Entry-level Scientist - Guam (21107)

Date Posted: 9/03/21 Job Description:

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC is a 100% employee owned, public benefit corporation that provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of government and industrial clients. Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, EA employs more than 500 professionals through a network of 25 offices across the continental United States, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. In business for more than 46 years, EA has earned an outstanding reputation for technical expertise, responsive service, and judicious use of client resources.

We have an exciting opportunity for an entry-level Scientist in our Barrigada, Guam location.  This position will include a combination of office-based tasks and field activities. The selected candidate will have daily interaction with a multidisciplinary team of scientists.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the preparation of project documents (work plans, reports, etc.)
  • Planning, coordinating, and leading field efforts.
  • Collecting and evaluating data.
  • Assisting in a wide range of natural resource/environmental compliance projects which could include field studies to support flora and fauna surveys; habitat assessments and management; threatened and endangered species surveys; ecological monitoring; wetland and aquatic resources characterizations and assessments; solid waste compliance; stormwater compliance; construction support compliance; investigation/remediation support

Qualifications:

  • BS in one of the following disciplines: Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science.
  • One to three years of Natural Resource experience on Guam or the CNMI
  • Must be comfortable working in hot and humid conditions on challenging terrain with thick vegetation.
  • An understanding of natural resources within the Marianas region and/or coastal settings.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to convey information at an appropriate level of communication with varying levels of project staff.
  • Ability to work in both the office and field.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to learn quickly are vital.
  • Attention to detail in following safety plans, work plans, collecting data, and preparing reports.
  • Experience with wildlife and plant identification and an understanding of ecological resources management on Guam, CNMI, or Pacific Islands.
  • Experience using ArcGIS version 10+ is preferred.
  • Ability to acquire access on military installations and have a valid driver’s license.

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: Barrigada,GU Employment Type: 40hr FT


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