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Position: Florida and Caribbean Regional, Marine Debris Coordinator- St. Petersburg, FL

 Freestone Environmental Services, Inc. (www.gofreestone.com) a multi?disciplinary consulting firm, is currently seeking to hire a talented individual to serve as a Florida and Caribbean Regional Marine Debris Coordinator for the Office of Response and Restoration (ORR). 

This individual will work with NOAA’s Marine Debris Program (MDP) (www.marinedebris.noaa.gov), which is located in NOAA’s Silver Spring, Maryland offices. The Florida and Caribbean Regional Marine Debris Coordinator position will be located in St. Petersburg, FL. ORR (www.response.restoration.noaa.gov) is a program office in the National Ocean Service that responds to threats in order to protect and restore coastal resources. To do this, ORR provides interdisciplinary scientific response to releases of oil, chemicals, contaminants, and marine debris as well as protects and restores NOAA trust resources.

 Core Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and/or provide support to marine debris related projects, activities, and actions in Florida and the Caribbean (Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands).
  • Participate in meetings, workshops and media events related to marine debris efforts in the region.
  • Provide expertise and oversight for MDP?funded projects and support the planning and implementation of regional marine debris action plans.
  • Provide support and coordination for large scale marine debris events in Florida and the Caribbean resulting from tropical storms, hurricanes, or flooding.
  • Coordinate with federal and state partners in the region on marine debris issues.
  • Work closely with the fishing industry and education community on marine debris prevention.
  • Identify opportunities and participate in outreach and educational events with the public, school groups and industry partners focused on the prevention of marine debris.
  • Participate in Congressional briefings in the region related to marine debris.
  • Coordinate with the academic community in the region on marine debris research.

Qualifications:

  •  Master’s in biology or environmental science or a related field. If the candidate does not have a Master’s, then an undergraduate degree in biology or environmental science or related field with significant work experience and understanding of marine debris issues.
  • Strong verbal and writing skills, and strong computer and analytical skills.
  • Self?motivated, energetic, strategic thinker.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams.
  • Experience working on and leading interdisciplinary teams.
  • Spanish language proficiency is preferred.
  • Experience working in the Florida and the Caribbean region through collaborative partnerships is preferred.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume, the contact information for three (3) references, Freestone application form (http://www.gofreestone.com/careers), and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to: jobs@gofreestone.com with the following subject line:

NOAA

MDP Reg Coordinator.

Freestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran Friendly.

Posted Dec. 5, 2016 | Job listing | Contact jobs@gofreestone.com for more information | Download application

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Administrative Assistant- Silver Spring, MD
Junior to Mid-Level Scientist - Richland, WA 
Junior to Senior Level Regulatory Document Support - Richland, WA 
Project Geologist - Richland, WA

Florida and Caribbean Regional, Marine Debris Coordinator- St. Petersburg, FL

Posted Oct. 5, 2016 | Job listing | Contact jobs@gofreestone.com for more information | Download application

Position: Administrative Assistant- Silver Spring, MD

Freestone Environmental Services, Inc. (www.gofreestone.com) a multi-disciplinary consulting firm, is currently seeking to hire a talented individual to serve as an Administrative Assistant supporting the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R – www.response.restoration.noaa.gov).

This position will be located in Silver Spring, MD. OR&R is a program office in the National Ocean Service that responds to threats in order to protect and restore coastal resources. To do this OR&R provides interdisciplinary scientific response to releases of oil, chemicals, and contaminants, protects and restores NOAA trust resources.

 The Administrative Assistant will manage the administrative functions of operating an efficient and effective office.

 Job Duties:

  • Process Time and Attendance (T&A) Reports utilizing the WebTA system.
  • Coordinating calendars and materials for meetings.
  • Provide phone coverage and visitor reception.
  • Responsible for mail and fax distribution and processing of shipment requests.
  • Order office supplies and maintain front office environment.
  • Assist with human resource needs.
  • Assist with controlled correspondence.
  • Assist with Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
  • Assist with posting of Federal Register notices.
  • Coordinate development of conference packages for management approval.
  • Process travel arrangements utilizing the Integrated Travel Manager (ITM) system.
  • Provide specialized support for specific projects, events, and activities on an as needed basis.

Job Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills both oral and written.
  • Prior Front Office/Reception experience.
  • Experience with shared electronic calendars.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Proficiency with electronic office equipment and software, including e-mail, internet, word processing, spreadsheets, and data bases.
  • Knowledge of Federal Travel Regulations and ITM is a plus.
  • Familiarity with NOAA policies, procedures and systems for time and attendance, travel management, financial tracking, etc. is highly desirable.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume, the contact information for three (3) references, Freestone application form

(http://www.gofreestone.com/careers), and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the

requirements of the position to: jobs@gofreestone.com with the following subject line: NOAA

Admin Assistant.

Freestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran Friendly.

