Senior Wetland Scientist/Project Manager – Kentucky

Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc. - Paint Lick, KY
Paint Lick, Kentucky
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Full time Positions
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Senior Wetland Scientist / Project Manager Employment Status: Full-Time, Average 40-hours per week FLSA Status: Salaried, Exempt Location: Kentucky or Tennessee Office # of Hires Needed: 1 Amount of Travel: Estimated between 75% - 80% during peak seasons How to Apply: Website About the Opportunity Copperhead Environmental Consulting is expanding our team and actively seeking a Senior Wetland Scientist / Project Manager to join our family of professional consultants. We are seeking a candidate who is looking to develop a long-term career in the environmental consulting industry and is open to diversification across the company. Key Benefits: • Competitive salary • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance • 401k, including a company match • Paid Time Off • Paid Holidays Responsibilities • Manage projects, including budgeting, invoicing, and scheduling • Network within industry organizations to establish and expand the regional client base in the areas of environmental permitting, planning, and broad-based natural resources services • Coordinate and submit proposals • Identify new business opportunities • Grow client relationships and further expand business opportunities throughout the southeast • Oversee and conduct wetland and waterway delineations • Prepare clear and concise reports, procedures, correspondence, and other written material • Prepare Section 404/401 permit applications • Conduct inspections of active construction sites to ensure compliance with erosion and sediment control measures • Coordinate and perform field work for wetland and stream delineations Equal Opportunity Employment Copperhead Environmental Consulting is an equal employment opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workforce. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, or other statuses protected by law. Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.
Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, natural resources, biology, ecology, or related field required; master’s degree preferred • At least 8 years of progressive experience in wetland delineation required • At least 5 years of progressive project management experience required • Candidates who hold or are eligible for the Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) certification will be given top consideration • Candidates who hold or are eligible for the Qualified Hydrologic Professional (QHP) for Tennessee certification will be given top consideration • Experience applying environmental compliance and permitting regulations required • Experience managing wetland and waterway delineations required • Experience preparing technical reports required • Ability to travel on short notice, at night, and/or on weekends, and potentially for extended periods of time required • Must hold a valid driver’s license
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Heather Ballinger
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