• Wetland Scientist

    Office Location US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Requisition Number
    2018-10316
    # of Openings
    1
    Program
    Natural Resources/Biology/Ecology
    Hire Type
    Regular
    Hourly/Salary
    Hourly
  • About the opportunity

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a Wetland Scientist for our Salt Lake City, Utah office.  As a member of our Natural Resources team, you will conduct wetlands fieldwork, reporting, and permitting, as well as associated natural resources related tasks.

     

     

    What you will accomplish

    • Conducting all aspects of wetland projects including: wetland and waters determination, delineation, permitting, mitigation planning and design, and monitoring
    • Preparing written documents, including wetland and waters determination and delineation reports
    • Preparing wetland removal/fill permit applications
    • Managing projects
    • Coordinating agency review of wetland permit applications
    • Assisting with proposal preparation
    • Collecting other biological studies and writing reports for natural resource assessments
    • Assisting with the development of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents
    • Commitment to Salt Lake City office’s core values of integrity, teamwork, and communication

    Experience and qualifications for success

    • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a biological science or closely related field
    • A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in fieldwork and report preparation in consulting or similar work environment
    • Project management experience preferred, but not required
    • Working knowledge of Clean Water Act Section 404 Army Corps of Engineers’ regulation program and Utah Stream Alteration Permit Program
    • Working knowledge of the Army Corps of Engineers Wetlands Delineation Manual (Environmental Laboratory, 1987), and the Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast Regional Supplement and/or Arid West Regional Supplement, and field experience with describing soils in the field, Great Basin flora, and wetland hydrology indicators
    • Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) certification obtained through the Society of Wetland Scientist’s Professional Certification Program preferred, or qualified and willing to become certified
    • Supplementary experience in other areas of natural resources consulting such as wildlife surveys, botany surveys, and NEPA document preparation is beneficial
    • Excellent oral, written, and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to travel as needed for projects including overnight travel for up to one week at a time on a regular basis

     

    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.

     

    If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 

     

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

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