Environmental Consultant

Job Description

An environmental consultant is someone who works on a contractual basis for private and public sector clients, addressing environmental issues such as water pollution, air quality, and soil contamination.

Careers Ladder


A bachelor degree in environmental science, natural resource management, conservation or a related field is needed to work as an Environmental Consultant. Many Environmental Consultants complete postgraduate studies.


  • Analytical
  • Communicator
  • Customer Orientated
  • Detail Orientated
  • Educated
  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Problem Solving
  • Procedural
  • Perceptive

Key Skills

  • Impact Assessments
  • Projects
  • Studies and Analyses
  • Develops conservation and management policies
  • Management Planning

Future Prospects

You may like to think about moving on from this career, some transferable skills can be utilised in roles such as;