Ecology and Environment, Inc.

3 job(s) at Ecology and Environment, Inc.

Ecology and Environment, Inc. Seattle, WA, United States
Jan 10, 2017
Full time
Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking an Environmental Specialist to join our Superfund Technical Assessment and Response Team (START) in our Seattle office. This position provides the opportunity to work exclusively with the USEPA to support and manage a broad range of hazardous substance emergency responses, site investigations, and homeland protection-oriented activities. The qualified candidate will directly help protect human health and the environment by serving as a team member on an interdisciplinary environmental emergency response team comprised of chemists, chemical and environmental engineers, environmental scientists, and information specialists.Responsibilities:Work on a team tasked with environmental emergency response & readinessPlan, conduct, manage, and report on field assessments for oil and hazardous substances releasesOperate and interpret data from environmental sampling/monitoring equipmentManage and develop field operating procedures and documentationProject and budget managementClient interactionOccasional travel, emergency on-call duties, and outdoor field work at hazardous waste sites primarily in USEPA Region 10 (Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska)Requirements: BS/MS in Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or related discipline5+ years of experience with an environmental consulting firm or government agency including significant experience leading field projectsCurrent OSHA 40-hr trainingFamiliarity with EPA analytical methods and knowledge of federal environmental regulations.          Experience using on-site field instrumentation to detect contaminantsExperience with writing sampling/work plans, guidance documents, and analyzing and presenting data in formal reports strongly preferredAbility to work on-call and mobilize into the field with little or no noticeAbility to conduct fieldwork throughout the U.S. and carry up to 50 lbs. of field gear in challenging conditions including extreme weather conditionsExperience responding to or developing readiness for oil spills, hazardous substance releases, biological and/or chemical warfare agents, radiation, and weapons of mass destruction strongly desiredValid driver’s license and ability to travel to support business needsAbility to successfully manage budgetsProficient in Microsoft Office with excellent communication, technical writing, and research skillsExcellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a teamE & E is a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in 85 scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time.  E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided.  Please view our website at to apply on-line. Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.  
Ecology and Environment, Inc. West Palm Beach, FL, United States
Nov 11, 2016
Full time
Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking an on-call Principal Environmental Scientist for our West Palm Beach office.  This is a highly technical/scientific position which requires an individual with over 20 years of scientific and management experience addressing water quality and water resource issues particularly in south Florida.  Expertise with algal blooms and related water quality issues is essential. Responsibilities:Provide peer review of scientific reports and data analysis related to water quality and water resourcesEvaluate water quality and related ecological and water resources data and prepare reports (or report sections) for different audiencesConduct independent research and studies related to water quality issues including but not limited to algal blooms and nutrient enrichmentAssist business development staff in identifying and securing new work in the water resources sector Coordinate and negotiate with Federal and State AgenciesRequirements: Master’s or PhD in Biology, Environmental Science, or related discipline20+ years of experience including research and studies dealing with algal blooms and nutrient enrichmentEstablished relationships with regulatory and resources agencies dealing with water quality and ecosystem restoration in FloridaWorking knowledge of south Florida water bodies including Lake Okeechobee, Lake Kissimmee, and the EvergladesExperience establishing water quality and ecological restoration metricsExperience with the South Florida Water Management District preferredStrong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skillsAbility to travel to support project needsBilingual in Spanish a plusE & E is its people. We are a knowledge based culture with an integrated staff of more than 85 scientific and engineering disciplines – a group of innovators who pave the way in implementing environmental solutions. E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Must be eligible to work in the U.S.  Visa sponsorship will not be provided.  Please view our website at to apply on-line.  Local candidates preferred.Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.