Stantec Wetland Scientist in Scarborough, Maine

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Your Opportunity

Stantec seeks a Mid-level Wetland Scientist to join our Environmental Services team. Successful wetland field scientists at Stantec have opportunities for professional development, are often tasked with learning new skills, and work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects. Stantec has a small company feel that provides local services yet has offices worldwide and thus provides the opportunity for travel and expanding personal horizons.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting and leading both large- and small-scale wetland delineations, natural community mapping, vernal pool assessments, rare, threatened, and endangered species surveys, function and value assessments, environmental permitting, post construction monitoring, and wetland mitigation/restoration.

  • Regularly travel throughout New England and possibly further.

  • Lead field teams of 4 or more and be responsible for the safety and well-being of other field staff and perform tasks required for fieldwork such as workflow planning, scheduling, data collection and dissemination, reporting, and communication with project management, clients and regulators.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • In addition to technical wetland delineation skills, selected candidates will have exceptional communication and leadership skills, excellent ethics, attitude, and morale, and high physical and mental stamina.

  • Candidates must have outstanding writing, organization, planning, and problem-solving skills.

  • Candidates must be willing and able to spend long days on foot over uneven, remote terrain in inclement weather.

  • Selected candidates must maintain a high level of positivity, particularly in challenging environments and harsh conditions.

  • Mechanical skills, experience driving/navigating in remote locations, and previous experience with GPS and mobile technologies are required.

  • In addition to a competitive salary, lodging, mileage, and a daily stipend are provided when working on field assignments.

  • Successful wetland field scientists at Stantec have opportunities for professional development, are often tasked with learning new skills, and work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects.

Education and Experience

The selected candidates will have at least 2 years field experience delineating wetlands according to the Corps of Engineers Wetlands Delineation Manual and the Regional Supplement to the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual: Northcentral and Northeast Region (Version 2.0).

Experience delineating wetlands and an understanding of the applicable wetland related regulations and delineation protocols in Maine, New Hampshire, and/or Massachusetts is preferred.

A Bachelor’s degree in an environmental discipline and knowledge of soils, vegetation, and hydrology is required.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Environmental Scientist

Primary Location: United States-Maine-Topsham

Other Locations: United States-Massachusetts-Northampton, United States-Maine-Scarborough, United States-Massachusetts-Burlington, United States-Massachusetts-Boston, United States-New Hampshire-Auburn, United States-Massachusetts-Quincy

Organization: BC-1956 Environmental Services-US New England

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Feb 1, 2019, 1:45:46 PM

Req ID: 190000ID