Careers at First Environment

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

We have a multidisciplinary 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. Additionally, employees are encouraged to submit requests to attend formal training programs relevant to their positions. 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, such as 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. Additionally, the company offers a 401(k) plan with the potential for company matching. The company also has a discretionary profit-sharing plan and tuition reimbursement for pre-approved courses.

Equal Employment Opportunities

First Environment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, or sex.


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 resumes 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 our offices in California, Georgia, and Mississippi.