Sr. Environmental Scientist

Ocoee, Florida, US
May 20, 2021
Aug 18, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
WGI is currently seeking an Sr. Environmental Scientist to be part of our Environmental team. You may work out of our Jacksonville, Orlando, or Tampa offices.

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 diversity of project types. We are seeking someone excited 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 regional environmental lead.

  • Coordinate with a multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, planners, surveyors, and others to avoid or minimize environmental impacts and develop a permitting strategy
  • With the support of other senior-level staff, lead the environmental permitting on transportation and land development projects
  • Direct wetland delineations, tree inventories, habitat mapping, listed species surveys, gopher tortoise relocation, submerged resource surveys, and other miscellaneous environmental services
  • 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
  • Supervise entry-level and mid-level environmental scientists

  • B.S. (M.S. preferred) in biology, environmental science, or other natural science
  • 10-25 years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of Florida and Federal permitting rules
  • Prior experience with regulatory agencies (FDEP, WMDs, USACE)
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Florida fauna and flora
  • Ability to delineate wetlands required
  • PWS certification preferred

Check out some of the things our Environmental Associates do on a daily basis:

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.