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Project Environmental Scientist

Employer
Whitman Requardt and Associates
Location
Richmond City, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 19, 2023

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Informatics / GIS
Discipline
Permitting
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
At Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP, we are "People Focused and Project Driven". We have been in business for more than 105 years and we are known for our quality work and quality employees. This is your chance to join our team - help us to design the infrastructure that improves our world!

We are seeking a highly-motivated Project Environmental Scientist to join our growing team in Virginia.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include leading wetland delineations, conducting threatened and endangered species habitat evaluations and surveys, preparing NEPA documentation, leading Section 404/401 permitting, coordinating with regulatory agencies and clients, conducting permit compliance monitoring, conducting bat bridge inspections, preparing planting plans, conducting surveys for invasive species, preparing invasive species management plans, assisting with stream stabilization/restoration projects, mentoring and training junior staff, and any other services as required by specific projects. Periodic travel (including overnight) will be required to conduct field work and/or attend project meetings, as needed.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Environmental Science or similar field. Master's degree preferred.
  • 10-15 years of experience in related field
  • Willingness to conduct field work requiring periodic overnight travel
  • Experience obtaining Section 404/401 permits
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines under limited supervision
  • Experience coordinating with federal and state resource agencies
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Positive attitude and ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong plant identification skills
  • Willingness to continue to learn and grow technically and professionally within the company
  • Willingness to mentor and train junior staff
  • Ability to interpret and stay abreast of environmental regulations
  • GIS experience
Benefits:

WRA recognizes that employees play an important role in its success. Our commitment to full-time employees is reflected in the comprehensive benefits package we offer:
  • Flexible work schedule options
  • Competitive salary
  • Leave accrual and paid holidays
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Group Life Insurance, as well as additional optional life Insurance, short and long term disability insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Parental and maternity leave benefits

WRA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work In the United States on a full-time basis. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of any employment visas at this time.

Position #: 1789

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