Field Scientist

Posting ID : A1068517005
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Science Biotech

Job Title: Field Scientist

Location: Columbia or Charleston, South Carolina

Position Description: Tidewater has an immediate opening for a Field Scientist in our Charleston or Columbia office to support environmental permitting, compliance and natural resource restoration services. A majority of the workload will include stream and wetland restoration assessments and monitoring; wetland delineation and permitting; the creation of maps and figures using ArcGIS; developing environmental documents to support public projects; water quality monitoring; and threatened and endangered species surveys. The position will require communicating and working with a multi-disciplined team, to include: biologists, environmental planners, and engineers. The candidate will be responsible for managing their time in an efficient manner in order to meet project tasks and goals. Some overnight travel within the southeast is to be expected on a regular basis to support project activities.

Experience: Applicants should have 2 or more years of experience relevant to the position description. Proficiency with client and regulatory agency coordination and impressive technical writing skills are required (be prepared to provide work samples).

Education: A Bachelors of Science degree from an accredited college/university in environmental science or a related field is required. A graduate degree may be beneficial.

Benefits: A competitive package of salary, health & dental insurance, 401k, and paid vacation.

Technical writing skills for natural resources restoration and environmental permitting.
The ability to conduct wetland delineations and stream assessments.
Familiarity with state (specifically SC and GA) and federal environmental regulations.
Valid Driver's License.
Experience with ArcGIS.

Demonstrated ability to independently manage time and problem-solve.
Experience with Macrobenthic surveys.
SCDHEC Certified Erosion Prevention & Sediment Control Inspectors (CEPSCI).
Experience with NEPA documents.

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