Career Details

Director of Community Environment Department


Career Overview

The director of the community and environment department oversees programs within a county related to housing, mosquito control, environmental protection, and economic development.


A four-year bachelor''s degree in environmental studies, public administration, engineering, architecture, or a related field is probably necessary to obtain this position.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$54,000 /yr
$82,000 /yr
$150,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Math - as much as possible!
  • Business
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Science - as much as possible!
  • Environmental science
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

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Work Environment

A director of community environment department will probably work for a government body such as a county, city, state, or province.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

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