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J.S. Held LLC Environmental Scientist / Toxicologist in Redmond, Washington

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. Summary/Objective 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;{target="blank" rel="noopener"};{target="blank" rel="noopener"};{target="_blank" rel="noopener"}; 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