Environmental Scientist

  • BergerABAM
  • Federal Way, WA
  • Jan 19, 2017
Full time Environmental Science/Engineering

Job Description

BergerABAM is a consulting firm offering services in the areas of project management, civil and structural engineering, land use planning, natural resources, public involvement, construction management and support, and underwater inspection services. We are looking for talented individuals who thrive on challenges and are enthusiastic about their work. We provide opportunities for advancement and career growth through our mentoring program, company-paid internal and external training, team building, and developing employer-employee relationships.

BergerABAM’s headquarters office in Federal Way WA has an immediate need for a skilled entry to mid-level environmental professional to provide services in developing solutions and documentation for environmental and regulatory projects. The successful candidate will have practical scientific expertise and knowledge of ecology, biology, and permitting for in-water projects (port/waterfront/marine terminals) and/or transportation projects (federal, state, and local infrastructure) with experience in the following: Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, Clean Water Act, National and Washington State Environmental Policy act compliance, wetland delineation and assessment, biological assessment preparation, mitigation/restoration site design and critical area assessment and permitting.
 
The position requires a knowledge of federal, state (Washington), and local environmental regulations and experience in evaluating projects and drafting permit documents and reports. The position is responsible for completing project tasks and interacting with regulatory staff. Experience or desire to conduct client/business development and maintenance is preferred but not required. The position will involve field visits to evaluate site conditions, report preparation and client communication. Experience with GPS data collection and GIS analysis is preferred.
 
Position requires:
Bachelor’s degree in applicable science discipline (Master’s degree preferred)
3 to 5 years of progressively responsible experience conducting assessments and preparing environmental compliance documents for projects
Strong analytical and writing skills
Private sector consulting experience preferred
 
TO APPLY:  Visit BergerABAM’s website at http://www.abam.com/careers/current-openings and follow the on-line application instructions for position #17-ES-01 Environmental Scientist. 

BergerABAM’s competitive compensation includes an excellent benefits package offering paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave; company-sponsored retirement plan; 401(k) plan; paid medical, dental, and trip reduction program; company paid life insurance and short- and long-term disability insurance; professional membership; and opportunities for tuition reimbursement.
 
BergerABAM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age.
 
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.  Employer will not sponsor employee work visas.
 

Job Level

Mid-level

Sector

Consulting

Salary

Excellent compensation & benefits. Salary based on experience, DOE.

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