Environmental Specialist

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Kelsha Sidari

kelsha.sidari@gmail.com | (119) 085-8592 | Sioux Falls, SD



Environmental Specialist III at SD Department of Environment & Natural Resources, SDJun 2022 - Present

  • Monitored and collected data on air, water, and land pollution levels.
  • Inspected factories, businesses, and construction sites to ensure compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Investigated complaints of alleged violations of environmental laws or regulations.
  • Presented findings from investigations in reports or presentations to superiors.
  • Recommended changes in methods or procedures to prevent future violations.
  • Assisted in the development of new environmental policies.

Environmental Specialist II at Black Hills National Forest, SDAug 2019 - May 2022

  • Reduced environmental impact of company by 15% through developing and implementing new waste management protocols.
  • Led team of 4 in conducting analysis of local water sources for pollution, identifying 3 previously unknown areas of contamination.
  • Trained 10 new employees on proper safety procedures for handling hazardous materials.
  • Investigated reports of illegal dumping near protected wetlands, leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator.
  • Monitored air quality at construction site with daily readings and weekly reports; no violations occurred during 6-month project period.
  • Reviewed plans for proposed development projects in area to ensure compliance with Environmental Protection Agency regulations.

Environmental Specialist at Custer State Park, SDJul 2015 - Jun 2019

  • Successfully cleaned up a polluted river, removing 100 tons of trash and debris.
  • Successfully lobbied for stronger environmental regulations, which led to the passage of 3 new laws.
  • Successfully developed and implemented a recycling program that recycled 80% of the waste produced by the company.
  • Successfully reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 20% through energy efficiency measures.
  • Provided training on proper hazardous waste disposal to 1,000 employees.


Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science at South Dakota State UniversityAug 2011 - May 2015

I've learned how to study and understand environmental science so that I can help protect the environment.


  • Environmental Science
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Soil science
  • Geology
  • Hydrology

Xenia Wykoff

xenia.wykoff@gmail.com | (290) 184-4156 | Newark, DE



Environmental Specialist III at Blue Hen Disposal, DEMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 5 in conducting an environmental assessment of a 200-acre site.
  • Successfully completed the assessment within 6 weeks, under budget and ahead of schedule.
  • Authored 10 technical reports related to various aspects of the environment.
  • Reviewed and edited 100 scientific papers on behalf of government agencies.

Environmental Specialist II at D&S Waste Solutions, DEJul 2020 - Mar 2022

  • Monitored and assessed environmental conditions at hazardous waste sites.
  • Conducted air, water, and soil sampling to collect data for analysis.
  • Analyzed collected data to identify trends and potential problems.
  • Wrote reports detailing findings and recommendations.
  • Presented findings to clients or regulatory agencies.

Environmental Specialist I at Rubicon Waste Services, DEJul 2015 - May 2020

  • Reduced environmental waste by 15% through process improvements.
  • Implemented a new recycling program that increased recycling rates by 20%.
  • Led a team of 5 employees in conducting weekly safety audits.
  • Trained 10 new hires on proper environmental procedures and protocols.
  • Investigated and resolved 3 customer complaints regarding potential environmental hazards.


Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science at University of DelawareSep 2010 - May 2015

I've learned how to research and analyze environmental issues, communicate my findings, and work collaboratively.


  • Environmental Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science