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Mid-Level Environmental Scientist/Ecologist

Employer
CHENIER ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING LL
Location
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Informatics / GIS
Discipline
Permitting
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob Description
Mid-Level Environmental Scientist/Ecologist

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct wetland and stream delineations
  • Prepare necessary documents required for wetland permitting
  • Conduct all studies and prepare all reports related to the Clean Water Act
  • Independently conduct Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Manage all aspects of natural resources projects
  • Coordinate with local, state, and federal resources agencies with regard to wetlands, natural resources, NEPA EIS and related studies and/or permitting
  • Serves as project manager on complex regulatory and ecosystem restoration projects

Minimum Qualifications
  • ·Bachelor's degree in oceanography/coastal sciences, environmental science, fisheries, wildlife management, biology, or related curriculum
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of environmental consulting experience
  • Demonstrated experience with state and federal environmental regulatory processes
  • Proficient at completing Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Working knowledge of US Army Corps of Engineers requirements for wetland delineations and Section 404/10 permit application submittals
  • Working knowledge of wetland and upland plant identification within the Gulf south
  • Be able to demonstrate strong technical writing capabilities
  • Proficient in basic Microsoft Office Products, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Great verbal and written communication, analytical, business, customer service, and decision-making skills
  • Highly-organized and self-motivated
  • Ability to work in harsh and physically challenging environments

Preferred Qualifications
  • Preparation of NEPA documents including Environmental Assessments (EA) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS)
  • Proficiency with ArcGIS Mapping software
Company DescriptionChenier Environmental Consulting, LLC (Chenier) is a Louisiana-based environmental consulting firm that was established in 2014 with a staff of professionals experienced at conducting a wide range of regulatory, ecological, and environmental consulting services. Chenier's mission is to passionately provide clients with innovative solutions to restore and conserve our precious natural resources while maintaining the delicate balance with economic development for the benefit of all citizens.Company DescriptionChenier Environmental Consulting, LLC (Chenier) is a Louisiana-based environmental consulting firm that was established in 2014 with a staff of professionals experienced at conducting a wide range of regulatory, ecological, and environmental consulting services. Chenier's mission is to passionately provide clients with innovative solutions to restore and conserve our precious natural resources while maintaining the delicate balance with economic development for the benefit of all citizens.

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