Environmental Scientist

Employer
WGI
Location
Ocoee, Florida, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 28, 2021
Closes
Aug 02, 2021
Ref
2345336594
Discipline
Permitting
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Overview:

We are seeking an Environmental Scientist with 0 - 10 years of professional experience to be part of our Environmental Services department. 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!

The Environmental Scientist will be responsible for providing technical support to our transportation and land development projects. This position is for someone who enjoys a mixture of office and field work and enjoys a diversity of project types. The Environmental Scientist will work under the direction of several senior-level environmental professionals with diverse areas of expertise including wetland and upland permitting, protected species management, and contamination remediation. We are seeking someone excited to expand their professional expertise and to contribute to WGI's ongoing growth.

Responsibilities:

Assist with environmental permit applications by coordinating with a multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, planners, and surveyors

Field data collection including wetland assessments, protected species surveys, tree surveys, soil and groundwater sampling, and other miscellaneous environmental services

Analyze data, prepare graphics, and write technical reports

Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Environmental Science, or related field (M.S. preferred)

Ability to identify Florida trees and wetland plants

Knowledge of listed species that occur in Florida

Ability to delineate wetlands preferred, PWS certification preferred

Excellent technical writing skills

Prior experience with GIS or AutoCAD is a plus

Must be able to work in difficult field conditions including intense heat, rain and in remote and swampy conditions

Knowledge of Florida and federal permitting rules, and prior experience with regulatory agencies (FDEP, WMDs, USACE) preferredApplicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment visas

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.