Environmental Scientist

  • GHD
  • Baton Rouge, LA, United States
  • Apr 07, 2017
Full time Biology/Ecology Environmental Science/Engineering Natural Resources Water Quality Wetlands/Coastlines/Floodplains

Job Description

We have an opportunity in our Baton Rouge, LA office for an Environmental Scientist, who aspires to become an active employee in a vibrant, well-established company. If you’re driven, fast track your career here! The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Perform Wetland delineation and report preparation
  • Perform Section 404 and Coastal Use permitting
  • Perform data compilation, reduction, interpretation, evaluation of environmental regulations
  • Prepare draft work plans, reports, correspondence and proposals for internal review
  • Manage project teams for multiple projects from cradle to grave

Skills, Competencies, Qualifications:

  • BS in Environmental Science or Environmental Management or related field
  • 5+ years previous wetland and ecological work
  • Working knowledge of Section 404 regulations
  • Understanding of regional habitat restoration techniques
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills, attention to detail and excellent computer skills
  • Must be a self-starter, flexible, team player, willing and able to work on a wide variety of tasks with minimum supervision
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time, regionally
  • Must reside in the Baton Rouge area

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.