VHB is seeking an Environmental Scientist to join our South Portland, ME office. This position entails field and office-related work in Maine with excellent growth opportunity within a vibrant and expanding office.
VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.
Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.
- Work within a team of professionals to conduct a wide array of natural resources-related studies and analysis for a multitude of environmental, land development and water resources projects
- Perform natural resource surveys including, but not limited to, wetland delineations and functional assessments, vernal pool surveys, wildlife habitat evaluations and rare species surveys
- Preparing reports
- Assist with preparing state, federal, and local permitting applications
Skills and Abilities
- Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
- Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to grow professionally
- Ability to think critically and solve problems
- Strong communication skills between clients and state/federal regulators
- Minimum MS in Environmental Science, Natural Resources, or related field
- 1+ years of professional experience
- Experience conducting wetland delineations and state and federal natural resource permitting a plus
- Experience performing rare plant or animal surveys a plus
- This position may include night/weekend shifts and/or working in challenging weather conditions
Please submit applications online.
At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.