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Mecklenburg County 

Environmental Specialist 1 - Charlotte, NC

(Posted November 30, 2021


Salary Range:  $17.56 - $21.96 hourly.  This is a non-exempt (hourly) position. Pay rates are based on education, skill, experience level and internal equity.

Position Summary
This position is in the Water Quality Program which is part of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services Division within the Land Use and Environmental Services Agency. The Water Quality Program’s goal is Clean Water throughout Mecklenburg County and the City of Charlotte. The program’s objectives are to protect and restore Mecklenburg County’s abundant surface water resources. To accomplish these objectives, the Water Quality Program is comprised of four (4) focused teams:  Compliance, Monitoring, Pollution Control, and Pollution Prevention. This position is a member of the Monitoring Team. The Monitoring Team is responsible for conducting various physical, chemical, automated, and biological monitoring activities for compliance with Phase I/II NPDES MS4 Permit requirements and to assess short and long-term water quality trends.

Essential Functions
• This position will conduct routine water sample collection at a number of stream monitoring sites located throughout Mecklenburg County.
• This position will assist with routine lake monitoring activities conducted from the Water Quality boat and kayaks.
• This position will assist with benthic macroinvertebrate sample collection and species identification.
• This position will assist with fish community sample collection and species identification.
• This position will collect stormwater samples from municipal facilities for compliance with their NPDES permits.
• This position will assist with the collection of stormwater samples using ISCO automated samplers.
• This position will assist with habitat, stream geomorphology, and vegetation monitoring associated with our Stream Restoration Ranking System (SRRS) program.
• This position will assist the Monitoring Team in the implementation of special projects (i.e., cyanobacteria monitoring, bathymetric surveys).
• This position will investigate complaints concerning suspected violations of environmental ordinances, rules, and regulations. This involves written documentation of investigation and enforcement actions.
• This position will participate in our annual streamwalk program which involves walking ~30 miles of stream per year to evaluate stream conditions and to identify pollution problems.
• This position will be required to serve on-call (24 hours per day / 7 days per week) for approximately three (3) weeks per year on the Emergency Response Team which includes responding to water quality emergencies to enforce local ordinances in potentially hazardous conditions and areas.
• This position is approximately 70% fieldwork and 30% office work.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience: 
No experience required.
Education: 
Associate's degree in Engineering Technology, Earth Science, or a related field.

Combination of relevant education and relevant experience accepted?:  Yes

Licenses and Certifications:  No

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in an Environmental Science related program
• Previous experience with water quality monitoring techniques
• Previous experience operating boats and kayaks
• Previous experience with benthic macroinvertebrate sampling and taxonomic identification using microscopy
• Ability to effectively communicate technical and non-technical information with staff and the public through interpersonal interactions and written documentation
• Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of
• Applicable Federal, State, and local environmental compliance regulatory agencies
• Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, ordinances, rules, and regulations
• Basic scientific principles and environmental issues
• Applicable field monitoring and data equipment
• Field observation techniques

Skills
• Using a computer and related software applications
• Using and maintaining field monitoring and data collection equipment
• Conducting field observations
• Preparing reports
• Collecting field samples
• Organizing, evaluating, and acting upon observations identified in the field
• Problem solving and innovation
• Ability to work in a team environment

Abilities
• Applied Learning: Assimilating and applying new job-related information in a timely manner.
• Building Partnerships: Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units or organizations to help achieve business goals.
• Collaboration: Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships.
• Communication: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the information provided.

Computer Skills
• Proficient in applicable computer programs including Microsoft Office Suite

Work Environment
This position will work outside in inclement weather conditions (hot, cold, and wet) and is required to traverse creeks and other unstable, uneven terrain to assess environmental conditions, and may be exposed to other hazards associated with environmental fieldwork.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Disclaimer Statement
This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, requirements or working conditions. Other duties may be assigned based on business need and the supervisor’s request. Mecklenburg County reserves the right to revise the job description at any time. Designated positions may be required to assist in emergency and/or disaster situations.

