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7/1/2017
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Research Analyst
Cadmus | Bethesda, Maryland
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Job Description

Overview

The Cadmus Group, Inc. is searching for a recent graduate of Bachelor's programs in environmental science/engineering, statistics, mathematics, economics, or related disciplines (e.g., chemistry or biology) to be utilized in support of environmental research and policy development. An ideal candidate would have upper level coursework (e.g., mathematical statistics, econometrics) or work experience in multiple disciplines.

Successful candidates will have a professional demeanor, and will have distinguished themselves with academic excellence and a clearly demonstrated work ethic. Although much of the position involves quantitative problem solving, candidates should also possess exceptional research, writing, and oral communication skills, enabling them support Cadmus' mission to successfully meet client needs. Cadmus emphasizes working effectively in a team environment with a commitment to the highest standards of excellence.

Responsibilities

Our projects focus on developing and implementing environmental policy, particularly with regard to drinking water and water quality in the United States. Successful candidates will be required to:

* Conduct literature searches and reviews to assess the impact of policy decisions
* Research and write high-quality deliverables for clients
* Code programs for both data analysis and simulation models
* Provide logistic and administrative support for Cadmus project staff
* Work independently with minimal supervision, or in a team, as needed

Qualifications

* Previous professional experience is not required, but relevant technical experience in public or private sector is a definite plus
* A Bachelor's degree in environmental science/engineering, statistics, mathematics, economics, or related disciplines (emphasis on GPA) is required
* Candidates must have at least 1 year of experience with coding programs that perform quantitative computations in some functional programming language (e.g., R, VBA, Matlab, SAS, etc.); the experience could be gained via appropriate coursework
* The successful candidate will be comfortable teaching herself/himself whatever programming language is most appropriate for the project at hand
* Fluency in MS Office applications is required, particularly in Excel and Access

Additional Information:Please submit Cover Letter and Writing Samples along with your resume.

Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran's status, or disability. Learn more about Cadmus by visiting our website at: http://www.cadmusgroup.com

About Cadmus

Cadmus is a leader in efforts to protect source waters and provide safe drinking water throughout the U.S. We work with water systems and with federal, state, tribal, and local agencies to help ensure our drinking water is safe, our source water protected, and our ground and surface waters are of the highest quality. As a major support contractor with the U.S. EPA's Office of Water, we've worked on every major drinking water rule developed since 1983 to implement the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and its 1986 and 1996 amendments. In addition to providing contaminant occurrence analysis and regulatory development support, we have developed training materials, held workshops, and conducted training sessions across the country on the implementation of over 15 specific SDWA regulations including those for arsenic, lead and copper, total coliform, disinfectants and disinfection by-products, and a suite of surface water treatment rules. We also provide training as well as conduct sanitary surveys, comprehensive performance evaluations (CPEs), and vulnerability assessments. Small systems issues are of particular concern and we have developed a number of self-assessment tools and manuals to assist states and water systems with technical, managerial, and financial capacity issues. Our clients rely on our: Thorough knowledge of EPA's water programs gained by working with the agency's offices of Ground Water and Drinking Water; Wastewater Management; Science and Technology ; and Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds. Field experience conducting sanitary surveys, inspections, and other evaluations of drinking water systems, industrial wastewater treatment plants, and underground injection wells. Exceptional ability to provide innovative, multidisciplinary solutions to clients' problems using our staff of scientists, engineers, policy analysts, economists, statisticians, modelers, database developers, and risk communication experts. Cadmus supports clients in the areas of: Drinking Water Program Implementation through training, public education and outreach, data transfer support, and national and state program implementation support. Drinking Water Standards, Risk Management, and Risk Communication through our work on contaminant occurrence, fate, and transport; EPA's Contaminant Candidate List and Six-Year Drinking Water Review process; and the tools we have developed to communicate health and environmental risks of numerous drinking water contaminants. Source Water Protection through assessments, development of technical guidance documents, training, and the conduct of workshops and conferences.. Underground Injection Control through work on large-capacity septic systems, drinking water treatment residuals, and geologic sequestration of carbon dioxide. Drinking Water Security through development of extensive data on U.S. drinking water facilities, training in emergency planning, and creation of numerous small system vulnerability assessment and security-related tools. Home | Site Map | Privacy and Security | Search | Contact Us

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