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Posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 2:36 PM

Job Description
EPG is seeking an experienced Wetland Scientist for our Portland office.
Qualifications
:Candidate must have a strong background in wetland delineation, state and federal permitting, and environmental planning. The ideal candidate would not only have a background in wetland delineation as well as state and federal Clean Water Act permitting, but would also work as part of a diverse team of enthusiastic environmental professionals, be willing to take on a variety of challenging tasks, and work with other office leaders to work towards company and office goals.
Education/experience
:B.S. degree in biology, botany, ecology, natural resources, environmental science or a closely related discipline
:5:10 years of professional experience in wetland delineation and permitting with increasing levels of responsibility
:Completion of a wetland delineation course in line with the U.S. Corps of Engineers Regulatory Program or Wetland
Delineator/Delineation Certificate from an accredited organization
:Certification as a Professional Wetland Scientist or Wetland Professional In:Training by the Society of Wetlands Scientists is preferred
Skills
:Conducting and overseeing wetland delineation fieldwork
:Working within the regulatory framework of Oregon and Washington, as well as local jurisdictions
:Preparing federal and state Clean Water Act (Section 404) permit documentation and applications
:Preparing wetland mitigation, plans and monitoring reports
:Conducting design reviews and environmental compliance monitoring
:Familiarity with the fauna and flora of the Pacific Northwest and strong plant identification skills
:Ability to manage projects of a variety of sizes, including preparation of scopes of work and budgets
:Ability to work with practice leads and resource specialists in other disciplines
:Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
:Proficiency with GIS software (TerraSync) and Trimble GPS units and ArcGIS
:Ability to multitask and effectively manage time
:Supervising and mentoring junior staff
:Communicating with clients and environmental regulatory agencies
Additional preferable skills include
:Experience conducting field surveys for species that are listed by the federal and state Endangered Species Acts
:Experience with related relevant local, state, and federal regulations including the Clean Water Act (sections 401/404/408), Removal:Fill Law, Shoreline Management Act, Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Washington State Environmental Policy Act National Historic Preservation Act, Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act
:Marketing and business development
Responsibilities
:Responsibilities could include but are not limited to, conducting wetland delineations, regulatory permitting, impact assessment and mitigation planning, restoration or mitigation site monitoring, construction monitoring, and interactions with state and federal agencies.
Typical schedule
:This job is a full:time, hourly position.
:The fieldwork schedule will vary depending on the job. Travel may be required for fieldwork, conferences, and industry events.
Salary
:Salary is negotiable based on relevant experience.
If you are interested in applying for any of this position, please send your resume and cover letter listing at least three references to

Company Description
Environmental Planning Group, LLC (EPG) is an interdisciplinary planning and landscape architecture firm of professionals and resource specialists offering environmental planning, landscape architecture, biological and cultural resources, information technology/GIS, graphic design, public involvement, environmental compliance, and construction monitoring services.
We understand the natural, cultural, and human environment, allowing us to achieve planning and design solutions that balance growth, development, and the environment, and enrich the quality of life for the communities in

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