Staff Environmental Scientist (Entry Level)

Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
Newburgh Heights, Ohio, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
ERM is seeking a hands-on Staff Environmental Scientist to join our consulting firm in Cleveland, OH. The successful candidate will work on a variety of projects across industry sectors with emphasis on the Oil and Gas sector. This is a great opportunity to work with ERM's technical experts to deliver solutions for our clients relating to the planning and permitting of their capital projects, while building the required experience to obtain your professional registration.

  • Conduct and lead field work, including wetland, water resource or habitat assessments, sample collection (soil, sediment, ground water, and surface water) and other forms of field data collection and mapping
  • Coordinate and direct surveying, laboratory and other subcontracted services
  • Assist in data interpretation and preparation of site work plans, spreadsheets, figures, technical reports, and permits
  • Focus on team project delivery, taking direction primarily from Project Managers
  • Work within quality/budget/schedule expectations and scope-specific assignments
  • Assist in ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local regulations
  • Communicate with subcontractors, regulatory agents, land owners/occupants, and clients during field activities
  • Provide support on the following types of projects/activities:
  • Wetland delineations
  • Stream delineation and aquatic surveys
  • GPS equipment use and data management
  • ArcGIS project creation, spatial analysis, and data management
  • Site screening and impact assessment
  • Pipeline routing and environmental screening
  • State and federal agency permitting (PA, WV, OH)
  • Threatened and endangered species assessments
  • Erosion and sedimentation control best management practices
  • Stormwater runoff and management best management practices

  • Bachelors in earth sciences, ecology, biology or related discipline; Masters a plus. Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience, including willingness/interest in field assignments;
  • Willingness to travel to client sites
  • Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills; experience recording/writing detailed technical data and reports a plus
  • Strong commitment to safety, including following established Health and Safety protocols
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER training preferred
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to succeed in a consulting pace, handling multiple project assignments, and maintaining flexibility, while meeting strict deadlines
  • Valid driver's license and a good driving record
  • Local candidates preferred

Who We Are:

As the world's leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide. Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business. ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision: By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors. For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers. We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

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