Current Job Openings

City of Charlotte
Engineering Assistant/Stormwater Control Measure Inspector
(Posted July 12, 2018)

This position will support Storm Water Services/Water Quality management of Stormwater Control Measure (SCM) inspections and database management.  Major duties and responsibilities include: perform inspections of public/private SCM’s according to the Inspection & Maintenance Checklists; confer with Engineering Staff, external consultants, contractors, citizens, and other interested parties to support program needs and interests; manage files of approved plans for the City’s Post-Construction Stormwater Ordinance compliance and input project information into City’s SCM database; and perform re-inspections, certifications, or continuing NOV activities.  Please see full job description and requirements at http://charlottenc.gov/HR/Pages/Jobs.aspx.


NC Department of Environmental Quality
Multiple Positions
(Posted April 19, 2018)

Department Information

The NC Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is the lead stewardship agency for the protection of North Carolina's environmental resources. The organization, which has offices from the mountains to the coast, administers regulatory programs designed to protect air quality, water quality, and the public's health, and also works to advance an all-of-the-above energy strategy that fits North Carolina's needs. DEQ also offers technical assistance to businesses, farmers, local governments, and the public and encourages responsible behavior with respect to the environment through education programs provided at DEQ facilities and through the state's school system. DEQ touches the lives of all North Carolinians in many ways to enhance and ensure our quality of life. To learn more about the Department of Environmental Quality please visit our website at http://deq.nc.gov/.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM CONSULTANT

Location of Position
This position is located at the Green Square Complex at 217 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC.
 
Division Information
The Division of Air Quality (DAQ) works with the state's citizens to protect and improve outdoor, or ambient, air quality in North Carolina for the health, benefit and economic well-being of all. The Ambient Monitoring Section is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the State's air pollution monitoring network, as well as, ensuring that accurate and reliable data are collected and reported. The monitoring data are used by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in determining attainment status of the national air quality standards in North Carolina and by the State in characterizing the air quality in particular regions of the State. Such data are also used by new and expanding industry in meeting prevention of significant deterioration requirements (PSD), researchers, citizens of the State and environmentalists. Real time air quality data are made available to the public through the Division's real-time webpage and on the EPA's AirNow webpage. To learn more about the Division of Air Quality and the regional offices please visit our website at http://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/air-quality.
 
Position Information
This position shall coordinate and perform advanced policy-relevant scientific air quality data assessments.  Coordination of the automation of relevant and routine reports containing air quality data, including alerts about malfunctioning monitors is required.  Preparation and dissemination of periodic reports to management, the regional offices, and interested public parties that summarize monitor readings and update projections of whether individual monitors will attain the federal air quality standards is required as well.  This position shall work closely with the Public Information Officer and others to ensure real-time data reporting tools are developed and maintained in a way that provides maximum benefit to the public.  This position also works with information technology staff to improve the DAQ air monitoring web page aesthetics and functionality, especially regarding the ease of data access from desktop PCs and data access utilizing mobile devices (such as: tablets and/or cellular smartphones).  This position shall help develop and implement the DAQ personal air sensor policy by working with manufacturers and other interested parties to understand and utilize the devices and data collected.  Also, the person in this position shall be required to give presentations to staff, stakeholders, and the public.   
 
Interviews will be held on April 27, 2018, April 30, 2018, May 1, 2018, and May 2, 2018
 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies


**To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit**
 
Qualified applicants must possess and the application must clearly reflect work experience that demonstrates the following:

  1. Considerable knowledge of ambient air monitoring practices, ability to analyze, manipulate, and evaluate information produced from research or data collection is essential.
  2. Excellent command of the English language (both written and oral), to effectively and efficiently communicate detailed technical information, air quality rules and regulations, and applicable ambient air quality standards to various audiences is required.
  3. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software (such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, etc.).
  4. Considerable knowledge of the theoretical principles of analytical chemistry, laboratory techniques, equipment and terminology.
  5. Ability to formulate recommendations and provide alternatives to management, the ability to organize and direct complex research or field studies and possess the ability to prepare written reports and make presentations.
  6. Ability to conduct quantitative and qualitative field investigations, calculations and prepare concise reports as needed.
  7. Ability to climb ladders, be comfortable with heights, walk long distances and be on feet for several hours at a time, and to properly evaluate environmental conditions using a good sense of smell, hearing, and sight is required.
  8. Ability to follow written policies and procedures and to maintain a safe working environment at all times is required.
Candidates that are interviewed shall be required to complete a written skills test.  Instructions will be given and the exercise will be completed within a given 20-minute timeframe during the interview. 
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Master's degree in one of the agricultural, biological, engineering, environmental or natural resource sciences or a closely related curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience related to the area of assignment; Bachelor's degree in one of the agricultural, biological, engineering, environmental or natural resource sciences or a closely related curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM CONSULTANT

Division Information
Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership (APNEP) is responsible for implementing and administering the federal National Estuary Program in N. C. and Southeastern Virginia under a cooperative agreement with the US-EPA. APNEP is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and administering the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) for Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary Region in coordination with its Management Conference. The mission of APNEP is to identify, protect, and restore the significant resources of the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system.

Position information
The primary purpose of this position is to assist the APNEP in the organized implementation of the CCMP through project management and implementation guidance from citizens' advisory groups. Drawing upon specific areas of coastal/estuarine and natural resource management expertise, the position facilitates advisory committees and workgroups to initiate project development and collaborative initiatives.
 
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as dictated by operational necessity:

  • Responsible for complex collaborative environmental projects to protect and restore the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system through an ecosystem-based management approach.
  • Responsible for all aspects of contract and project management of grants and service contracts for the Partnership, as well as associated budget and administrative actions.
  • Works to expand the Partnership's visibility on local, regional, state and national forums as they relate to the APNEP mission and activities.
  • Leads efforts on behalf of APNEP to secure external financial resources to further the objectives of CCMP.
  • Plans, organizes and coordinates conferences and workshops in cooperation with government, academic, and non-governmental organizations.
  • Develops metrics to determine the status of CCMP implementation and communicate results to partners and committees.
  • Provides leadership in strategic planning, delegating, problem solving, and analyzing data.
  • Develops, reviews, and edits detailed and highly conceptual reports, budget, plans, and other technical documents.
  • Exercises judgment and make decisions in accordance with established laws, regulations, ordinances, and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Works independently and efficiently and completes assignments with limited supervision.
The work schedule for this position is Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and may require occasional overnight travel and working beyond normal work schedule to meet the business need.  This position is physically located in Raleigh, North Carolina, Wake County. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies


**To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form.  Any information omitted from the application form will not be considered for qualifying credit. Information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.**
 
Qualified applicants must possess and the application must clearly reflect work experience that demonstrates the following:

  1. Prior academic or work experience in coastal, estuarine, watershed, or natural resource management.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of contract and budget management.
  3. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
  4. Demonstrated work experience leading and facilitating meetings with diverse stakeholders.
  5. Demonstrated work experience to make public presentations to various stakeholder groups.
  6. Prior experience writing grants and securing financial support for research or resource management initiatives.
  7. Prior experience in strategic planning, problem solving, and analyzing data.
  8. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  9. Ability to travel overnight occasionally.
  10. Ability to swim.
Applicant must meet both the Minimum Education and Experience Requirements and all posted Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies requirements to be considered Qualified for the position.

Note: Applicant will be required to submit a writing sample, if contacted for an interview for this position.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Master's degree in one of the agricultural, biological, engineering, environmental or natural resource sciences or a closely related curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


ENVIRONMENTAL SENIOR SPECIALIST

Position Information:
The position is a contributing team member of four planners within the Watershed Planning Section of North Carolina Division of Mitigation Services (NCDMS). Planners utilize knowledge of environmental and natural resource data to target areas for the implementation of stream, wetland, buffer and nutrient offset mitigation projects.  The primary function is to act as an GIS analyst performing hydrologic and water quality modeling to evaluate watershed conditions.  The planner utilizes, edits and maintains a collection of ArcTools, ESRI Modelbuilder and Python scripts to conduct watershed analysis. 

