Job Opening: Staff Environmental Scientist/Engineer. Blankinship & Associates is an environmental consulting firm located in Davis, CA. We focus on serving clients in agriculture and water resources throughout California. Learn more here: https://www.h2osci.com/
Job Duties include:
1.) Review of scientific literature for human health and ecological endpoints, exposure estimation using a variety of USEPA, California and other applicable guidance documents and use of appropriate models to estimate chemical concentration in a variety of environmental media.
2.) Estimate acute and chronic risk and discuss elements of uncertainty.
3.) Collect and interpret of environmental chemistry, toxicology, soils, hydrology, geology, or meteorology data, analysis and preparation of written reports and maps.
A strong background in MS Access and Excel and human and ecological risk assessment is highly desired. An understanding of water quality, production agriculture, entomology, pesticide chemistry is a plus.
Undergraduate or graduate degree in environmental chemistry, environmental toxicology, plant science, ecology, biology, or related discipline with 2-10 years preferred.
Job requirements include a clean Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) record. The position requires strict attention to detail and a willingness and ability to learn and use new skills quickly. An ability to be responsive to client needs and to be able to work within deadlines individually and as a team member is a must.
Salary dependent on training and experience.
Job Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1735360002/
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Filing deadline: February 28, 2020 (must include required documents + supplemental questions listed in the job posting)
Description: Graduate Student Assistant – Scientific Research Support for DTSC’s Safer Consumer Products Program (2 positions, undergrads also considered). Part-time, temporary, non-benefited.
Qualifications: Must be a student studying biochemistry, molecular biology, biological science, chemical engineering, chemistry, environmental science, health science, or natural sciences at one of the schools on the affiliation list, found here: https://www.calinterns.org/wp-content/uploads/Affiliation_List.pdf.
Pay & Hours: $13.00-$22.02 per hour. Students can work 40 hours/week when on break, 20 hours/week during the academic year.
Location: Sacramento (CalEPA HQ building)
Duties and Responsibilities: Collecting, analyzing, and evaluating scientific literature; utilizing databases, models, software tools and other sources of reliable information to research possible alternative chemicals for consumer products. Preparing and presenting findings. Maintaining content of databases. Developing content for public engagement. Performing administrative duties.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience using online research tools. Experience analyzing scientific data and preparing complex technical reports. Familiarity with data science methods (data mining, database programming, information tool development, etc.). Familiarity with systematic review and green chemistry concepts. Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively.