Arcadis' Environmental Business Line is seeking an experienced Soil Scientist to assist our growing Environmental Planning and Permitting team in lower New York State and Connecticut. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join our local team with support from one of the best-qualified consulting firms in the country. The candidate must be a team-oriented individual with excellent field skills as it relates to soils and wetland science, as well as written and verbal communication skills to support client communications and regulatory permitting. The successful candidate must be capable of managing multiple activities related to environmental compliance and natural resources. The candidate will work closely with a team of scientists, engineers, and planners, supporting a wide range of clients throughout the region.
Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Wetland delineations and associated regulatory permitting
Ecological field assessments and data collection
Ecological restoration and reclamation design and implementation
Compliance monitoring and adaptive management
The successful candidate will be:
Comfortable communicating with clients as to scopes of work, technical field requirements, and regulatory processes;
Comfortable working independently to solve problems and execute tasks;
Comfortable leading and/or working with other team members in both the field and remote locations;
Open to travel for field work throughout the year and comfortable working in remote field locations;
Proficient using hand-held Trimble GPS;
Proficient in MS Office software; and
Proficient in data management and analyses.
Bachelor's degree in Science (e.g. soil science, ecology, wetlands, water management)
Certified Professional Soil Scientist (Soil Science Society of America) or Professional Member of Society of Soil Scientists of Southern New England
Minimum of 2 years professional related experience
Wetland delineation experience working in United States
Master of Science degree (e.g. soil science, ecology, wetlands, water management)
OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certified.
Greater than or equal to 4 years professional related experience
Wetland delineation experience working in northeastern United States