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Desire a Challenging Position as Senior Environmental Scientist with a focus to identify and abate or eliminate sources of pollutants that affect people, wildlife, and their environments.
A highly Gifted and enthusiastic Environmental Scientist with enormous experience in the conduct os research to identify and abate or eliminate sources of pollutants that affect people, wildlife, and their environments. Proven expertise in analyzing and reporting measurements and observations of air, water, soil, and other sources and making recommendations on how best to clean and preserve the environment, with perfect understanding of the issues involved in protecting the environment - degradation, conservation, recycling, and replenishment.
Summary of Qualifications
Over 12 years of Solid Experience in environmental research, analyses, and protection.
Remarkable ability to organize, synthesize, and analyze water quality data, remediation site data, hydrogeologic information and other scientific issues related to each case.
Deep knowledge of legal terminology, legal documents, legal processes and legal strategy relating to complex litigation matters.
Solid experience in the use of litigation support software, particularly Summation, to organize and categorize documents is a plus but not required; willingness and ability to understand and use databases effectively.
Solid knowledge and application of geographic information systems, such as Arc View.
Proficiency in the use of the MS Office Suite of software (Word, Outlook, and Excel).
Excellent analytical skills.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. This includes the ability to explain complex scientific material and concepts to individuals and groups with varying levels of understanding.
Ability to work effectively within a team environment and to work proactively.
Strong time management skills and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
Uncommon ability to coordinate multiple complex tasks and projects concurrently.
Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and attention to detail.
Cousins Inc., Stony Point, NY 2000 - Present Environmental Specialist
Conduct literature searches using libraries and on-line sources to identify, locate and evaluate published materials.
Increase senior staff's effectiveness by reviewing publications and other information resources for material relevant to program activities and objectives.
Develop, maintain, and analyze databases.
Assist senior staff to prepare information to respond to inquiries from agencies, environmental groups, the press, and others.
Cultivate relationships with information sources at public agencies, environmental groups, and industry organizations.
Coordinate with senior, administrative and development staff on advocacy efforts.
Research and help write and review technical reports.
Produce spreadsheets, charts and graphs for reports, testimony, and presentations.
Attend and report on public meetings and workshops.
Apply excellent organizational, communication, and planning skills in preparing correspondence and reports, responding to requests for information, and helping to coordinate activities among staff members.
Manage the use of the Action Network, including assistance in preparing written material and overseeing the implementation and follow-up.
Assist the media and communications staff to promote project work with reporters and influence leaders, and through a variety of outlets such as the Insider, newsletter, annual report and website.
Work with internet communications staff to maintain up-to-date information on websites.
Help build public support for sustainable fisheries and protection of coastal resources by contributing to Earth Day events and other activities to engage potential partners and activists.
Assist in the development and production of project materials such as videos, case studies, briefing books, brochures, reports, testimony, speeches, power point and other visual presentations, including assistance in design, writing, editing, and reproduction.
Alpes Inc., Stony Point, NY 1995 - 2000 Associate Environmental Scientist
Participated in soil and ground water sampling programs, construction and other field quality control.
Developed and wrote statements of work, work plans, and reports.
Prepared cost estimates, performed technical tasks and assisted with the execution of field programs under the supervision of a project manager.
Worked to conserve New York's biodiversity by using Alpes' Program's databases and GIS to respond to requests for information from consulting firms, project applicants, local governments, state and federal agencies, private organizations, and the general public.
Screened proposed projects for potential impacts on rare animals, rare plants, and significant ecological communities.
Assisted requestors in interpreting and applying responses.
Developed tools and procedures to support the environmental review activities of the Alpes' Program.
Coordinated the environment review activities of other Heritage staff, and served as the liaison with NYS DEC regarding environmental review activities.
Prepared GIS data for distribution to partners, and worked as part of project teams in mapping and processing database records, and in the creation of maps, database reports and other products for inventory projects and contracts.
Alpes Inc., Stony Point, NY 1993 - 1995 Junior Environmental Scientist
Performed asbestos and lead investigations and monitoring removal projects.
Performed industrial hygiene sampling, indoor air quality investigations, and Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments.
Collected, organized and analyzed information regarding leaking underground storage tank remediation sites and public and private wells, as well as hydrogeologic characteristics.
Organized and analyzed water quality data.
Education and Professional Certification
New York University, NY
MS Environmental Science (1995)
New York University, NY
Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Sciences (1992)
Computer Skills: Windows, WordPerfect, PowerPoint, Word, Westlaw, Lexis-Nexus, Lotus Notes and Excel