Environmental protection professionals

Duties and tasks

  • Developing and coordinating the implementation of environmental management systems to enable organizations to identify, monitor and control the impact of their activities, products and services on the environment
  • Conducting audits to evaluate the environmental impact of existing activities, processes, wastes, noises and substances
  • Assessing an organization's compliance with government and internal environmental regulations and guidelines, identifying violations and determining appropriate remedial action
  • Providing technical advice and support services to organizations on how best to deal with environmental problems in order to reduce environmental damage and minimize financial loss
  • Developing conservation plans
  • Assessing the likely impact that potential or proposed activities, projects and developments may have on the environment, and recommending whether such developments should proceed
  • Conducting research, performing tests, collecting samples, performing field and laboratory analysis to identify sources of environmental problems, and recommending ways to prevent, control and remediate the impact of such problems

    Skill level

    Highly skilled