Summary Environmental Program Manager in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as an environmental program manager. The following information is applicable to all Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4161).
Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers conduct research, prepare reports, provide consultation and advice and administer programs in a variety of areas related to the natural and applied sciences. They are employed by federal, provincial and municipal governments, computer and office furniture manufacturers, educational institutions, research organizations, consulting firms, environmental and conservation organizations, or they may be self-employed.
University education usually required
Median wage in Canada
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
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- Conduct research
- Advise on policies and physical, social and psychological interrelationships between persons, their equipment and environments
- Ensure products and work methods maximize safety, productivity and comfort
- Study, evaluate and control physical, chemical, biological and ergonomics hazards and stresses in the workplace and suggest changes to work processes
- Provide information to workers and managers/employers on methods to reduce the risk of injury or illness
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