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C&S Engineers Wetland Scientist in Syracuse, New York


At C&S Companies , we believe work environment, culture, and the opportunity to learn and grow are key elements when considering a new job. We are just the right size to provide the resources and support you need without the burdensome bureaucracy of a large corporate environment. To that end, we foster a family-friendly and supportive workplace; collaborative and employee-focused with an emphasis on quality, integrity, trust fun and accountability.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.