Water Modeler

ICF International
Cambridge, MA, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

If you are an experienced Water Modeler, consider joining ICF.  We have a team that provides federal and state government clients with research, analysis, technical assistance, and implementation support to help them address complex policy, management, and regulatory challenges. Our services include economic analyses, risk assessments, environmental modeling, and implementation support.

What you’ll be doing:

You’ll work within an interdisciplinary team conducting applied research and providing consulting services in support of national-level programs focused primarily on addressing a range of environmental and resource management issues, particularly water quality and aquatic ecosystems, but may also work on other policy issues.

You’ll lead analyses for federal government clients. Duties may include analysis and synthesis of scientific literature, development and application of models, statistical methods, and other quantitative analyses to characterize environmental impacts, assess human health and ecological risk, support natural resources damage assessments, and support general environmental policy and program evaluation.

You will have substantial responsibility for performing this work, including formulating, directing, and documenting analyses. In addition, you will have extensive contact with clients and will contribute to expanding our business.

What you need to be a successful candidate for this role:

MA/MS in environmental sciences, engineering, or other relevant discipline, or an equivalent. combination of degree and experience.

Excellent oral communication, writing, and analytical skills are essential.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree or a Ph.D. in environmental sciences, engineering, or a related discipline with an outstanding academic record.

Course work in water resources management, hydrology, and statistics is required.

Course work in systems modeling, environmental risk assessment, and GIS. 

Knowledge of issues of environmental and natural resource regulation and policy, particularly as pertains to programs under the Clean Water Act.  

Preference will be placed on candidates with demonstrated proficiency or prior experience (from research or employment) applying watershed or water quality models and using analysis software such as R or Stata to analyze water quality data.

About ICF ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success.     ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.    ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)   Pay Transparency Statement: For more information, please click here: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf