Job title: Senior Wetland Scientist
Join an award-winning and industry-leading team as a Senior Wetland Scientist. This consulting firm is committed to facing tough to solve environmental needs head on. Working with a company that has worked to build a supportive and inclusive work environment that encourages career growth both individually and as a team.
Location: Greater Boston
- Bachelor's degree (or higher) in fields such as Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Natural Resource Management, or a related area of study is required.
- Candidates should have a decade of experience in wetland delineation, habitat delineation, impact assessment, and regulatory compliance.
- Demonstrated expertise in preparing and obtaining jurisdictional determinations is necessary.
- Preferred qualifications include certification as a Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) from the Society of Wetland Scientists or other relevant wetland certifications.
- Candidates should showcase their abilities in field ecology, data analysis, writing, and environmental regulatory compliance for both small and large projects. Experience with NEPA and government work, either federal or state, is a plus.
- Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills are essential, as the role involves clear and direct interaction with clients, colleagues, and staff, with the ability to work independently or within a team.
- A valid driver's license is mandatory, and candidates must pass pre-employment background checks, physical examinations, and drug screens, excluding cannabis use.
- The senior-level role entails technical leadership, client relations, business expansion, and collaboration with or assistance to other departments within the company. The chosen candidate will offer technical proficiency, lead project execution, and aid the firm's Environmental Planning and Remediation Group Director in formulating growth strategies for the organization's long-term development.
- The responsibilities associated with this position encompass catering to the needs of federal, state, local, and commercial sectors. Tasks will involve evaluating potential impacts arising from infrastructure and development initiatives, conducting wetland delineations, devising strategies for wetland and habitat mitigation, performing biological assessments, preparing permit applications for regulatory agencies, and contributing to NEPA reports and their state-level equivalents. This role will involve collaboration with an extensive array of clients and diverse project categories, ranging from small-scale local developments to substantial federal projects.