Associate Environmental Scientist

Employer
Groundwater & Environmental Services
Location
Farmingdale, New Jersey, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 15, 2021
Closes
Jul 14, 2021
Ref
2186924711
Discipline
GIS
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Our Wall, NJ office seeks an Associate Environmental Scientist to join our team.

This position typically consists of 70% fieldwork and 30% office work, and may include some overnight travel.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Participates in wetland delineation, wildlife/habitat monitoring and soil/sediment/surface water/ sampling events
  • Completes ArcGIS desktop studies to determine environmental/ecological constraints and to evaluate sensitive receptors
  • Prepares NJDEP Division of Land Resource Protection permit applications (freshwater wetland, flood hazard, coastal and riparian)
  • Prepares ecological evaluation, wetland delineation, groundwater and other technical reports, including generation of tables, figures and appendices
  • Participates in monitoring well installations and soil/groundwater/vapor intrusion sampling events in support of remediation projects
  • Compiles and completes field notes on each event/site
  • Prepares NJDEP forms, including individual Report forms, Case Inventory Documents (CIDs), Receptor Evaluations (RE), Pubic Notifications, Full Laboratory Deliverables, and Well Searches
  • Performs hydrogeological assessments regarding groundwater flows to identify contamination impact and related concerns
  • Researches information relating to identifying geological formations and soil delineation studies and prepares reports (NJDEP, PA/SI, RIR, RAR, RAPS/RAOs) and geological maps based on the findings
  • Participates in the identification of viable remedial solutions consistent with all Federal, state, and local regulations
  • Familiarity with USACE Section 404 permitting, NJDEP DLRP, SRRA and ARRCS, technical regulations, NJDEP guidance documents, LSRP program, and ArcGIS.

Skills & Requirements:

Team Player, dynamic, eagerness to learn, motivated and highly responsive

· Interest in Career Development
  • General knowledge of NJ Division of Land Resource Protection regulations and permitting, LSRP program and willingness to review and ability to comprehend NJDEP guidance.
  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in Geology, Environmental Science, Ecology, Natural Resources or a related discipline and 2-4 years of related experience is required. Ecological/Wetland, retail petroleum and/or industrial site experience is a plus.
  • Wetland delineation certificate a plus
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS, GPS and data management a plus
  • Must be detail-oriented, and a team player
  • Must have good technical writing, communication, analytical, organization, decision-making, and time management skills.

· Must be resourceful and possess a high degree of initiative.

· Must have OSHA 40 hr. Hazwoper and up to date on 8 hr. Refresher Training.

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