Mid-Level Wetland/Water Quality Scientist

BSC Group, an interdisciplinary environmental consulting company, is seeking a qualified, energetic, motivated individual for our Manchester, NH office.  Our firm specializes in engineering and design; wetland, wildlife and other natural resources assessment; environmental impact analysis; permitting and regulatory compliance; landscape architecture, and GIS services for public, private and utility clients.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • 2-5 years professional experience in water resources/wetland science and regulation, with wetland delineation and impact assessment, watershed management and water quality assessments, and ecological restoration experience.
  • BS in Environmental or Biological Sciences, or related field, MS a plus.
  • Experience with local, state (NH, MA) and federal (New England) wetland permitting programs. Knowledge of RI and/or CT state regulations a plus.
  • Ability to prepare Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans, conduct compliance monitoring, and assist in selection of stormwater BMPs to impaired waters. Experience with innovative BMPs a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Including: ability to produce well-written reports and regulatory compliance documents; public hearing/presentation experience; ability to interact successfully with regulatory personnel.
  • Experience in coastal and inland wetland science, wildlife, fisheries, or related disciplines a plus.
  • Experience in linear permitting a plus

Typical responsibilities include conducting wetland delineations using local, state, and federal delineation methodologies; preparing permit applications, conducting ecological studies, compliance/construction monitoring and reporting; analyzing impacts; and interacting with various state and federal agencies, as well as clients.

Successful candidate must be able to work successfully as a team member or as a team leader, depending on candidate skill level and project needs.  In some cases, the successful candidate will be a project manager; in other cases will be responsible for a discrete task.

The preferred candidate will have or be working toward certification: e.g. NH CWS, PWS, CPESC, CESSWI. The ability and willingness to perform fieldwork and travel within New England are also required.  The selected candidate will have a passion for consulting and advising, technical excellence, an ability to contribute to productive and dynamic teamwork, have leadership potential and a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and have a desire to build a long and rewarding career with the BSC.

Competitive salary and benefits, including a flexible work schedule, are offered.


About BSC Group

BSC Group is a leader in providing integrated planning and engineering solutions to public and private sector clients for land development, transportation, and energy projects throughout New England. Founded in 1965, the firm offers the services of more than 125 professionals operating from five offices in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Our consulting staff represents the best talents in planning, engineering, regulatory permitting and ecological science, landscape architecture, land surveying, and spatial information systems. We truly believe our greatest strength lies in our collaborative approach to projects, involving all members of our multidisciplinary staff as necessary, leading to better and more creative solutions throughout the life of the project. We also encourage the involvement of our clients in every step of the process, resulting in high quality planning and design that is technologically and environmentally sound, economically feasible, and aesthetically pleasing.

BSC offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, 401(k), group life insurance and opportunity for ownership.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should send a resume with cover letter to:

No telephone calls, no recruiters, please

Human Resources Department
BSC Group, Inc.
803 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02127
Email: info@bscgroup.com
Fax: 617-896-4301

BSC is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.