We are currently seeking a senior-level Environmental Scientist / Risk Assessor
to join our Environmental Services group. We
are flexible on office location based in one of our Northeast GHD offices.
Our environmental consultants in North America
are involved in conducting environmental risk assessments by applying their
toxicology background to support product registration and regulatory compliance
determinations, including reuse of waste materials. Environmental risk
assessments typically involve combining chemical toxicity with exposure
estimates to assess human & ecological health risks and develop risk
management strategies to support contaminated site decision-making under
Federal, state, and international site cleanup programs.
These projects involve addressing waste
material and soil, groundwater, sediment and surface water contamination;
performing fate/transport and exposure modeling (including vapor intrusion, air
emission and dispersion); statistical analysis; spatial analysis; developing
remediation/risk management plans; and providing technical support for multiple
and diverse project teams including public communication of risk assessment
findings and outcomes.
role, your responsibilities will include
- Perform and lead ecological
risk assessments (ERA) under multiple North American and/or International
- Preform and lead natural
resource damage assessments (NRDA)
- Develop work plans and
oversee field investigations to support ERA and NRDA
- Analyze data and prepare
reports, technical memoranda, and correspondence
- Interact and communicate
with environmental risk assessment scientists, engineers, and project managers
throughout GHD network
- Communicate directly with
clients and regulatory agencies throughout North America (and potentially
- Manage multiple projects
and support teams
The successful candidate will possess the following
skills and qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree, Master’s
degree and/or PhD in Environmental Science, Ecology, Biology, Fisheries,
Wildlife Biology, or closely related field
- Minimum of 15 years
previous experience with Environmental Risk Assessment (ERA) and Natural
Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA)
- Strong background in data
analysis and biostatistics
- Must have good oral and
written communication skills, attention to detail, and excellent computer
- Willingness to travel
throughout North American
- Must be a self-starter,
flexible, team player, willing and able to work on a wide variety of tasks
Our commitment to you
Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.
In addition to a competitive salary, GHD provides attractive career options including professional development via our GHD Business School, additional leave, and family-friendly flexible work arrangements.
Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.
So, do you have what it takes passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?
As one of the world’s leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.
In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience.
If you are interested in pursuing this position,
please submit your resume and cover letter via the link below.
As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.
This position does not provide visa sponsorship.