Environmental Scientist

4 days left

Employer
WGI
Location
Fleming Island, Florida, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 18, 2021
Ref
2044926696
Discipline
Permitting
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
WGI is currently seeking an Environmental Scientist to be part of our Environmental team.

At WGI, you will find talented, passionate associates providing exceptional service in collaborative, team-driven environments, all while having fun and enjoying the work they do. WGI prides its reputation as one of the nation's top consulting firms -- and our awards support our beliefs. We strive to stay ahead of the curve investing in the latest tools and technology. We are always looking for remarkable individuals to join our team and help expand our visionary approach. If you think you are an innovative team-player and want to shape your community, join our WGI team today!

In this position you will support environmental assessment and permitting on a wide variety of land development and transportation projects throughout Florida and beyond. This position is for someone who enjoys a mixture of field and office work and enjoys a diversity of project types: one day you may be working on dune impacts for an ocean pier, and the next day you may be working on an urban infill project. We are seeking someone motivated and excited to expand their professional expertise and to contribute to WGI's ongoing growth.

  • Field work such as wetland delineations, tree inventories, vegetation and habitat mapping, listed species surveys, gopher tortoise relocation, submerged resource surveys, soil and groundwater sampling, and other miscellaneous environmental services
  • Coordinate with a multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, planners, surveyors, and others to avoid or minimize environmental impacts and develop a permitting strategy
  • Write technical reports, interpret data, prepare figures
  • Prepare permit applications
  • Represent clients in meetings with environmental regulatory agencies
  • Assist with business development, preparing scope and fees, and participating in presentations and negotiations for contract pursuits

  • B.S. (M.S. preferred) in environmental science, biology, or related field
  • 2 to 10 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with wetland delineation
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Florida fauna and flora
  • Knowledge of Florida and Federal permitting rules
  • Ability to perform field work in challenging conditions
  • Wetland delineation experience
  • Professional Wetland Scientist certification preferred

If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team please forward resume which must include salary history and a cover letter outlining how your background and experience relate to the position. In return, WGI provides a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding work environment. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

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