How to Become a Municipal Environmental Coordinator


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If you are interested in an environmental career that offers you a diverse range of job functions, and allows you work independently one day, and directly with your team another day, then a career as a municipal environmental coordinator may be a great fit for you!





Municipal Environmental Coordinator Job Description

Municipal environmental coordinators are responsible for conducting environmental projects and studies. They must Coordinate, direct and participate in the development, implementation, auditing and maintenance of a Section Environmental Management System (EMS) on behalf of their municipality.



Municipal Environmental Coordinator Job Duties

• Provide public environmental education

• Initiate, plan and conduct information and education programs

• Assist with the preparation of news releases

• Plan and coordinate environmental reviews and studies

• Prepare reports and maintain records for regulatory purposes

• Conduct site reviews in order to ensure compliance with local regulations and legislation

• Investigate environmental incidents



Who Hires Municipal Environmental Coordinators?

Municipal governments in Canada and the United States hire municipal environmental coordinators. They may also be hired under different occupational titles, such as environmental program coordinator or environmental program administrator.





Careers Related to Municipal Environmental Coordinator

Listed below are jobs that are similar in nature to Municipal Environmental Coordinator, as they may involve many of the same skills, competencies and responsibilities.


Environmental Consultant

Environmental Education Assistant

Environmental Education Officer

Environmental Policy Officer



Scholarships for Becoming a Municipal Environmental Coordinator

Scholarships listed for majors that apply to becoming a Municipal Environmental Coordinator can be found on our Environmental Science Scholarships and Environmental Engineering Scholarships pages.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!



Becoming a Municipal Environmental Coordinator: Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point to becoming a municipal environmental coordinator. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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