Join Our Team

Our relatively small, dedicated staff represents a broad range of disciplines and skill sets. Our diversity and size allow us to be nimble, quickly forming project teams that are responsive to our clients’ complex technical needs while providing highly personalized customer service.

With staff located throughout the United States, we provide a geographic reach seldom found in a firm our size. Using state-of-the-art information sharing and collaboration tools and an unequaled commitment to teamwork, we deliver innovative, just-in-time solutions for our clients.

Working at Skeo

Imagine a company where making a vital difference for people and communities and creating a better world are core values. Explore a workplace where cultivating your passions is encouraged and rewarded. Return each day to a setting where diverse perspectives and skills are respected and celebrated. Immerse yourself in a culture of mutual support, flexibility and inclusivity. Challenge yourself in an environment that encourages autonomy and collaboration.

Consider Skeo. Take a closer look. Join us.

When I first joined Skeo, I was impressed to learn that most of my colleagues had been at the company for years. Over seven years later, it's easy to see why – I get to go to work each day alongside an amazing team, knowing that we are making a difference in communities across the country. On top of that, Skeo provides growth opportunities and is always looking for ways to support us – both at work and at home.

Emily Chi

Working at Skeo has been a dream. Not only do I feel valued as an employee, but knowing that the work we do with our clients and communities helps people has been incredibly rewarding. When I have needed support or guidance my colleagues and management have been there to provide it, and in turn, I feel invested in the company’s success as well as my own.

Tiffany Reed

For almost two decades, Skeo has been an inspiring place for me to work and grow, personally and professionally. I treasure my long-term relationships with my colleagues and our clients. Skeo has always been there for me and my family – making schedule flexibility possible, offering new opportunities, weathering challenging economic times through careful planning. Skeo is special.

James Wilkinson

Skeo is a unique place to work. I feel like my ideas are heard and my personal well-being is important. I work on interesting projects and am offered diverse opportunities. I have a team to back me up and help me grow. What more could I want?

Kirby Webster

Since 2005, I have had the good fortune to work within this incredibly supportive organization and alongside hardworking, spirited, compassionate and brilliant colleagues. I’m proud to be part of the Skeo family.

Matt Robbie

There are many reasons that make Skeo a great place to work. Here are just a few. 1) You get the opportunity to work with amazing people inside and outside the company on a daily basis. 2) You get the opportunity to work on a wide-range of really interesting and meaningful projects that benefit communities and the environment. 3) Most importantly, Skeo has an amazing support structure that is committed to a workplace environment where its employees can thrive.

Eric Marsh

I’m always stunned with how caring Skeo and its people can be. Whether it’s the flexibility, the mentorship or the genuine interest into my wellbeing and what I want to be doing for work, I feel fortunate to be with Skeo.

Anthony Li

The Skeo team is incredible and the flexibility can’t be beat. I’ve had the opportunity to try so many new things on the job and in the decade I’ve worked here, I’ve never been bored. It feels like our work matters. Support for staff during the pandemic has been incredible and reminds me why I’m so grateful to work for Skeo.

Alison Frost

I was willing to settle for something that would pay the bills and treat me like a person, and instead I happened across the most employee-focused company I or any of my friends and family have ever heard of. In the two years I’ve been here, Skeo has raised the bar time and time again on what it means to be an ethical workplace and I feel incredibly lucky and proud to work here.

Haley Gannon

I began work with Skeo on a part-time basis during grad school and enjoyed it so much, I stayed! Twelve years later, I continue to value the truly unique work environment that is Skeo. Staff lift each other up to learn and grow new work areas and to provide both depth of knowledge and breadth of experience to all we do. Everyone has a place at the table and everyone has a valued role to play in the Skeo family. And, yes, that is honestly how I think of my coworkers: they are family.

Sabrina Foster

Skeo has been a blessing to me professionally and personally in so many ways! It is a joy to work each day in support of my colleagues, the company’s goals and values, and our clients. Since day one, I’ve been accepted, supported, invested in, and cared for by my colleagues and Skeo’s leadership team. I’m grateful to be part of such a unique workplace.

Lynette Vanderpool

Employment Opportunities

 

Join Our Team as a Community Engagement Project Manager  

Skeo is an employee-focused consulting firm providing innovative, collaborative and multidisciplinary solutions to complex and pressing issues in environmental stewardship, social equity and economic opportunity.  

Skeo is seeking one or more motivated, energetic and outgoing person(s) to join our team on a full-time basis as a project manager overseeing community engagement-based work at hazardous waste sites across the U.S.  

