Parsons Corporation Associate Scientist in Syracuse, New York

Associate Scientist


Syracuse, New York, United States

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Parsons is committed to environmental sustainability, conservation, and restoration. That’s why we’ve been providing environmental solutions since long before most people were concerned with sustainability and protecting our natural resources. Through years of experience, we’ve assembled industry-leading technical expertise and developed strong relationships with government agencies and commercial customers to provide integrated solutions that protect people’s health and the environment.

Parsons, is seeking an Associate Scientist with a focus on environmental science and biology to join our team in Syracuse, NY.In this role you will be involved in a variety of field and office tasks across several projects.This position requires excellent communication skills and sharp attention to detail. The successful candidate will be a motivated and results-driven individual with a bias-for-action attitude and strong work ethic.Must be willing to take on new challenges, be adaptable, and able to work effectively within a collaborative and inter-disciplinary team.Willingness to travel to field sites is expected.


  • Assist with collection and processing of biological (fish and invertebrates) samples as well as surface water, sediments and soil samplesyear-round, sometimes in adverse climate and field conditions.

  • Assist in execution of other field work potentially including sampling of groundwater, soils, and soil vapor, and monitoring of wetlands.

  • Evaluate and analyze data

  • Assist in preparation of reports and other technical documents

  • Communication and documentation of daily field operations and project status to managers/other field team members


Bachelor’s degree in geology, environmental science, environmental engineering or an earth sciences field.

0-3 years of professional experience

Strong knowledge of aquatic resource

Background experience using GIS is desired;

Possess excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills;

Strong organization and time management skills

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/LGBT.

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

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.