WSP is currently initiating a search for an Environmental Scientist to support our Vancouver, WA office. We have an immediate need for a skilled entry to mid-level environmental professional to provide services in developing solutions and documentation for environmental and regulatory projects. The successful candidate will have practical scientific expertise and knowledge of ecology, biology, and permitting for in-water projects (port/waterfront/marine terminals) and/or transportation projects (federal, state, and local infrastructure) with experience in the following: Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, Clean Water Act, National and Washington State Environmental Policy Act compliance, wetland delineation and assessment, biological assessment preparation, mitigation/restoration site design and critical area assessment and permitting. The position requires a knowledge of federal, state (Washington and/or Oregon), and local environmental regulations and experience in evaluating projects and drafting permit documents and reports. The position is responsible for completing project tasks and interacting with regulatory staff. Experience or desire to conduct client/business development and maintenance is preferred but not required. The position will involve field visits to evaluate site conditions, report preparation and client communication. Experience with GPS data collection and GIS analysis is preferred. At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
Bachelor’s degree in applicable science discipline (Master’s degree preferred)
3 to 5 years of progressively responsible experience conducting assessments and preparing environmental compliance documents for projects
Strong analytical and writing skills
Private sector consulting experience
About WSP USA
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. 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?
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.