Wetland Project Manager

EnviroScience, Inc.
Stow, OH
Added: April 18, 2024

EnviroScience, Inc., headquartered in Stow, Ohio, with additional offices in North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, is a niche provider of environmental consulting services. We employ over 160 highly skilled and technical employees that develop unique, cost-effective solutions for our clients’ environmental, infrastructure and regulatory needs.

Our clients repeatedly choose EnviroScience because of our technical expertise, client advocacy, high quality work, and outstanding reputation with regulators and industry executives.

EnviroScience is looking to hire a full-time Wetland Project Manager to support our natural resources division at our Stow, Ohio office. This position will best fit someone who can successfully manage multiple tasks and projects synchronously, exhibits strong scientific writing skills, works independently, is highly detail oriented, and has experience and a background in wetland science or a related natural resources field.

Responsibilities include:

• Conducting wetland assessments/delineations, stream assessments, terrestrial surveys, and wetland functional assessments independently

• Developing and submitting project reports to various agencies and entities

• Permitting for wetland and stream impacts through the United States Army Corps of Engineers Nationwide Permit program and associated state permitting programs

• Consulting with clients regarding wetland and stream permitting options

• Identifying any other necessary permits or agency coordination requirements

• Conducting rare/threatened/endangered species habitat surveys

• Conducting work year-round in adverse weather and rough terrain

• Independently preparing technical reports and permit documents, and maintaining excellent communication with project managers, clients, employees, and subcontractors

• Ability to support client and agency permitting needs during all project processes

• Other duties as assigned or required

Position and Personal Qualifications:

This position is an excellent opportunity for qualified wetland professionals who like diversified project types, possess a high level of self-motivation, and demonstrate enthusiastic leadership. Other qualifications include:

• B.S./B.A. degree in natural science field of study

• 2+ years wetland delineation field experience

• Ability to delineate wetlands independently

• Project and/or client management

• Preparing and submitting 404 and 401 permit applications through federal and state agencies including USACE, OEPA, SHPO, ODNR, and USFWS.

• Ability to read and interpret resource and engineering drawings

• Experience with local and regional flora identification

• Ability to key out and identify plants using identification manuals

• Experience with soil classification

• Experience with Global Position Systems (GPS)

• Well versed in state and federal regulations, the 1987 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Manual, and current Regional Supplements

• Experience with Ohio wetland and stream assessment methods

• Experience coordinating with state and federal agencies regarding threatened and endangered species, floodplain development, historic/archaeological, etc.

• Experience with technical report writing

• Ability to travel overnight

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Self-motivated, organized, and able to work independently

Additional Beneficial Skills:

• USACE 40-hour wetland delineation training

• Additional background in fisheries, endangered species, herpetology, or amphibians

• Experience with agency permitting outside of Ohio

• Experience with AutoCAD or GIS