Routinely, this position provides direct technical support and troubleshooting on GIS software, hardware, databases, analysis processes, and utilization of geospatial data.  Maintains all NCDMS spatial data within an enterprise GIS database and ArcGIS Online. Creates metadata and protocols for NCDMS data that complies with state and national standards.  Develops, documents and trains staff in QA/QC processes to update and maintain datasets and metadata.  Provides direction to contractors and temporary personnel to accomplish short term projects.  Develops GIS tools and applications for desktop and online deployment as needed. Utilizes knowledge of environmental and natural resource data to provide solutions that suit needs of field personnel.

Additionally, this position consults with program leads on GIS implementation to improve program efficiency and effectiveness.  Participate in Departmental GIS committees to represent NCDMS, align goals with other divisions and eliminate redundancies.  Build inter-agency relationships to maintain the most current and accurate information available. 

The work schedule for this position is Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and may require working beyond normal work schedule to meet the business need.  This position is physically located in Raleigh, North Carolina, Wake County.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

 ***To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form.  Any information omitted from the application form, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. ***

Qualified applicants must possess an application that clearly reflects work experience that demonstrates the following:

  1. Demonstrated work experience creating and editing Python Scripts.
  2. Demonstrated work experience with ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, and ArcGIS Online.
  3. Demonstrated work experience with SDE Geodatabases and relational models.
  4. Demonstrated work experience with ArcGIS Spatial Analyst extension.
  5. Demonstrated work experience with hardware related to the use of GIS software.
  6. Ability to communicate complex subject matter to wide audience.
Applicant must meet both the Minimum Education and Experience Requirements and all posted Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies requirements to be considered Qualified for the position. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's degree in one of the agricultural, biological, engineering, environmental or natural resource sciences or a closely related curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



ENVIRONMENTAL SENIOR SPECIALIST / AMBIENT MONITORING COORDINATOR

This is a re-post.  Previous applicants must reapply to be considered.
 
This position is limited to DEQ - Department of Environmental Quality (formerly known as DENR) employees and eligible RIF candidates only. This applies to those employees that are subject to Articles 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13 and 14 of G.S. 126. This does not include employees of the legislative and judicial branches, the public school and community college systems, or other employees that are exempt from these Articles of the Human Resources Act.
 
Location of Position:
This position is located at the Washington Regional Office at 943 Washington Square Mall, Washington, NC.
 
Division Information
The Division of Air Quality (DAQ) works with the state's citizens to protect and improve outdoor, or ambient, air quality in North Carolina for the health, benefit and economic well-being of all. The DAQ Washington Regional Office (WaRO) is one of seven regional offices serving the citizens of North Carolina in their local area. The regional offices operate and maintain a statewide network of air quality monitors to measure the level of pollutants in the outdoor air, issue permits to facilities emitting air pollutants, inspect permitted facilities for compliance with air quality regulations and assist the citizens of North Carolina with questions and concerns regarding air quality issues. To learn more about the Division of Air Quality and the regional offices please visit our website at http://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/air-quality.
 
Position Information
This person will work in ambient air monitoring and, to a lesser degree, stationary source compliance. This person will coordinate and manage the monitoring activities of the air pollution monitoring staff and provide them technical assistance with instrument / network operation and quality assurance requirements.  This includes becoming an expert monitor operator and serving as the regional Q/A auditor. This position will work with central office staff with the review and revision of QA plans, monitoring network reviews / modifications, and provide input to Ambient Monitoring Section Chief on long term planning. Additionally, the Senior Specialist will be or become knowledgeable in EPA source testing methods and continuous monitoring certification.

This person will conduct compliance related work including performing on-site compliance inspections and investigations. These activities include observing facility operations, stack tests and CEM certifications, reviewing industrial processes and control equipment and evaluating their performance, examining facility records. These tasks are to determine the compliance status of the facility with respect to air-quality rules and air permit requirements. Enforcement actions resulting in civil penalties will be prepared based on the results of these inspections and investigations. This person will write technical report and general correspondence and serve as a resource to staff the public and industry for regulatory information and assistance. In addition, this position will respond to citizen complaints and environmental emergencies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

**To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit**
 
Qualified applicants must possess and the application must clearly reflect work experience that demonstrates the following:

  1. A working knowledge of and experience operating ambient air monitoring equipment, EPA test methods, and data quality assurance methods.
  2. A general knowledge of industrial and manufacturing processes; and of chemistry as applied to environmental control.
  3. A working Knowledge of air-quality regulations and application of such.
  4. A working knowledge of data gathering techniques and procedures
  5. Skilled in statistical analysis; including interpreting and evaluating results to assess accuracy, validity, and integrity.
  6. Skilled in operating analytical instruments or samplers.
  7. Skilled in word processing, spreadsheets, databases and mathematics.
  8. Skilled in communicating with tact and working well with people.
  9. Ability to lead a small team of technical staff and to provide technical support to upper management.
  10. Ability to independently conduct field investigations, and to write technical reports that accurately represent the facts of those investigations
  11. Applicant will perform visible emission evaluations and maintain visible emission certifications.
  12. Applicant must maintain a valid driver's license
Candidates that are interviewed will be required to complete a written skills test.  Instructions will be given and the exercise will be completed within a given 20-minute timeframe during the interview.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's degree in one of the agricultural, biological, engineering, environmental or natural resource sciences or a closely related curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN

Location of Position:
This position is located at the Washington Regional Office at 943 Washington Square Mall, Washington, NC.
 
Division Information
The Division of Air Quality (DAQ) works with the state's citizens to protect and improve outdoor, or ambient, air quality in North Carolina for the health, benefit and economic well-being of all. The DAQ Washington Regional Office (WaRO) is one of seven regional offices serving the citizens of North Carolina in their local area. The regional offices operate and maintain a statewide network of air quality monitors to measure the level of pollutants in the outdoor air, issue permits to facilities emitting air pollutants, inspect permitted facilities for compliance with air quality regulations and assist the citizens of North Carolina with questions and concerns regarding air quality issues. To learn more about the Division of Air Quality and the regional offices please visit our website at http://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/air-quality.
 
Position Information
This position will work in stationary source compliance and permitting group. The primary duty of this position is to assist compliance and permitting staff with air quality data entry activities in the Washington (NC) Regional Office. Majority of the duties involve using the air quality databases to track the various compliance aspects of the air permits, as well as tracking air quality emission data. The technician will also assist with electonic file management.  Duties for this position will also include inspecting small unpermitted sources. All technicians will need to be able to respond to complaint investigations for alleged violations of air quality regulations. Additional duties consist of consulting with engineering and environmental staff, industry and the public on air quality related environmental concerns such as complaint investigation, and response to emergency situations. This technician will also write technical reports, source inspection reports, notice of violations, and enforcement reports, as well as assist in the preparation and review of emissions inventories. This position requires excellent computer skills, good communication skills, independent judgment, decision-making ability, and adaptability to policy and regulatory changes.
 
Interviews will be held on April 30, May 1, & May 2, 2018.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

**To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit**
 
Qualified applicants must possess and the application must clearly reflect work experience that demonstrates the following:

  1. Some knowledge of air quality rules and regulations.
  2. Demonstrated ability to accurately enter large amounts of information into data bases.
  3. Demonstrated ability to manage electronic files.
  4. Skilled in word processing, spreadsheets, databases and mathematics.
  5. Ability to effectively communicate in both oral and written form.
  6. Ability to handle with tact and consistency the diversity of public contacts demanded by work.
  7. Applicant will perform visible emission evaluations and maintain visible emission certifications.
  8. Applicant must maintain a valid North Carolina driver's license.
Candidates that are interviewed may be required to complete a written skills test.  Instructions will be given and the exercise will be completed within a given 20-minute timeframe during the interview. 

