Wetland Scientists

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Employer
Epsilon Associates, Inc.
Location
Maynard, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 01, 2021
Closes
Aug 03, 2021
Ref
2342895685
Discipline
Energy
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
ABOUT EPSILON

Epsilon is one of the best known and most respected environmental consulting firms in the northeast United States. Epsilon's client base includes major energy, commercial real estate, aviation, institutional and residential developers, as well as local and state public agencies. As a well-established, mid-sized firm, we are large enough to support our team members professionally and personally, and small enough to keep our focus on project successes and client satisfaction. Epsilon is privately held by its Principals, who are experts in their fields and work side-by-side with staff of all levels on complex, high-profile and interesting projects. A recipient of a Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Award for Business Excellence, Epsilon has also been recognized twice as one of the Boston Business Journal's Fifty Best Places to Work.

For additional information on the firm, please visit www.epsilonassociates.com.

POSITION SUMMARY

Epsilon is seeking one or more full-time Wetland Scientists experienced in wetland delineation and assessment and regulatory permitting to support our growing ecological sciences practice team on a wide variety of public and private projects. Openings exist for qualified individuals at the junior to mid-level (2-10 years).

Primary responsibilities will include wetland delineation (including ability to delineate independently), function and value assessments, vernal pool surveys, wildlife habitat assessments, wetland restoration & replication planning/design, and construction oversight/inspection. The Wetland Scientist will prepare technical reports and permit applications under the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and other applicable wetlands regulatory programs. The position also requires project site inspections, construction oversight, and regulatory compliance evaluations. The Wetland Scientist will support multiple projects simultaneously and have the opportunity to represent the company at public meetings, workshops, and meetings with federal, state, and local agencies, as well as other stakeholders in conjunction with permit application review.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

2-5 years (junior to mid-level) experience working in environmental consulting or similar professional work;

BS degree in Wetland Ecology, Wildlife Biology, or a closely related natural resource science degree.

Registration as a Professional Wetland Scientist by the Society of Wetland Scientists, wetland scientist certification by the State of New Hampshire, and/or certification as a Certified Wildlife Biologist by The Wildlife Society is a plus.

understanding of federal, state and local environmental statutes and regulations;

superior writing and oral communication skills;

proven ability to work productively on multiple projects simultaneously as part of a multidisciplinary project team;

strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint);

working knowledge of GIS and GPS survey; and

wetlands permitting experience in Massachusetts or other New England states is preferred.

Work assignments may require physically demanding fieldwork in a challenging environments and weather conditions, and may require local and regional travel, including overnight travel.

In addition to the Preferred Qualifications, the Candidate must have a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle for business travel, including proper insurance and registration and have all necessary paperwork to work in the USA.

WORKING CONDITIONS IN WHICH THE DUTIES ARE PERFORMED

Epsilon maintains a professional office located in a historic mill in Maynard, MA. Office space is recently renovated, clean, quiet, and friendly. At this time, due to COVID, the office is open on a limited basis. Company employees are currently working remotely, which is well supported by company technology and infrastructure.

Our team members enjoy regular opportunities for professional growth, a relaxed and flexible work environment, a competitive base salary, a 401k plan with a generous company match, profit sharing, an annual performance bonus program, and a full benefits package.

Epsilon is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. We ensure a workplace that support and encourages creativity, professional growth and a company culture that promotes diversity, inclusion and overall employee health and well-being. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.

Epsilon Associates, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer

Applicants must have all necessary paperwork to work in the USA.

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