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 Bolingbrook, Illinois

Will County, Illinois
72,096
Male:
36,295 (50.3%)
Female:
35,801 (49.7%)
The village of Bolingbrook is a southwest suburb of Chicago that is partially in both Will and DuPage counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 US Census, the population is 73,366. It is the 17th largest incorporated place in Illinois and the state's 2nd largest village. Bolingbrook is at 41°41′55″N 88°5′19″W (41.698613, -88.088668), approximately 28 miles southwest of Downtown Chicago. According to the 2010 census Bolingbrook has a total area of 24.257 square miles (62.83 km2), of which 24.05 square miles (62.29 km2) (or 99.15%) is land and 0.207 square miles (0.54 km2) (or 0.85%) is water. Bolingbrook borders the communities of Woodridge, Romeoville, Plainfield, and Naperville. Interstate 55, also known as the Stevenson Expressway in Chicagoland, runs through the southern part of the village heading northeast toward Chicago and southwest toward Plainfield and Joliet. Interstate 355, also known as the Veterans Memorial Tollway (formerly the North-South Tollway) in Chicagoland,...
Bolingbrook:
$77,929
Illinois:
$59,588
$1,374
Bolingbrook:
$206,300
Illinois:
$180,300
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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:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%