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Wetland Scientist Position in Central NJ

Job Description

Firm is looking for a Wetland Scientist to be based in their Central, NJ office. This individual will be involved with field investigations involving wetland and stream delineations and assessments, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation, and preparation of permit applications.

The candidate will have 2-10 years of experience and should have solid writing skills. Candidate must also be willing to travel to project sites which are primarily in New Jersey.


  • Perform wetland and stream delineations.
  • Prepare natural resources technical reports.
  • Preparation of natural resources related permit application documents (wetland and waterways)
  • Project planning and management
  • Preparation of proposals
  • Client, subcontractor and agency interaction
  • Prepare federal, state and local environmental permit application documents
  • Prepare SEQRA Environmental Assessments; assist with the preparation of EIS and NEPA scoping documents
  • Coordinate with regulatory agencies (e.g. project pre-application meetings, comment response letters, review status calls/emails)
  • Assist with botanical inventories, threatened and endangered species presence/absence searches and habitat suitability assessments, ecological community mapping
  • Preparation of monitoring reports and other technical support. Field activities will include: natural resources investigations, wetland delineations, wetland restoration monitoring


  • Bachelor's degree Botany, Biology, Environmental Science, or related discipline.
  • Minimum two years of experience in a related field.

For more information, contact:

Michael Kaufman, Environmental Recruiter
Rigsby Search Group, LLC
860-505-0013 or 860-502-9027

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