Environmental Specialists are responsible for monitoring the effects of pollution on our environment. They conduct research primarily in industrial areas and create reports on their findings, striving to advise stakeholders on creating a balance between industrial activities and sustainable living conditions.
Carrying out field investigations and analyzing test samples will be your primary duties. You might experiment with dying various materials to track areas potentially affected by toxic waste. You might create reports such as graphs and maps displaying various pollutants to inform key decision-makers.
Monitoring water quality and understanding the various ways in which human populations and activities affect wildlife may also be on your plate. If you are considering this position, you will need to obtain appropriate education and experience in the field. But rest assured, you will be heading towards a deeply meaningful career.