SWCA Environmental Consultants Senior Wetland Scientist in Amherst, Massachusetts

About the opportunity

SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for a Sr. Wetland Scientist who shares in the passion in delivering the highest quality project work.

What you will accomplish

  • Completing wetland resource area delineations and functional assessments.

  • Preparing wetland permits in accordance with State, Local, and Federal guidelines.

  • Preparing reports and proposals, including figures.

  • Managing project budgets and coordinating project work.

  • Managing junior environmental staff and interns.

  • Working well in both field and office environments.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Bachelor’ degree in Wetland Science, Biology, Plant/Soil Science, Ecology or other related environmental science, Master’s degree preferred.

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience working with Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act Regulations.

  • Must be qualified to be certified as a Professional Wetland Scientist.

  • Registration as a wetland scientist by the State of New Hampshire, and/or qualifications of a soil scientist in the State of Connecticut, preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience in project permitting, impact assessments, proposal preparation, environmental planning and wetland delineation/mitigation.

  • Demonstrated experience with local, state and federal wetland permitting programs (CT, MA, NH, RI, VT, and ME).

  • Demonstrated successful client relationships and experience working with subcontractors and regulatory agencies.

  • Demonstrated success in new business development, preferred.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to produce high quality written reports and verbal presentations at hearings.

  • Skills in MS Office, ARC GIS and GPS data collection,

  • Ability to travel regionally (New England, New York, Mid-Atlantic).

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.

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EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Requisition Number2018-10306

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ProgramNatural Resources/Biology/Ecology

Hire TypeRegular