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.
- 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;
- 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.
- 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.