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Toxicologist / Risk Assessment Scientist
Geosyntec Consultants, Inc in the Boca Raton, Georgia
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Date Posted November 04, 2017
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Looking for a place to take your career to the next level? A place where you can work with recognized professionals who are solving tough environmental problems? Geosyntec is the place for you! We’re looking for a toxicologist or risk assessment scientist to join us in the Southeastern U.S. (Kennesaw, GA or Tampa, FL) to work on diverse assessment and regulatory/applied toxicology projects. Our projects include multi‑media risk assessments, product safety and regulatory compliance, and litigation support for toxic tort, workers’ compensation, and product liability cases. Our ideal candidate would have between two and five years of experience on these types of projects, but we’re open to candidates with up to ten years of experience, particularly those with significant experience working with attorneys.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting www.geosyntec.com.


Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals as you move to the next stage of your career? Some of the key responsibilities for this Toxicologist/Risk Assessment Scientist position include:

  • Environmental statistics and contaminant fate & transport evaluations;

  • Conducting literature searches and critical review/interpretation of toxicological studies and reports;

  • Conducting data analysis, including preparing maps, tables, and figures;

  • Fieldwork such as soil, groundwater, or vapor intrusion/indoor air sampling; and

  • Preparing technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, and proposals.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec’s culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will help integrate you into Geosyntec’s culture as you advance to this next stage of your career. Based on your current level of experience, you may be asked to take on task-level or project management responsibilities, along with business development, staff management, and mentoring tasks. Here are some other things you should know about this position:

  • Training: This position requires OSHA health and safety, first aid, CPR training and medical monitoring, all paid for by Geosyntec. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.

  • Some fieldwork and overnight travel will be necessary.

Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual’s own performance and initiative.


  • BS in toxicology, public health, or related health science discipline.  [required]

  • Advanced degree (MS, MPH, PhD) in toxicology, public health, or related health science discipline. [preferred]

  • Course work specifically related to toxicology, hazardous waste regulations, and chemical fate & transport in the environment. [preferred]

  • Approximately 2 to 5 years of work experience in an environmental consulting or regulatory environment. [preferred]

  • Working knowledge of relevant federal regulations, especially CERCLA and RCRA. [preferred]

  • Experience working on demanding, sophisticated, and legally sensitive projects. [preferred]

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Access, ProUCL, and the IEUBK Model. [preferred]

  • Current OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training and refreshers. [preferred]

  • Valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. [required]


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.


Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/employee-benefits.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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