All staff are expected to reflect Skeo’s operating principles: dignity, respect, compassion, integrity and accountability. 

Some Responsibilities in This Role Include: 

Public Speaking and Quality Communication Across Clients and Communities: Successful applicants will work directly with clients in a proactive fashion. Applicants should be comfortable with and interested in working directly with community members, both in person and virtually. This may include coordinating and providing support for a wide range of in-person events such as meetings, workshops and training, as well as overseeing and developing community engagement documents such as fact sheets, brochures, reports and posters. 

Project Management: Candidates should show they are detail-oriented, highly responsive, and capable of managing multiple projects with varying deadlines and overseeing others with work. Applicants should be able to multitask, work effectively on multiple teams and for multiple senior managers, maintain a positive attitude and have excellent communication skills. 

Writing and Research: Ideal candidates for this mid-level position will have strong writing and research skills. This role will require communication in writing to clients and community members, which may vary in approach and voice depending on the audience. This candidate will need to be able to conduct research to inform and create fact sheets, reports, brochures and to handle general community inquiries. 

 

Skills We Are Seeking:
Essential Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree. 
  • Three to five years of experience managing projects or overseeing activities that translate to project management. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs. 
  • Estimated travel of 20%-40%. 
  • Willingness to travel alone at times, including driving to and around new locations. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs. 
  • Strong project management skills, including proven ability to approach projects and work tasks with tenacity and determination from start to finish.  

 

Preferable Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Degree(s) in environmental sciences, teaching, technical writing, communications, language, land-use planning or another relevant field.  
  • Experience working as a contractor is highly preferred. 
  • Experience running webinars or other virtual events on a variety of online platforms. 
  • Experience working with and in communities with a variety of people. 
  • Experience going door-to-door and supporting events in communities. 
  • Experience in facilitation and/or mediation in large or small group settings.  
  • Comfortable and able to work smoothly in potentially contentious public/community situations. 
  • Able to start full time within two weeks after hiring. 
  • Proficient in speaking and writing in a foreign language, especially Spanish.  

 

Why Work with Skeo? 

Remote or in-office work: You can work remotely or join us at our Charlottesville, Virginia office. Preference will be given to those candidates who live in the Charlottesville area; however, the right candidate may work remotely if located within two hours of a major airport. Candidates should generally be available during our operating hours of 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern Standard Time. However, hours may vary depending on time zone and client needs. Skeo can only consider remote applicants from the following states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, IL, KY, MA, MD, MI, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WV, WY. Applicants from other states or outside of the U.S. cannot be considered for remote employment with Skeo at this time.  

Reduced work schedule options: While most positions are 40 hours, Skeo employees have the option to request to reduce their standard hours down to as little as 30 hours per week. This allows our employees to enjoy flexibility and increased balance harmony within their work and personal lives. 

Full benefits package: Skeo offers a variety of employer-paid benefits to support our employees’ well-being, including health, dental, life, short-term disability, and long-term disability. Skeo also offers upgraded plans at a reduced cost to employees and dependents, including health, dental, vision, and life. In addition, Skeo offers a 401K with a 5% match. 

Paid Time Off: Skeo provides accrued Paid Time Off that can be used for vacation, sickness, and personal time, allowing employees the choice of how they use their earned time. 

Development opportunities: Skeo continuously strives to improve our expertise and knowledge, and we provide educational opportunities for staff while holding ourselves to a high standard of excellence, integrity, and accountability. Skeo also provides an annual funding stipend for educational and development endeavors. 

Paid Holidays: Skeo recognizes many major holidays as paid days off. 

A supportive work environment: Skeo values diversity of thought and lives by our operating principles: dignity, respect, compassion, integrity, and accountability through all our actions to foster an inclusive workplace culture. 

If you are excited about Skeo, meet the qualifications described above and enjoy working collaboratively in a warm, welcoming environment, please join us! 

Please submit the required application materials no later than July 15,2024. Early submissions are encouraged.  

 

 

Skeo is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender nonconformity and status as transgender individual), marital status, pregnancy, or maternity, genetic information, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability to or are unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, please contact 

Sarah Bennett at sbennett@skeo.com for assistance. 


Skeo recruits, employs, trains and compensates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender nonconformity and status as transgender individual), marital status, pregnancy or maternity, genetic information, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

 

Skeo’s Equal Employment Opportunity Statement outlines its commitment to equal employment opportunity for job applicants and employees, all of whom are protected under federal law from discrimination on several bases. Learn more about these protections from the following notices:

Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

Employee Rights Under the NLRA