Environmental Scientist/Forester

Parsons Co.

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Hohenfels, DE

Job Description

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Job Overview:

In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons Corporation is a multi-billion dollar company with contracts and offices across the world in many industries. We are seeking an Environmental Scientist/Forester for a position based at the U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels Training Area (HTA), Bavaria, Germany. The US and German militaries, along with their many allies, use and maintain millions of hectares of land all over the world. This full-time position is part of a team of highly motivated environmental professionals from across Europe and the US who ensure that these lands are maintained and improved for long-term sustainability.

This exciting and challenging role will allow you to apply and develop your environmental assessment skills to assist in the maintenance and improvement of the lands within the HTA. Work will take place on an active military installation and will consist of approximately 50% field work and 50% office work.

Project Tasks Include:

  • Acquire data and assess information to assess the capability and maximize the sustainability of lands for military training.
  • Develop work plans and protocols.
  • Collect and assess land use and land cover data to include vegetation cover, hydrologic measurements, erosion and sedimentation, and trail and open land assessments
  • Identify and map rehabilitation projects and monitor project success.
  • Work with other HTA land managers to develop sustainable practices.
  • Develop environmental Geospatial Information System (GIS) data layers.
  • Provide environmental outreach and education.

Education and Experience:


  • University degree in environmental science or a related field such as forestry.
  • Experience in collecting environmental data.
  • Ability to perform monitoring tasks outdoors on uneven terrain and in inclement weather on an active military training installation.
  • Ability to coordinate and build relationships with clients and stakeholders.
  • Valid & Clean Driving License.
  • Clean Police Background Check from current place of residence.
  • Eligibility to work in the EU.
  • Living in Germany for at least 12 months prior to eventual start date.


  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Experience with Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!