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 LaPlace, Louisiana

St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
28,736
Male:
13,838 (48.2%)
Female:
14,898 (51.8%)
LaPlace (pronunciation: /lə ˈplɑːs/) is a census-designated place (CDP) in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, United States, along the east bank of the Mississippi River in the New Orleans metropolitan area. The population is 32,134 at the 2010 census. LaPlace is the southern terminus of Interstate 55, where it joins with Interstate 10, and of US 51, where it terminates at the junction with US 61. LaPlace is located 25 miles (40 km) west of New Orleans. LaPlace's nickname is the "Andouille Capital of the World", referring to a variety of sausage. LaPlace was settled as a farming village in the 18th century during the French colonial era. It was named after early settler Basile Laplace. The city's railroad station was established in 1883. LaPlace was the birthplace of early jazz musicians Kid Ory and Wellman Braud. LaPlace has been designated "Andouille Capital of the World." An Andouille Festival is held every year in October. In...
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Key Stats for Environmental Specialist

10-19 years
100%

Years of Experience

10-19 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
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