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 Long Beach, California

Los Angeles County, California
474,172
Male:
238,159 (50.2%)
Female:
236,013 (49.8%)
Long Beach is the 36th most populous city in the United States and the 7th most populated city in California. It is located on the Pacific Coast of the United States, within the Greater Los Angeles area of Southern California. As of 2010, its population was 462,257. Long Beach is the second largest city in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, and the third largest city in Southern California behind Los Angeles and San Diego. The Port of Long Beach is the second busiest container port in the United States and is among the world's largest shipping ports. The city also maintains a robust oil industry with wells located both directly underneath the city as well as offshore. Manufacturing sectors include those in aircraft, automotive parts, electronic equipment, audiovisual equipment, and home furnishings. Long Beach is located in the southeastern corner of Los Angeles County and borders Orange County. Downtown Long Beach is...
Long Beach:
$54,971
California:
$64,500
$1,145
Long Beach:
$483,700
California:
$449,100
3.8%

Environmental Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Environmental Specialist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
50%
1-4 years
50%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
50%
1-4 years
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits
None: