Staff Scientist – Water Resources Team

Stone Environmental Inc.

Location: Montpelier, VT

Type: Full Time

Education: Master's Degree

Experience: 1 - 2 Years

Stone Environmental, Inc. is seeking a talented, detail-oriented individual with a background in the physical sciences for a full-time, staff-level position in our Water Resources Management team. The successful applicant will support a group of engaged professionals working in a variety of programs including applied water resources investigations, environmental monitoring, stream and floodplain restoration, stormwater and phosphorus management planning, and soil-based wastewater treatment.

Job Responsibilities

The person performing this job will be responsible for field data collection; processing, interpreting, and presenting water quality and hydrologic data; maintaining stormwater practice datasets; and preparing high quality technical memoranda and reports.

Applicants must be legally able to work in the United States.

Experience and Education

Master’s degree in a physical science (e.g., hydrology, geology, soil science, environmental science, or related discipline).

One to three years of post-graduate experience in a government, consulting, or scientific position in a relevant field.

Required Skills

To be considered for this position, the following skills are required:

 Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in office and field settings

 Critical thinking, problem solving, and keen attention to detail

 Strong organizational skills

 Strong writing skills

 Ability to manage large environmental and infrastructure datasets

 Intermediate to advanced data processing skills, including R and MS Excel experience

 Strong interest in water resources and in Vermont’s clean water initiatives

Preferred Skills

 Experience with water monitoring instruments is a plus

 Experience in stream geomorphic assessment is a plus

 Experience with post-construction stormwater management practices is a plus

 Experience with soil-based wastewater systems is a plus

 Experience with federal and state water quality regulations is a plus

 Ability to read design plans and complete plan modifications using AutoCAD Civil 3D is a plus.

 Familiarity with ESRI products, including ArcGIS Online, Field Maps, and Survey123 is a plus.

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