SWCA Environmental Consultants is hiring a
SWCA is seeking a Natural Resources Intern - Avian for 2023 to support both office and field natural resources projects in Portland, Oregon, and neighboring states. The Natural Resources Intern will be based out of our Portland Oregon office. Established in 1981, SWCA has a long-standing presence in the west and is known for sound science and creative solutions.
The Natural Resources Intern position requires a demonstrated interest in natural sciences, a good attitude, willingness to learn, and good communication skills. The Natural Resources Intern will be a part of team that values individual talents, team collaboration, contributions to local communities in Oregon and finding professional fulfillment by helping to support complex environmental projects. This position is a great opportunity for a Natural Resources Intern to enter and launch a career in environmental sciences supported by leadership focused on the professional development of team members. The position will report into our Natural Resources technical leadership.
This internship will last during the Winter through the Summer of 2023 (January – August 2023). This will be a part - time position (12-20 hours a week).
Please also submit a cover letter to be considered for this role.
Our Vision (the North Star)****: Help drive SWCA to be the best workplace and industry leader in sustainability, bringing sound science and creative solutions to global environmental challenges while maintaining a dedication to employee-ownership.
Core Values**:** We are #OneSWCA and collaborate across all our offices, programs, and disciplines. We are #AlwaysLearning, we #NeverSettle and we #GiveBack. We are 100% employee-owned, and we build our success together. It is imperative for the successful candidate to fit SWCA's unique culture. Do you appreciate sustainability and environmental awareness? Is giving back to your community a priority? SWCA is a team of scientists, planners, technical experts, and corporate services professionals that are committed to our culture.
Purpose**:** Our company purpose is to preserve natural and cultural resources for tomorrow while enabling projects that benefit people today. You are invited to be a part of our success story.
The Natural Resources Intern position is both field and office based. The Intern will support project managers and field leads with a variety of natural resources surveys such as wetland delineations, wildlife surveys, botanical surveys, etc. There will be opportunities for office work, data clean-up, reporting, and other office-oriented tasks to support the Natural Resources team. Field work may occur across Oregon, and other nearby states as needed. The Natural Resources Intern will be expected to hike for extended periods, sometimes with colleagues or solo.
_SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.
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SWCA is committed to salary equity and salary transparency for all its employees. In alignment with this commitment, SWCA posts good faith pay ranges on all its advertised job postings to promote pay equity and transparency.
An employee in this Portland, Oregon office -based position can expect a salary of $17.85/hr. Actual pay within this range may depend on experience, qualifications, geographic location, client requirements where applicable, and other factors permitted by law. Regular-status employees are also eligible for performance bonuses. Candidates are also encouraged to consider SWCA’s Total Rewards package, which includes a competitive Benefits package, forward-thinking workplace flexibility, outstanding corporate culture, award-winning career development, and more.
EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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