Posted Oct. 5, 2016 | Job listing | Contact jobs@gofreestone.com for more information | Download application

Position: Junior to Mid-Level Scientist - Richland, WA

Freestone Environmental Services, Inc., a multi-discipline environmental consulting firm headquartered in Richland, Washington, is seeking a junior to mid-level scientist to assist with ongoing research and development of its state-of-the-art hexavalent chromium sensor technology.


Description:  The successful candidate will assist the principal investigator with various laboratory and field activities related to the development, testing, and deployment of its integrated sensor system.  The sensor system is comprised of a groundwater sensor, telemetry equipment, remote data server, and a solar power source.  The work is multi-disciplinary and includes geochemistry, hydrogeology, physics, mechanical and optical design, and electrical engineering. Approximately 75% of the work will be performed in Freestone’s laboratory located in Richland, Washington. The majority of field work will occur on the Hanford site near Richland, Washington, but may involve other locations.

The position is funded under a two-year grant, upon which time the position may be terminated.  Other work opportunities exist within the company such as technical writing, development of technical graphics, and data management. Those that demonstrate other skills may be hired for work beyond the grant period.


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum B.S. in Physical Chemistry, Hydrogeology, or related science or engineering discipline
  • Motivated self-starter and detail-oriented
  • Able to work unsupervised and complete schedule driven tasks
  • Available to work in Richland, Washington

Preferences:

  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Familiarity with spectrophotometric technology and optical properties
  • Ability to problem-solve mechanical, electrical, and optic equipment issues from collected data analyzed using Microsoft Excel
  • Basic understanding of hydrogeologic properties
  • Groundwater sampling and testing experience

To Apply:

Interested candidates should e-mail a resume, a cover letter, and completed application (downloadable from our website www.gofreestone.com) to jobs@gofreestone.com, with the following subject heading: Junior to Mid-Level Scientist Position. 


Freestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted June 30, 2016 | Job listing | Contact jobs@gofreestone.com for more information | Download application

Position: Junior-to Senior-Level Regulatory Document Support - Richland, WA

Freestone Environmental Services, Inc., a multi-discipline environmental consulting firm headquartered in Richland, Washington, is seeking junior to senior level professionals with experience preparing Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) planning documents.

Description:  The successful candidates will participate in collaborative projects involving the planning for decommissioning of historical process facilities and waste sites.  Example documents to be prepared include Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analyses, Action Memorandums, Removal/Remedial Action Work Plans, Remedial Investigations/Feasibility Studies, RCRA Facility Investigations/Corrective Measures Studies, Sampling and Analysis Plans, Data Quality Objectives, and Closure Plans.  Example work activities include research historical data or documents, review or analyze data and information, prepare reports and presentations, draft and finalize documents, participate in meetings or workshops.

Required Qualifications:

·  Candidates shall possess a minimum bachelors or master’s degree in chemistry, environmental science, geology, or a related engineering discipline.

·  Relevant project experience (prefer consulting experience)

·  Strong technical writing skills

·  Motivated self-starter and detail-oriented

·  Able to work on multiple projects and maintain quality and timeliness of product

·  Available to relocate and work in Richland, Washington

To Apply:

Interested candidates should e-mail a resume, a cover letter, and completed application (downloadable from our website www.gofreestone.com) to jobs@gofreestone.com, with the following subject heading: Regulatory Document Support Position. 

Freestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted June 22, 2016 | Job listing | Contact jobs@gofreestone.com for more information | Download application

Position: Project Geologist - Richland, WA

Freestone Environmental Services, Inc., a multi-discipline environmental consulting firm headquartered in Richland, Washington, is seeking a geologist for immediate employment to support regulatory field investigations.


Description:  The successful candidate will participate in project work at various locations on the Hanford Site near Richland, Washington.  Project work will involve hydrogeologic investigations, monitoring well installation, environmental sampling, aquifer testing and analysis, and report preparation. The emphasis for this position is field work combined with in-office data analysis and report preparation.  The position will involve:

  • Oversight of drilling and well installation
  • Participation in multimedia sampling programs
  • Evaluation and interpretation of environmental and geologic data
  • CERCLA and RCRA regulatory support
  • Maintaining environmental databases
  • Technical report preparation

Required Qualifications:

  • One to three years relevant project experience (prefer consulting experience)
  • Motivated self-starter and detail-oriented
  • Able to work outside in extreme weather conditions
  • Available to relocate and work in Richland, WA

Preferences:

  • One year of Hanford field geology experience
  • M.S. Geology/Hydrogeology
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER
  • Strong technical writing skills

To Apply:

Interested candidates should e-mail a resume, a cover letter, and completed application (downloadable from our website www.gofreestone.com) to jobs@gofreestone.com, with the following subject heading: Project Geologist Position. 

Posted March 3, 2016 | Job listing | Contact jobs@gofreestone.com for more information | Download application

Freestone Environmental Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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