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Careers

Freestone is committed to hiring talented, energetic, and well-qualified staff from a variety of scientific backgrounds. We accept resumes and applications year-round.

A multi-discipline small business consulting firm, Freestone Environmental comprises an academically diverse work force. Our core team of scientists and engineers showcase our capabilities in every project. We foster the professional development of our employees through collaboration in challenging project work, training, and mentorship by senior staff and management.

Interested in Joining Our Team?

Review our active postings below. To apply, please submit your resume, Freestone application form, contact information for three (3) references, and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to: jobs@gofreestone.com with the job posting title in the subject line.





Current Openings





Writer/Editor and Social Media Specialist
NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
Seattle, WA

Posted 8/16/2017

Freestone Environmental Services, Inc., (www.gofreestone.com) a multi-disciplinary consulting firm, seeks a talented individual to serve as a Writer/Editor and Social Media Specialist to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R -- www.response.restoration.noaa.gov). OR&R’s headquarter is in Silver Spring, MD, with additional offices in Seattle, WA and other locations throughout the US. This position will be located in Seattle, WA.

OR&R is a program office in the National Ocean Service (NOS) that responds to pollution threats in order to protect and restore coastal resources. To do this OR&R provides scientific response to releases of oil, chemicals, and contaminants; works to reduce, remove and better understand the impacts of marine debris; and protects and restores the nation’s trust natural resources.

Duties
  • Writer, editor and social media specialist supporting OR&R’s Outreach Team.
  • Manage OR&R blog and social media accounts (currently Facebook, Twitter).
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of government use compliance.
  • Manage and execute OR&R social media and blog calendar.
  • Manage stakeholder newsletter.
  • Support OR&R Outreach and Web Teams on the maintenance of the OR&R Web site, with a specific focus on writing and editing of web content.
  • Support development and implementation of annual OR&R Outreach Strategic Plan.
  • Provide support to OR&R’s Outreach Team and Directorate with writing and editing of outreach and communications products for a variety of audiences, including agency leadership, partner organizations, U.S. Congress and the public.
  • Communicate regularly with OR&R communications and technical staff and NOS communications team.
  • Responsible for assisting with short and long-term special projects as needs arise and as outreach/communications requirements evolve.
  • Recommend and develop creative solutions to achieve OR&R’s outreach and communications goals.
  • Support usability testing for various OR&R Web sites and public tools.
  • Qualifications

    Required

  • Proven writing and editing ability.
  • Accurate proofreading skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, journalism or related field with a minimum of three years’ experience in a writing, editing and communications capacity.
  • Experience in web content management.
  • Experience in web editing and social media (entry and editing).
  • Social media analysis and reporting.
  • Knowledge of web content management systems, e.g., Drupal.
  • Proficiency in basic HTML coding, Google sites, and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Self-motivated, creative and energetic with an ability to work well individually and cooperatively with a range of individuals.
  • Impeccable written and oral communications skills.
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously and to shift priorities as needed.
  • Preferred

  • Experience working for an organization in a marine science or emergency response related field.

  • TO APPLY: Please submit your resume,a writing sample, a completed Freestone application form, (found at: http://www.gofreestone.com/careers/), contact information for three (3) references, and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to: jobs@gofreestone.com with the following subject line: Writer/Editor.

    Freestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran Friendly.



    Northeast Regional Marine Debris Coordinator
    Gloucester, MA

    Posted 9/5/2017

    Freestone Environmental Services, Inc., (www.gofreestone.com) a multi-disciplinary consulting firm, a contractor to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), seeks a Northeast Regional Marine Debris Coordinator for the Office of Response and Restoration (ORR). This individual will work with NOAA’s Marine Debris Program (MDP) (www.marinedebris.noaa.gov). The MDP headquarters’ team is located in NOAA’s Silver Spring, Maryland offices. The Northeast Regional Marine Debris Coordinator will work out of NOAA’s Gloucester, MA location.

    ORR (www.response.restoration.noaa.gov) is a program office in the National Ocean Service that responds to threats in order to protect and restore coastal resources. To do this ORR provides interdisciplinary scientific response to releases of oil, chemicals, and contaminants, protects and restores NOAA trust resources.

    Core Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and/or provide support to marine debris related projects, activities, and actions in the Northeastern United States (Connecticut through Maine).
  • Participate in intergovernmental meetings, workshops, and media events related to marine debris efforts.
  • Provide expertise and oversight for MDP-funded projects in each region, and provide support to related projects, activities, and actions in the region. Support the planning and implementation of regional marine debris action plans.
  • Provide support and coordination for severe marine debris events in the Northeast.
  • Coordinate with federal and state partners in the region on marine debris issues.
  • Work closely with the fishing industry on marine debris prevention.
  • Identify opportunities and participate in outreach and educational events with the public, school groups, and industry partners focused on the prevention of marine debris.

  • Participate in Congressional briefings in the region related to marine debris.

  • Qualifications:
  • Master’s in biology or environmental science or a related field. If the candidate does not have a Master’s then an undergraduate degree in biology or environmental science or related field with significant work experience and understanding of marine debris issues.
  • Strong verbal & writing skills, and strong computer & analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, strategic thinker.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams.
  • Experience working on and leading interdisciplinary teams.
  • Experience working in the Northeast and with the fishing industry is preferred.

  • To Apply: Please submit your resume, a writing sample, a completed application (found at - http://www.gofreestone.com/careers/), the contact information for three (3) references, and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to: jobs@gofreestone.com with the following subject line: NE Regional Coordinator.

    Freestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran Friendly.

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