Environmental Scientist/Wetland Specialist
Hamer Environmental L.P., a Washington State-based environmental consulting firm, is looking to hire an Environmental Scientist/Wetland Specialist to assist with wetland delineation field work and report writing. Preferred candidates will have a background in wetland science, botany and/or soils and hydrology. Experience with environmental issues in the Pacific Northwest is a must.
· Assist with wetland delineations according to USACE Manual and Regional Supplements, wetland ratings and function assessments, monitoring, mitigation in the Pacific Northwest (PNW), with wetland restoration planning and Ordinary High-Water Mark (OHWM) determination skills preferred;
· Demonstrate knowledge of state and federal environmental laws and regulations;
· Help prepare technical reports and permit documents;
· Conduct work as needed in adverse weather and rough terrain;
Required Education and Experience:
· Experience, on-the-job training, or advanced coursework in wetland science, plant and soil identification, and stream surveys in the Pacific Northwest;
· B.S. degree in an environmental discipline.
The ideal candidate will have at least 1-2 years of field experience delineating and characterizing wetlands in the PNW. Botanical skills to identify Pacific Northwest plants are strongly preferred. Must be comfortable working both in remote field settings as well as an office environment, and must have working knowledge of Trimble GPS units, Microsoft Office and 4WD vehicles. Experience using ArcGIS and other remote sensing tools is a plus.
The ideal candidate must be able to communicate effectively and function as part of a team. The candidate would also possess strong technical writing skills and experience writing technical reports and/or scientific literature.
Depending on experience.
This is a 6-month term full-time position, with possibility to become a permanent position, work-load dependent.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Nathan Goodman: Nathan@HamerEnvironmental.com