Northwest Association of Environmental Professionals

Job Posting

  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019 6:59 AM
    Message # 7245687


    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 primarily 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, geologists, chemical and environmental engineers, environmental scientists, and information specialists.


    • Work on a team tasked with environmental emergency response & readiness
    • Plan, conduct, manage, and report on field assessments for oil and hazardous substances releases
    • Operate and interpret data from environmental sampling/monitoring equipment
    • Manage and develop field operating procedures and documentation
    • Project and budget management
    • Client interaction
    • After-hours emergency on-call duties, travel, and outdoor field work at hazardous waste sites primarily in USEPA Region 10 (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska)


    • BS/MS in Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or related discipline
    • 3-5+ years of experience with an environmental consulting firm or government agency including significant experience leading field projects
    • Current OSHA 40-hr training
    • Familiarity with EPA analytical methods and knowledge of federal environmental regulations         
    • Experience using on-site field instrumentation to detect contaminants
    • Experience with writing sampling/work plans, guidance documents, and analyzing and presenting data in formal reports strongly preferred
    • Ability to work on-call and mobilize into the field with little or no notice
    • Ability to conduct fieldwork throughout the U.S. and carry up to 50 lbs. of field gear in challenging conditions including extreme weather conditions
    • Experience responding to or developing readiness for oil spills, hazardous substance releases, biological and/or chemical warfare agents, radiation, and weapons of mass destruction strongly desired
    • Ability to successfully manage budgets
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office with excellent communication, technical writing, and research skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel to support business needs

    We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in 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.  Local candidates preferred.

    Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.

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