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Wetland Scientist

Stantec Consulting International Ltd.
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
Aug 6, 2022

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2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done-the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Our Environmental Services group is dedicated to managing environmental issues professionally and proactively. We provide integrated, multidisciplinary services to identify and assess liabilities and risks, and to develop solutions to site management, remediation, and mitigation. Our staff of professionals includes specialists in botany, ecology, fisheries biology, forestry, GIS, habitat and ecosystem restoration, environmental monitoring and risk assessment, hydrogeology, hydrology, information management, permitting and compliance, soil science, state and federal permitting, regulatory negotiation, storm water permitting and planning, wetland science, and wildlife biology.

Stantec seeks a Wetland Scientist to join our Environmental Services team. Stantec's Environmental Services team provides a small company feel that supports both local and national clients. Your core group of co-workers consists of a diverse team of environmental and regulatory specialists in Massachusetts and throughout New England.

Your Key Responsibilities

Your primary responsibilities will involve conducting and/or supporting wetland delineations and preparing environmental permit applications for our clients. The selected candidate will work efficiently and safely alone or with field teams and participate in other tasks, such as reporting, permitting support, and communication with project management, clients, and regulators.

The selected candidate should have experience delineating wetlands according to the US Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Wetlands Delineation Manuals and the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act. A strong candidate would have experience delineating wetlands and an understanding of the applicable wetland related regulations and delineation protocols in other New England states. A Bachelor's degree in a relevant environmental discipline is required.

In addition to wetland delineation experience, selected candidates should have strong oral and written communication skills, excellent ethics, attitude, and morale. Candidates must have writing, organization, planning, and problem-solving skills. Experience driving/navigating in remote locations, and demonstrated experience with GPS or iPAD data collection technologies is desired. Successful wetland field scientists at Stantec have opportunities for professional development, are often challenged with learning new skills (i.e. wildlife and fisheries related), and work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects.

This position is remote based and/or combination at office locations: Quincy, MA, Boston, MA, Burlington, MA, and Northampton, MA.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

Inland coastal resource delineations in Massachusetts

Preparing technical reports detailing wetland delineations and other natural resource based surveys.

Report and permit application preparation for the Corps and Massachusetts DEP Division of Wetlands and Waterways

Interacting and communicating effectively with multi-disciplinary teams, regulators, and/or clients

Knowledge of computer applications and functions, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.

Minimum 2-5 years' work experience; or an equivalent combination of education (e.g. advanced degree) and experience.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Massachusetts-Quincy

Other Locations : United States-Massachusetts-Northampton, United States-Massachusetts-Burlington, United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Job : Environmental Scientist

Organization : BC-1956 Environmental Services-US Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 26, 2022, 10:51:46 AM

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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