Our client is a multi-disciplined Wetland and Natural Resource consulting firm specializing in fields of biology, ecology, botany, forest ecology, and arboriculture. Our client's diverse background enables it to assist on any project. They are trained in wetlands and Waters of the U.S. delineation, stream assessments, regulatory permitting, and wetland and stream mitigation, and more. Virginia Certified Professional Wetland Delineators (PWD), Professional Wetland Scientists (PWS), International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborists (ISA-CA), and Certified Ecologists make up the staff.
They are currently hiring for an Environmental Scientist or Senior Regulatory Specialist. This person will be responsible for conducting and managing routine to complex wetland and natural resource projects, work closely with a team of wetland and natural resource professionals and business development. They need to have a working knowledge of local, state, and federal regulatory regulations and processes in Virginia, Maryland, DC, and West Virginia.
The position will include a mixture of office and field work during all seasons of the year.
Top Skills Details
1) Wetland Delineation (Section 401/404) (Min of 2 years exp)
2) Vegetation Surveys/inventories
3) Regulatory Permitting
1. Wetland Delineation field experience. (Definition: Wetland delineation establishes the existence (location) and physical limits (size) of a wetland for purposes of federal, state, and local regulations. Wetland delineation is also an element of a jurisdictional determination.)
2. Stream assessments and Chesapeake Bay studies
3. Prepare technical reports including proposals, professional reports and presentations, profit/loss analysis, etc.
Environmental Scientist: Skill Set Overview:
Core responsibilities of an Environmental Scientist include the following:
1. Understand degradation, conversation, recycling, and replenishment to design and monitor waste disposal sites, preserve water supplies, and reclaim contaminated land and water to comply with Federal Environmental regulations
2. Write risk assessments, describing the likely effect of construction and other environmental changes; write technical proposals, and giver presentations to managers and regulators.
3. Study the quantity, distribution, circulation, and physical properties of bodies of water
4. Examine the form and intensity of precipitation, its rate of infiltration into the soil, its movement through the Earth, and it's return to the ocean and Atmosphere
5. Help clients comply with environmental policy, particularly with regards to ground-water decontamination and flood control
-This position goes to work immediately! Applicants that have 2+ year's experience in the field and wetland delineation is preferred.