Mecklenburg Jobs Link




Eco Terra

Environmental Technician/Scientist - Full-time, Raleigh, NC  

(Posted November 11, 2021


About Eco Terra

At Eco Terra, we are dedicated to protecting land, restoring natural resources, and financing alternative energy solutions. Our active partnerships with landowners, investors, developers, and regulatory agencies grant us the ability to engage in large scale restoration efforts and renewable energy projects. Job

Description

Eco Terra has an opening for a self-motivated, self-directed, and highly organized Environmental Technician or Scientist to join our Raleigh office. In this position you will work closely with all members of our growing team. Typical duties include site assessments, data collection, analysis, technical report writing, GPS data collection, and project maintenance, monitoring, and project task tracking. The position will require standard field work in a variety of weather conditions, hiking in rough terrain, out of town travel, and occasional overnight stays.

  • Skills and Qualifications
  •  2 or 4 year degree in Natural Resources (environmental technology, geology, soil science, hydrology, botany, forestry, earth science), Environmental Engineering Technology, or equivalent work experience
  •  Past or current work experiences (0-2 yrs) in a parallel, complimentary environmental position including but not limited to providing 404/401 permitting support, biological inventories and assessment, wetland and stream delineations, soil science, land management, or watershed planning.
  •  Travel will be required in a company-provided vehicle or personal one with appropriate reimbursement. Travel will include Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Alabama.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  •  Adaptable problem solver with flexible thinking.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and use a hand soil auger
  • Will be required to obtain an FAA basic Drone License and operate a small UAV
  •  Enjoys the outdoors.

To Apply go to: 

https://ecoterra.com/careers/



North Carolina Land and Water Fund (NCLWF) 

Stewardship Manager - Raleigh, NC

(Posted September 29, 2021


Primary Purpose of the Position

The Stewardship Manager will work collaboratively with partners, landowners, staff, and Trustees to ensure the protection of the State’s investment in conservation. The Stewardship Manager will oversee and conduct annual monitoring of conservation agreements, review plans and requests, and resolve issues. As a member of the Acquisition team, the Stewardship Manager will also provide review of applications and pre-closing materials to ensure conservation agreements are consistent with stewardship objectives. The Stewardship Manager must possess a broad understanding of natural resource management and specific knowledge about current policies and programs related to land conservation, natural area management, conservation funding, and stewardship issues in North Carolina. The Stewardship Manager must have considerable experience interacting tactfully and effectively with staff, landowners, the general public, and board members/trustees. The Stewardship Manager must also possess the ability to communicate effectively and to present complex information in a concise and articulate manner in both written and oral form; to manage changing work tasks in a dynamic team environment; to plan, organize, and direct work operations; and to prepare and administer a budget. This position will maintain effective working relationships with public officials, field professionals, coworkers, supervisor, and the general public.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Reviewing annual grant applications to ensure that stewardship strategies are consistent with policy
  •  Assisting Acquisition team with review of closing materials, including conservation agreements and baseline documentation reports
  • Managing annual monitoring contracts with conservation organizations, including report review and invoice payment 
  • On-the-ground and remote monitoring of a portfolio of conservation agreements 
  • Serving as the point of contact for conservation agreement inquiries, reviewing reserved right and amendment requests, and resolving conservation agreement violations 
  • Managing the NC Conservation Easement Endowment Fund and corresponding operational fund 
  • Leading the review and improvement of policies and procedures that guide the program 
  • Maintaining all deed and GIS data associated with conservation agreements
  • Assisting with other NCLWF program responsibilities as needed

Qualified candidates must have or be able to do: 

  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge and working experience in the field of land conservation.
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing and administering conservation agreements, such as conservation easements or dedications under the Nature Preserves Act.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with ArcGIS or similar mapping software.
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access or similar programs.
  • Demonstrated experience managing budgets and preparing or reviewing invoices.
  • Demonstrated experience managing and organizing large amounts of files/data.
  • Demonstrated experience in accurate record keeping.
  • Must have a valid NC Driver's license or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment.  
  • Must be able to traverse rough and uneven terrain and endure unfavorable work environments (e.g., dust, insects, noise, inclement weather, etc.)


