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Environmental Scientist / Biologist

Post Date:Dec 28, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/28/2017Salary:
Location:US-WV-Charleston, WV Job Reference:1088

Job Description:

Environmental Scientist/Biologist


RK&K – Charleston WV

RK&K is a leading Mid-Atlantic civil engineering, planning, and environmental consulting firm with over 1,200 employees serving both public and private clients.  Our Environmental Planning and Natural Resources groups are seeking an environmental professional to join our newly established Charleston, WV office.  This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing environmental team within a well-established firm.




The Environmental Scientist/Biologist position will support project scientists and managers by conducting wetland delineations, assisting in protected species surveys, GPS location, GIS, report writing, and project coordination. Skillset and abilities required are:

• Multitask management of project assignments

• Lead field investigations

• Technical report writing


Employment Qualifications:


• 2-10 years of experience in natural resources

• BS or BA (Masters preferred) in Natural Resources, Ecology, Biology, Environmental Science and includes coursework in plant ID, wildlife,       wetlands, soils, hazardous materials, or NEPA compliance.

• Wetland Delineation Training

• Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessments

• Strong writing skills

• Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

• ESRI GIS education/experience

• WVDOH experience

• Willing to travel for overnight multiday trips


Professional registration as PWS, CPSS, WVLRS or related certifications is a plus.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

This position has excellent potential for career advancement.  We proudly offer an attractive salary package commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, tuition reimbursement, company health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances as well as a 401k plan with company matching.

 EEO Statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels.  All individuals are encouraged to apply.

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