Dewberry

The world’s finite resources influence our business practices and work products, as well as how we support our employees’ passion for the communities where they live and serve. We realize, as do our clients, the need to think about sustainability in all that we do. In order to progress as a sustainable organization, we seek opportunities to leverage our competencies and be known for helping clients deal with the challenges posed by an ever-changing world.

Within our own operations, we identify ways to seek out and implement sustainable practices. We continue to focus on the economic success of our company so that we can allow our people to excel in creating innovative solutions that meet the environmental, economic, and social concerns of our clients.

Sustainability Program 2015 Year in Review
Dewberry Fairfax, VA, USA
May 15, 2019
Internship- Paid
Job Description Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.   This position will support the Resilience Solutions (RS) Branch with building capabilities, winning and executing projects related to Community Resilience and other related service lines. This position will focus on flood risk hazard mitigation, community outreach and engagement, mitigation planning, research, developing reports, presentations and/or decision support applications to increase resilience.  Related areas of technical focus for this position include but are not limited to: climate change adaptation, sea level rise, extreme heat, forecasting, demographic and economic analysis, research and planning primarily related to Federal agencies (FEMA/FIMA, USGS, NOAA, EPA and US F&WS), Cooperating Technical Partners, and local communities.   Responsibilities Develop and conduct outreach for community resilience projects. Prepare studies, reports and other technical documentation and guidance documents. Represents Dewberry in meetings with clients to resolve complex issues and to plan and coordinate work. Represents Dewberry at professional conferences, and meetings, presenting results of work within Dewberry, when appropriate. Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of technical principles related to Resilience to projects. Assists Project Managers with the development of technical and business proposals for new projects; Works on other related projects within RS in order to acquire supplementary technical and programmatic knowledge/skills. Required Skills & Required Experience Must be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Planning, Environmental Sciences or related field. Sets and meets deadlines, relates effectively within diverse work group and manages multiple functions. Performs an expanded array of tasks assigned by higher level staff, designed to broaden experience and familiarization with methods, practices, and programs applicable to the department. Responsibilities may occasionally require an adjusted work schedule, overtime, and evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines. GIS Analysis Ability to get along with coworkers and superiors. Work is typically performed within the office although field/site visits are occasionally required.   Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com