Senior Environmental Scientist

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Millersville, MD, USA
  • Oct 28, 2021

Job Description

Additional Locations: not applicable

Primary Locations: MD, Millersville, 1131 Benfield Boulevard, Suite L-M, 21108 

Requisition ID: 159103

Position Overview

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, is a seeking an experienced (8+ years of related professional experience), highly motivated Senior Environmental Scientist to join our team in Millersville, Maryland.

Job Duties

Job duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Wetlands delineation
  • Forest stand delineation and natural resource inventory studies
  • Wetlands mitigation monitoring
  • Stream restoration monitoring
  • Assessments associated with ecological restoration projects
  • Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Studies
  • Staff mentoring
  • Assistance with business development
  • Participation in industry organizations
  • Proposal preparation



  • Bachelor's degree in environmental science or a related discipline
  • Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) designation
  • FCA Qualified Professional
  • Experience coordinating with Maryland-based federal and state resource agencies regarding the Clean Water Act and Nontidal Wetlands and Waterways permitting
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines under limited supervision
  • Knowledge of local land development practices
  • Experience working with a diverse client base in both the public and private sectors
  • Willingness to regularly travel regionally



  • Experience with Maryland-based federal and state resource agencies regarding Tidal Wetlands and Waterways permitting
  • MBSS certification for spring and/or summer sampling protocols
  • Master’s Degree in environmental sciences or a related discipline
  • GIS and/or CAD experience

Additional Information

What We Offer:*

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options
  • Group Health Plan
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program:  Send-A-Friend
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees
  • Charitable matching gift program

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on exchanging ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.

Divisional Overview


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of natural and cultural resource consulting services and is based in Gainesville, Va. The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 



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