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Environmental Scientist/Wetland Biologist

Environmental Scientist/Wetland Biologist

Bothell, WA - Full Time, Mid to Senior Level

RH2 is currently seeking an experienced Environmental Scientist/Wetland Biologist in our Bothell, WA location. This role desires a detail-oriented, organized, and collaborative team member who will provide exceptional client service, can manage a diverse workload, and produce accurate deliverables. Come join our talented team.

Responsibilities include:

-Assist with environmental permit application/report preparation supporting RH2’s offices.
-Assist with wetland/stream delineations, classification of sensitive areas, and field work.
-Assist with water quality and environmental monitoring.
-Assist with environmental engineering design (e.g., compensatory mitigation, culvert replacement, landscaping, stormwater infrastructure, permit-compliant design plans, etc.)
-Interfacing with clients, project managers, and coworkers, coordination and management of work tasks and schedules.

Required Qualifications:

-5-7 years of professional experience in an Environmental Scientist or like role. Previous consulting experience is a plus.
-B.S. or B.A. in environmental science, environmental planning and permitting, environmental engineering, wetland ecology, aquatic and fisheries science, or similar discipline.
-Familiarity and experience with local, state, and federal environmental regulations and permitting processes.
-Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills; can work individually and in a team setting; critical thinker and adaptable team player; capacity to work and manage multiple tasks simultaneously; detail-oriented; and effective communicator with multi-varied audience.
-Proficiency in Microsoft office suite programs.
-Valid Driver's license.
-Ability and flexibility to travel throughout WA and OR including occasional overnight trips.
-Ability to perform fieldwork that includes heavy lifting, bushwhacking, hiking, long days, standing for long periods of time, and working in and around water, uneven terrain, and inclement weather.

Desired Qualifications:

-Previous consulting experience is a plus.
-Prior education/experience with wetland and stream ecology, soil science, wetland and stream delineations and functional assessments, PNW native plant and invasive species identification, habitat characterization, mitigation design and mitigation monitoring, environmental data collection, technical report writing, and environmental permitting is desired.
-Wetland delineation training; familiarity with USACE regional supplements and Ecology Wetland Rating System.
-UW Wetland Science and Management certificate and/or Ecology’s Coastal Training Programs.
-PNW salmonid ecology and fisheries work experience
-Bird and wildlife identification, ecology, and survey training
-Experience with ArcGIS and/or AutoCAD is a plus.
-Post-graduate trainings or certificates are desired (e.g., Wetland Science and Management Certificate, wetland delineation training, native plant identification, etc.).

About RH2

We don’t just live and work within our communities, our communities depend on us for the services and quality results for which we have become known. We plan and design the systems that keep our cities flowing and moving, including water, wastewater, irrigation, stormwater removal, and transportation projects. We look to hire the best and the brightest, and in turn, strive to keep our employees challenged and satisfied. Our company-wide team-building and social events give everyone a chance to unwind and have some fun outside of the work environment. We believe our success can only be achieved through the people we hire. We make every effort to offer a rewarding and positive work setting, provide exciting and challenging projects, and deliver the best in compensation, benefits, work-life balance, and career advancement opportunities. Many of our staff have worked at RH2 for most of their careers. We attribute the longevity of our employees to RH2’s commitment to engage staff, cultivate an environment that fosters innovation, and collaboration between offices, specialties, and experiences.

RH2 is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals; including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


Contact careers@rh2.com to apply.


Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

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