Environmental Science Technician Jobs

Environmental Scientists Overview


Environmental scientists are responsible for using their knowledge to help protect the environment and maintain public health. They are generally expected to monitor and study environmental conditions in the field and in the lab to analyze the impact of humans on the environment. Some scientists work on cleaning up pollution while others may help advise companies and governments in creating policies and reducing industrial waste. Sample job tasks include taking samples from air, water, soil and food for testing, developing plans to limit pollution for new developments or creating reports and presentations detailing findings on environmental topics. Other potential careers for environmental scientists include that of environmental analyst and environmental planner.

Environmental Scientist Education Requirements


Generally, environmental scientists must have at least a bachelor’s degree in some form of science, preferably with an emphasis in environmental science. A post-graduate degree is recommended for obtaining positions beyond entry level. While finishing a degree, students interested in environmental science should also consider classes in environmental policy and regulations, especially if the applicant is interested in working in government roles in policy creation. Other subjects of interest for these scientists include geographic information systems, computer software modeling and research data analysis.

Environmental Scientist Job Market


The job outlook for environmental scientist jobs is expected to rise approximately 15 percent through 2022, which is faster than average for all occupations. Employment opportunities are projected to grow because of increased awareness and publicity of the environmental impacts of population growth and industry. As population growth places greater strain on the environment, both within the United States and the rest of the world, demand will only continue to grow for qualified scientists with the skills to monitor human effects on the environment and to plan methods to protect the environment while still allowing populations and industry to thrive.

Environmental Scientist Salary


The median annual salary of environmental scientists is $63,570 per year with salaries higher or lower depending on years of experience, educational background and location of the job.
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Our client, located in the Northern, VA area, is seeking a qualified candidate for an Environmental/Lab Safety Technician position. Qualified candidates will have 1-2 years prior experience with laboratory safety training/audits, preferably with OSHA. Position Responsibilities/Essential Job Functions · Perform safety audits and inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and co...
Environmental Technician Dillard, Oregon Roseburg is looking for an Environmental Technician to assist in compliance with federal, state, and local environmental regulations, including air quality, land and water pollution control, hazardous & solid waste management. Key responsibilities are: assisting with compliance; compiling/managing records; on-site visits to facilities; working with personne...
Environmental Technician Dillard, Oregon Roseburg is looking for an Environmental Technician to assist in compliance with Federal, State, and Local Environmental Regulations, including Air Quality, Land and Water Pollution Control, Hazardous & Solid Waste Management. Key Responsibilities are: assisting with compliance; compiling/managing re- cords; on-site visits to facilities; working with person...
AMEC is a focused supplier of consultancy, engineering and project management services to its customers in the world's oil and gas, mining, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets. With annual revenues of some £4.2 billion, AMEC designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets and employs over 29,000 people in around 40 countries worldwide. See amec.com. AMEC shares are tr...
Environmental Technician/Forklift Operator Due to tremendous growth, VMX International has an immediate opening for a full time Environmental Technician/Forklift Operator. The following are an overview of the job responsibilities: >Actively participate in the identification, development, and implementation of best practices >Analyze existing and new business opportunities for: cost reductions, new...
Hospira - Austin, Texas Biological / Environmental Quality Scientific Technician Primary Function: The BQ/EQ Scientific Techician III is responsible for performing routine and non-routine testing in support of all aspects of the manufacturing operations. This includes but is not limited to environmental monitoring of the manufacturing environment and utility systems; biological testing (bioburden,...
JOB DESCRIPTION Position:Environmental Technician/Remediation Specialist Company: A-Zone Environmental Services, LLC, an environmental consulting and services firmis seeking an experienced Environmental Technician/Remediation Specialist to join our growing team. This position is located in the Tidewater area of Virginia. Job Description: This position will involve operation and maintenance of a wa...
Environmental Technician - Great for College Student Due to tremendous growth, VMX International has an immediate opening for a part time Environmental Technician. The following are an overview of the job responsibilities: >Actively participate in the identification, development, and implementation of best practices >Analyze existing and new business opportunities for: cost reductions, new treatme...
NTGE, a fast growing oil & gas environmental practice that has an excellent company culture and works with the best companies in the oil & gas industry, is hiring a Field Technician to join our Remediation Departments at our Midland location. Overall: The selected candidate will be accountable for providing field and data management support as assigned by project managers. Duties and Responsibilit...
Leading, Poughkeepsie, NY- area environmental testing laboratory seeks Laboratory Technicians to join its growing team. Excellent work environment. New York-certified lab run by experienced, friendly management team. *This is initially a 4 (four) month contract position from early August through November, 2014. We will consider extending a longer contract and potentially a permanent position depen...
Responsibilities include air pollution measuring of industrial stacks and ducts using EPA test Methods. Job entails extensive road travel (Midwest), frequent overnight stays, a combination field/office work environment, and overtime pay (over 40 hours weekly). This is a scientific technician position, and on the job training may take extended periods of time. Must be excellent with hands Good math...
The potential candidate will need to successfully conduct health and safety risk assessments, produce professional, technical and accurate information off of the assessments, capable of using our internal web based systems. You will also be required to advise and assist contracted clients on all aspects of health and safety management. You may also be asked to prepare and deliver training courses...
Manpower is currently recruiting for a client in Hayward, CA. We are looking for Production Technician to do the following: This section contains a list of five to eight primary responsibilities. The incumbent will perform other duties assigned. • Conduct environmental monitoring of ISO 5, 7, 8, and 9 cleanrooms at manufacturing facilities along with Product Process monitoring, Gas testing and Wat...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum i...
UW Medicine’s Information Technology Services (ITS) department is a shared services organization, which supports all of UW Medicine. UW Medicine is comprised of UW Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, UW School of Medicine, and UW Physicians Network. The IT Services organization is responsible for ongoing support and maintenance of the infrastructure and applica...
With 69 plants in 23 countries, Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas, a division of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. Around the world, hundreds of times a day, people touch and use our packaging. You would be surprised how often you interact with our products, when you open a bottle, unwrap a pack or tear open a pouch. Amcor applies art and science to...
Our client is the world's leading chemical company. With more than 110,000 employees, six affiliate sites and approximately 380 additional production sites worldwide they serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world. They combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation they enable customers in almost all industries t...
* This is a temporary position with possible conversion to regular full-time* About Us: PerkinElmer is a global technology leader driving growth and initiative in the Environmental and Human Health Science markets. The company is a leading force in the development, production, marketing, servicing, and supporting of laboratory instrumentation and ancillary services throughout the world. We are see...
The Laboratory Technician is responsible for performing various tests including all applicable quality control standards and samples and reporting results to the Quality Manager. Lab Technicians are also accountable for ensuring all necessary tests are completed accurately and in a timely manner as well as training operators in proper field sampling and testing techniques. To perform the essential...
BIOQUELL seeks a committed, responsible RBDS technician to join a dedicated, multi-disciplined team consisting of engineers and scientists. The technician will assist with efficient Room Bio-decontamination Delivery Services (RBDS ) and quality customer care to a wide range of clients. In this role the technician supports the Team Lead in prepping and operating equipment to decontaminate hospital...
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