The environmental health & safety technician is on the front line of implementing policy and equipment that contribute towards general environmental quality. While not responsible for deciding on organizational policy, they will act under the instructions of those who do make decisions such as environmental health & safety managers.
Equally important is interpersonal communication and a professional presentation to the right people. Although most occupations health & safety roles do not require degree education, environmental health & safety is a specialist area that will require an associate degree at the very minimum.
Environmental health and safety technicians earn a median salary of $46,850, according to the BLS. With experience, the highest 10% of earners most in demand can earn in excess of $80,530.
Working with management and delivery teams to advise on the statutory health, safety and environmental requirements. The SHE Technician will be able to work in organisations of varying size and industry; the role could be based in one location or may involve travel across a range of contracts.