 
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Associate's degree in one of the agricultural, biological, engineering, environmental or natural resource sciences or a closely related curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


WSP
(Posted March 29, 2018)

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST/PLANNER II

Duties and Responsibilities:

The individual will work closely with staff in North and South Carolina assisting in the analysis of environmental impacts in compliance with applicable governing statutes and regulations and offering technical support for the preparation of transportation and non-transportation planning documents. Key responsibilities will include wetland delineation; stream assessment; vegetation identification; data collection (online and in the field); Geographic Information Systems analysis and mapping; report preparation; assistance with public involvement outreach tasks; and general support to project teams. The successful candidate must be a team player and a self-starter and demonstrate strong analytical, communication, collaboration, and technical skills.

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in biology, botany, environmental science, planning or a related degree
  • 3-5 years related experience
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license
  • Wetland delineation experience
  • Stream assessment experience
  • Vegetation identification skills
  • Ability to synthesize field data into report format
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Geographic Information Systems
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to travel to project sites throughout the southeast
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team, work cross-functionally and think critically and strategically
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in this country immediately

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S. in environmental science, biology, botany, planning or related discipline
  • Wetland Professional in Training through the Society of Wetland Scientists
  • Working knowledge of transportation planning, NEPA and state environmental law is a plus
  • NEPA experience
  • Section 404 permitting experience
  • Stream and wetland restoration experience
  • AICP

ASSISTANT PLANNER

We are currently looking for an Assistant Planner for our Charlotte office. The successful candidate will begin work in May. The planner will work closely with project managers and staff in Charlotte and Raleigh and will play a key role in supporting North and South Carolina transportation and environmental planning projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Data collection (online and in the field)
  • Produce maps and conduct analysis with Geographic Information Systems
  • Conduct research
  • Prepare reports and technical memoranda
  • Prepare public outreach materials and assist at public meetings

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • year of professional experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proficiency in GIS
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • Ability to work in this country immediately

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • Familiarity with Adobe Illustrator
  • Familiarity with Community Viz

About WSP USA

WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation


Hart & Hickman, PC
(Posted March 29, 2018)

Wetlands and Due Diligence Professional – Charlotte or Raleigh

Hart & Hickman is seeking a consulting professional with more than 2 years of dual-role skills in due diligence and wetlands work, for either our Charlotte of Raleigh office.  Hart & Hickman’s due diligence work is particularly interesting & professionally challenging because many of our due diligence clients are also Brownfield developers.  Consequently, our due diligence services often involve complex sites that move quickly through Phase I efforts to Phase II efforts, vapor intrusion assessment, and remediation.  Similarly, our wetlands projects often involve delineation followed by jurisdictional determinations, 401/404 Nationwide and Individual permit applications, NC buffer rule permitting, and developing wetlands permitting strategies.

We offer a vibrant work place with enthusiastic environmental professionals who love the outdoors, interesting projects, and excellent technical & leadership training programs, and mentoring programs to achieve your career development goals.  We are building an empowered and motivated team providing smarter environmental solutions for our clients and improving the communities in which we work.  Training as an environmental professional at Hart & Hickman will provide opportunities for you to observe, learn, practice and demonstrate your skills as you grow in your career.   

If you are looking for a career growth opportunity in a fast paced environment, this may be a great fit for you.  This position offers rapid growth in technical expertise, technical writing, project management responsibilities, and direct client interaction. We develop quality consultants.  Successfully serving in this position will be a springboard for promotion and other progressive career opportunities within the firm.   

You are a great fit if you have a BS or MS degree in an appropriate technical discipline, at least 2 years of progressive consulting experience, have conducted more than 25 Phase I ESAs, 10 Phase II ESAs, and 25 wetland delineation projects.  If that describes you and you want to become an exceptional environmental consultant, we are excited to learn more about your experience and goals.

For more information about this opportunity please contact Matt Ingalls (Office #704-887-4617) or apply online via the H&H website: www.harthick.com (see the Career Portal tab).

WK Dickson
(Posted January 3, 2017)

Staff Scientist:  

WK Dickson believes that our people are our most valuable asset. From engineers to landscape architects and scientists to surveyors, WK Dickson offers its clients a vast network of talent and passion.

WK Dickson’s people are the best in the business, and our success comes from the personal drive of each of us. Our firm was built on the philosophy that people do business with people they like. That goes for our coworkers, too. We work hard. We take risks. We succeed together. 

Job Responsibilities:

WK Dickson is seeking a staff scientist to serve as a technical resource for the organization, providing a high-level of consultation and support within areas of expertise. This position will report to a Project Manager. 

  • Perform environmental studies and natural resource assessments.
  • Assemble and review archival information.
  • Analyze data and prepare technical reports.
  • Perform field work, including but not limited to: wetland delineation, stream/wetland assessment, geomorphic measurement, survey, water quality sampling and other data collection and site evaluation activities.
  • Assist in development of project design parameters.
  • Prepare plans in AutoCad, ArcMap and other appropriate software applications.
  • Observe restoration construction .
  • Maintain technical coordination.
  • Maintain positive communication with staff, clients and subcontractors.
  • Follow general instructions and company policies and procedures.
  • Comply with all company safety policies and rules.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

 Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental science or related field, Master's Degree preferred.
  • Two (2) to Five (5) years professional experience, preferably in the private sector.
  • Strong computer skills including ArcMap, CAD, and/or MicroStation.
  • Analytical skills with ability to prepare statistical reports.
  • Ability to provide clear, concise, technical writing contributions on qualifications and proposals.
  • Ability to work well independently and on a team, in both the office and field.
  • Stream and/or wetland restoration design-specific training (e.g. Rosgen, NC Stream Restoration Institute)
  • Professional Licensure preferred
  • Ability to communicate ideas and technical information to staff, supervisors and clients in a concise and professional manner.
  • Travel, as necessary to meet the needs of the position.

Qualified candidates should apply by clicking on the link below:

http://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/286353?source=


CDM Smith
(Posted November 1, 2017)

Senior NEPA Transportation Manager:  

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

CDM Smith currently has a new opportunity for an experienced NEPA Project Manager to join our Transportation Group in Raleigh! CDM Smith has been providing transportation services in NC for over 50 years.  We have a significant backlog in place with existing NCDOT and municipal transportation projects.  As a member of this team, you would contribute to CDM Smith’s mission by:

  • Leading large complex transportation NCDOT NEPA projects
  • Assisting the design team on other large scale transportation design and design build projects
  • Engaging in preparing proposals, cost estimates, and public workshops
  • Mentoring and training staff
  • Assisting in the development of building new practice lines

 Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field from an accredited university
  • At least 10 years of experience on NEPA Transportation Projects since Bachelor's degree
  • PE in North Carolina or ability to obtain PE
  • Knowledge of NEPA/SEPA documents (CEs, EAs, EISs), permitting process, and associated technical reports for transportation
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project and Adobe Acrobat

 Preferred Qualifications 

  • At least 15 years of civil or environmental engineering and NEPA, project management experience
  • Knowledge of NCDOT policies, procedures, standards, specifications, and NEPA/Section 404 Merger Process
  • Experience managing NCDOT and NC municipal projects
  • Experience in Environmental Justice, Indirect and Cumulative Impact Assessments, Section 106 & 4f
  • Knowledge of roadway design, bridge design, permitting and technical reports for NEPA projects
  • Experience managing and leading complex projects and sub consultants
  • Ability to lead client meetings, public workshops, and public meetings
  • Ability to be a Practice Builder through project delivery and management

