Natural Resource Scientist 3 Posted Oct 23
Washington State Department of Ecology , Richland, WA
The Nuclear Waste Program (NWP) program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Natural Resource Scientist 3 position. This position is located in our Richland Field Office (RFO) in Richland, WA.

The Natural Resource Scientist 3 position completes research projects and reports that contribute to injury assessment, by contributing to resource restoration plans, and by overseeing field work in assessment or restoration.

We are looking for a scientifically-oriented individual who is comfortable working independently on both short-term assignments (1-2 weeks) and longer term projects (6 – 18 months). Ideally they would have past experience with Hanford environmental databases (e.g., HEIS) and should be proficient and finding, downloading, and organizing data sets in Excel and Access. Applicants should be able to graphically display the data sets that they develop or are assigned to evaluate and should be able to understand: toxicological information; chemical analyses of soil, water and biota; and biological data (e.g., geographic plots of species occurrence).

The Nuclear Waste Program's (NWP) mission is to lead the effective and efficient cleanup of the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site, ensure sound management of mixed hazardous wastes in Washington, and protect the state's air, water, and land at and adjacent to the Hanford site.

Please note this is a project position that is scheduled to end on September 30, 2024.

This position will remain open until filled. The initial screening will be on November 4, 2019. In order to be considered for the initial screening, please submit an application on or before November 3, 2019. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

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