Environmental Scientist - Natural Resources

Employer
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin
Location
Watertown, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 21, 2021
Ref
2195900927
Discipline
Energy
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Overview:
VHBs growing Watertown, MA office is looking for an Environmental Scientist to join our Natural Resources group.About UsWE ARE VHBa passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industriesserving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.We are creative problem-solversWe work hard, and we give backWe like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. Were growing, and we hope youll join us!About the PositionEnvironmental Scientist | Watertown, MAThe successful candidate will join a team of talented staff already in place working to deliver projects for our energy, transportation and private clients across the Commonwealth.ResponsibilitiesPerforming natural resource surveys including, but not limited to, wetland delineations and functional assessments, vernal pool identification, wildlife habitat evaluations and rare species surveysPreparation of studies and technical reportsDevelopment of federal, state and local permit applicationsEstablishing and tracking project milestones and business goalsMaintaining ongoing dialog with clients to keep them apprised of project status, changes in conditions or other key points of informationSkills and AbilitiesExcellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skillsTeam oriented with strong capability to motivate othersMust be a highly motivated self-starterMust demonstrate superior ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammatesMust have strong writing skills and computer literacy is requiredDemonstrated experience managing project budgets, schedule and deliverables, and working closely with junior staff.QualificationsBS in Biology, Ecology, Natural Resources, Environmental Science or a directly related field; Masters degree preferred3+ years of professional environmental consulting experienceAbility/willingness to work in physically challenging outdoor situations in all types of weather and traveling on a regular basis to project sites located in New EnglandExperience in plant species identification and soil characterization in the northeast is requiredAbility to identify and describe wildlife, habitats, and ecological communities is requiredKnowledge of the state and federal wetland regulations, land use environmental regulations and environmental permitting is requiredPlease submit applications online.New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.#LI-KM1

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