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified candidates should apply by clicking on the link below:

https://jobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25038&siteid=5220&AReq=19129BR&Codes=NCAEP



HDR I ICA
(Posted May 30, 2017)

Transportation Planner:

HDR l ICA Engineering is looking for a Transportation Planner to join our team in Raleigh, NC.  They will support engineering and planning staff on state and local transportation projects.  Under general supervision, day-to-day responsibilities will include: 

Job Description

  • Collects, assimilates, and manages project related data.
  • Prepares constraints mapping and required documents.
  • Preparing environmental impact assessments for transportation improvement projects.
  • Analyzing potential effects of transportation plans on the human and natural environments.
  • Writing technical reports.
  • Analyzing GIS data layers.
  • Conducting traffic noise and air quality analyses.
  • Performing social, economic, and community impact assessments.
  • Participating in public involvement programs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Civil Engineering, or a related field, MS preferred.
  • 0+ years’ experience with transportation/environmental planning and design required.
  • Essential requirements include technical writing and communication skills, familiarity with GIS Applications, and basic knowledge of transportation and environmental planning principles.
  • Experience with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), environmental permitting, community impact assessment, and/or public involvement programs is a plus.
  • Local candidates are preferred.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

How to apply: 

Please apply at https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=145912&lang=en#.WSWPBxIA0Cs.link

 

Terracon
(Posted May 5, 2017)

Senior Scientist:

Our Charlotte, North Carolina office is seeking a Natural Resources Professional to join our Team! As a Natural Resources mid to senior level Lead, this position will provide leadership and guidance to ensure quality and growth within Natural Resources Services. Please visit our web site under careers at www.terracon.com

In support of Environmental Services, the primary role of the Natural Resources Professional is to support the vision and provide guidance and leadership to promote profitability and growth of the Natural and Cultural Resources practice area.  In order to accomplish this, the Natural Resources Professional will focus on four areas:  Technical Skills/Knowledge; Employee Development; Client Development/Management and Service Line Growth in the Natural and Cultural Resources practice area.  The mix of time spent in these key areas may vary substantially depending upon needs within the operations, various needs of the service line, and the individual's background and expertise. 

General Responsibilities:
The qualified candidate will have the unique opportunity to help build Terracon’s natural resource  management services in the southeast region.

As a Senior Scientist for natural resources, you will be involved with all aspects of the following services:

  • Wetland delineation/Waters of the US (Sections 401/404 of the Clean Water Act compliance)
  • Wetland permitting with the US Army Corps of Engineers 
  • Monitoring studies 
  • Vegetation surveys
  • Threatened & Endangered species surveys (Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act)
  • Migratory bird, nest and/or bat surveys
  • Raptor studies
  • Ecological characterization studies
  • Noxious weed surveys

Responsibilities may also include, but are not limited to, preparing permit applications, mitigation plans and designs, participation in environmental assessments, identifying new opportunities for professional services, and writing technical reports. Candidates will be expected to maintain professional relationships with regulatory personnel, prospective clients and/or other natural resource professionals.

Carolina Ecosystems
(Posted April 25, 2017)

Environmental Scientist - Temporary:

Carolina Ecosystems is seeking a motivated and energetic entry level environmental scientist, with at least a B.S., for a temporary, full time, 3 plus month paid position which may lead to a permanent full time position. The successful candidate will assist our project and senior scientists with a variety of tasks including but not limited to; stream determinations, wetland delineations, threatened and endangered species habitat assessments/surveys, map production using ArcGIS, and report preparation. Travel, both overnight and long day trips, will be required. The successful candidate must be capable of performing field work in difficult weather conditions, and easily handle terrain obstacles such as fences and streams as well as animal nuisances such as ticks, mosquitos and snakes. This is a great opportunity for a recent graduate to obtain direct project experience! Email resumes to info@carolinaeco.com.

 

Moffatt & Nichol

(Posted March 1, 2017)

Senior NEPA Planner:

Moffatt & Nichol is looking for a Senior NEPA Planner to join our Raleigh office.  The successful candidate will have NEPA and SEPA planning experience with roadway projects and interest in providing planning and NEPA documentation for other aspects of our business (rail, ports, coastal, and urban waterfronts).

We are interested in candidates with at least 10 years of experience with a focus on transportation projects, including current or very recent NEPA projects with or for NCDOT/FHWA.  A PE or AICP registration is preferred but a background in natural or physical sciences or planning, with documented experience, is acceptable.

Candidates’ experience should include:

  •    Intersection and/or corridor-level highway or rail planning studies
  •    NCDOT Project Development and Environment Analysis (PDEA) studies
  •    Self-motivated; able to work independently and with a team
  •    Effective project management
  •    Excellent speaking and writing skills – a sample will be requested

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of, and experience with, all aspects of the NEPA planning process and associated business practices including document delivery, stakeholder and agency outreach, project budgeting and schedule compliance.

For more information about this opportunity or to submit your resume for consideration please contact the Moffatt & Nichol Recruiting Manager, Christian Hydrick, at 919-334-7985, or send your resume to chydrick@moffattnichol.com. To find out more about our company visit our website: www.moffattnichol.com


Clark Nexsen
(Posted February 8, 2017)

Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals.

CIVIL ENGINEER PE

We seek to hire a Civil Engineer PE in work in our Raleigh, NC office who will be responsible for performing and directing Civil engineering duties on multi-discipline building design projects of moderate to large scope, and projects that involve only civil engineering.

Link to full announcement.

Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership
(Posted December 8, 2016)

The Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership (APNEP) is responsible for implementing and administering the federal National Estuary Program in N. C. and Southeastern Virginia under a cooperative agreement with the US-EPA.  APNEP is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and administering the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) for Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary Region in coordination with its Management Conference.

ECOSYSTEMS ANALYST

Title: Environmental Senior Specialist / Ecosystems Analyst

Position number: 60036255

Section/Branch: Water Resources Planning / Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership (APNEP)

Location: Raleigh

Closing date: December 13, 2016

Position information
The incumbent in this position will maintain and improve a current GIS database and conduct analyses of ecological indicators in support of APNEP's monitoring and assessment efforts. The position will work with partner organizations and agencies to develop and maintain an online decision-support tool and other geospatial products for the APNEP region. Drawing upon specific areas of environmental and natural resource management expertise, the position also provides staff support to APNEP advisory committees and workgroups.

 

Complete details at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/northcarolina/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1601707

 

NC Natural Heritage Program
(Posted October 31, 2016)

North Carolina’s Natural Heritage Program is recruiting applicants for 5 new positions.  For more information, click the links below.  Please forward this announcement to anyone who might be interested in applying. Closing dates start November 7.  

Eastern Region Field Biologist:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1571335/environmental-specialist-eastern-region-field-biologist

Natural Heritage Data Manager:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1573538/environmental-senior-specialist-natural-heritage-data-manager

Business Services Coordinator:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1570662/administrative-officer-ii-business-services-coordinator

Natural Heritage Property Manager:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1570955/environmental-senior-specialist-natural-heritage-property-manager

Wildlife Data Specialist (3-year position funded by NC Wildlife Resources Commission):

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1571822/environmental-specialist-wildlife-data-specialist


The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state's history, conserving the state's natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.

 Division Information:

The Division of Land and Water Stewardship (DLWS) is a nonregulatory division within DNCR that provides information and assistance to support effective conservation. The office is an integral part of the state's conservation efforts, and seeks to maintain a positive relationship with communities through partnerships with local, state, and federal agencies, industries, organizations, and private citizens.

