We’re really proud of the scientists working at Stillwater Sciences.
Many of our staff are leaders in their field. Additionally, since each of us brings a slightly different experience and perspective to the group, we are constantly growing and learning from one another. Our work environment is inspiring and dynamic; we value creativity and innovation in all that we do.
Stillwater Sciences is proud to be an equal opportunity employer
and is employee owned.

Current Openings

Stillwater Sciences periodically seeks curious and energetic scientists at all levels—from Bachelors through Ph.D.—with expertise in one or more of the following (or related) disciplines: terrestrial and aquatic biology, botany, water quality, engineering, and geomorphology. We maintain a casual, collaborative work environment that promotes high productivity and rigorous scientific research. Stillwater Sciences provides a competitive compensation package including a 401(k) plan, professional development options, full health and dental care, and employee ownership through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

Full-time Positions

Geomorphologist / Geologist (Arcata, Berkeley, or Davis)

IT Specialist II (Davis)

Restoration / Civil Engineer (California-based office locations)

Seasonal/On-call Positions

Botanical Field Technician (Arcata)

Wildlife and Fisheries Biologist – Construction Monitor (Berkeley)

Due to the collaborative nature of our work and given that our company is a Federal contractor, Stillwater Sciences employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (or apply for an accommodation for a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief), and we strongly encourage employees receive a booster.

If you feel strongly that Stillwater is right for you, but you do not see a relevant open position, please upload your resume and cover letter using the link below.
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About Stillwater Sciences

Stillwater Sciences is an employee-owned environmental consulting firm specializing in scientifically based solutions to aquatic, terrestrial, and watershed resource management. We assist government agencies, NGOs, and private clients with environmental problem solving, planning, and permitting using a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates physical and biological processes. We have approximately 80 full-time dedicated and enthusiastic employees in nine offices throughout the Western U.S.

We maintain a collaborative work environment that promotes productive and rigorous applied scientific research, and pride ourselves on defining and shaping our individual careers in a way that provides a healthy rhythm of work and life responsibilities. Success at Stillwater requires a blend of passion, initiative, commitment, flexibility, and teamwork.  Learn more about us.

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