Environmental Scientist

Clearance Level
Duluth, Minnesota
Key Skills For Success

Data Abstracting

Data Quality Assurance

Oral Communications



REQ#: RQ143070
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description


Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Scientist supporting GDITs SMAVCS3 contract with the US EPA. Key SMAVCS3 consumers include EPA Office of Research and Development’s (ORD) Chemical Safety for Sustainability program, Office of Pesticides, Office of Water, and Office of Pollutants and Toxicants risk assessment programs.

GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Scientist you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Scientist joining our team in support of the SMAVCS3 contract with the US EPA in Duluth, MN.

● This position provides an excellent opportunity to showcase and expand your experience compiling and curating existing ecotoxicology data with special emphasis on understanding experimental design and the application/ interpretation of statistical concepts.

● Our interdisciplinary team works together to identify and acquire applicable ecotoxicology literature, to curate these publications for data extraction and to post the data for use on EPA’s ECOTOX Knowledgebase website.


● The primary responsibility, under general supervision of the project leader, is to curate ecotoxicology data for inclusion in the ECOTOXicology Knowledge Base (ECOTOX KB).

● Education: MS degree in the fields of ecotoxicology, biology, chemistry, or related fields.

● Required Experience: 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience in the fields of ecotoxicology, biology, chemistry, or related fields.

● Required Technical Skills:

  • Experience analyzing environmental toxicology data including experimental design and the application/ interpretation of statistical concepts.
  • Familiarity with peer reviewed journal article and technical report formats.
  • Experience developing presentation materials, technical documentation, Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of common software applications, including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe; general skills in learning and basic use of a wide range of software including but not limited to bibliographic, data entry and quality assurance, statistical analysis, and data plotting software.

● Security Clearance Level: None
● Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, interpret and apply guidelines, standard operating procedures, methodologies.
  • Experience synthesizing, interpreting, and communicating scientific information.
  • Ability to provide technical expertise to team members and users to help resolve project-related problems.
  • Experience analyzing environmental toxicology data including experimental design and the application/ interpretation of statistical concepts.

● Preferred Skills:

  • Quick to learn new skill sets and ability to happily re-prioritize your projects at the drop of a hat.
  • Detail-oriented with a positive, solution-oriented attitude.
  • Self-starter with the ability to complete individual tasks which contribute to a larger framework.
  • Ability to meet deadlines as required by the position.
  • Experience working with cross functional teams.                                    
  • Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
  • Experience participating in meetings and conference calls.  

● Location: Remote
● US Citizenship Required

● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.