 The Natural Heritage Program (NHP) is mandated by the state Nature Preserves Act of 1985 and the associated administrative rules, to (1) identify through systematic research and recommend for conservation the natural areas which best exemplify North Carolina's natural heritage, (2) facilitate development of a statewide system of protected natural areas in public and private ownership, (3)  formulate and disseminate rare species management recommendations, (4) influence private individuals, corporations and public agencies which own natural areas to protect those areas, (5) provide interpretation of biological information, and coordinate with and advise other agencies, (6) involve and inform citizens and landowners, and increase public environmental awareness, and (7) maintain information regarding the distribution and status of rare species to support designation under the Endangered Species Act.  The N.C. Nature Preserves Act requires the preparation of a biennial Natural Heritage Protection Plan which identifies protection priorities for natural areas throughout the state.



HDR (Posted 20 September 2016)

Environmental Scientist https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=143433&lang=en 

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. 


Watch our 'About Us' video

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward. 

HDR is in need of a junior level Environmental Scientist to work as a member of our environmental sciences & planning section within the Resources Business Group in Charlotte, NC. This individual will be expected to, under general supervision, collect, assimilate, and manage project-related data for environmental science and planning-related assignments. The position will involve the field collection of environmental data, including stream and wetland delineations, protected species surveys, and habitat assessments. The individual will also be expected to review mapping (GIS/CAD), studies, and regulations, and assist in preparing environmental documents. Responsibilities will include preparation, planning, and analysis/review of technical studies, permit applications, NEPA documents, and similar reports/documents. Assist senior staff in environmental task assignments.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Biology or Environmental Science, Resources or Planning. Master's degree preferred.
Experience in wetland delineation and CWA Section 404/401 permitting preferred.
Professional Wetland Scientist or Wetland Professional in Training certification preferred.
Experienced in MS Office, 
Experienced in ArcGIS and familiar with use/application of CAD and Microstation files.
Self starter with excellent writing and communication skills.
Strong conceptual, organizational, problem solving and research abilities.
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.
Strong preference given to local candidates.

Why HDR

At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  

Primary Location

United States-North Carolina-Charlotte

Job Posting

: Sep 16, 2016, 2:27:37 PM


City of Charlotte (Posted 17 August 2016)

Water Quality Program Specialist – The main responsibilities for this position are stream/wetland restoration monitoring and CWA Section 401/404 permitting.  This position will perform the following specific tasks:  Manage private consultant contracts for the preparation and submittal of mitigation monitoring reports to the IRT and coordinate with Storm Water Services staff to ensure that site maintenance and remedial measures are executed as necessary.  Manage the post-construction compliance monitoring and long-term stewardship of stream and wetland mitigation project sites.  Maintain easements and develop resolutions for easement violations.  Coordinate repairs with supervisor and Senior Water Quality Engineer.  Document and benchmark costs associated with mitigation site maintenance and monitoring.  Communicate costs to supervisor to facilitate accurate accounting of total mitigation program costs.  Conduct routine interaction with USACE and NCDWR for large, complex projects including permitting, stream and wetland mitigation bank monitoring and adaptive management approaches.  Lead stream and wetland mitigation potential project ground truthing efforts developed through watershed planning from in-house and consultant services.  Ground truthing includes verification of existing environmental conditions including riparian and in-stream habitat, stream geomorphic characterization, wetland vegetation identification, wetland soil morphology, and wetland hydrology.  Manage environmental permitting for City storm water and transportation infrastructure projects.  Perform wetland delineations, stream classifications and habitat assessments with priority on the largest and most complex projects.  Manage private consultant contracts that provide CWA Section 404/401 permitting services.  Apply the guidance and guidelines of the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and North Carolina Division of Water Resources (NCDWR) or other applicable guidance to determine appropriate permits and the mitigation requirements resulting from impacts to jurisdictional waters.  Ensure compliance with Endangered Species Act requirements for assigned projects.  Provide technical support and plan reviews in areas of permitting, stream stabilization and water quality enhancement.  Coordinate with project managers and design engineers to avoid and minimize impacts to streams and wetlands. This position’s priority is on large-scale neighborhood flood control projects, pond retrofits, stream restoration projects and other large and complex projects.  Coordinate preparation of all necessary documentation to comply with the NC State Environmental Policy Act requirements.  Help to develop and manage a department-wide environmental permit program.  Maintain project tracking database, physical files, project schedules and budgets spreadsheet, and other organizational tools to comprehensively document project information.  Provide internal environmental regulatory updates and training as necessary.  Provide support for internal policy development and external responses for proposed stream and wetland federal and state rules, policy or guidance.  This position requires at least 30% field work.

Minimum Qualifications – Minimum qualifications include graduation from a 4-year college or university with a BS/BA degree in natural, earth or environmental sciences, biology, chemistry, soil science, engineering or related field and 3 years of related experience.  Preference may be given to candidates that have obtained a Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) or Wetland Professional in Training (WPIT) certification from the Society of Wetland Scientists.  Prefer 5 years’ experience in an environmental field with related experience in the following areas: 404/401 permitting, stream and wetland delineation, geomorphic characterization, wetland and riparian vegetation monitoring, stream and wetland mitigation monitoring and adaptive management.  A relevant graduate degree may count towards 1 year of the experience requirement.    

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – Knowledge of stream and wetland restoration concepts and techniques, geomorphic stream monitoring, wetland preservation and restoration assessment and monitoring, and vegetation identification and assessment; Significant knowledge of and experience with federal and state rules, laws, and policies for 404/401 permitting; Good project management skills to ensure quality, manage costs, and maintain schedules; Ability to organize and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks; Good communication skills, both written and oral, to include presentations to groups; Ability to communicate well with people with a wide variety of education levels, job classes, technical knowledge, skills, and backgrounds; Effective computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel); Ability to perform duties reliably and with minimal supervision; Ability to apply conflict resolution techniques and negotiate desired solutions.

This position is based in Engineering & Property Management’s Storm Water Services Division, within a growing, comprehensive, and innovative water quality program. For a full description of this position and to apply, see the City of Charlotte ‘Jobs’ link at www.charmeck.org

Salary Range: Negotiable up to market rate $70,449-DOQ

Engineering Assistant – This position will support Storm Water Services/Water Quality management of stormwater control measure (SCM) inspections and database management.  This position will perform inspections of public/private SCM’s according to the Inspection & Maintenance Checklists.  Responsibilities include: support Storm Water Services/Water Quality management of stormwater control measure (SCM) inspections and database management; manage files of approved plans for the City’s Post-Construction Stormwater Ordinance compliance and input project information into City’s SCM database; provide accumulated yearly data to support recordkeeping required by the City’s NPDES permit; provide assistance to Storm Water Ordinance Administrators as necessary to prepare Corrective Action Reports, Notices of Violation, and reports to the Storm Water Advisory Committee (SWAC) in order to help property owners comply with SCM maintenance and inspection requirements; perform re-inspections, certifications, or continuing NOV activities; provide limited technical expertise or guidance to owners; develop and implement process to locate and collect inventory data for stormwater control measures, perform inspections and document results of the inspections; manage the inspection and maintenance of structural stormwater control measures at municipal properties; provide and manage team communication pertaining to public/private SCM inspections; and confer with Engineering Staff, external consultants, citizens and other interested parties to support program needs and interests.

Education/Experience:  Associate’s Degree in a related field and one year of related experience required.  Bachelor’s degree with three years overall relevant field experience preferred.  Certification in BMP inspection and maintenance through an accepted regional certification program or the ability to obtain within one year.

Abilities/Qualifications:  Ability to read, understand and interpret design plans and specifications and convey meaning, often to a lay audience or customer.  Prefer knowledge of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg BMP Design Manual, the City of Charlotte Land Development Standards, other local ordinances, requirements, and/or manuals.  Excellent organizational skills.  Good communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to effectively communicate with the City, contractors and the public in order to exchange information and offer outstanding customer service.  Ability to work cooperatively with other City employees and the public.  Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work and complete assignments with minimal supervision.  Ability to apply conflict resolution techniques.  Must be able to take initiative and practice good judgment to complete assignments.  Effective verbal and written communication skills and excellent organizational skills.  Requires a valid driver’s license, a good driving record, and ability to receive and maintain a City Driving Permit.  Physical ability to inspect SCMs including the ability to lift up to 60 pounds and the ability to work under adverse weather and environmental conditions.  Ability to communicate in English is required and Spanish is desirable.

