• Senior Environmental Scientist

    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/21/2018 11:50 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


    Dewberry is currently seeking an Environmental Scientist with at least 10 -15 years of experience for our Raleigh, NC office. The primary duties of this position are to complete wetland and stream delineations and to prepare reports summarizing natural resource surveys for transportation and site/civil projects. The preferred candidate should have the Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) certification, but candidates with comparable experience will be considered. Experience in federal and North Carolina environmental permitting a plus, and experience with ArcGIS is preferred. The Scientist must be flexible, client focused and capable of working independently under the supervision of project managers. The work required of the Scientist is diverse and ranges from general field support to technical work that requires strong communication skills and knowledge of MS Office tools. The Scientist may also support proposal preparation, contract execution, and budget/schedule adherence as needed.


    • Conduct wetland and stream delineations in adherence with federal and state standards, and prepare associated mapping for use in technical reports and project designs.
    • Document and summarize results of field investigations and analyses.
    • Project client support with regulatory agency coordination.
    • Support proposal preparation, contract execution, and budget/schedule adherence.

    Required Skills & Required Experience

    • BS Degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Wildlife Biology or related field is required. Master’s Degree is a plus.
    • 10 - 15 years of work experience is preferred.  
    • Knowledge of NEPA/NCEPA process.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Additional Requirements: Local and occasional statewide/nationwide travel may be required for position.

    *At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

    *Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

    *Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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