Environmental Scientists and Engineers

| Arlington, VA, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: $58,000-$85,000 Annually
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ERG is a research and consulting firm that provides a wide range of support to federal, state, and commercial clients. ERG offers multidisciplinary teams with nationally recognized skills in engineering, science, economics, public health, informational technology, and communications. We hire people with the best minds and then provide them with a vibrant and flexible environment in which to develop their careers. The qualified individual must be highly motivated with the skills to prioritize, perform, and communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment. 

We have immediate full-time openings for bright, highly motivated public health scientists, environmental health scientists, industrial hygienists, epidemiologists, or toxicologists to support ongoing projects with state and federal government clients. 

Job Description:

  • Key position responsibilities include assisting with environmental contaminant exposure investigations, analyzing large environmental data sets, assessing human health impacts from environmental and occupational exposures, conducting literature reviews, and writing detailed technical reports. The open positions are affiliated with ERG’s Concord, MA, Arlington, VA, Chantilly, VA, and/or Atlanta, GA, offices. 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • BS, MS, MPH, or Ph.D. degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, environmental health, public health, or related field
  • 0 to 5 years of experience
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA. Candidates selected for interviews will be asked to submit transcripts
  • Strong technical background in topics related to environmental science, environmental contamination, exposure assessment, human health risk assessment, and statistics 
  • Strong quantitative and data management skills are desired, including proficiency in some combination of Excel, R, SAS, STATA, Access, and GIS
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills and attention to detail

ERG offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, educational benefits, FSAs, a generous 401k plan, profit sharing, an EAP, 11-20 paid vacation days per year, 10 paid holidays per year, 56 hours or more of sick leave (based on the state you work in) per year (pro-rated for part-time) and more. The salary range for all positions depends on the years and type of experience.


ERG is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable EEOC and affirmative action regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. As such, successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse and inclusive teams.


Please be aware, the only authentic corporate domain for ERG is https://www.erg.com. ERG may, on occasion, screen applicants via telephone or video interviews via Skype, Teams, GoToMeeting, or another type of video platform. However, any candidate extended a job offer might be asked to meet in person with an ERG employee before providing confidential personal information associated with new employment.


If you’re a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ERG’s online application process as a result of your disability. To request accommodation, please contact Human Resources via email at [email protected] or call (781) 674-7293.


As ERG is a friendly, flexible, inclusive environment and has clients who are committed to making the world a better place, ERGers are incredibly dedicated. We promote and recognize principles of fairness, equity, and social justice in the work we do, the partnerships we foster, and the culture we value both within and outside of our organization.

More Information on ERG
ERG operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Lexington, MA. ERG was founded in 1984. It has 755 total employees. To see all 34 open jobs at ERG, click here.
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