Scientist - Anchorage, AK (21102)

Date Posted: 8/31/21 Job Description:

We are seeking a junior to mid-level Scientist with experience in natural resources (NEPA, ESA, permitting, wetland delineation/mitigation/compensation, flora/fauna surveys, ecosystem assessment, etc.) to support projects and proposals.  The ideal candidate will also have experience in sampling media for NPDES and CERCLA related projects or be willing to learn to support this work.  Field assignments may be up to 3 or 4 weeks but are generally a week or less.


  • Work may include conducting flora and fauna surveys in accordance with established plans, contributing to plans and reports, supporting wetland delineations, permitting efforts, and NEPA / ESA tasks.
  • Clientele will be wide ranging including Department of Defense entities, National Park Service, and commercial entities.
  • Support will also be needed for business development activities including proposal and presentation support.
  • Assist with Alaska coastal ecosystems assessments and resilience projects. 


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (preferred) in biology, ecology or similar discipline
  • Two to five years’ experience conducting natural resource based projects.
  • Strong writing skills are required.
  • Willingness to travel by small aircraft, helicopter, and/or boat to remote locations.
  • Experience working in remote Alaskan environment preferred.

Why Join EA?

At EA, our core values are openness, prudence, balance, and challenge and we strive to improve the quality of the environment in which we live, one project at a time. Our engineering team works cohesively across all of EA’s service lines. Our professional, team-centric culture promotes collaboration and flexibility and allows employees to guide their own career development path. To that end, we provide training and coaching to support ongoing development for our project managers and consulting engineers.

We have a tremendous base of positive client relationships, working hand in hand every day with public works and operations managers in government and industry, supporting their efforts to improve their performance and achieve their business and organizational goals. This has resulted in a stable backlog of projects and opportunities for growth.

What We Offer

  • 401k with Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Competitive salary
  • Professional Development
  • A generous paid-time-off policy
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health coverage for you and your family through Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Tax advantages through flexible spending accounts to cover specific health-care and dependent costs
  • An employee wellness program

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

Location: Anchorage,AK Employment Type: 40hr FT

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