Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is an environmental science, planning, and design consulting firm committed to the principles of sound science, technical excellence, integrity, and the promotion of outstanding decision making and sustainability. As a 100-percent employee-owned company with offices located in California, Washington, Oregon and Florida, continuing to meet the needs of our clients as well as the strategic aspirations of our employee-owners requires that we look to add the very best professional talent throughout our practices and offices. Specializing in project planning, environmental analysis and assessment, natural and cultural resources management, environmental restoration and design, and regulatory compliance, ESA’s scientists, historians, planners, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking and in-depth analysis to guide successful policy development, project planning, and the creation of enduring multi-objective solutions. Joining ESA means becoming part of a family of environmental professionals for whom every day involves growing your career, learning, creativity, fun, and the satisfaction knowing that you’ve contributed to outstanding iconic projects, improved environmental stewardship, and a more sustainable future for our communities and wild places.
About the Position:
The ESA Los Angeles office is seeking a Word Processing and Publications/Document Specialist to join our existing Publications team in supporting our growing Southern California region. The successful candidate is able to efficiently create and edit Word style definitions, apply company formatting standards, and find solutions to unfamiliar technical issues and then teach others to apply those solutions. This position is for you if you if you work quickly, have a strong grasp of English grammar, routinely teach yourself new software, and can’t help but explore all of a program’s settings and then use them to make your workflow more efficient. Someone who is able to foster positive relationships within the company is a must.
- Apply company format to different types of document through the application of style definitions and boilerplate.
- Create PDF and print copies of documents.
- Read, think, and work quickly.
- Look ahead to see potential problems and address them before getting to the point where they would be an issue.
- Offer technical support to staff regarding the use of MS Office in general, and Word specifically, at a level where you can find solutions to new and unique problems you have never seen before and then train others.
- Think beyond what was requested to identify client needs and offer solutions they may not know they need.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required. Experience with Windows and Microsoft Office. Solid understanding of grammar and usage. Must be able to: work in an office setting, work on a computer for extended periods, operate an office copier, and stand for extended periods as necessary. Prior experience with firms engaged in professional services consulting for environmental, engineering, or related industries is preferred.
ESA is owned entirely by our employees, creating a unique ownership culture rooted in a commitment to do work that matters, technical excellence, outstanding client service, professional development, and life-long learning. ESA’s comprehensive compensation and benefits program reflects our commitment to our employees. Our benefits include: 401(k) Salary Deferral Plan with company match program, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, medical and dental insurance vision care, paid vacation, sick leave, 9 paid holidays, group term life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, commuter/transit incentives, healthcare and daycare Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement assistance, performance bonus plan, and employee referral bonus program.
How to Apply:
If you are interested in applying to become an employee-owner at ESA, please visit the ESA Careers page at www.esassoc.com or follow the link below:
At ESA, we value diversity and inclusion. Collaborating with colleagues from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives leads to better solutions and opportunities for everyone. We celebrate the differences—age, color, physical ability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, language, national origin, race, religion, veteran status, and other characteristics—that make each of us unique. ESA's culture is built on mutual respect, recognizing that the collective sum of our individual differences and life experiences fosters our continued success and achievement, for our employee-owners and our clients.
ESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. (EOE M/V/F/D)
Note: All applications received (if complete) will be reviewed by an employee of ESA for fit and experience. ESA does not utilize software or algorithms to prescreen resumes.