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NEPA and Natural Resources Specialist

Arlington or Chantilly VA

Eastern Research Group, Inc. (ERG), a well-respected consulting firm providing support to a wide range of federal, state, and commercial clients, is seeking a full-time mid-level scientist to join our team of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) professionals and natural resource management specialists.


Qualified candidates will:

Work within multidisciplinary teams supporting the preparation of NEPA Environmental Assessments (EAs) and Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of planned federal actions and identify appropriate mitigation measures;

Support a variety of natural resources management efforts, such as developing Integrated Natural Resource Management Plans (INRMPs) for federal properties;

Develop technical guidance pertaining to horticultural operations and integrated pest management;

Perform desktop-based research;

Use GIS to develop maps;

Perform occasional field studies; and

Support consultations with state and federal natural resources management agencies.


ERG offers multidisciplinary teams with nationally recognized skills in engineering, science, information technology, and communications. We hire people with the best minds, and then provide them with a vibrant and flexible environment in which to develop their careers. Join the ERG team and use your enthusiasm, creativity, and ideas to help us exceed our customers’ expectations.

ERG offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, educational benefits, FSAs, a generous 401k plan, profit sharing, an EAP, paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, and more. For more information about ERG, please visit www.erg.com.


Candidates must have:

BS or MS degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, environmental policy, biology, or a related field;

3 to 8 years of experience;

Candidates must be able to demonstrate exceptional technical writing capabilities, be able to effectively communicate with a variety of stakeholders both orally and in writing, and be able to work efficiently to meet tight deadlines, while providing quality client-ready deliverables; and

Minimum 3.0 GPA required.


Ideal candidates will have:

Experience in managing or supporting the preparation of NEPA EAs and/or EISs;

Knowledge and experience in multimedia resource management (e.g., air quality, pollution prevention, hazardous materials sampling and management, soil and groundwater contamination), sustainable development (e.g., LEED certification, energy and water use efficiency, waste minimization, stormwater management); and

Project management experience (preferred, but not required).


Job ID: CHAAP0407182B11


Apply: http://www.erg.com/jobs

Posted April 16, 2018

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