Environmental Specialist

City of Oceanside Water Utilities Department | Energy, Environmental, and Utilities

Average Wage for this Career

$55428** *This figure represents the median wage for this career in San Diego County and not the wages of any specific interviewee

Occupational Outlook


About Environmental Specialist

Meet Annika Andersen, Environmental Specialist II, who tells us all about her role with the City of Oceanside Water Utilities Department. The job requires various assignments and responsibilities related to Oceanside’s overall Water Efficiency program including conducting water use surveys, distributing water-saving devices, implementation of Oceanside’s Water Conservation Master Plan, data gathering for water loss and State Water Resources Control Board monthly usage reports. For her career, Annika earned Bachelors degrees in Sustainability and History at Arizona State University. Learn more with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Water and Wastewater Competency Model.


Education Resources

Environmental Innovation & Engineering Academy at Oceanside High School

Career and Technical Education program

Environment & Sustainability professional development programs

University of California, San Diego Extension

Master of Science in Engineering for Sustainability and Health

The University of San Diego