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Wetland Scientist

Wetland Scientist

Lucas Environmental, LLC (LE), an environmental consulting firm based in Quincy, Massachusetts is searching for a Wetland Scientist with 3 to 8+ years of experience to join our growing team on a variety of environmental permitting projects.  www.lucasenviro.com


LE provides an excellent life-work balance while offering opportunities to work on a variety of challenging and exciting projects. LE provides an environment that promotes learning and professional growth, a competitive base salary, a retirement plan with a company match, a commission based bonus program, and health and dental insurance. Opportunities to work remotely with flexible hours. LE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Responsibilities

  • Conduct wetland delineations, wildlife habitat evaluations, and rare species surveys.
  • Develop permit strategies with project team for projects in various market sectors.
  • Conduct federal, state, and local wetland related permitting efforts.
  • Develop and/or review technical reports and documents.
  • Perform construction oversight and environmental monitoring.


Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects on short deadlines.
  • Ability to interact with clients.
  • Ability to delineate wetland resource areas independently.
  • Self-motivated with attention to detail and ability to work independently.


Qualifications

  • 3-8 years of experience.
  • B.S. in environmental science, natural resources, wetland science, or a related field is required. 
  • Demonstrated experience with local, state, and federal wetland regulations in Massachusetts. 
  • Experience in other New England states is preferred. 
  • Must have the ability to conduct tasks independently.
  • Expertise in identifying plants, insects, birds, reptiles, and/or amphibians. 
  • Rare species experience is preferred. 
  • WPIT required, PWS Certification preferred.
  • Certifications such as CWS, RPSS, CPESC are a plus. 
  • Ability to use and make maps with GIS is preferred. 


This position may involve working in remote field locations, and may include night/weekend shifts, and/or working in challenging weather conditions. A vehicle is required.  This position requires the ability to work cooperatively as part of a team.

 

About LE

Lucas Environmental, LLC was founded in 2008, built on the principles of performing quality work and providing reliable service, in the field and in the office.  As a small business working throughout New England, our responsibilities include preparation and coordination of the environmental science aspects of a variety of project types including residential and commercial development, municipal reviews, railroad and roadways, and renewable energy.


Please send your letter of interest and resume to Christopher Lucas, Lucas Environmental, LLC, cml@lucasenviro.com

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

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