Scientific Minds. Common Sense Solutions.

An Employee-Owned Company

CSS is an employee-owned, science-based solutions company supporting the U.S. government and commercial clients. Since the 1980s, we have supported more than 28 federal agencies and numerous administrations, providing scientific expertise in a myriad of disciplines. Our technical experience ranges from the depths of the Earth’s oceans to the International Space Station. 

Throughout our history, we have responded to some of the nation’s biggest science challenges. In each case we were tasked with developing novel protocols, recruiting, hiring, and training numerous staff, deploying people and equipment, collecting vital data, and helping our clients respond to critical problems. 

Our long history of rapid response, novel methods development, personnel and equipment logistics, and can-do attitude has earned us the reputation as problem solvers

CSS is a 100%
Employee-Owned Company

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CSS is looking for qualified candidates to work on current contracts and contracts to be awarded in the near future.  We offer competitive salaries and an excellent employee benefits package, including comprehensive health benefits, life insurance, and participation in a 401(k) retirement plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

Featured Projects

Social Values Relative to Wind Energy

CSS assisted in the assessment of social values related to understanding and support of offshore wind energy sitings off North and South Carolina.

Analytical Support for the Drinking Water Emergency in Flint, Michigan

Helping 100,000 Residents Affected by Elevated Lead Levels in Local Water Supply Lead contamination found in the drinking water in Flint, Michigan had a catastrophic impact on the community and its residents. CSS supported EPA’s response to the crisis by providing mobile and fixed analytical laboratory services and data review.  Over a nine-month period, our…

Development support of NOAA/NOA OceanReports

CSS’s Team helped create the OceanReports web-based tool that assists in the analysis of coastal and marine resources for commerce, development, and conservation.