Environmental Scientist

Posted Date 4 months ago(4/2/2024 6:35 PM)
Bachelor's Degree


Kimley-Horn's Mesa, AZ office is seeking an Environmental Scientist with 4+ years of experience to join their Environmental Energy team! This is not a remote position.


  • Assisting with or leading biology surveys, including biological reconnaissance, vegetation mapping, special-status plant surveys, jurisdictional delineations, focused species surveys and/or pre-construction clearance surveys.
  • Drafting or leading preparation of due diligence, focused survey, habitat assessment, biological technical reports, biological sections of NEPA documents, annual reports, restoration plans and jurisdictional delineation reports, including analyzing impacts and identifying mitigation measures.
  • Maintaining accurate field notes and maps, project files, work logs, etc.
  • Providing high-quality work products on schedule and within budget.
  • Participating in business development by keeping resume current, doing a great job on projects, and looking for possible leads for new work.
  • Preparing or assisting project managers with proposals and augments for private and public projects.


  • 4+ years of relevant experience, experience in an environmental science, including botany, biology or other related field
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in including botany, biology or other related field Environmental Science, Ecology, Botany, Biology, or related field
  • Ecological field work experience
  • Demonstrated experience independently conducting biological resource assessments/evaluations
  • Experience with field data collection methods and equipment
  • Demonstrated experience preparing biological technical reports
  • Ability to hike long distances over varying terrain under varying weather conditions
  • Valid Arizona Driver’s License with a clean driving record over the last 3 years
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel for projects as needed
  • Working knowledge or strong interest in ArcGIS
  • Interest in working with planners and designers to avoid and minimize ecological impacts
  • Desire to provide exceptional client service

Why Kimley-Horn?

At Kimley-Horn, we do things differently. People, clients and employees, are at the forefront of who we are. Clients know we prioritize achieving their goals and growing their success. Employees know our culture and approach to business are built on a desire to provide an environment for everyone to flourish. Our commitment to quality is only as good as the people behind it— that’s why we welcome and develop passionate, hardworking, and proactive employees. We take pride in how our employee retention, robust benefits package, and company values have led to Kimley-Horn’s placement on the Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work” list for 17 years!


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