Management Preferences:
 
Experience resolving difficult stewardship issues with landowners while maintaining a strong track record of positive working relationships.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Master's degree in one of the agricultural, biological, engineering, environmental or natural resource sciences or a closely related curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

To apply: 


Government Jobs Link


HDR

Environmental Scientist - Charlotte, NC

(Posted September 17, 2021)



HDR is looking for an Environmental Scientist to join our Environmental Sciences & Planning team in the South Atlantic Area. This position may be based in our Charlotte, NC office. This individual will plan and direct small to medium size environmental tasks/projects for HDR’s core business groups including transportation, resources, water/wastewater, federal facilities and other programs as identified. The position lead field collection of environmental data, including stream and wetland delineations, protected species surveys, and habitat assessments, as well as the preparation of environmental permit applications, reports and studies. The individual will also be expected to review and stay up to date on current environmental regulations and be familiar with GIS/CAD. The successful candidate for this position will have demonstrated knowledge in environmental resources and regulations and have experience with the Endangered Species Act and the Clean Water Act. Experience with ecological/biological field work including habitat assessment and species survey are also favorable skills. The Environmental Scientist will have strong writing skills and will work closely with clients and team members to prepare and facilitate professional, well written, technically accurate documentation. The candidate will also participate in agency outreach and coordination and assist midlevel and senior staff in environmental task assignments as requested. The candidate will also support scope development and fee estimates for environmental tasks.

Required Qualifications

  • BS degree in biology, environmental sciences, environmental planning, or closely related field required
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in environmental science and planning required
  • Experience with wetland delineation, stream assessment, and CWA Section 404/401 permitting is a must
  • Must have strong, demonstrated technical report writing background and familiarity with applicable environmental regulations, laws, and guidelines
  • Must have experience working with multi-disciplined teams
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and familiar with use/application of GIS, CAD and Microstation files
  • Self-starter with excellent writing and communication skills
  • Strong conceptual, organizational, problem solving and research abilities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel overnight and for extended periods
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with state specific stream assessment methods or state permitting is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NEPA processes in GA, NC, SC, including familiarity with Section 404 requirements, particularly processes associated with the USACE, FHWA, state DOT, counties, and municipalities is preferred
  • Professional Wetland Scientists or Wetland Professionals in Training are preferred


To apply:

Environmental Scientist | HDR | LinkedIn

Job Description - Environmental Scientist (161742) (taleo.net)




Sage Ecological Services, Inc.

Environmental Scientist - Raleigh, NC
(Posted August 12, 2021)

Sage Ecological Services, Inc. is hiring for an Environmental Scientist position. This position will initially assist our project and senior scientists with natural resource investigations, data collection and mapping, but will lead such efforts in the future.

This position is expected to initially be approximately 75% field and 25% office time but likely become about 50% field and 50% office.

Job Requirements include the following. Other responsibilities may be assigned.

  • Perform stream/wetland identification and delineation
  • GPS data collection/GIS mapping
  • Field data collection and technical report drafting
  • Threatened and endangered species identification
  • Natural community identification
  • Evaluation and permitting of state and local municipality riparian buffers
  • Stream and wetland restoration monitoring
  • Preparation of environmental assessment documents (local and federal)
  • Section 404/401 permitting

Preferred Qualifications

  • 0-5 years of experience in field evaluation of water resources, streams, wetlands, riparian buffers, permitting processes, and mitigation consulting, along with environmental assessment review
  • Background and/or Bachelor’s degree in natural resources, wildlife biology, forestry, botany, soils, hydrology, environmental science or related field
  • General knowledge of wetland soils, hydrology and vegetation
  • General knowledge of riparian buffer rules
  • Preferred (but not required) certifications: SWITC, LSS, NCSAM, NCWAM, SEPA, NEPA

Physical demands require working outside in various elements and weather conditions typical of local yearly weather patterns, hiking through rough terrain, and using adequate force turning an auger. Job requires frequent walking and/or hiking and navigating through vegetated terrain.

Please forward resumes and/or questions to SClark@SageEcological.com.

Sage Ecological Services, Inc.

Environmental Technician - Raleigh, NC
(Posted August 12, 2021)


Sage Ecological Services, Inc. is hiring for an Environmental Technician position. This position will assist our project and senior scientists with natural resource investigations, data collection and mapping.

This position is expected to be approximately 75% field and 25% office time.

Job Requirements include the following. Other responsibilities may be assigned.

  • GPS data collection/GIS mapping
  • Threatened and endangered species identification
  • Natural community identification
  • Field data collection and technical report drafting

Preferred Qualifications

  • 0-2 years of fieldwork experience
  • Associate’s degree in natural resources, environmental technology, wildlife biology, forestry, botany, soils, hydrology, environmental science or related field is preferred. High school diploma or equivalent is acceptable.

Physical demands require working outside in various elements and weather conditions typical of local yearly weather patterns, hiking through rough terrain, and using adequate force turning a soil auger. Job requires frequent walking and/or hiking and navigating through vegetated terrain.

