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Early Career Environmental Scientist/ Geologist

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Science
  • Tampa

AI generated summary

  • The ideal candidate for this early career environmental scientist/geologist role at WSP should have a bachelor's degree in environmental science, geology or a related field, 0-1 years of relevant experience, internship or leadership experience, proficiency in Microsoft Office, strong technical writing and analytical skills, attention to detail, eligibility to work in the US, a commitment to workplace safety, and a preference for additional certifications such as HAZWOPER, First Aid/CPR, OSHA, MSHA, and stormwater training.
  • The candidate will receive training on assigned tasks, make responsible decisions regarding company resources, and fulfill additional responsibilities as needed for WSP as an early career environmental scientist/geologist.


  • Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Geology or a related degree.
  • 0 to 1 years of relevant post education experience.
  • Prior internship experience, leadership experience, or relevant coursework.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong technical writing, analytical and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with an emphasis on quality work products.
  • The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • 40 Hour HAZWOPER
  • First Aid, CPR, AED
  • OSHA - 30 Hour Construction
  • Florida Phosphate Mine Training Certificate
  • Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Certificate
  • Florida Stormwater, Erosion, and Sedimentation Control Inspector Training


  • Complete training on assigned tasks.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.


What kind of projects will I be involved in as an Early Career Environmental Scientist/ Geologist at WSP?

As an Early Career Environmental Scientist/ Geologist at WSP, you will be involved in projects with our Site Investigation & Remediation Earth & Environment Team in our Tampa, FL office. You will work on projects that meet client objectives and solve environmental challenges.

What are the requirements for this position?

The requirements for this position include a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Geology, Engineering, or a related field. Previous internship or work experience in environmental consulting is preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to work effectively in a team, are also important.

What kind of growth opportunities are available for Early Career Environmental Scientists/ Geologists at WSP?

At WSP, we provide opportunities for professional development and growth. As you gain experience and expertise, you may have the opportunity to take on more responsibilities and work on larger projects. We also offer training and mentorship programs to help you advance in your career.

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