Wetland Scientist


: $89,565.00 - $159,350.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research


If you want your time, energy, talent, enthusiasm and personal passion to result in meaningful improvements to our higher education, healthcare, aviation, public works and industrial facilities, you belong on the C&S team!

Wetland Scientist

C&S Companies, is seeking a full-time Wetland Scientist to join our Environmental Department in our Syracuse, New York office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform field activities relating to jurisdictional wetland screenings and surveys
  • Complete wetland delineation projects, including flagging and GPS survey
  • Identify wetland and upland vegetation, soil types and hydrological characteristics
  • Prepare wetlands reports for review and approval by regulating agencies
  • Prepare permit applications
  • Provide assistance during proposal, work plan, and technical document preparation
  • Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, ecology, environmental science, or related program (related fields may be considered)
  • Certification as a Professional Wetland Scientist is preferred (candidates already progressing toward a certification may be considered)
  • Minimum of two field seasons of wetland delineation experience using the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineations Manual or appropriate wetland delineation training or coursework
  • Familiarity with Army Corps of Engineers regional supplements
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work outdoors in variable weather conditions and on challenging terrain
  • Working knowledge of GPS mapping technologies
  • Experience with Corps of Engineers Nationwide Permits, New York State Section 401 and Article 15/24 permitting
  • General knowledge of Endangered Species Act and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act
  • Strong technical writing, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • A valid driver's license
  • A willingness to travel and undertake overnight travel, if necessary
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • The ability to prepare maps using GIS and/or CADD
  • WHO WE ARE: C&S Companies, operating for more than 50 years, is a national planning, design and construction firm with nearly 500 employees and growing. C&S Companies delivers critical infrastructure design, planning and construction services in aviation, civil/site infrastructure, construction and program management, construction/design-build, energy, environmental, facilities, architecture, planning, sustainability and transportation.


    Our headquarters is in Syracuse, NY with offices in New York State, California, Arizona, Ohio, Michigan, Florida and Pennsylvania.

    Associated topics: agriculture, agrosciences, climate, conservation, ecology, ecological, environmental science, ocean, waste, water * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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