Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is an environmental science, planning, and design consulting firm committed to the principles of sound science, technical excellence, integrity, and the promotion of outstanding decision making and sustainability. As a 100-percent employee-owned company with offices located in California, Washington, Oregon and Florida, continuing to meet the needs of our clients as well as the strategic aspirations of our employee-owners requires that we look to add the very best professional talent throughout our practices and offices. Specializing in project planning, environmental analysis and assessment, natural and cultural resources management, environmental restoration and design, and regulatory compliance, ESA’s scientists, historians, planners, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking and in-depth analysis to guide successful policy development, project planning, and the creation of enduring multi-objective solutions. Joining ESA means becoming part of a family of environmental professionals for whom every day involves growing your career, learning, creativity, fun, and the satisfaction knowing that you’ve contributed to outstanding iconic projects, improved environmental stewardship, and a more sustainable future for our communities and wild places.
About the Position:
ESA seeks a highly motivated individual who shares an interest in natural resources and environmental planning and has experience in Geographic Information Systems, cartography, and spatial analysis. This position’s main responsibilities include developing high quality map products for print and web-based presentation, data collection and management and geodatabase development. This individual would work closely with our GIS, graphics and design team to provide geospatial services to clients and staff in the Northwest Region. The position is full-time with benefits.
Primary tasks include:
Qualified candidates should have 3-5 years’ relevant experience (may include coursework in GIS, geography, environmental planning, or related studies). Demonstrated high standards for cartographic design, visual communication, and attention to detail are essential. The position requires skills and demonstrated experience with ESRI ArcGIS software including ArcGIS Online and web-based applications. Knowledge of Washington and Oregon natural resource and/or city and county datasets preferred. Experience with QGIS, Mapbox, Python, Tableau, AutoCAD and graphic design software (Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator) is a big plus. The candidate must be an independent, self-directed, problem solver capable of working under tight deadlines and responding to the immediate needs of clients.
ESA is owned entirely by our employees, creating a unique ownership culture rooted in a commitment to do work that matters, technical excellence, outstanding client service, professional development, and life-long learning. ESA’s comprehensive compensation and benefits program reflects our commitment to our employees. Our benefits include: 401(k) Salary Deferral Plan with company match program, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, medical and dental insurance vision care, paid vacation, sick leave, 9 paid holidays, group term life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, commuter/transit incentives, healthcare and daycare Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement assistance, performance bonus plan, and employee referral bonus program.
ESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. (EOE M/V/F/D)