Hiring Range:  Negotiable DOQ.  FY16 Market Rate $55,794

To apply, click here.   

CDM Smith (Posted 20 July 2016)

Civil Engineer Project Manager 7 Raleigh, NC - CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Responsibilities
CDM Smith currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced NEPA Project Manager to join our Transportation Group in Raleigh.  CDM Smith has been providing transportation services in NC for over 50 years.  We have a significant backlog in place with existing NCDOT and municipal transportation projects.  As a member of this team, you would contribute to CDM Smith’s mission by:

  • Leading large complex transportation NCDOT NEPA projects
  • Assisting the design team on other large scale transportation design and design build projects
  • Acting independently as a Senior Engineer/Senior Project Manager on technical matters pertaining to your specialty field
  • Engaging in preparing proposals, cost estimates, and public workshops
  • Mentoring and training staff
  • Assisting in the development of building new practice lines

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years of experience on NEPA Transportation Projects
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field from an accredited University
  • Knowledge of NEPA/SEPA documents (CEs, EAs, EISs), permitting process, and associated technical reports for transportation projects
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Registration as a PE in NC
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Adobe Acrobat, ArcGIS


We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith 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, or protected veteran status.

Qualified candidates should apply by clicking on the links below: 

https://jobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25038&siteid=5220&AReq=17387BR&Codes=NCAEP   

https://jobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25038&siteid=5220&AReq=17388BR&Codes=NCAEP  

Carolina Ecosystems (Posted 11 May 2016)

Environmental Scientist – Temporary - Carolina Ecosystems, Inc. is an environmental consulting firm providing high quality natural resource, planning and permitting services to engineering firms, government entities and private clients throughout the Carolinas and neighboring states. Formed in 2004, we are a project-focused company operating in a casual and flexible work environment out of our Clayton, NC office.

Carolina Ecosystems is seeking a motivated and energetic entry level environmental scientist for a temporary, full time, 3 plus month position which may lead to a permanent full time position. The successful candidate will assist our project and senior scientists with a variety of tasks including but not limited to; stream determinations, wetland delineations, threatened and endangered species habitat assessments/surveys, organizing and reporting results of field activities, and assistance with jurisdictional/permit document preparation. Travel, both overnight and long day trips, will be required. The successful candidate must be capable of performing field work in difficult weather conditions, and easily handle terrain obstacles such as fences and streams as well as animal nuisances such as ticks, mosquitos and snakes. This is a great opportunity for a recent graduate to obtain direct project experience!

All potential candidates must have a B.S. or M.S. and possess a specific background in environmental science or a related field. Previous experience (coursework and/or internship) related to streams or wetlands, as well as ArcGIS and GPS familiarity is preferred. The chosen candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work on tasks independently while effectively interacting within a project team.

Non-smoking office.  Equal Opportunity Employer.  No phone calls.  Email resumes to info@carolinaeco.com or mail to Carolina Ecosystems, Inc., 3040 NC Hwy 42 West, Clayton, NC 27520. The cover letter, or email introduction, should highlight the specific unique skills that the candidate possesses


EnSafe (Posted 30 March 2016)

Environmental Professional/Project Manager EnSafe Inc., an employee-owned, global professional services firm is growing and currently seeking applicants for a geologist/engineering position in its Charleston, South Carolina office. Responsibilities will include: planning and participation in field investigations of soil/groundwater contamination and vapor intrusion studies, compiling and interpreting investigation data, preparation of technical reports, and evaluations of potential responses/corrective actions.  Other projects may include storm water, water, wastewater, solid and hazardous waste management, and pollution prevention. Knowledge of CERCLA, RCRA, TRRP, CWA, OPA 90, and other environmental legislation desirable.  Proficiency in database management a plus. 

At a minimum, we require a BS in Geology or Civil, Chemical or Environmental Engineering, with a minimum of seven years’ experience.  Previous experience executing projects under federal assessment, remediation, and munitions programs preferred.  Professional licensure in geology or engineering a plus.  Current HAZWOPER training and certification is desirable.  Up to 50% travel may be required.

Our employees are outgoing, self-motivated, and thrive in a fast-paced consulting environment.  Communication, written and verbal, is also critical to success.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits, an outstanding work environment, and the opportunity to work on some really cool projects.  For consideration, submit your cover letter, salary expectations, and resume.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ensafe&jobId=95561&lang=en_US&source=CC4

www.ensafe.com

Moffatt & Nichol (Posted 28 January 2016)

NEPA Planner Moffatt & Nichol is looking for a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Planner to join our Raleigh office.  The successful candidate will have NEPA and SEPA planning experience with roadway projects and interest in providing planning and NEPA documentation for other aspects of our business (rail, ports, coastal, and urban waterfronts).

We are interested in candidates with at least 10 years of experience with a focus on transportation projects, including current or very recent NEPA projects with or for NCDOT.  A PE or AICP registration is preferred but a background in natural or physical sciences, with documented experience, is acceptable.

Candidates' experience should include:

  • Intersection and/or corridor-level highway or rail planning studies
  •  NCDOT Project Development and Environment Analysis (PDEA) studies
  • Self-motivated; able to work independently and with a team
  • Effective project management
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills – a sample will be requested   

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of, and experience with, all aspects of the NEPA planning process and associated business practices including document delivery, stakeholder and agency outreach, project budgeting and schedule compliance.

Click here for more information, or contact:

Christian Hydrick

Recruiting Manager

Moffatt & Nichol

chydrick@moffattnichol.com

 

City of Charlotte (Posted 15 December 2015)

Engineering Project Coordinator– The City of Charlotte is seeking an Engineering Project Coordinator in the Water Quality section of Storm Water Services.  This position will support the Storm Water Services’ management of stormwater control measures (SCM) enforcement program and database management.  The position will help to manage the City’s stormwater fee credit program and provide support as needed in other water quality programs.  Responsibilities include: reviewing fee credit applications and calculations; database entry/management of water quality/quantity stormwater control measures and fee credits; reviewing construction and engineering plans, designs, and specifications pertaining to stormwater control measures design, construction and maintenance; reviewing and verifying engineering calculations and analysis submitted by design engineers; producing hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and studies; preparing and reviewing inspection reports (including maintenance and monitoring), corrective action requests and notices of violation for stormwater control measures; and providing effective customer service to internal and external customers by serving as key resource for the maintenance and upkeep of stormwater control measures.

Education/Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental, biological and agricultural engineering and one year of related experience.  Professional Engineering license is preferred.  Certification in BMP inspection and maintenance through an accepted regional certification program or the ability to obtain within one year is required.  Preferred engineering or construction management experience demonstrating progressive responsibility in civil engineering municipal regulations and/or engineering fields.  Preferred progressive experience in stormwater quantity and water quality modeling, planning, design and construction of stormwater facilities.

Abilities/Qualifications:  Knowledge of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg BMP Design Manual, the City of Charlotte Land Development Standards, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Fee Credit Manual and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Drainage Design Manual and other local ordinances, requirements, and/or manuals.  The ability to read, understand and interpret design plans and specifications.  Ability and experience to review the design of stormwater control measures and to produce and review hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and studies.  The ability to perform field analysis of the performance of stormwater control measures.  Good computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Products.  Effective verbal and written communication skills and excellent organizational skills.  The ability to analyze data and develop technical reports.  Ability to work cooperatively with other City employees and the public.  The ability to plan, prioritize and organize work and complete assignments with minimal supervision and the initiative and judgment to complete assignments.  Ability to apply conflict resolution techniques.  Prefer candidate to have experience with GIS software and Cityworks asset management software.  The ability to communicate in English is required and Spanish is desirable.

