Job: Watershed Scientist

Title Watershed Scientist
Agency, Location Versar, Inc., Columbia MD
Categories Permanent
Job # 9719
End Date until filled

May include fieldwork/ team leadership, field equipment management, task management, writing assignments, data compilation and quality control for Storm runoff monitoring projects
Stream geomorphic, benthic and fish surveys
Illicit discharge detection and elimination
Upland watershed assessments using Center for Watershed Protection methods


BS Environmental Science or equivalent
Experience with:
Electronic flow monitoring
Automated sampling using ISCO equipment
Stream velocity measurements using flowmeter and wading rod
Fluvial geomorphic assessment (Rosgen or equivalent training is preferred)
Benthic sampling using methods comparable to Maryland Biological Stream Survey (MBSS)
Fish sampling using backpack electroshocker


Information may be found at our corporate web site ( and our Mid-Atlantic regional office site ( Submit resume through Versar’s corporate web site ( “Careers” page, Position 2012-1465.