Please forward resumes and/or questions to SClark@SageEcological.com.


City of Charlotte Storm Water Services

Wetland Specialist - Charlotte, NC
(Posted July 27, 2021)

Summary

This position is part of the 401/404 Permitting Group within the Storm Water Services Surface Water Quality and Environmental Permitting team and is primarily responsible for supporting Charlotte Storm Water Services’ (CSWS) compliance with sections 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). This position is responsible for providing permitting services and collaborating with CSWS’ engineering, construction and surface water quality staff to support CSWS projects. This includes large-scale neighborhood flood control projects, culvert maintenance and replacement, pipe system and outfall repairs, stream bank stabilization, and storm water control retrofits. He/she will also utilize contracts and coordinate 401/404 permitting services for other departments and project types including transportation and neighborhood improvement projects.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support, plan review, field assessments, stream and wetland delineations, and permitting services to ensure CSWS compliance with sections 401 and 404 of the CWA, including Individual Permits, Nationwide Permits and CSWS’ Regional General Permit. 
  • Ensure compliance with the Endangered Species Act.
  • Collaborate with project managers and design engineers to avoid and minimize impacts to streams and wetlands.
  • Attend construction meetings, providing technical assistance, and conduct compliance inspections.
  • Provide comprehensive project documentation. Maintain project tracking database, physical files, and other organizational documentation tools.
  • Record, report, and benchmark all project schedules and permitting costs through the permitting process. Meet permit scheduling milestones and ensure permitting consultant budget compliance.
  • Provide project teams with relevant 401/404 permitting, design, and environmental regulatory training as necessary.
  • Manage consultants that provide comprehensive 401/404 permitting services to support Engineering Services projects including transportation and neighborhood projects. 
  • This position requires at least 50% field work, which includes carrying equipment of up to 50lbs, through dense vegetation, wet conditions, steep topography, with various fauna encounters, in all seasons.

Preferred Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in natural, earth, soil or environmental sciences, biology, engineering, or related field.
  • Three or more years of experience in an environmental field with related experience in 404/401 permitting, stream and wetland delineation.    
  • Experience in stream and wetland geomorphic characterization, erosion control, and vegetation identification and management.  
  • Certifications in stream assessment and wetland delineation.
  • Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) or Wetland Professional in Training (WPIT). 

Wetland Specialist #2107-254700-01, City of Charlotte Storm Water Services

Salary:  $58,779 - $73,474; Commensurate with Experience 

Close Date:  Friday, August 20, 2021 6:30 PM

Apply Online: https://www.jobapscloud.com/oec/Charlotte/Jobs/Bulletin?R1=2107&R2=254700&R3=01


Environmental Field Specialist - Durham, NC
(Posted July 27, 2021)

The Environmental Field Specialist oversees grading and pre-construction activities ensuring site conformance with approved plans, specifications, civil scope of work, and contract documents. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining records, preparation of project inspection reports, and may also include oversight and assignment of other inspection personnel.

The Civil Supervising Technician serves as part of the project management team helping to execute quality builds that meet company and client expectations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a link of communication between all pre –construction subcontractors and Strata, keeping all parties informed of project details or changes related to scheduling, project scope, and requested deliverables
  • Know and understand the Civil Scope of Work for assigned PV projects
  • Assure that all subcontractors build according to provided plans in accordance with OSHA and related safety regulations
  • Walk sites to inspect progress and look for potential DEQ violations, and to identify any basic construction or engineering problems
  • Lead/ inspect the work of grading subcontractors to ensure adherence to plans and specifications
  • Prepare and distribute daily/weekly field observation summaries and include photographs of construction progress to appropriate parties

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent technical and computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (esp. Word), email, creating attachments
  • Superior communications skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to interact with and engage employees and affiliates within all levels of the organization
  • Self-motivated and organized
  • Willingness to work outdoors in varying weather conditions (company will provide PPE and inclement weather gear, as appropriate)
  • Willingness to travel out-of-town 4- 5 days a week (possibly overnight) for short duration assignments
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Minimum 3- 5 years of construction, civil, grading, land surveying or related experience

 Educational Requirements:

  • 2 years/Associates degree in Civil Engineering or related field

For more information and to apply, click here: https://careers-stratasolar.icims.com/jobs/1902/environmental-field-specialist/job

