Kimley-Horn Environmental Scientist (Columbia, SC) in Columbia, South Carolina

Kimley-Horn is looking for an environmental scientist to join our Columbia, SC office. The qualified candidate will have knowledge of biological sciences, natural resource regulations, water quality regulatory programs, wetlands identification including knowledge of botany and soil science and experience or classwork in ecology, geology, water resources, geographic information systems and environmental science.


  • Have or in process of receiving by summer 2019, a BS or MS in Environmental Science, Botany, Biology, Ecology, or comparable Natural Resources degree.

  • 0 to 5 years of relevant experience

  • Strong technical writing skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong plant ID skills

  • Desire to work in both an office environment and in the field

  • Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Ability to work independently and on a team

  • Flexibility to travel to other offices and cities for projects as needed

  • Valid drivers license required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Field experience

  • Applicable internship experience

  • Experience writing technical reports

  • GIS, Word, Excel

  • Microstation (preferred but not required)

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.