Environmental Managers manage the development and implementation of environmental management systems within organisations by identifying, solving and alleviating environmental issues, such as pollution and waste treatment, in compliance with environmental legislation and to ensure corporate sustainable development.
You usually need a bachelor degree in environmental science, environmental management, natural resource management, or a related field to work as an Environmental Manager. Training may also be available through VET (Vocational Education and Training).
- Develops and implements environmental strategies, policies, practices and action plans to ensure corporate sustainable development.
- Co-ordinates all aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, conservation and renewable energy to ensure compliance with environmental legislation.
- Audits, analyses and reports environmental performance to internal and external clients and regulatory bodies.
- Carries out impact assessments to identify, assess and reduce an organisation's environmental risks and financial costs.
- Promotes, raises awareness and trains staff at all levels on environmental issues and responsibilities.
- Negotiates environmental service agreements and manages associated costs and revenues.
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