The position will work with other DOF staff performing the following type of activities:

  • Lead fieldwork assignments including but not limited to oversight and documentation of environmental drilling, soil sampling, groundwater sampling, sediment sampling, stormwater sampling, aquifer testing, remedial technology pilot tests, small excavations, remedial system operations, and other assignments.
  • Develop and refine conceptual site models involving complex hydrogeology, geochemistry, and contaminant fate and transport.
  • Design environmental and hydrogeologic field investigations to evaluate groundwater quality, groundwater-surface water interaction, contaminant nature and extent, aquifer properties, and chemical fate and transport.
  • Manage and evaluate data for technical reports that include data visualization such as potentiometric surface maps, geologic and hydrogeologic cross-sections, and contaminant extent maps.
  • Coordinate and/or conduct investigations and related sampling procedures, including permitting.
  • Preparing technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, and proposals in support of projects under oversight from EPA and WA State regulatory agencies.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • MS or BS in Geology or Hydrogeology;
  • 0-5 years of experience desired,
  • Geologist in Training (GIT) preferred
  • Strong work ethic, organizational skills, time management skills, and detail oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication capabilities,
  • Familiarity with appropriate state regulatory programs including appropriate health and safety regulations at level required to perform typical field and office tasks.
  • Ability to assertively direct others in the field such as subcontracted drillers, excavation contractors, utility locators, and others to consistently complete tasks safely and efficiently.
  • Available for typical business day work hours with a normal work week of 40-hours, with flexibility for earlier starting times and later ending times, as well as occasional overnight shifts or travel as necessitated by project-specific requirements.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications.


Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working on MTCA, CERCLA, RCRA, and TSCA projects
  • Current 40 Hour HAZWOPER

The candidate will perform field work in a range of weather conditions and must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record to travel to project sites, as needed. 

Annual Salary Range: $60,000-80,000 An employee’s total compensation package includes annual salary, company-paid (employee and family) medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plan with company contribution of up to 15% of annual additional compensation, company-paid life and short- and long-term disability, paid time off and  holidays, and the potential for an annual discretionary bonus based on company performance.


We offer an opportunity to participate in challenging work in a small private company with a team-oriented environment. For more information, please visit our website at  To apply for this position, please send your resume and letter of interest to:

DOF is an Equal Opportunity Employer