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Environmental Scientist

Employer
Dewberry
Location
Daphne, Alabama, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 19, 2021

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Informatics / GIS
Discipline
Permitting
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description:

Dewberry is currently seeking a environmental professional to join our Daphne, AL office. This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join our growing team of outstanding professionals. The individual will perform work associated with environmental permitting, which includes all aspects of natural resource inventory, analysis, wetland delineation, species assessments, permitting and mitigation..

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Responsibilities:

Coordinate visits with clients and regulatory agencies in the field.

Conduct soil, hydrology and vegetation inventory, species assessments and surveys and plant identifications.

Prepare environmental permit applications.

Complete permit compliance monitoring.

Document and summarize results of field investigations and analyses.

Prepare plans, specifications, maps, exhibits and supporting documentation for client and regulatory approvals.

Provide client and regulatory agency coordination.

Support proposal preparation, contract execution, and budget/schedule adherence.

Perform technical work and develop project execution strategies.

Evaluate site conditions and select wetlands identification, mitigation and regulatory approval strategies.

Primary focus is to execute project activities with client and project team and coordinate with regulatory agencies.

Required Skills & Required Experience:

A Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Wildlife Biology, or related field is required.

4+ years' work experience is required.

Proficiency with ArcMap/GIS, AutoCAD and/or Microstation a plus.

Capability to execute and coordinate environmental permitting and environmental assessment activities with internal/external clients and regulatory agencies.

Knowledge of Florida environmental regulations and permitting, Regulation submittals, Wetland or Environmental design, EPA Rapid Bio-Assessment, and a NEPA background would be considered a plus.

Professional Wetland Scientist Certification a plus.

Authorized Gopher Tortoise Agent or other species specific experience desired.

Additional Requirements:

Ability to work in a team environment

Regular field work in a variety of seasonal conditions.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Local and occasional statewide travel is required.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.
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