Timmons Group

Environmental Project Manager - Raleigh, NC
(Posted June 10, 2021)


Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

  • Lead team on stream and wetland delineations and permitting
  • Conduct “kick-off” and interim project status meetings with the project team to discuss tasks, schedules, budgets, etc.
  • Provide technical expertise and checks accuracy of all completed work. Assure that a QA/QC review is completed at the appropriate stages of each project
  • Perform research and write objective summary reports which are used in the completion of the project work or inspection
  • Prepare the scope of services, detailed project budget, schedule and contract.
  • Assign duties, schedules and budget to project team members and coordinate project scheduling
  • Complete project on time and on budget while providing on-site construction oversight to assure client satisfaction

    Qualifications

    Skills/Requirements of a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

    • A B.S. or M.S. degree in Environmental Science or closely related discipline and/or equivalent work experience
    • 8+ years’ experience in environmental field related to related to delineations, agency consultation, 401 and 404 permitting
    • Experience in protected species review and consultation, NEPA/SEPA, Environmental Site Assessments, stream and wetland design and restoration, and/or sediment and erosion control is a plus but not required
    • A demonstrated ability to manage the schedule and budget for multiple projects at the same time
    • Proven experience in client management and relationships and contract acquisition
    • Experience in marketing and supervision of the technical work of others
    • Working knowledge of CADD and or civil 3D software and GIS preferred but not required
    • Well versed in 401,404, and NC Riparian Buffer Regulatory Requirements

    For more information and to apply, click here: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/TimmonsGroup1/743999751185966-environmental-project-manager

    Timmons Group

    Environmental Scientist - Raleigh, NC
    (Posted June 10, 2021)

    Job Description

    Timmons Group is always accepting applications for experienced Environmental Scientists for future openings in our Raleigh, NC office. The Environmental Scientist is responsible for leading all field operations and technical staff in the execution of field work and the completion of reporting to include the delivery of technically sound products that meet internal and external client expectations, on time and on/under budget. This individual makes significant field decisions on wetland assessments, delineations and related technical assessments with input by the project manager and provides briefings of findings and recommendations.

    Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

    • Must have a bachelor's or master's degree in Environmental Sciences or a related discipline
    • Must have at least three years of experience in the Natural Resources field with an emphasis on wetland and stream delineations
    • Must have strong office and field skills, capable and willing to perform field tasks in all types of weather in often demanding outdoor conditions and terrain
    • Wetland Delineation experience and Riparian Buffer Assessment is required
    • Threatened and endangered species survey experience, environmental permitting, stream restoration assessment, monitoring, and design processes experience is a plus
    • Must possess strong verbal and technical writing skills, and be able to read technical literature and engineering plans
    • This individual must be highly motivated, a self-starter; flexible, detail-oriented, enjoy interacting with employees and clients; willing to work at a dynamic pace to complete tasks and meet deadlines; and share a commitment to our firm’s vision, mission and shared values.

    For more information and to apply, click here: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/TimmonsGroup1/743999733737556-environmental-scientist

    Spangler Environmental, Inc.

    Multiple Environmental Positions - Multiple Locations 
    (Posted May 14, 2021)

    Spangler Environmental, Inc. is hiring environmental professionals in both their Land & Water Resources and Contamination/Remediation practices. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.spanglerenvironmental.com/careers/


    NV5

    Senior Biologist (Aquatics) - Cary, NC 
    (Posted April 14, 2021)

    Responsibilities

    NV5 is seeking a full-time Senior Biologist (Aquatics Focus) for our Cary, NC office. The senior biologist will provide technical expertise and assistance associated with environmental services projects with primary focus on aquatics related projects. The individual should have field experience and the necessary skills to capture, handle and identify eastern United States aquatic species.

    • Coordinate and conduct habitat assessments and surveys for mussels, fish, amphibians, and other aquatic species.
    • Lead and/or supervise field investigations and data interpretation.
    • Assist in training junior staff.
    • Complete documentation and technical reports including preparation of Biological Assessments.
    • Responsible for assisting and/or leading other natural resource related projects including wetland delineations, stream determinations, permitting and other types of protected species surveys.
    • Communicate between staff, managers, agency personnel and clients.
    • Complete project tasks within deadlines and budgets.

