NEPA and Natural Resources Specialist

Chantilly, Virginia (Washington, DC Metro Area)
Competitive and based on experience
Apr 07, 2018
May 12, 2018
Engineer, Other
Consulting, Science
Full Time

Eastern Research Group, Inc. (ERG), a well-respected consulting firm providing support to a wide range of federal, state, and commercial clients, is seeking a full-time mid-level scientist to join our team of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) professionals and natural resource management specialists.

Qualified candidates will work within multidisciplinary teams supporting the preparation of NEPA Environmental Assessments (EAs) and Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of planned federal actions and identify appropriate mitigation measures. Additionally, qualified candidates will support a variety of natural resources management efforts, such as developing Integrated Natural Resource Management Plans (INRMPs) for federal properties; developing technical guidance pertaining to horticultural operations and integrated pest management; performing desktop-based research; using GIS to develop maps; performing occasional field studies; and supporting consultations with state and federal natural resources management agencies.

Knowledge and experience in multimedia resource management (e.g., air quality, pollution prevention, hazardous materials sampling and management, soil and groundwater contamination), sustainable development (e.g., LEED certification, energy and water use efficiency, waste minimization, stormwater management) is a plus. Project management experience is preferred, but not required. Candidates must be able to demonstrate exceptional technical writing capabilities, be able to effectively communicate with a variety of stakeholders both orally and in writing, and be able to work efficiently to meet tight deadlines, while providing quality client-ready deliverables.

ERG offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, educational benefits, FSAs, a generous 401k plan, profit sharing, an EAP, paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, and more. For more information about ERG, please visit 

ERG offers multidisciplinary teams with nationally recognized skills in engineering, science, information technology, and communications. We hire people with the best minds, and then provide them with a vibrant and flexible environment in which to develop their careers. Join the ERG team and use your enthusiasm, creativity, and ideas to help us exceed our customers’ expectations. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability. Job ID: CHAAP0407182B11


Candidates should have a BS or MS degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, environmental policy, biology, or a related field and approximately 3 to 8 years of experience. Candidates should also have experience in managing or supporting the preparation of NEPA EAs and/or EISs. Must be able to obtain DoD Secret clearance. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

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