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Staff Environmental GIS Specialist (Entry Level)

ERM Consulting & Engineering, Inc.
Boston, MA 02109
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ERM is seeking an experienced Staff Environmental GIS Specialist to join our growing consulting firm in Boston, MA. As an integral part of the Data Analytics and Visualization Group, the successful candidate will work on a wide range of environmental projects locally, nationally, and internationally. In this role, the candidate will support a variety of ERM's services and clients with any geospatial and data visualization needs. This is a great opportunity to work with ERM's technical experts to implement the latest geographic, remote sensing, mapping, modeling, and visualization techniques.


  • Support the visualization and analysis of spatial data using Esris ArcGIS suite of software (ArcMap, ArcGIS Online, ArcPro). This includes the use of desktop programs and web development.
  • Work with Earthsoft's EQuIS environmental database and data management team
  • Work with internal ERM teams on a variety of projects to support GIS needs.
  • Manage project data from various sources such as municipalities, government agencies, laboratories, field staff, etc.
  • Assist technical staff and managers to promote new and on-going visualization needs.
  • Work with project teams to define database requirements and help develop specifications.
  • Perform multiple tasks within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.
  • Interact and maintain successful relationships with clients, ERM employees, and subcontractors.


  • A minimum of a Bachelors degree in geography, GIS, natural sciences or related field (minor or concentration in geology / hydrogeology preferred)
  • A minimum of one year applied experience using Esris suite of software or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • The individual should have attributes to become a strong consultant (team player, eagerness to learn and grow, self-starter that takes initiative, versatile and has a service mentality).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Excel, Word, and Access, and the integration of spreadsheets, database tables and text files in ArcGIS.
  • Candidates should possess strong oral and written communication skills, keen orientation to detail, an eye for professional presentation, and recognized organizational abilities.
  • Self-motivated, quick learning, curious, resourceful, flexible individuals who have a common-sense approach to conducting business and workload management will be most successful.


  • Experience with Earthsoft's EQuIS data management software or SQL databases
  • Experience or concentration in Geology or Hydrogeology
  • Masters degree in GIS or related field
  • Experience with 3D modeling (EVS/MVS, ArcScene)

Who We Are:

As the worlds leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide. Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business. ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision: By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors. For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers. We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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