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 Lafayette, Georgia

Walker County, Georgia
7,105
Male:
3,287 (46.3%)
Female:
3,818 (53.7%)
LaFayette is a city in and the county seat of Walker County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 6,702 and 7,121 at the 2010 census. It was known originally as Chattooga. LaFayette is part of the Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area. LaFayette was originally founded as Chattooga, in 1835, as the seat of newly formed Walker County. The county was named after the former United States senator Freeman Walker. Chattooga was renamed LaFayette in 1836 after Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, the French aristocrat who fought in the American Revolutionary War. LaFayette is located at 34°42′35″N 85°17′2″W (34.709704, -85.283862). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.1 square miles (21 km2), all of it land. As of the census of 2010, there were 7,121 people, 2,712 households, and 1,749 families residing in the city. The population density was 871.6 people per...
Lafayette:
$30,492
Georgia:
$49,342
$574
Lafayette:
$85,200
Georgia:
$148,000
6.4%

Environmental Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Environmental Specialist

Less than 1 year
100%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
100%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits
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