Accession Number : ADA256944
Title : Environmental Professionals
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : ARMY ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY INST CHAMPAIGN IL
Personal Author(s) : Cockerill-Kafka, Kristan ; Fiering, Elizabeth A
Report Date : Aug 1992
Pagination or Media Count : 63
Abstract : As environmental issues move to the forefront of political, social and economic agendas, it is necessary for the Army to consider the policy implications of recruiting and retaining sufficient numbers of qualified environmental professionals to meet increasing environmental responsibilities. This paper presents the broad topics relevant to the environmental professional issue including, changing demographics, changing requirements, changing approaches in education and training, and current efforts for and impediments to maintaining a highly qualified environmental staff. The issues are presented in a contractor prepared white paper and subsequent analysis of this white paper. This document also includes recommendations to improve the Army's ability to recruit and retain these professionals.
Descriptors : *ARMY PERSONNEL , *ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT , *ARMY PLANNING , REQUIREMENTS , POLICIES , EDUCATION , RECRUITS , ARMY , DEMOGRAPHY , RECRUITING , ECONOMICS , TRAINING
Subject Categories : Humanities and History
Personnel Management and Labor Relations
Environmental Health and Safety
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE