Green Job

Environmental Science

Quality Control Officer

Compliance Inspector

Minimum Bachelor's degree in civil or environmental engineering

Environment Compliance Inspector Certificate

Minimum 2 to 3 years of work experience in the field of environmental sciences

The tasks an Environmental Compliance Inspector is expected to perform include:

Inspecting and investigating sources of pollution to protect the public and environment and ensuring conformance with central, state, and local regulations and ordinances

Inspecting solid waste disposal and treatment facilities, wastewater treatment facilities, or other water courses or sites for conformance with regulations

Inspecting establishments to ensure that handling, storage, and disposal of fertilizers, pesticides, and other hazardous chemicals conform with regulations

Conducting field tests and collecting samples for laboratory analysis

Examining permits, licenses, applications, and recording and documenting to ensure compliance with licensing requirements

Assisting in development of spill prevention programmes and hazardous waste rules and regulations, and recommending corrective action in the event of a hazardous spill

Preparing, organizing , and maintaining records to document activities, recommend action, provide reference materials, and prepare technical and evidentiary reports

Studying laws and statutes to determine nature of code violation and type of action to be taken

Advising individuals and groups concerning pollution control regulations, inspection and investigation findings, and encouraging voluntary action to correct problems

Proficiency in choosing the places to gather the required samples and information

In depth knowledge of laws related to pollution control and waste management

Detailed knowledge of legal code of conduct to be followed by manufacturing units and laboratories

In depth knowledge related to the various diseases and harmful effects of pollutants

Ability to analyze, interpret and present the results to the concerned authorities

Ability to evaluate the effectiveness or performance of procedures, interventions, and programs.

Proficiency in advising the client in terms of corrective measures to be taken in case of any irregularities in the processes.

Master?s degree in science

MTech in Energy & Environment Management

Good communication skills

Data analyzing skills

Efficient analytical skills

Recording and documenting skills

Problem solving attitude


It is a field and office Job

Needs to handle a team

Travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system may be available in some cases

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and People with One Arm (OA)

This job is considered hazardous or dangerous

Health hazards include respiratory tract infections, gastrointestinal problems, worms, etc. Indian domestic waste contains human excreta, bio-medical waste and sometimes other toxic and hazardous wastes. Improper management of waste can therefore pose big problems for the entire populace.

For freshers - INR 20,000 to INR 25,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 years of experience INR 35,000 to INR 40,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Environmental Sciences Sector

Increase in manufacturing Industries and urbanization is giving rise to environmental pollution across the globe, which has led to various research and development initiatives to contain pollution and its side effects. Environmental Engineers and Scientists combined methods of science and engineering to improve the environment so that people have access to healthy water, air and land suitable for healthy living. People around the globe are opting for environmental friendly ways to lead their day to day lives. Thus the requirement of Environmental Compliance Inspectors have increased in last couple of decades and the professionals are recruited by companies working in chemical, geological, petroleum and mining sectors.

Central Pollution Control Board (State Govt)

Testing laboratories

Scientific and technical consulting services

Petro chemical industries

Hydro chemical industries

NGOs working for health and safety of public

Companies involve in research and inventions

Across India

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Institutes providing Bachelor?s Degree in science (across India)

Institutes providing Master?s Degree in science (across India)

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