• Environmental Scientist

    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/13/2018 12:50 PM)
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  • 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.


    Dewberry is currently seeking an Environmental Scientist for our Danville, VA office. The position will perform a variety of environmental related assignments such as wetland delineation and permitting. In addition, the position will perform groundwater sampling and reporting functions in support of site investigation and remediation assignments in the VA and NC areas. The Scientist must be flexible, client focused and capable of working independently under the supervision of project managers. The work required of the Scientist is diverse and ranges from general field support during soil and groundwater sampling to technical work that requires strong communication skills.


    • Responsible for field sampling and contractor oversight at locations in VA and NC
    • Meets project, client, and regulatory deadlines
    • Works in a timely fashion to meet project budgets
    • Communicates effectively with clients, coworkers, sub consultants, and county/agency review staff
    • Composes technical reports, memorandums and other written communication such as email
    • Handles multiple concurrent projects
    • Supports Practice Leads and Management
    • Other duties as required

    Required Skills & Required Experience

    • BS Degree in Environmental Science or Geology
    • 0 - 3 years of related experience
    • Working knowledge of Virginia DEQ, North Carolina DENR and US Army Corps of Engineers Regulations and guidance a plus
    • Knowledge of DEQ site remediation requirements a plus
    • Knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access and Adobe Acrobat
    • Experience with AutoCAD, MicroStation and/or ArcGIS a plus


    *At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.


    *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.


    *Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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