Sr. Environmental Scientist

Tampa, Florida, US
May 10, 2021
Jun 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
WGI is currently seeking an Sr. 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 transportation and land development projects throughout Florida and beyond. This position is for someone who enjoys a mixture of office and field work, and enjoys a diversity of project types. We are seeking someone excited to expand their professional expertise and to contribute to WGI's ongoing growth. This is an opportunity for someone who, with the support of senior environmental staff, would like to be WGI's environmental lead on projects in central and western Florida.

· Coordinate with a multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, planners, surveyors, and others to avoid or minimize environmental impacts and develop a permitting strategy

· Field work such as wetland delineations, tree inventories, vegetation and habitat mapping, listed species surveys, gopher tortoise relocation, submerged resource surveys, and other miscellaneous environmental services

· 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 biology, environmental science, or other natural science
· 5-15 years of relevant work experience
· Familiarity with Florida fauna and flora

· Knowledge of Florida and Federal permitting rules

· Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills

· Ability to perform field work in challenging conditions

· Ability to delineate wetlands, PWS certification preferred

· Prior experience with regulatory agencies (FDEP, WMDs, USACE) preferred

· SCUBA certification and FWC Authorized Gopher Tortoise Agent preferred

If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team, please submit your resume for review by our Talent Acquisition Team. WGI provides a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an outstanding work environment. WGI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

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