    Qualifications

    Prerequisites for employment

    • BS degree in biology, botany, ecology, wildlife or other related curriculum
    • Minimum 10 years of experience working with natural resource related projects
    • Minimum of 5 seasons of experience surveying, handling, and identifying aquatic species
    • Current NCWRC permit for aquatic species
    • Current federal recovery permit for aquatic species or have been a sub-permittee for the past two years -preferred
    • Experience and positive relationships with regulatory agencies
    • Willingness to assist other environmental services staff with varying project work including bat-related projects (mist netting, acoustics, structure checks), aquatic (fish, mussel, etc) surveys, mitigation site management, and formal ESA Section 7 consultations
    • Excellent writing skills and ability to interpret and present field data in survey reports
    • Proficient computer skills (proficient with Microsoft Suite), and knowledge of Trimble GPS and GIS
    • Familiarity with the ESA section 7 consultation process-preferred
    • Ability to identify southeastern vegetation-preferred
    • Experience with transportation-related projects, particularly NCDOT projects -preferred
    • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid driver’s license prior to employment

    For more information and to apply, click here.

    ERM

    Environmental Biologist/Ecologist/Scientist (Associate Level) - Charlotte, NC 
    (Posted March 30, 2021)

    ERM is seeking a motivated Environmental Biologist/Ecologist/Scientist to join our global consulting firm as a Consultant II in our growing Environmental Impact Assessment team in Charlotte, North Carolina. As a consultant at ERM, you will gain a wealth of experience across different sectors, clients, geographies and services, all of which will help build your future career path at ERM.

    In this role, you will work closely with ERM Project Managers and Partners on a variety of environmental permitting, due diligence, and impact assessment projects to support our oil and gas, power, chemical, and low carbon / renewable energy sector clients. ERM's collaborative culture provides knowledge sharing of best practices and ongoing learning opportunities for our consultants, allowing you to build your own individualized career path.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • With appropriate guidance and supervision, provide creative and fit-for-purpose technical analyses in your own field of specialization and support additional analyses outside of your area of specialization working collaboratively with subject matter experts in other fields and with other technical backgrounds.
    • Provide technical assistance on a wide range of capital infrastructure and other projects including preparation of environmental assessments and environmental impact statements under the National Environmental Policy Act, environmental due diligence services, habitat assessments, wetland delineations and reports, Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, and other related environmental documents.
    • Perform project delivery activities such as conducting field surveys, collecting and organizing field survey data, performing research/ literature reviews, writing reports, and developing strategies and recommendations for clients.
    • Conduct tasks related to environmental assessments that include but are not limited to land use planning/facility siting, pipeline and/or transmission line routing studies, renewable energy desktop and field-based environmental assessments and reporting, and development of permit matrices and risk assessments.
    • Assist in preparation of project-specific compliance management plans in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local requirements.
    • Perform multi-media permitting and compliance documentation with an emphasis on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Marine Fisheries Service, and various state and local agencies.
    • Work within quality/budget/schedule expectations and scope-specific assignments and develop a basic understanding of project management responsibilities.
    • Support ERM Partners-in-Charge and Project Managers to deliver exceptional client value on projects.
    • Work as an integral part of the Impact Assessment team and support the goals of the team.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • BS in environmental science, biology, natural resources, or related discipline. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
    • With at least 5 years of relevant environmental experience or professional internships.
    • Strong commitment to safety.
    • Willingness and desire to support field assignments between 20% and 50% of the time.
    • Familiarity with field survey techniques and wetland delineations highly desired.
    • Detail-oriented with excellent critical thinking and trouble-shooting/problem-solving skills.
    • Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills.
    • Experience recording/writing detailed technical data and reports and building tables and spreadsheets (including tabulation and manipulation of data).
    • Ability to engage in multifaceted and dynamic situations and to collaborate with a team of experts to support work through the lifecycle of a project. 
    • Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Demonstrated attributes to become a strong consultant: team player, eagerness to learn and grow, self-starter who takes initiative, versatile, and service-oriented mentality.
    • Highly organized with keen eye for detail, but with the ability to maintain the big picture.
    • High level proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
    • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

    Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. For more information and to apply, click here.

    JMT

    Environmental Section Head - Richmond, VA 
    (Posted February 25, 2021)

    JMT's Richmond Environmental Team is seeking a Section Head to be responsible for managing various environmental investigations, environmental permitting, NEPA documentation, ecological restoration, cultural resources, and impact analyses projects, applying knowledge of environmental practices and regulations. The Section Head manages, directs, and oversees work of a staff of 10 Environmental Scientists  in Virginia and North Carolina. Current clients are primarily local governments, state agencies, and federal agencies.

