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Ecological Risk Assessor

Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
Dec 14, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job Description
Gradient, an environmental consulting firm, is seeking a high energy individual looking for a challenging position 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.

Excellent benefits, friendly, hybrid work environment with great locations in downtown Boston, MA; Seattle, WA and Charlottesville, VA.

Knowledge of regulatory Ecological Risk Assessment (ERA) frameworks, particularly sediment assessments for persistent organics and metals, and strong database skills required; and project management skills 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. This position requires a Masters or Ph.D. in environmental sciences or engineering as well as three to five years prior consulting experience, including managing projects with multiple staff.

Our benefits are comprehensive and include:
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Disability insurance (short- and long-term)
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement savings
  • Paid time off (holidays, vacation, and sick leave)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development allowances
  • Company-wide bonus program
  • Company-paid public transportation options
  • Professional registration fee reimbursement
  • Company events

Gradient provides employees with the right tools to meet challenges and to excel and grow both personally and professionally.

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