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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST / PERMITTING SPECIALIST

EcolSciences, Inc. has an opening for an experienced Environmental Permitting Specialist. A strong technical education, relevant experience, the ability to provide independent contributions within a team atmosphere, and desire for continued growth are essential.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for applicable land use permitting, including wetlands, flood hazard area, coastal & riparian regulations, primarily in NJ, NY and PA;

  • Preparation of Environmental Impact Assessments, other reports and Federal, State and local permit applications;

  • Communicate with clients, third parties, and State and Federal regulatory agencies regarding project status, schedules, and application review.

  • Conduct site assessments and review development plans to identify regulatory constraints and permitting requirements;

  • Plan, supervise and document various field studies;

  • Conduct wetland delineations, function/values assessment and hydrological studies;

  • Conduct ecological assessments for wildlife and botanical resources;

  • Experience conducting Ecological Evaluations, Ecological Risk Assessments and Phase I Environmental Site Assessments a plus;

  • Prepare bids, develop and manage budgets, evaluate budget vs. plan, and analyze cost control efficiencies.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, or a related discipline;

  • 5 to 12 years of relevant experience including project management and consulting support on wetland delineation and permitting projects;

  • Detailed knowledge of NJDEP Land Use and Army Corps of Engineers environmental regulations;

  • Experience with NYDEC, PADEP, USFWS, DRCC, Meadowlands, Pinelands, and Highlands Commissions is a plus.

  • Wetland delineation certification is required. Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) designation is preferred;

  • Knowledge of regional flora and fauna required, including of listed threatened or endangered species;

  • 40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER Certification a plus;

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite;

  • Familiar with ArcGIS computer software for the preparation of application figures;

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, client service and technical writing skills. (A writing sample of candidate’s professional paper, thesis, or project is welcome);

  • Capable of working outdoors under adverse conditions in various terrains and environments;

  • Versatility and willingness to travel will be an important attribute in evaluating applicants for the position;

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation for remote job site locations;

  • Position requires work Monday through Friday with occasional evenings and weekends.

EcolSciences, Inc. offers an excellent salary and benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send or e-mail resume and salary information to:


ECOLSCIENCES, INC.
King K. Moy, Executive Vice President
75 Fleetwood Drive, Suite 250
Rockaway, New Jersey 07866
kmoy@ecolsciences.com

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