Ecological Risk Assessor
This challenging position for a driven, high energy individual to assist colleagues and clients by applying knowledge of environmental toxicology and chemistry to address environmental risks at legacy waste sites and with consumer products. Knowledge of regulatory Ecological Risk Assessment (ERA) frameworks, particularly sediment assessments for persistent organics and metals, and strong database skills are required. Project management skills are desired. Expertise in statistics, environmental fate modeling, field sampling, human health risk assessment, and population ecology or field biology a plus. Must possess solid technical and communication skills and be capable of designing, writing, and coordinating reports on all size projects.
M.S. or Ph.D. in environmental sciences or engineering
3 to 5 years of prior consulting experience, including managing projects with multiple staff
Knowledge of regulatory Ecological Risk Assessment (ERA) frameworks, particularly sediment assessments for persistent organics and metals
Strong database skills
Gradient employees are recognized for their contributions and have the prospect to plan for future career development. We have an excellent track record growing leaders within our firm. Base salary is only part of your overall total compensation. The estimated annual base salary range for this position is $65k - $110k. Numerous factors are taken into consideration including education/training, experience, and geographical location, all of which are appraised during the interview process. Actual pay may be more or less than the posted range and does not include bonuses, overtime, or other forms of compensation or benefits.
Our benefits are comprehensive and include: medical and dental insurance, disability insurance (short- and long-term), life insurance; 401(k), Roth IRA, and a 3% company funded safe-harbor contribution retirement savings plan; a company-wide bonus program that incentivizes and rewards exceptional performance; a generous paid time off (PTO) benefit package, tuition reimbursement, professional development allowances, professional registration fee reimbursement, and company-paid public transportation options.
Gradient provides employees with the right tools to meet challenges and to excel and grow both personally and professionally.