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Wetland Delineator

Wetland Delineator

Stow, OH - Full Time, Entry Level

EnviroScience is looking to hire a full time, Wetland Delineator and Permitting Specialist to support our natural resources division at our Stow, Ohio office. This position will best fit someone who can work independently and successfully manage multiple tasks, exhibits scientific writing skills, and has experience and a background in wetland science, botany, and/or soils and hydrology.

Responsibilities include:

• Conducting wetland assessments/delineations, stream assessments, terrestrial surveys, and wetland functional assessments

• Consulting with clients regarding wetland and stream permitting options

• Permitting for wetland and stream impacts through the Nationwide Permit program and associated state permitting programs

• Identifying any other necessary permits or agency coordination a project may need

• Developing and submitting project reports to various agencies and entities

• Conducting rare/threatened/endangered species habitat surveys

• Conducting work year-round in adverse weather and rough terrain

• Independently preparing technical reports and permit documents, and maintaining excellent communication with project managers, clients, employees, and subcontractors

• Ability to support client and agency permitting needs during all project processes

• Other duties as assigned or required

Position and Personal Qualifications

This position is an excellent opportunity for qualified wetland professionals who like diversified project types, possess a high level of self-motivation, and demonstrate enthusiastic leadership. Other qualifications include:

• B.S./B.A. degree in natural science field of study

• 2+ years wetland delineation field experience

• Ability to delineate wetlands independently

• Preparing and submitting 404 and 401 permit applications through federal and state agencies including USACE, DEP, SHPO, DNR, and USFWS.

• Ability to read and interpret resource mapping

• Experience with local and regional flora identification

• Ability to key out and identify plants using plant identification manuals

• Experience with soil classification

• Experience with Global Position Systems (GPS)

• Well versed in state and federal regulations, the 1987 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Manual, and current Regional Supplements

• Experience with Ohio wetland and stream assessment methods

• Experience coordinating with state and federal agencies regarding threatened and endangered species, floodplain development, historic/archaeological, etc.

• Experience with technical report writing

• Ability to travel overnight

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Self-motivated, organized, and able to work independently

Additional Beneficial Skills:

• Additional background in fisheries, endangered species, herpetology, or amphibians

• USACE 40-hour wetland delineation training

• Experience with agency permitting outside of Ohio

• Experience with AutoCAD or GIS

• Project and/or client management

Consistent with the recent Executive Order requiring all covered federal contractor and subcontractor workforces to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, please be advised that non-vaccinated candidates will not be eligible for employment, barring certain limited exemptions.  Reasonable accommodations will be considered.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level

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