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  • Budget Analyst-Silver Spring, MD
  • Junior to Senior-Level Regulatory Document Support- Richland, WA
  • Junior to Mid- Level Scientist- Richland, WA
  • Project Geologist- Richland, WA

Posted March 21, 2017 | Job listing | Contact jobs@gofreestone.com for more information | Download application

Position: Budget Analyst - Silver Spring, MD

Freestone Environmental Services, Inc. (www.gofreestone.com) a multi-disciplinary consulting firm, seeks a talented individual to serve as a Budget Analyst to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R - www.response.restoration.noaa.gov).  OR&R is a program office that responds to threats in order to protect and restore coastal resources.  To do this OR&R provides scientific response to releases of oil, chemicals, and contaminants; works to reduce, remove and better understand the impacts of marine debris; and protects and restores the nation’s trust natural resources.

The Budget Analyst will be a team member of the Business Services Group division within OR&R.  The Business Services Group provides OR&R with budget and administrative support.  It is a team-oriented and collaborative work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Provide budget tracking and analysis.  This will require the individual to use and enter data into office-specific information systems.
  • Research and query budget data and expense information.
  • Prepare materials for responses to various budgetary questions.
  • Play an integral role in the budget planning process.
  • Provide analysis on pending obligation commitments for grants and contracts and accurately report the information to key personnel. 
  • Prepare reports and supplies fiscal and budgetary data.
  • Analyze and evaluate continual changes in program plans and funding.
  • Develop recommendations for financial and/or budgetary actions.
  • Notify program office/management of trends toward over and under obligation of funds.
  • Recommend ways to improve the utilization of funds.
  • Monitor the execution of funding.
  • Maintain and coordinate project code information.
  • Help create and maintain an office policy and procedures manual. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in business administration or related field.
  • Strong knowledge of the budgetary process and analytical skills.
  • Technical proficiency with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated energetic strategic thinker.
  • Ability to work well individually and cooperatively with a range of individuals.
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously and to shift priorities as needed.
  • Knowledge of Federal Budget Execution and Commerce Business System (CBS) is a plus.
  • Familiarity with NOAA policies, procedures for budget and finance 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 Budget Analyst. 

This position is open until filled; however, to insure consideration, please submit your materials by 3/31/2017. 


Posted March 21, 2017 | 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.

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 Dec. 6, 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.

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 Dec. 6, 2016 | Job listing | Contact jobs@gofreestone.com for more information | Download application

Position: Project Geologist- Richland, WA

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).

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. 

Freestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted Dec. 6, 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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