Charlotte, NC, Raleigh, NC
Posted 5 months ago

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 a Senior Environmental Scientist within our Land & Water Resources practice.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and ensure the accurate, efficient and technically defensible completion of:
    • Delineations of wetlands and waters pursuant to US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), state and local protocols;
    • Technical memos and reports summarizing findings of field evaluations and/or research an providing recommendations that best meet client needs;
    • Threatened and endangered species investigations and accompanying reports;
    • 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;
  • Oversee and manage technical components of staff scientists’ responsibilities;
  • Ensure that projects/tasks are completed on time, within budget and with technically/legally defensible results/documentation;
  • Provide business development support;

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an environmental or related field of study;
  • Minimum five years’ 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;
  • In-depth knowledge of environmental regulations, particularly Clean Water Act sections 404 and 401, Endangered Species Act sections 10 and 7, and NEPA;
  • Minimum three years’ experience overseeing and managing junior staff;
  • In-depth knowledge of ArcGIS, including geo-spatial analytics;
  • Willingness and ability to independently and successfully schedule, oversee and complete outdoor/overnight field work throughout the Southeast, in variable weather conditions (cold, rain, heat, etc.), sometimes on short notice;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including overseeing/editing others’ work;
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills;
  • Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • NCDWR/TDEC stream origin training/certification;
  • NCWAM/NCSAM training/certification;
  • Stream and/or wetland restoration site identification, analysis, design, construction oversight and monitoring experience;
  • Erosion control/NPDES compliance design and inspection experience.

Full-time position with benefits. Starting salary based on experience. Some travel, possibly overnight required. Must be able to work outdoors in variable weather and site conditions.

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