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 Princeton, West Virginia

Mercer County, West Virginia
6,387
Male:
2,964 (46.4%)
Female:
3,423 (53.6%)
Princeton is a city in and the county seat of Mercer County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 6,432 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Bluefield, WV-VA micropolitan area which has a population of 107,342. The town hosts the Princeton Rays baseball club of the Appalachian League. Coal and Southern West Virginia In southern West Virginia, in the late 19th century, coal mining and transportation by the emerging technology of the railroads combined to form a new industry. Much of the region's bituminous coal was sent northwest to the Great Lakes, or northeast to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's coal piers at Baltimore, or to the world's greatest ice-free port of Hampton Roads in eastern Virginia. The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway's coal piers were located at Newport News. Across the harbor, the Norfolk and Western Railway's coal piers were located on the Elizabeth River in Norfolk. The eastern-bound coal...
Princeton:
$30,523
West Virginia:
$41,576
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$85,900
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$100,200
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Key Stats for Environmental Specialist

5-9 years
100%

Years of Experience

5-9 years
100%