    Essential Functions and Responsibilities

    • Manage environmental scientists’ work in wetland delineations, joint permit application preparation, NEPA analyses and documents, endangered species assessments, hazmat and environmental compliance, stream assessment and restoration, compliance monitoring during construction, and mitigation monitoring reports
    • Develop and monitor project schedules, budgets, and staff projections/commitments
    • Hire, train, develop, mentor, and conduct performance reviews for environmental scientist staff of ten people in Richmond and Herndon Virginia and Raleigh, North Carolina
    • Lead preparation of scopes of work, letter proposals, and responses to RFP’s, including teaming arrangements and attending and presenting at project interviews, public, and owner meetings
    • Participate in and assist the Virginia and North Carolina region with strategic planning and business development efforts, including leading business development initiatives both regionally and in concert with JMT’s larger environmental practice throughout the company’s footprint
    • Manage the financial performance of the section

    Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities

    • Performs other related duties as assigned

    Required Skills

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Powerpoint and familiarity with AutoCADD and/or Microstation, ArcMap, and/or other GIS programs
    • Exceptional communication, organizational, and technical writing skills
    • Strong personnel management & mentoring skills

    Required Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in natural resource management, environmental or natural science, biology, planning, ecology, or a related field or related field
    • 15+ years of experience with essential functions and responsibilities as outlined above
    • Extensive experience with environmental laws including the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, and National Environmental Policy Act
    • Extensive experience with preparing technical and qualifications-based proposals
    • Experience managing environmental staff 

    Preferred Experience

    • Master’s degree in natural resource management, environmental or natural science, biology, planning, ecology, or a related field
    • Public speaking and demonstrated interest in making technical presentations
    • PWS, AICP, CEP or equivalent certification

    Working Conditions

    Work is performed within an office environment approximately 75% of the time. Business meetings requiring professional attire should be expected. Field work is required approximately less than 2% of the time and is conducted outdoors in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Field work will require walking. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs) may be required as needed. Business activities may require travel throughout the U.S. and require up to a week away from the office at a time.

    Job Competencies

    • Analytical Thinking
    • Business Acumen
    • Decision Making
    • Job-Focused Learning
    • Collaboration
    • Delegation
    • Managing Performance
    • Building Relationships & Teamwork
    • Integrity & Ethics
    • Quality Service
    • Safety

    For more information and to apply, click here.


    CZR Incorporated

    Senior Environmental Consultant - Wilmington
    (Posted February 19, 2021)

    Formed in 1969, CZR offers multidisciplinary scientific, planning, design, and management services to the public and private sectors, especially in the coastal environment. Offices in Wilmington, North Carolina and Jupiter, Florida provide comprehensive environmental and technical services throughout the southeastern United States.  Full-time candidate preferred but would consider part-time.

    Qualifications:

    • MS degree in biological/ecological science or equivalent field experience
    • 10+ years practice as environmental consultant
    • 5+ years team management
    • Self-motivated, detail-oriented
    • Trouble shooter/problem solver
    • Beyond boiler-plate technical writer and editor
    • Permit negotiation and mitigation

    Functions and responsibilities:

    • Strategic planning
    • Client/agency coordination
    • Project management and coordination
    • Marketing
    • Occasional out of town work in uncomfortable field conditions

    Required skills:

    • Knowledge of SE US coastal plain habitats
    • Section 401/404/CAMA delineations and monitoring
    • Natural resource surveys
    • Statistical interpretation and analysis

    Non-smoking office.  E.O.E.  No calls.  Send cover letter, resumé, references, and desired compensation to czrwilm@czr-inc.com or CZR Incorporated, 4709 College Acres Drive, Suite 2, Wilmington, NC 28403.


    Wildlands Engineering

    Project Manager - Charlotte (Posted October 16, 2020)

    Wildlands Engineering is seeking a dynamic individual to join our growing company in our Charlotte, NC office. We are looking for a Project Manager or Senior Project Manager with a background in stream and wetland design, stormwater management, hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, construction document production, construction management, and project management. This position will involve managing and leading projects with complex ecosystem restoration designs through the assessment, design, permitting, construction, and post-construction monitoring phases. Projects may include design of streams, wetlands, and watershed improvements; hydrologic and hydraulic models; watershed planning; and/or new and retrofit stormwater best management practices (BMPs). This is an important position that will be charged with major client management, leading design philosophy, overseeing large project budgets and schedules, and working with contractors on major project implementation.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Manage technical design, budget, and schedule of complex stream and wetland mitigation projects.
    • Interpret ecological site assessments and set design goals.
    • Oversee successful implementation of ecosystem restoration through design, permitting, construction, and post-construction monitoring.
    • Effectively communicate and coordinate with team members, clients, and stakeholders.
    • Meet multiple deadlines with a willingness to react positively to changes in priorities.

