• Wetland Scientist

    Requisition Number
    2019-10752
    # of Openings
    2
    Office Location
    US-MA-Amherst
    Program
    Natural Resources/Biology/Ecology
    Hire Type
    Regular
    Hourly/Salary
    Salary
  • About the opportunity

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for a Wetland Scientist (preferably with the PWS credentials from the Society of Wetland Scientist) and shares in the passion in delivering the highest quality project work.

    What you will accomplish

    Responsibilities:

    • Completing wetland resource area delineations and functional assessments.
    • Preparing wetland permits in accordance with State, Local, and Federal guidelines.
    • Preparing reports and proposals.
    • Managing project budgets and coordinating project work.
    • Working well in both field and office environments.

    Experience and qualifications for success

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Wetland Science, Biology, Plant/Soil Science, Ecology or other related environmental science, Master’s degree preferred.
    • Minimum five (5) years of experience working with Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act Regulations.
    • Certification as a Professional Wetland Scientist by the Society of Wetland Scientists preferred.
    • 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.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to produce high quality written reports and verbal presentations at hearings.
    • Skills in MS Office and GPS data collection,
    • Ability to travel to other SWCA offices occasionally.

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