ESI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer.

Project Scientist

Environmental Services, Inc. (ESI) is currently seeking a Project Scientist to support ESI staff with technical tasks as an integral part of completing contracted work; responsible for coordinating directly with industry peers and agency personnel; financial responsibility to complete assigned tasks within budget; and works with other scientists, technicians, and administrative staff in a team based setting.  Project Scientists complete technical tasks on projects, which may include internal coordination, agency coordination, meeting task budget goals, and the oversight and responsibility for all task-related items. Field experience is required, with significant emphasis placed upon wetland delineation skills.  Ability to navigate in the woods is a must as well as the desire to work in the outdoors.  The position will be based out of our Savannah, GA office.  This position is full-time.  Work would take place during normal business hours (Monday-Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm).

ESI is a woman-owned small business enterprise specializing in environmental matters.  The firm has been in business for 33 years with its headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida.  ESI provides quality responsive services in a variety of disciplines including wetlands, protected species, mitigation services, cultural resource assessments, soil science investigations, environmental contamination, stream restoration, forest management and agricultural services, greenhouse gas qualification, carbon offsets and sustainability.  Through our commitment to quality, responsiveness and diversity, ESI is a leading environmental consulting firm regionally and internationally.

Essential Job Duties

  • Working knowledge of local, state, and federal permitting regulations
    • Includes, but not limited to: wetlands, mitigation, listed species, docks, and wildlife
  • Working knowledge of wetland delineation concepts
  • Ability to complete a basic wildlife/listed species assessment
  • Working knowledge of project design, analysis, and reporting
  • Competency to write effectively for scientists, non-scientist peers, and the general public
  • Basic knowledge and field identification of plant species used for delineation
  • Basic knowledge and field identification of animal species used for wildlife/listed species surveys
  • Technical writing proficiency
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Familiarity with GIS, GPS, CAD


Education, Experience, Certification, Registrations or Licensure

  • Bachelor’s degree; or
  • Two years of experience in appropriate field of work


Physical Requirements

  • Must be willing to work in outdoor setting and (on occasion) in extreme environments (e.g. heat, cold, etc.)
  • Must be willing to work in hazardous conditions and execute appropriate safety protocols (e.g. insects, poisonous plants, rough terrain, etc.)
  • Work will require occasional weekend and/or evening work
  • Must be able to travel as needed, including out-of-town stays

Candidate must pass a background check and a drug test.  If you meet the qualifications, please send resume to

ESI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer.


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