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Environmental Scientist - Groundwater Specialist
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Swca Inc | Slc, UT
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Job Description

About the opportunity

SWCA Environmental Consultants has a need for an Environmental Scientist to support the water resources program in the Salt Lak City office. This position would be part-time temporary status with potential to convert to full-time based on performance and workload.

SWCA's Salt Lake City Office offers a diverse team of talented professionals that work together to provide sound science and creative solutions. This position may require travel to project sites within the mountain west and coordination with other SWCA offices in the region.

What you will accomplish

In the Environmental Scientist role, you will be responsible for field investigations of surface water and groundwater quality and quantity, review and analysis of field data, development of technical documents and reports, and coordination with SWCA and client project managers. Project work may be related to the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and other resource planning/permitting and/or natural resource disciplines.

Experience and qualifications for success

* Minimum of a master's degree in Water Resources, Environmental Science, Geology, or related field.
* Minimum of two (2) years providing technical services related to water resources projects
* Knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations and guidance
* Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds
* Strong writing skills to author survey reports, data summaries, and permit applications.

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms.

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.

EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

About Swca Inc

SWCA is an environmental consulting firm specializing in environmental science and compliance, cultural and natural resources survey, analysis, planning and management. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, SWCA has 19 offices in 11 western states to provide both local and national expertise. SWCA is an Engineering News Record Top 200 Environmental Firm. For more than 22 years, SWCA has provided sound science and creative solutions for private and public sector clients from coast to coast. Ron Borkan, former CEO of SWCA, Inc., joins the Portland office as managing principal. SWCA Environmental Consultants, a 400-person employee-owned environmental consulting firm acquired Portland, Oregon based-Fishman Environmental Services in August of 2004. The addition of Fishman has complemented SWCA's existing environmental consulting services and expanded SWCA's services into the Pacific Northwest.