Careers

First Environment is an environmental engineering and consulting firm headquartered in the Northern New Jersey. We are a small, growing company with a casual work environment and competitive benefits package. Our headquarters in Boonton, New Jersey offers employees a unique workspace with enhanced natural lighting and an open layout. We operate in an atmosphere in which multidisciplinary team collaboration is the standard and new ideas are welcome. First Environment is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse work force.

We have a multi-disciplinary workforce comprised of attorneys, scientists, geologists, MBAs, engineers, economists, policy strategists, and management system experts. Since First Environment supports a variety of projects spanning diverse industries and service areas, we look for professionals with diverse skills and experience. Therefore, a specific degree or professional background is not our key concern; initiative, dedication, teamwork, and resourcefulness are the qualities successful First Environment employees possess.

Continuing Education

First Environment highly values training, education, and professional development. Senior management and other members of the firm identify formal training opportunities for individuals, as well as for the firm as a whole. The company also invests in memberships for industry associations and professional organizations, including continuing education hours required for professional registrations. In addition, employees are encouraged to submit requests to attend formal training programs relevant to their position. Employees may also participate in our tuition reimbursement program, which allows them to further their education and work towards business degrees or other advanced technical degrees. We work with employees to support flexible schedules in order to accommodate class times, as needed.

Compensation and Benefits

Our compensation is competitive and considers experience, training, billing rate, and business development. When establishing compensation ranges, we benchmark comparable firms, cost of living indexes, and recruitment statistics.

In addition, First Environment offers medical and dental insurance for employees and their families. The plan includes wellness benefits, including discounts on chiropractic care. The company provides its employees with short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, eleven paid holidays, sick/personal time, and vacation time. In addition, the company offers a 401K plan where the company matches 50% of the first 6% that employees contribute.  The company also has a discretionary profit sharing plan and tuition reimbursement for pre-approved courses.

Internships

First Environment offers internships for college- and graduate-level students. Each year we identify several projects across a variety of disciplines for which we seek intern assistance. Interested students should submit their resume to the Human Resources Manager for consideration.

Additional Employment Opportunities

In addition to our posted job openings, First Environment is always looking for dynamic professionals with diverse technical experience to support our corporate headquarters in New Jersey as well as offices in Chicago, Atlanta, and Sacramento. Specifically, we consider resumes for environmental engineers, geologists, environmental scientists, regulatory compliance specialists, and policy specialists with education and experience to support the following service areas:

• GHG management

• Management systems

• Environmental due diligence

• Environmental, health, and safety compliance

• Site investigation and remediation

• Forensic environment investigation and litigation support

• Sustainability

Contact Information

Scott Kymer, Human Resources Manager
sky@firstenvironment.com
91 Fulton Street, Boonton, NJ 07005