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Associate Environmental Scientist

Integral Consulting Services
Kenwood, California, US
Closing date
Sep 19, 2023

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
About You

You are excited to apply your bachelor's or master's degree in environmental science, environmental management, toxicology, biology, chemistry, or a related field. You also have good organization skills, can multi-task and have the skills to manage multiple priorities. You can use those skills, along with working knowledge of current environmental regulations and principles to contribute to project teams. Collaborating with colleagues with diverse expertise is exciting for you, and you are also comfortable working independently. You have strong writing, editing, presentation and communication skills. Quality management and integrity are among your strongest principles.

About Integral

Integral Consulting Inc. is a science and engineering firm delivering sound technical solutions to meet today's challenges in the health, environmental, and natural resource arenas. We are a values-driven collaborative team that is as passionate about company culture as we are about the work we do for our clients. Since our founding 20 years ago, we have operated with a demonstrated commitment to the well-being, diversity, and professional development of our staff and an equal commitment to strong partnerships with our clients and teaming partners. We are a company where people come to solve today's toughest environmental challenges through innovative ideas, exceptional teamwork, and dedication to accuracy and technical quality.

About the Job

We are currently seeking an entry-level scientist for our Permitting and Planning practice that will provide technical support and handle Office Manager administration duties (approximately 25% but will vary) in our San Francisco Bay Area offices. The position will support project managers working for multiple clients and on a wide variety of projects involving permitting and planning, environmental impact assessments, and environmental site assessments, site investigations, field oversight, natural resource evaluations, regulatory compliance management and health and ecological assessments. The day-to-day work will vary and may involve data management, literature review, field work, and writing. The position will include task management and other administrative support tasks, supporting senior staff. You'll learn from highly skilled and experienced members of our team to solve a range of complex problems as you grow your career. Career growth at Integral offers future opportunities to manage projects, communicate with clients, and present and/or publish your work through science conferences and peer-reviewed journals. Most assignments will require teamwork, though a few will be entirely your responsibility.


As an Assistant Scientist, your job functions will include, but not be limited to:
  • Perform research tasks to support projects, including data analysis
  • Manage tasks and support senior staff in multiple offices in the Bay Area
  • Assist with preparation of documents, reports, presentations, technical memoranda, public notices, forms, and other work products


Candidates should hold an advanced degree in biology, chemistry, environmental science/studies, natural Resource Management/Planning, environmental health, or similar field.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • A bachelor's or master's degree
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in permitting and planning, risk assessment, or environmental assessment
  • Experience in risk assessment and/or biological assessments is a plus
  • Experience working in on project teams
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A desire to grow both intellectually and professionally
  • Possess strong organizational abilities
  • Ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers

Annual Salary Range: $65,000 - $80,000

An employee's total compensation package includes annual salary, company-subsidized (employee and family) medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) participation with a company-match of 1% to 4% of annual compensation, company-paid life and short- and long-term disability, paid sick leave (80 hours per year), paid vacation (10 days per year), paid holidays (9 days per year), and the potential for an annual discretionary bonus based on company performance. Paid time off will be pro-rated to reflect part-time scheduled hours, if applicable.

We are proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer and are committed to a proactive program of affirmative action and diversity development. Integral Consulting Inc. provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race; color; religion; gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions); national origin; age; sexual orientation; disability; marital status; military, veteran, or Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act protected veteran status; gender identity or gender expression; or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.

All offers of employment are contingent on candidates successfully passing an employment history screening, degree verification, and a federal, state, and county criminal background and Watch List screening. Candidates will receive a written notice of this requirement. All screenings will be done in accordance with all local, state, and federal laws.



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