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Field Scientist

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

Job Description

We seek Field Scientists who will be responsible for field measurements and collection and analysis of environmental samples.  Duties will include planning and mobilizing/demobilizing for field events; maintaining, transporting, operating and repairing sampling equipment; taking field measures (e.g., stream flow, water quality) and collecting/preparing/packaging/shipping/analyzing field samples, including biological samples; and documenting chain-of-custody, preparing sampling reports, and contributing to analytical reports using MS Office applications.  The successful candidate must be able to work both independently and as member of a team of scientists and technicians.  Duties may also include assisting with laboratory analysis.  Frequent travel, including overnight travel, is required and duties may include small boat operation.

Candidate can work remote from any U.S. location.

Basic Qualifications (depending on specific position)

  • Bachelor's degree in scientific discipline, or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record, and able to drive long distances (in company-provided vehicle)
  • Able to lift and carry 40 pounds
  • Able to pass required field Health and Safety training and annual Medical Monitoring
  • Have or be able to obtain authorization for access to Federal facilities
  • 3+ years of environmental analysis experience
  • Proficiency with GC and GC/MS instrumentation and EPA methodologies

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • 40 hour HAZWOPER and other related safety training
  • Experience working in a field laboratory (i.e. on-site)
  • 1+ years of environmental sample analysis experience
  • 1+ years of biological (e.g., macroinvertebrate) sample collection experience
  • Mechanical capabilities to operate and care for field equipment, including analytical instrumentation
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience working at Federal facilities

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.comand we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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