• Environmental Scientist - Groundwater Specialist

    Office Location US-UT-Salt Lake City
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    Natural Resources/Biology/Ecology
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  • About the opportunity

    SWCA Environmental Consultants has a need for an Environmental Scientist to support the water resources program in the Salt Lak City office. This position would be part-time temporary status with potential to convert to full-time based on performance and workload.


    SWCA’s Salt Lake City Office offers a diverse team of talented professionals that work together to provide sound science and creative solutions. This position may require travel to project sites within the mountain west and coordination with other SWCA offices in the region.

    What you will accomplish

    In the Environmental Scientist role, you will be responsible for field investigations of surface water and groundwater quality and quantity, review and analysis of field data, development of technical documents and reports, and coordination with SWCA and client project managers. Project work may be related to the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and other resource planning/permitting and/or natural resource disciplines.

    Experience and qualifications for success

    • Minimum of a master’s degree in Water Resources, Environmental Science, Geology, or related field.
    • Minimum of two (2) years providing technical services related to water resources projects
    • Knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations and guidance
    • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds
    • Strong writing skills to author survey reports, data summaries, and permit applications.

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.


    If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 


    EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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