Environmental Scientist, Texas

Benchmark Ecological Services, Inc.
Houston Texas Area
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Benchmark Ecological Services, Inc. (www.benchmarkeco.com) is an environmental consulting and services company located approximately 30 minutes west of Houston, Texas. Benchmark offers a wide range of services including: ecological assessment, eco-toxicology, environmental impact studies, wetland delineations, environmental permitting, environmental sampling (water, sediment, and biota), wetland design/construction/restoration, and wildlife ecology. Position Description Benchmark is currently searching for an Environmental Scientist to work on environmental sampling and wetland projects. The majority of Benchmark projects involve some aspect of coastal ecology. A willingness to work in the field and travel is a must. Position will require approximately 30% travel and 40% time in the field. Typical Position Tasks • Environmental Sampling (Soil, Water, Biota) • Using GPS units to navigate to sample stations and habitat mapping • Working with ArcView GIS software • Assist/Conduct with Wetlands Evaluations; including wetland determination/delineation • Mobilizing and demobilizing for field studies • Threatened and Endangered Species Surveys • Data Entry • Environmental Permitting, including Army Corps of Engineers 404 Please email resume to nhenthorne@benchmarkeco.com
Position Qualifications • Bachelor level or higher degree in environmental or related sciences. • 0-5-yrs. experience in one or more of the above listed disciplines. • Strong communication and writing skills. • Available to work away from the office and outdoors. • Knowledge of and operational experience with small watercraft and ATVs. In addition to the above qualifications listed below are desirable qualifications. • GIS software experience. • Plant identification skills • Comfortable working with Excel and Word • Technical Writing Skills • HAZWOPER Training Please email resume to nhenthorne@benchmarkeco.com
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