Intermediate Environmental Scientist

Toronto Office

Palmer is seeking to hire an Intermediate Environmental Scientist to support our Toronto office on due diligence projects across Ontario.

We are seeking a qualified candidate to join our growing team of professionals that include terrestrial and aquatic ecologists, geomorphologists, hydrogeologists, environmental scientists, and geotechnical engineers to work in a dynamic and collaborative work environment on multi-disciplinary projects.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
– Conduct, manage, and coordinate Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, Site remediation, monitoring programs, and peer reviews
– Conduct field investigations in an accurate and well organized manner
– Oversee drilling activities and collecting soil and/or groundwater samples
– Review and interpreting laboratory analytical results
– Compile reports, tables, borehole logs, cross-sections, and figures
– Ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and applicable Regulations, Standards, and Guidelines
– Collaborate with technical leads on the development of proposals for projects
– Manage budgets, schedules, costing, and changes to ensure projects are delivered on target
– Work on multiple projects, to support execution of scope/budget/schedule to meet client expectations
– Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with the project team
– Liaise with clients, regulators, and subcontractors.


– Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Geology, or related field
– Eligibility to obtain a P.Eng or P.Geo designation
– 5-7 years’ experience in the consulting industry or relevant industry
– Ability to manage a variety of projects concurrently while meeting challenging deadlines
– Strong technical writing, organization, and planning skills
– Detail-oriented and can work both independently and as part of a team
– Previous project coordination/management experience would be preferred
– Excellent communication skills and experience working with multi-disciplinary teams to solve problems in a timely manner.

Work Location:
This position will be based out of Palmer’s Toronto office and includes frequent travel across southern Ontario for field work at various project sites. Flexible work location with an opportunity to work from the office, home, or both! All candidates must have a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle.

Application Instructions:
Please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. We thank all those who apply, but only applicants that are shortlisted will be contacted.

At Palmer, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equitable employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our team is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain talented people from a diverse candidate pool. If you are a member of an underrepresented group, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application.

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