Senior Wetland Scientist

Mabbett & Associates, Inc.
Stoneham, Massachusetts, US
Jul 01, 2021
Jul 31, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Mabbett & Associates, Inc. (Mabbett), is seeking a self-motivated full-time or part-time senior wetland scientist to support the firm's natural resources practice, with an emphasis on assignments working under the provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and in a wide range of state and local jurisdictions. This position will serve the federal, state, local, and commercial sectors with assignments that include conducting wetland delineations, assessing the potential impacts of infrastructure and development projects, designing wetland and habitat mitigation, conducting biological inventories, preparing regulatory agency permit applications, and supporting NEPA and state-equivalent reports. This role will work with a wide variety of clients and project types, from small local developments to large federal projects.

Position Requirements/Qualifications

Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Natural Resource Management, or a related course of study.

10 years of experience in wetland delineation, habitat delineation, impact assessment, and regulatory compliance.

Demonstrated experience preparing and obtaining jurisdictional determinations.

Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) certification, or other wetland certification, preferred.

Demonstrated skills in field ecology, data analysis, writing, environmental regulatory compliance with ability to provide these services on both small and large projects. Experience with NEPA and working for the federal or state government a plus.

Excellent organizational and personal communication skills; ability to successfully interact with clients, staff, and peers clearly and directly; capable of functioning both independently and on a team.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office products: Word and Excel. Familiarity with ArcGIS a plus.

OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER and current 8-hour refresher certification a plus.

Red Cross First Aid, CPR, and AED Certified, a plus.

Must possess or be able to obtain, as a minimum, OMB Position of Public Trust and Federal Protective Services Favorable designations (pass a federal background check). Other clearance requirements for access to federal facilities may be necessary and will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

Ability to travel, work in the field, work outdoors, and lift and carry items weighing up to 60 lbs. This position requires field work in all types of weather and terrain, flexibility and preparedness are a must.

Due to the nature of our work, the clients that we serve, and the setting for certain on-site assignments, the candidate selected for this position must be fully vaccinated for the Covid-19 virus prior to beginning employment except in situations where a medical or religious accommodation is requested and granted by the firm. Commitment to maintain full-vaccination status by obtaining any and all future booster immunizations, etc. as may be mandated by CDC policy or regulation or firm/firm client requirements will also be required.


This senior-level position will require technical leadership, client maintenance, and working with and/or supporting other practice areas within the firm. The candidate selected for this position will provide technical expertise, lead project implementation, and assist the firm's Director of Natural Resources to develop strategies for growth of the firm over time.

Base Location

This position can be based from Mabbett's offices in Stoneham, Massachusetts or North Smithfield, Rhode Island, with consideration to a home office as well. Work would be performed throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic region. Work may also include specific project opportunities on a short-term basis throughout the US.

About the Firm

Mabbett, established in 1980, provides integrated multi-disciplinary environmental, health and safety, and architectural-engineering design services. For 41 years, Mabbett has delivered value-added professional services to Federal, state, and local agencies and industry, and commercial enterprise. Mabbett is a US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE), verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Stoneham, Massachusetts with regional offices in New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Virginia.

The firm is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. For more information on Mabbett, please visit:

Mabbett offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including: Blue Cross/Blue Shield medical insurance; Delta Dental insurance; Blue Cross 20/20 Vision plan; 401(k) plan with a company match; profit sharing retirement plan; performance and year-end bonus programs; group life, short and long-term disability, and travel-accident insurance, professional development programs and much more.

Any applicant who is unable to use or requires assistance with the online application process may request an accommodation by contacting Human Resources at: 781-275-6050 or via email at

Include reference code: 2021 SENIOR WETLAND SCIENTIST NEW ENGLAND when submitting your resume.