design, develop, and execute the environmental management system.
  • Monitor waste storage programs across all sites and ensure waste streams are managed in compliance with local, state, and federal requirements.
  • Conduct chemical inventories, audits, and inspections of facilities.
  • Coordinate with a team of environmental specialists to support the overall facility compliance process.

About Hackberry, Louisiana

Cameron Parish, Louisiana
1,284
Male:
623 (48.5%)
Female:
661 (51.5%)
Hackberry is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 1,261 at the 2010 census, down from 1,699 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Lake Charles Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Grammy Award-nominated Hackberry Ramblers, a Cajun music group, are from the community. Hackberry is located in north-central Cameron Parish at 29°59′11″N 93°23′50″W (29.986485, -93.397190), at an elevation of 8 feet (2.4 m) above sea level on the west side of Calcasieu Lake. Louisiana State Highway 27 passes through the CDP, leading north 17 miles (27 km) to Sulphur and south 20 miles (32 km) to Holly Beach on the Gulf of Mexico. According to the United States Census Bureau, the Hackberry CDP has a total area of 34.5 square miles (89.3 km2), of which 28.1 square miles (72.7 km2) is land and 6.4 square miles (16.6 km2), or 18.59%, is water. The community of Hackberry was heavily damaged...
Hackberry:
$61,974
Louisiana:
$44,991
$626
Hackberry:
$88,700
Louisiana:
$140,400
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Key Stats for Environmental Specialist

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:
no benefits
None: