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Available Position: Staff Geologist/Scientist

Posted on May 21, 2018

Staff Geologist/Scientist (New York – Central Long Island)

Position Overview
Our office in Islandia, New York is seeking responsible, self-sufficient, energetic entry-level Geologists/Scientists to work on projects related to the investigation and environmental remediation of industrial and commercial sites. Candidates should be prepared for professional growth into areas such as assessment of remedial alternatives, and management of various investigative and engineering tasks, conceptual plans, and regulatory interaction. The ideal candidate will be motivated to develop and build their personal knowledge and skills to assist with the growth and success of the firm. Excellent teamwork and organizational skills are required. We offer a friendly, professional atmosphere with excellent benefits and a salary commensurate with experience.

Primary Responsibilities

  • 60% to 80% field work during the first two years
  • Support the office project work and collaborate with the Office Manager and staff to service clients and complete projects on time and on budget
  • Assist with site investigation, analysis, and report preparation activities
  • Assist with site remediation system operations and maintenance activities

Tasks Performed

  • Environmental sampling of soil, soil vapor, and groundwater
  • Health and safety monitoring
  • Oversight of remediation and construction subcontractors
  • Review of field data and preparation of data evaluation reports
  • Assist with cost task management as required by the project manager

Job Requirements
Desired Education

  • Bachelor’s required; Master’s preferred
  • Geology, Hydrogeology, Earth Science, or related field

Desired Job Experience

  • 0 – 3 years environmental consulting experience
  • Previous sampling experience
  • Familiarity with drilling and well construction techniques
  • Groundwater modeling experience a plus
  • Knowledge of geologic concepts such as stratigraphy, groundwater flow, and geochemistry
  • Ability to produce quality work on budget and on schedule
  • Strong written and verbal communication with technical writing experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Experience with databases and GIS preferred


  • Valid driver’s license (no DUI/DWIs)
  • OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour training
  • P.G. certification a plus

Roux encourages all of our geologists and hydrogeologists to work toward and obtain a P.G. license. We will fully support their efforts to accomplish this, including helping with gaining the necessary experience, reimbursement of approved expenses, and paid time off to take the exam.

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Roux is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status; and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.