ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST

 

Scalar Consulting Group is seeking to fill an Environmental Scientist position with a highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter in either of the following offices: Riviera Beach, Tampa, or Orlando. This is a full-time position.

 

Requirements: 

  • Minimum 4-year college level degree in biology, environmental science, or equivalent science-based degree with 4 years of work experience following graduation. Graduate level degree may be considered in lieu of a portion of work experience.

  • Legally allowed to work in the United States.

  • Ability to travel to other office locations and other parts of the state with overnight stays to accomplish assignments.

  • Proficiency in the skills and responsibilities below.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Collect, analyze, and report data related to biological natural sciences such as habitats, wildlife, water quality, soils, etc.

  • Conduct habitat mapping and characterization field efforts

  • Field delineate wetlands in accordance with federal and state criteria

  • Conduct protected floral and faunal surveys

  • Collect data required for natural resource permit applications

  • Complete permit applications

  • Use ArcMap GIS for data collection, analysis, and compilation of exhibits for reports

  • Assist the firm in other capacities when needed, such as with internet and phone call data gathering, public involvement activities, and other tasks as needed

     

Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Florida’s ecological communities and classifications, floral and faunal species.

  • Detailed knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations pertaining to wetlands and protected species.

  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills. Ability to interface with clients in meeting and presentation formats.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, as well as ArcMap GIS.

  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to transition between multiple work assignments on a regular basis, and sense of urgency to meet client deadlines.

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to learn and achieve.

  • Ability to work in Florida’s challenging outdoor environment.

     

If you are interested in joining the Scalar team, please send your resume to patricia@scalarinc.net.