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Environmental Scientist / Toxicologist
J.S. Held Redmond, WA

Environmental Scientist / Toxicologist

J.S. Held
Redmond, WA
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Job Description

The Company 

Are you looking to join an organization that is growing and dynamic? What about a high-energy, collaborative environment that rewards hard work?

J.S. Held is a global consulting firm that combines technical, scientific, financial, and strategic expertise to advise clients seeking to realize value and mitigate risk. Our professionals serve as trusted advisors to organizations facing high stakes matters demanding urgent attention, staunch integrity, proven experience, clear-cut analysis, and an understanding of both tangible and intangible assets.

The firm provides a comprehensive suite of services, products, and data that enable clients to navigate complex, contentious, and often catastrophic situations.


We are currently seeking an environmental scientist/toxicologist in the Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Department. The position will provide the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects and expand horizons.


This early-career environmental scientist/toxicologist will join a collaborative team that supports our human health-based consulting services for a wide range of industrial and commercial clients. The work requires a professional knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of toxicology/risk assessment, exposure assessment, industrial hygiene/exposure science, occupational safety, and a desire to apply multi-disciplinary approaches (e.g., chemistry, biological sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics, and public health) to research projects involving potential effects from exposure to different materials, chemicals, or biological agents.


 Job Responsibilities

  • Apply toxicological principles to address client concerns
  • Conduct research across multiple platforms (with assistance from library staff): PubMed;;;; and non-computer research (e.g., go to library special collections; microfiche; journal browsing)
  • Synthesize research results into expert presentations, publications, reports, and other materials
  • Support large projects involving complex or novel cases
  • Perform as a team member under the direction of a Project Manager
  • Maintain EndNote bibliographic databases
  • Summarize records (e.g., depositions, court documents, sampling results, medical records, employment records, and military records)
  • Collaborate with team members
  • Maintain excellent client relationships

Core Competencies

  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Excellent Analytical, Problem-solving, Organizational, and Time Management Skills
  • Excellent Problem Solving/Critical Thinking Skills
  • Competent in Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Teamwork Oriented

Required Qualifications

M.S. or M.P.H. in Public Health, Epidemiology, Toxicology, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Biochemistry, or related field is required.

Knowledge, training, or education in mathematics, epidemiology, chemistry, biostatistics, and/or risk assessment is preferred.

Physical and Mental Job Qualifications

This is a full-time salaried position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position may require rapid response out of normal business hours and weekend work. Local travel during the business day (e.g., for library research) and some out-of-town travel may be required.

Some of the Benefits We Have Include

J.S. Held understands all our employees are people and sometimes life needs flexibility. We work to always provide an environment that best supports and suits our team’s needs.

  • Our flexible work environment allows employees to work remotely, when needed
  • Flexible Time Off policy
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k Match
  • Commuter Benefit

A reasonable estimate of the salary range for this role is $65,000 - $90,000. Any offered salary range is based on a wide array of factors including but not limited to skillset, experience, training, location, scope of role, management responsibility, etc.


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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EEO and Job Accommodations

We embrace diversity and our commitment to building a team and environment that fosters professional and personal enrichment is unwavering. We are greater when we are equal!

J.S. Held is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request for a reasonable accommodation, please email and include “Applicant Accommodation” within the subject line with your request and contact information.



J.S. Held

Redmond, WA
98052 USA


Energy and Environment

Posted date

22 days ago

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J.S. Held job posting for a Environmental Scientist / Toxicologist in Redmond, WA with a salary of $65,000 to $90,000 Yearly with a map of Redmond location.