1100 Jadwin Ave.
Suite 250
Richland, WA 99352


Freestone is committed to hiring talented, energetic, and well-qualified staff from a variety of scientific backgrounds. We accept resumes and applications year-round.

A multi-discipline small business consulting firm, Freestone Environmental comprises an academically diverse work force. Our core team of scientists and engineers showcase our capabilities in every project. We foster the professional development of our employees through collaboration in challenging project work, training, and mentorship by senior staff and management.

Interested in Joining Our Team?

Review our active postings below. To apply, please submit your resume, Freestone application form, contact information for three (3) references, and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to: jobs@gofreestone.com with the job posting title in the subject line.

Current Openings

Entry Level Geologist - Richland, WA

Posted 9/25/2018

Freestone Environmental Services, Inc., (www.gofreestone.com) a multi-disciplinary consulting firm headquartered in Richland, Washington, is seeking an entry-level geologist to support regulatory field investigations.

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: Please submit your resume, a completed application (found at: http://www.gofreestone.com/careers/), a writing sample, salary requirements, three (3) references, and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to: jobs@gofreestone.com with the following subject line: Entry Level Geologist

    Freestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran Friendly.

    Freestone Environmental Services, Inc. (www.gofreestone.com) a multi-disciplinary consulting firm, is currently seeking to hire a part-time employee that is interested in marine fisheries to serve as a Fisheries Biosampling Technician, supporting the Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division’s (FRMD), Insular Fisheries Monitoring Program (IFMP) within the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

    PIFSC administers scientific research and monitoring programs that support the domestic and international conservation and management of living marine resources. PIFSC is aiding the Pacific Island Region territories in improving fisheries dependent monitoring programs. The objective of this fisheries monitoring work will be to develop better information on landings and size composition by gear and species, and to collect samples for use in determining age, size-at-maturity, fecundity, and spawning seasonality. All this will provide a better foundation for inputs to stock assessments for sustainable fisheries management.

    This is a part-time position.

    Job Duties:
  • Conduct census sampling of commercial, local, non-pelagic catches with the aid of staff from the commercial fisheries market;
  • Collect data from the fishermen, if available, including fishing date, location, number of fishermen, gear types and number of gear, and hours fished;
  • Record data from each catch including species identification, fork length, weight and any relevant notes on condition;
  • Collect biological samples, including but not limited to otoliths, gonads, fin clips, and muscle tissues;
  • Record data from each fish, and ensure samples are properly stored, preserved and labeled
  • Ensure that all collected samples are sent to the PIFSC and/or PIFSC designee;
  • Perform data management and archiving activities (e.g. ensure all data related to the census sampling and biological sample collection are entered into the Bio-Sampling database provided by PIFSC and data quality management steps are taken to ensure accuracy;
  • Participate, as necessary, in meetings or training activities, which may include DAWR boat-based and shore-based creel survey staff;
  • Maintain regular and consistent communication with government, fishing industry and/or market contacts; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Required Qualifications:
  • High school graduate or GED.
  • Prior experience in fish sampling, including extracting otoliths and gonads, and making morphometric measurements or related work is also desirable, but can be learned on the job.
  • Proven ability to identify fish species in the relevant area.
  • Familiarity with fisheries and the fishing industry in the local area.
  • Basic computer proficiency for report generation.

  • 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: Fisheries Biosampling Technician.

    Freestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran Friendly.

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