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Junior Environmental Scientist - Government Services

Willow Glen, Louisiana, US
Closing date
Oct 4, 2023

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Academic / Research, Government
Conservation science
Project Management
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
HORNE is a professional services firm founded on a cornerstone of public accounting. As a top 25 business advisory firm, our 2,000+ team members serve clients from offices and project locations across the nation and Puerto Rico. Our Government Services practice is at the forefront of economic recovery programs nationwide with one of the most experienced and innovative teams anywhere. Our team provides program and project management, compliance, grant management, subject matter expertise and disaster recovery solutions needed to help government agencies affect positive change.

HORNE's Government Services focus area is searching for a qualified Junior Environmental Scientist to assist with the implementation of environmental projects associated with federal grants and programs related to disaster recovery, specifically for Environmental Review Records and evaluations for funding for a HUD CDBG Program. The position is for an energetic person who will be working on multiple projects simultaneously.

*This is a remote position with occasional travel to the Baton Rouge office*

How you impact HORNE and our clients…

  • Work in a team setting that implements strategies, processes, and solutions.
  • Support in preparing, reviewing and managing environmental studies and documentation under the National Environmental Policy Act and HUD environmental procedures for the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery projects (DR & MI).
  • Research and identify possible environmental concerns and recommend mitigation measures.
  • Prepare and/or review technical correspondence, technical reports, work plans, and project specifications.
  • Discuss and advise with internal senior scientist and principals on environmental issues and permitting issues
  • Communicate effectively and work with regulators and other stakeholders with or on behalf of the client to further project delivery and success.
  • Responsible for working within the provisions, regulations and guidelines for best quality assurance.
HORNE is looking for…
  • At least a bachelor's degree in one of the following: Environmental Engineering, Natural Sciences with an Environmental Sciences or Earth Sciences concentration.
  • 0 to 2 years' experience
  • General computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Some travel - less than 20%

HORNE Values…

A forward thinking, anticipatory professional driven by a passion to pursue your full potential and dreams.
A work environment that promotes collaboration, consistency, and community service to empower people.
An inclusive culture that promotes career/life integration and invests in developing people in areas of focused expertise.

HORNE Offers…

An unrivaled distinctive, special culture that values collaboration, innovation, and positive energy which HORNE calls "Deliver with Care."
A team of professionals grounded in strong, personal relationships and a sense of belonging to a common purpose for adding value and making a difference.
A dedicated team of individuals from diverse backgrounds working together to leave our clients better than we found them.
"Fearless Unrivaled Flexibility" - It's about results, not the hours you work.

The firm you'll be joining is a decidedly different business advisory firm. HORNE goes beyond traditional accounting to collaborate, advise, and align with clients to transform rapid change and uncertainties into opportunities for growth and profitability.

We are a team that focuses on reaching our full potential, rewards high performance, and prioritizes leadership development for every team member. HORNE emphasizes health and personal development through our multiple wellness programs, and we pride ourselves on offering "unrivaled flexibility". Despite our size, HORNE takes time to recognize, support, and celebrate one another's successes, working together for the highest good. Come join us at team HORNE!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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