Environmental Science Analyst

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/5/2024 8:05 AM)
ID
2024-13424
Education
Bachelor's Degree
Discipline/Focus
Environmental

Overview

Kimley-Horn is looking for Environmental Science graduates with 0-1+ years of experience to join our Virginia Beach, Virginia (VA) office! This is an in-office position.  

Responsibilities

  • Solve complex problems, assist project managers, and collaborate across disciplines to produce our clients’ visions for the future built environment.
  • Develop familiarity with the federal, state, and local regulations, as well as Kimley-Horn’s and our client’s practices, procedures, and standards.
  • The opportunity to gain knowledge in one or more of the following: contaminant assessment, RCRA and CERCLA regulations, natural resource regulations, water quality regulatory programs, wetlands identification including knowledge of botany and soil science and experience in ecology, wildlife biology, water resources, geographic information systems and environmental science.
  • Some travel may be required (up to 20%)
  • Fieldwork required (varied, 20-60%)

Qualifications

  • 0-1+ years relevant experience, including state and federal wetland and species permitting requirements
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in relevant majors including Biology, Environmental Science, Geology or related majors
  • Ecological field work experience, including wetland delineation and protected species survey 
  • Possess strong technical writing skills and have knowledge writing detailed technical reports 
  • Working knowledge and strong interest in ArcGIS
  • Desire to work in both an office environment and in the field
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel for projects as needed
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines
  • Detail-oriented team player with the ability to contribute to a positive work environment
  • Strong technical writing and organizational skills
  • The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced work environment as well as the ability to manage and prioritize several assignments concurrently and meet deadlines

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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