    Qualifications

    • 8 to 20 years of progressive experience working with the ecologic and hydrologic processes important to ecosystem restoration in the Southeastern United States.
    • Undergraduate degree in engineering, geology, environmental science, or a related field is required. A graduate degree in engineering, geology, environmental science, or a related field is preferred.
    • Licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) or Engineering Intern (EI) or the ability to obtain NC licensure by reciprocity is preferred.
    • Experience managing large ecosystem restoration projects, storm water projects, or similar projects is preferred.
    • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D.
    • Experience with hydraulic, hydrologic, and/or watershed modeling.
    • Experience preparing technical reports, construction plans and technical specifications, construction cost estimates, and construction administration.
    • Must have valid driver’s license.

    Physical Demands

    • Ability to frequently walk over rough, uneven surfaces.
    • Ability to sustain periods of strenuous physical exertion.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Part of the job requirements and the physical demands are performed in outdoor weather conditions with frequent exposure to wet/humid conditions and extreme heat or cold. Other adverse factors may include exposure to ticks and poison ivy.


    PLEASE SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER BY DECEMBER 31, 2020 TO:

    Email (preferred method): resumes@wildlandseng.com; subject line: Project Manager

    Mailing Address: 1430 S. Mint Street, Suite 104, Charlotte, NC 28203

    The cover letter should identify your previous work experience, why you are interested in this position, your approximate available start date, and any other information that you feel is important. Please be prepared to provide contact information for two references, if requested. If you are ready to advance your career with a great, employee owned company, the time is now.

    Wildlands Engineering will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency, nor will Wildlands Engineering consider resumes and applications submitted by a recruiter or agency, that does not have a signed agreement with Wildlands Engineering.

    For more information, click here.


    Spangler Environmental, Inc.

    Environmental Scientist - Land & Water Resources
    (Posted September 17, 2020)

    Spangler Environmental, Inc. is a consulting firm serving land developers, engineers, architects, attorneys and governmental agencies throughout the Southeast. We are looking for a qualified candidate to join our team as an Environmental Scientist within our Land & Water Resources practice.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Perform delineations of wetlands and waters pursuant to US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), state and local protocols;
    • Write technical memos and reports for clients based on field evaluations or research;
    • Perform threatened and endangered species investigations and write accompanying reports;
    • Prepare and submit 401/404 permit applications; obtain project-related documents from state and local agencies;
    • Advise clients on stream and wetland-related issues and serve as the liaison with regulatory agencies for permitting projects;
    • Prepare and submit PCNs and state/local permit applications, including exhibit preparation using ArcGIS, AutoCAD and other mapping/design/graphics software;
    • Collect GPS field data and integrate into exhibits.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in an environmental or related field of study;
    • Minimum two years of experience performing wetland and Waters of the US delineations pursuant to USACE protocols and stream origin delineations per NCDWR/TDEC protocols, with a history of interacting with regulatory personnel, resulting in approved JDs;
    • Working knowledge of environmental regulations, particularly Clean Water Act sections 404 and 401, Endangered Species Act sections 10 and 7, and National Environmental Policy Act;
    • Experience using ArcGIS;
    • Willingness and ability to independently and successfully schedule and complete outdoor field work in variable weather conditions (cold, rain, heat, etc.);
    • Flexibility to schedule and complete overnight field trips throughout the Southeast, sometimes on short notice;
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
    • Experience using Microsoft Office;
    • Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • NCDWR/TDEC stream origin training/certification;
    • NCWAM/NCSAM training/certification;
    • Experience using ArcView, AutoCAD and other mapping/design/graphics software;
    • Experience using field data collectors.

    Full-time position with benefits. Starting salary of $40-50k, depending on experience. Some travel, possibly overnight, required occasionally. Must be able to work outdoors in variable weather and site conditions.

    Apply online at www.spanglerenvironmental.com/careers

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