Hiring Range: Negotiable up to market rate $75,586 DOQ.

To apply, click here.


Carolina Ecosystems, Inc. (Posted 4 October 2015)

Environmental Scientist Carolina Ecosystems, Inc. (CEI) is seeking a motivated and energetic environmental scientist with the desire to grow with our firm. CEI is an environmental consulting firm providing high quality natural resource, planning and permitting services to engineering firms, government entities and private clients throughout the Carolinas and neighboring states. Formed in 2004, we are project-focused and operate in a casual and flexible work environment. We offer competitive salaries, performance bonuses; medical, dental, and life benefits. We also offer a matching Vanguard 401K plan.

Duties will primarily include, but not be limited to: stream determinations, wetland delineations, threatened and endangered species habitat assessments/surveys, organizing and reporting results of field activities, and jurisdictional/permit document preparation. The successful candidate must be capable of performing field work in difficult weather conditions, and easily handle terrain obstacles such as fences and streams as well as animal nuisances such as ticks, mosquitos and snakes.

The position provides the ability to work in all company service areas such that broad-based training and growth is possible. Candidates must have at least a BS in an environmental field and 2-7 years of similar work experience. Travel throughout the region will be required as project needs arise; although most travel will be within NC. The ideal candidate would possess: experience on a variety of infrastructure projects including NCDOT, water, wastewater, energy, and greenways; a familiarity with local, state, and federal regulations relating to streams and wetlands; strong skills in plant identification and hydric soil determinations; proficiency with ArcGIS and Trimble GPS equipment; excellent communication skills and the ability to multitask.

Non-smoking office. Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls. Email resumes to info@carolinaeco.com or mail to Carolina Ecosystems, Inc., 3040 NC Hwy 42 West, Clayton, NC 27520. The cover letter should highlight the specific unique skills that the candidate possesses and how they will use those skills to bring the best value to our company.


Three Oaks Engineering (Posted 11 September 2015)

Staff Environmental Scientist Three Oaks Engineering is seeking a full-time Environmental Scientist in our Columbia, SC office to join our expanding natural resource group. Three Oaks is a growing, sustainably-oriented, woman-owned business comprised of talented and motivated individuals focused on environmental issues related to all types of infrastructure projects. We are searching for like-minded individuals to work in a collaborative atmosphere with the goals of delivering outstanding products and superior client service, while providing our employees with the flexibility to balance business and family responsibilities. Three Oaks offers exceptional benefits, including health, dental, and matching 401K, as well as flexible work schedules and the opportunity to grow with the company.

Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in Natural Resources, Environmental Science, Biology or a closely related field with 1-5 years of experience is preferred. The applicant should be able to perform jurisdictional delineations. The candidate must have excellent field scientist skills with demonstrated experience working effectively both independently and in a collaborative scientific environment to achieve project deadlines. Proven ability to perform in adverse field and weather conditions throughout a variety of aquatic and terrestrial habitats is a must. Must be willing to learn aquatic survey techniques if not already experienced in this field. The position will require travel, often with short notice, and overnight stays in various locations primarily in the Carolinas. Specific preferred experience includes:

  •  wetland delineations
  • performing aquatic surveys (freshwater mussels and fish)
  • statistical biological analysis
  • environmental compliance monitoring

Duties:The successful candidate will assist with and eventually lead tasks that may include jurisdictional delineations, aquatic surveys, threatened and endangered species surveys, environmental document and permit preparation, database management, and environmental compliance monitoring. Please email letter of interest, resume, and three reference contacts to skip.johnson@threeoaksengineering.com.


Town of Holly Springs (Posted 8 September 2015)

Environmental Specialist Located in Wake County, Holly Springs has been the fastest-growing municipality since the early 1990’s.  The engineering department is accepting applications for a key position that will be involved on a day-to-day basis helping to plan and implement the dynamic growth of this community, while serving as a key member of the department team.  Requirements: Work includes overseeing and enforcing erosion  control and sedimentation program provisions and regulations; overseeing and enforcing NPDES Phase II Stormwater Permit tasks, coordinating compliance with regulations regarding riparian buffers, flood damage prevention, tree protection; educating developers, public and staff on environmental issues and regulations; serving as liaison with environmental groups and addressing public questions and concerns; researching new and proposed legislation to predict and identify local impact and enforcement requirements; reviewing plans and performing field inspections; maintaining associated records;  issuing plan of approval letters and environmental development permits; collecting fees; and proposing revisions to design standards, specifications and ordinances.  Work requires knowledge of federal, state and local environmental regulations specifically related to natural resource management and sustainable practices, and ability to interpret and apply to various situations.

Job Description/Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in an environmental field and considerable experience in the  administration, education and enforcement of environmental programs including stormwater and erosion and sedimentation control; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must possess a valid North Carolina Driver’s License and complete and pass a drug screen.

Hiring range: $49,226 – $62,764 based on qualifications, as well as an excellent benefits package.  Applications accepted until September 14, 2015.

To apply you will need to complete a Town application which can be found at www.hollyspringsnc.us or by calling (919) 557-3911.  Open until filled.  EOE.


Mecklenburg County Land Use & Environmental Services Agency-Water & Land Resources Division (Posted 4 June 2015)

Senior Environmental Specialist, Stream Walks/ Geomorphology (Storm Water Services– Water Quality Program)f  This position is responsible for organizing and implementing stream assessment activities as well as performing stream geomorphology and wetland analyses.  The position will review all stream assessment data and ensure that the necessary actions are implemented to address degraded conditions.  The position is also involved in training and leading Storm Water - Water Quality staff in the performance of a variety of activities relating to the stream and wetland assessments.

Job Description/Qualifications:

 

This is the lead level in the series, which requires a more specialized knowledge of the area of assignment.  Incumbents are responsible for providing mentoring and guidance to lower level staff, monitoring work, performing public outreach and education, and may manage projects.
Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific or related field and two years of environmental quality assurance experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Apply by 6/10/2015 at charmeck.org

 

CZR Inc. (Posted 4 June 2015)

Environmental Consultant – Experienced detail oriented biologist/ecologist with MS degree for jurisdictional wetland/stream delineations and monitoring, natural resource surveys, fish and benthos collection, and permitting/mitigation.  Field work in uncomfortable environmental conditions and weekly out of town travel required; must be able to work as team member or independently.  May consider BS with 2-3 years of relevant field experience.  Knowledge of SE habitats, experience with technical monitoring equipment, and statistics preferred; technical writing skills required.  Non-smoking office.  E.O.E.  No calls.  Send cover letter, resumé, references, desired salary range, and a copy of transcripts to cmcdougall@czr-inc.com or CZR Incorporated, 4709 College Acres Drive, Suite 2, Wilmington, NC 28403.


Carolina Ecosystems, Inc. (Posted 12 May 2015)

Wetland Scientist.Carolina Ecosystems is seeking a wetland scientist (BS required), with 2+ years of directly applicable wetland delineation experience, to work out of our Clayton, NC office. Duties will primarily include, but not be limited to, stream determinations, wetland delineations, jurisdictional document preparation, regulatory agency coordination, and oversight of junior field staff. The ability to travel and perform difficult field work is a must. Salary is negotiable, in addition to a full suite of benefits. Email resume to info@carolinaeco.com. Visit www.carolinaeco.com for an expanded job description.

