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Parsons Corporation Associate Environmental Scientist in Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

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Job Description:

Associate Environmental Scientist

Ready to put your skills to work on complex environmental projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done and make the world a better place? Parsons is looking for you!


Under close supervision, performs a variety of environmental sampling and analytical tasks by applying basic scientific techniques. The Scientist at this level is in a developmental mode, being trained in the utilization of relevant theories and practices, and gaining exposure to Company procedures. Performs various scientific tasks related to environmental or hazardous waste projects such as field work, sampling, and assisting in report preparation. Some assignments involve the use of computer applications (e.g., spreadsheets, etc.). Willingness to travel and/or relocate to field sites is expected.


Performs various field and office tasks requiring the application of basic scientific principles and fundamental theories.

Reviews and analyzes data collected in environmental sampling programs.

Researches and compiles background data in support of an environmental project.

May assist in permit application development.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Bachelor's Degree in a science curriculum related to the assigned discipline

  • Familiarity with software packages typically associated with the discipline is preferred

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions

  • Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces, bend, kneel and climb

  • Must be able to lift up to at least 50 lbs.

This position requires a Fit for Duty exam as part of the job requirements. Successful completion of this exam(s) will be required post offer acceptance, prior to you being able to continue in the hiring process and onboarding.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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