English and Social Science, Science and Maths
The climate is changing, resources are depleting at an unsustainable rate and something must be done to ensure we have a world for generations to come.
If you’re passionate about the environment, taking care of the planet and finding innovative ways to work and live more sustainably, you might be the perfect Sustainability Specialist.
In this role, you’ll work out how to do more with less and reuse what we already have.
You’ll help government, businesses or others learn how to reduce the impact of economic and social development on the planet via targeted strategies.
You will also consider Aboriginal heritage approvals and assess the planning and implementation of projects through systems, processes, and standards.
Being forward-thinking is crucial as a great Sustainability Specialist. As well as mitigating issues in the present, you’ll plan for a carbon-neutral future and implement climate change adaptation strategies.
You’ll consider many aspects of business and general operations — from how people get to work to choosing more sustainable materials during production.
Career Pathways and Study Options
Check out the career pathways and study options available in WA and Australia, that we think can help you get started on your exciting new journey.
- Passion for environmental conservation and sustainability principles
- Great communication, both written and verbal
- Emotional intelligence and empathy
- Innovative thinking and creativity
- Problem solving
- Public speaking skills
- The ability to “think outside the box” and challenge traditional methods and procedures