WK Dickson & Co., Inc. (Posted 21 April 2015)

Watershed Services Practice Builder. W.K. Dickson is experiencing significant growth in our Watershed Services Practice and is seeking a Watershed Services Practice Builder for our Raleigh, NC office. This position will be responsible for expanding our Watershed Services Practice throughout the Raleigh/Durham and eastern NC areas, as well as supporting our aggressive and proactive marketing efforts throughout the Southeast. This position will focus on identifying and securing ecologic restoration, water quality (modeling, trading, etc.) resiliency and other natural resource opportunities. Specific responsibilities include the acquisition, performance and direction of innovative and profitable projects. This will also serve as a technical resource for the firm by providing high-level oversight and mentoring. If you share the vision to manage a practice that is setting trends in engineering, ecological restoration, watershed planning, water quality and natural resource conservation, this is the ideal opportunity for you.

The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of progressive experience identifying, securing and successfully executing a variety of private sector, natural resource-focused projects.  A BS in biology, ecology, engineering or related field is required. A master’s degree or PhD is preferred. Modeling experience, strong relationships with the academic community, and experience with local, state and federal agencies in NC, SC and GA is ideal.

Company offers a very competitive salary and other excellent benefits in a progressive, career oriented work environment. Interested candidates may respond in confidence with resume to: hrdept@wkdickson.com. EOE
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City of Durham (Posted 7 April 2015)

Senior Water Quality Technician.  To maintain compliance with the City's Stormwater National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit. The Senior Water Quality Technician supports major programs as follows: Monitoring and Assessment, Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination, Industrial Inspections, Outfall Screening, and Public Education. Typical duties include: responding to stormwater related customer service inquiries from residents, other City departments, and County and State government officials; answering questions and providing information to City staff, business owners, private contractors, and the general public; responding to and resolving sensitive citizen inquires and complaint; assisting other City, County and State agencies in the tracking of spills and/or illegal discharges and dumping; providing responsible technical support to the Stormwater & GIS Services Division of Public Works; identifying and eliminating illicit connections and illicit discharges to the stormwater drainage system; ensuring compliance and enforcement of the City's NPDES permit and stormwater ordinance; performing business and outfall inspections; evaluating business and City performance against the stormwater management plan (SWP), existing permit requirements, NC DENR regulations, and EPA Guidance Manuals; performing inspections of sites or businesses utilizing non-structural Best Management Practices (BMP's); monitoring, inspecting, and investigating stormwater activities and complaints including dye testing where needed; ensuring compliance with stormwater quality management plans and Federal, State and local codes, regulations, and ordinances to include enforcement through the writing of Notice of Violations (NOV's) for compliance; serving as field team leader when conducting storm event and stream water quality monitoring; ordering laboratory equipment and supplies needed to accomplish projects; maintaining and caring for field sampling equipment and related property; entering and reporting monitoring data to include water quality sampling, stream discharge calculations, and performance of best management practices (BMPs); assisting with reporting by performing frequency analysis, generating univariate statistics, and creating graphical representations of monitoring data; exercising document and file management skills to prepare, maintain, and update a variety of files and records including daily logs and inventories; compiling, preparing, and distributing a variety of correspondence and documents; and maintaining proficiency in the use of the City's tracking databases related to investigations, business inspections, and water quality data.

See the following website for detail, benefits, and application procedures.

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/durhamnc/default.cfm

CARDNO (Posted 26 February 2015)

Ecologist. Cardno is seeking an Ecologist in our Charlotte, NC office to conduct a broad array of natural resource based consulting activities such as performing environmental regulatory permitting and compliance support, conducting site evaluations and field investigations, performing wetland delineations and assessments, monitoring stream and wetland mitigation sites according to standard protocols, preparing reports, permit applications and presentations, Managing small to medium-sized projects, developing scopes of work and budgets for natural resource projects, and working closely with senior staff, senior project managers and other team members.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelors in ecology, environmental science, or a related discipline, and at least 8 years of professional experience or a Master’s degree preferred (in which case, 6 years of professional experience is acceptable); environmental consulting experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills; knowledge of, and experience with, North Carolina natural resource regulations (wetlands, streams, buffers, wildlife, etc.); knowledge of Federal Dredge and Fill permitting and compliance processes; knowledge of South Carolina natural resource regulations is a plus; strong knowledge of the MS Office applications suite; strong math skills and the ability to use Excel for basic data presentation and statistics tasks; and must be willing and able to travel when needed.

If interested please submit your resume and cover letter via our careers page.

 

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WK Dickson & Co., Inc. (Posted 26 January 2015)

Stormwater Engineer/Analyst.   WK Dickson’s Watershed Services Group performs a wide variety of natural and physical resource services, including: watershed inventory and planning; stormwater BMP inventory, analysis and design; NPDES Phase II compliance; low impact development; water quality modeling and monitoring; stream and wetland assessment and restoration design, construction oversight, and monitoring. 

WK Dickson seeks to add a key member to our Charlotte office's Watershed Services Group. Candidates must demonstrate prior work experience and have a good working knowledge of the use of hydrologic and hydraulic models including, but not limited to: HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, Hydraflow Hydrographs and Hydraflow Storm Sewers.  Responsibilities of this position include preparation of: project analysis and designs, engineering and natural resource reports, cost estimates, contract documents, specifications, permits, and construction administration.  Candidates must possess a BS in civil, agricultural or environmental engineering or a related field. AutoCad Civil 3D and minimum of 2 – 6 years of professional experience are required, as is an EI certification.  A PE is preferred. GIS competency is required, as is overnight travel and field work throughout the Southeast, excellent writing skills and effective communication and collaboration with both project teams and clients. Interested candidates, please send resume to hrdept@wkdickson.com. EOE www.wkdickson.com

Catena Group, Inc. (Posted 26 January 2015)

Entry Level Environmental Scientist. The Catena Group, Inc. is seeking a full-time Environmental Scientist in our Hillsborough, NC office. The Catena Group is an environmental consulting firm that has been providing services throughout the Southeast since 2001. We offer a competitive benefits package including paid leave, health care coverage, 401k with match, and flex-time.

Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in Natural Resources, Environmental Science, Biology or a closely related field with 1-2 years’ experience is preferred. The applicant should be familiar with environmental document preparation, and have knowledge of various environmental laws including the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act and the Clean Water Act. The candidate must have excellent technical writing, communication, and organizations skills with demonstrated experience working effectively both independently and in a collaborative scientific environment to achieve project deadlines. Proven ability to perform in adverse field and weather conditions throughout a variety of aquatic and terrestrial habitats is a must. Extensive travel, often with short notice, and overnight stays in various locations primarily in the Carolinas is required.

Duties: The successful candidate will assist with and lead tasks that may include environmental document and permit preparation, aquatic surveys, jurisdictional delineations, threatened and endangered species surveys, database management, and soils evaluations. Please email letter of interest, resume, and three reference contacts to info@thecatenagroup.com.

EEE Consulting, Inc. (Posted 19 January 2015)

Water Resources/Stream Restoration Professional.  EEE Consulting, Inc. seeks a mid-level scientist or engineer with a strong background in applied stream restoration science and/or engineering.  A bachelor’s degree in engineering or related science is required; a masters is preferred. A PE is preferred; North Carolina Registration a plus.   Three or more years of experience is required. Knowledge of stream restoration related drafting (AutoCAD, Microstation) and/or ArcGISis required and hydraulic (HEC) modeling is preferred.   Immediate availability is a plus.  Position located in Blacksburg, VA or Raleigh, NC.

EEE is a dynamic and progressive company with approximately 50 staff providing environmental and engineering services in 4 offices.  including medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, retirement, vacation, holidays, personal leave, tuition reimbursement, professional education opportunities, as well as challenging projects, and opportunity for growth in a team-oriented environment and flexible working conditions. EEE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please submit resume, cover letter, and employment application via our website at http://www.eee-consulting.com/site/employment-at-3e/.


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