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Job Title: Aquatic Toxicologist
Job ID: CK3875
Location: Sacramento, CA
Industry: Engineering
Job Type: full-time

Highly regarded multi-disciplinary consulting firm of engineers and scientists that provides water and power resource engineering and environmental services has an opportunity for an Aquatic Toxicologist to join them in their Sacramento, CA area office.  We are recruiting for a highly qualified, industrious, and motivated individual to work on various projects involving monitoring and assessment of surface water and Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) effluent quality, assessments of effects of WWTP discharges on receiving water quality and beneficial uses, and development of site-specific water quality criteria/objectives.  We offer flexible working hours and an excellent salary/benefits package.


Duties will include performing quantitative and qualitative water quality impacts assessments, reviewing and interpreting bioassay testing reports, directing Toxicity Reduction Evaluations (TREs) and related technical analyses. In addition, successful candidate will provide project management support, develop and implement wastewater treatment plant and stormwater effluent and receiving water monitoring studies, supervise field staff, and write and review technical reports and EIR/EIS water qulaity chapters.


The successful candidate shall, at a minimum, possess the following qualifications and skills:


  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong analytical skills, including experience and expertise with spreadsheet, statistical software packages, modeling;
  • 3-5 years work experience with a Consulting Firm;
  • New graduates with Ph.D in Toxicology will also be considered;
  • Clear understanding of California laws, regulations, and policies used by the State Water Resource Control Board and the 9 Regional Water Quality Control Boards to regulate water quality in the State
  • Understanding of experimental design and statistical analyses, particularly as they relate to water quality monitoring and related investigations.
  • M.S. Environmental Engineering or Chemistry or Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology


    Familiarity with CEQA/NEPA, state and federal Endangered Species Acts, rapid bioassessment protocols, and expertise in the area of aquatic ecology is highly desirable, but not required.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Contact: Cynthia Keck, Principal Resource Group
313 Railroad Avenue
Ste. 203
Nevada City
CA, 95959
Tel: (530) 470-2986
Date Posted: 7/2/2018
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