Local recruitment: Entry-Level Water Resilience & Environmental Outreach Consultant


Waltham, MA, USA 🇺🇸

Arlington, VA, USA 🇺🇸


Who We Are

At Cadmus, we recognize that solving the world’s most challenging problems can’t be accomplished alone or with cookie-cutter solutions. That’s why we look for team players and problem solvers who are driven to use their unique perspectives and intellectual curiosity to help deliver breakthrough solutions that achieve transformative goals. On the Cadmus team, you’ll collaborate with leading experts to help our clients across the globe.

Cadmus’ mission is to deploy industry-leading expertise to help our clients achieve extraordinary results that strengthen society and the natural world. We offer competitive compensation, outstanding health care and retirement benefits, a vibrant and collaborative work environment, and opportunities for professional growth. We are committed to advancing diversity and fostering a culture of equity in the workplace and across society, and we strive to maintain an inclusive environment where all employees feel connected, respected, and valued.

Join Cadmus. Let’s solve the world’s most challenging problems together.


What You’ll Be Doing

A successful candidate will provide entry-level research, outreach, training, and communications support for Cadmus’ U.S. Public Division/Water Team and will support contracts with EPA and other government clients. This position will provide support to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other government clients in the areas of drinking water and water quality, specifically topics related to environmental justice, public health, climate change, water utility sustainability, and developing training materials for of drinking water operators and drinking water state program staff. This position requires someone who is highly motivated to perform and learn, able to work collaboratively and independently, detail-oriented, comfortable speaking in public, and able to manage assigned tasks and projects from start to finish with input from supervisors. Candidates should also possess exceptional research, oral and written communication, design, and analytical skills, enabling them to support Cadmus’ mission to successfully meet clients’ needs. Candidate must be comfortable performing tasks independently and learning new software with limited supervision. Candidates must have a professional demeanor and will have distinguished themselves with academic and professional excellence and a clearly demonstrated work ethic.


  • Conduct research and synthesize information about drinking water regulations, public health, water sector climate adaptation options, water utility financing, or topics to support policy initiatives.
  • Write or edit guidance documents, reports, case studies, presentations, and other documents directed to specific audiences (e.g., underserved and/or disadvantaged communities).
  • Provide communications, training, and outreach support:
    • Develop outreach and communication products, including fact-sheets and interactive tools, directed toward specific audiences (e.g., states, tribes, water systems, or the general public).
    • Provide back-end meeting support including coordination, logistics, and note taking.
  • Provide logistical and administrative support for Cadmus project teams.
  • Provide general project support:
    • Ensuring project manager and client satisfaction across multiple projects in a program.
    • Facilitating information sharing and planning across projects and teams.
    • Supporting the efforts of multiple project managers.
    • Providing strategic thinking and problem solving in support of client initiatives.
    • Ensuring all practices are carried out in accordance with internal quality assurance policies.
    • Supporting high-quality client deliverables.
    • Using quantitative and qualitative methods to analyze data and conduct evaluations.
  • Present material internally and assist on external meetings (e.g., webinars and in-person events).
  • Providing quality control support when developing client deliverables.
  • Represent Cadmus and clients at workshops and conferences.


Required Qualifications:

  • BS/BA with coursework in environmental science and policy, public health, social sciences, or other relevant area.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfortable presenting over the phone and to live audiences.
  • Strong organizational abilities.
  • Ability to conduct research, collect secondary data, and analyze data in support of a data-driven analyses.
  • Interest in training, education, and/or outreach and communications and developing aesthetically pleasing materials.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Applied experience with research activities in an academic or professional setting.
  • Experience public speaking.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States as a U.S Perm Resident or U.S. Citizen. 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Classwork or professional experience with EPA regulatory programs, water science, or environmental policy, or environmental justice.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Experience in training, education, and/or outreach and communications.

Additional Information:

Based on eligibility and job status, Cadmus offers an excellent benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, company paid disability and life insurance, 401(k) program, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, voluntary time off (VTO), tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance program, other optional benefits and various bonus programs.

The estimated starting salary for this position is $52,000. The actual salary may be higher and will be determined by several factors, including relevant work experience, education, skills, and market competitiveness.

We value the critical role safety and health protocols contribute to everyone’s success at Cadmus, and work together to align and comply with all federal, state, and local safety and health mandates related to COVID to ensure a safe and valuable work environment.  

Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination. Cadmus is committed to providing a respectful workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation (including gender identity and/or expression), national origin, military and veteran status, physical and mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Learn more about Cadmus by visiting our website at:  http://www.cadmusgroup.com





IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development