The Environmental Specialist will be responsible for conducting environmental impact assessments and leading environmental remediation projects. They will also develop and implement environmental protection plans, oversee the compliance of regulatory requirements, and monitor the effectiveness of environmental management systems. Furthermore, they will liaise with stakeholders to promote sustainable development initiatives.

Environmental Specialist Job Responsibilities

  • Design and implement environmental protection programs
  • Conduct research on the effects of various environmental hazards
  • Develop strategies to mitigate or prevent environmental damage
  • Educate the public about environmental issues and best practices for protection
  • Monitor compliance with environmental regulations
  • Investigate complaints of environmental violations
  • Enforce penalties for violators of environmental regulations


  • To develop and implement environmental policies and programs to protect the natural environment and human health.
  • To coordinate with other agencies and organizations to develop and implement environmental protection plans.
  • To investigate sources of pollution and hazardous materials, recommend solutions for their control, and follow up to ensure that corrective measures are taken.
  • To educate the public about environmental issues through workshops, seminars, lectures, or other means of communication.
  • To monitor compliance with environmental laws and regulations by industry, government agencies, or others subject to such regulations

Environmental Specialist Job Skills & Qualifications Needed

  • The skills and qualifications needed for the role of Environmental Specialist vary depending on the specific position and employer. However, most positions will require at least a bachelor's degree in environmental science or a related field. Additionally, experience working in the environmental field is often required or preferred. Strong research, analytical, and communication skills are also important for this position.