Environmental Scientist (Data Analysis) job in Seattle
You became an environmental scientist because you care about the planet, and you enjoy tackling the tough, important challenges.
You’re looking for a firm with a purpose that engages you, and a culture that energizes you.
We’re Floyd|Snider and we’ve been looking for you.
We’re an employee-owned environmental consulting firm offering strategy, science, and engineering solutions in the private and public sectors. Founded in 1996, Floyd|Snider has consistently been recognized as one of the premier firms in the Northwest and a top place to work. Our people love it here because we don’t do cookie-cutter work; we work collaboratively on the most complex, fascinating projects.
Now we’re looking to add a new environmental scientist to our collaborative team that is accomplishing high-profile uplands cleanup and aquatic sediment remediation projects throughout the Pacific Northwest. We’re looking for someone who exemplifies our commitment to technical excellence, environmental responsibility, and customer service.
That’s where you come in.
As our new environmental scientist, your priority will to be lead data collections and analysis work. This will often involve managing tasks within the context of larger projects. You’ll design the investigation and data collection process for each project. Then you’ll analyze the data to answer the questions pertinent to those projects.
This role involves a great deal of collaboration, as every project we work on requires reliable data and strong analysis. You’ll work with project managers and other team members, bringing your analytical mind and facility with details to large project discussions and daily tactical questions. You’ll also work with clients, regulatory agencies, other consulting firms and labs.
You can count on growing here, as you work regularly with a diverse range of site conditions and data sets. We’ll be relying on you to see things others don’t, from gaps in data to larger implications. You’ll also become adept at finding your place on different teams, speaking up with your ideas and discovering how you can add your unique contribution to each project you touch.
Beyond your relevant knowledge and expertise, we’re looking for someone with the following qualities:
- Organizational skills – you see the big picture and the details. You’re able to juggle competing priorities without dropping the ball.
- Vocal – you’re comfortable speaking in groups. You enjoy sharing your thoughts and brainstorming with a team.
- Communication skills – you’re a master at translating the complicated insights in your head into words your audience will understand. You know how to achieve clarity in every medium.
This is a full-time, permanent position with typical hours from Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm. There will be some overtime based on your projects, and you’ll get that back in extra time off. Regional travel is a part of this role. You won’t typically go more than 3 hours away, and we’ll cover all your expenses. Usually you’ll return home every night, but for longer trips, we’ll make sure to get you home for weekends.
We offer an excellent compensation package, which includes a salary between $75,000 and $85,000 per year, commensurate with experience. We offer a bonus structure, equity and ownership options, 401K, a full benefits package, and life insurance.
Your professional growth is a priority to us. You’ll have our support to further your development, and participate in conferences.
Working With Us
We’re a socially responsible business that considers all our stakeholders – environment, planet, community, and supply chain. We’re serious about doing business better. These values led us to become a B Corporation. That’s why we are always finding ways to give back: and so will you with one week of paid volunteer time each year.
We’ve got a spectacular group, and if you enjoy teaming up with some very smart people in a variety of fields solving real, complex, and important problems, then this is the place for you.
Here’s our list of must-haves:
- Degree in the sciences (chemistry, toxicology, oceanography, biology, etc.), Masters preferred.
- 5+ years of experience in environmental consulting, analytical testing, or comparable experience.
- Previous experience conducting field work
- Experience with RI/FS-type investigations and reporting
Anything on this list would be an asset:
- Experience with statistical evaluation of environmental data
- Experience presenting data in a graphic/visual medium
- Experience working within the Washington State environmental regulatory frameworks
How to Apply
Our online application will give you the option to apply to this role as a complete person – not just a resume. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and workplace preferences, and should take 10 to 15 minutes to complete. After submitting, you'll receive an email inviting you to log in and view your assessment results.
We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us with the “Help” button in the application.
We will review applications as they are received, with priority given to those who complete the full assessment. We look forward to hearing from you.