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Environmental Scientist

Job Title: 
Environmental Scientist
Company, Organization, or University: 
Columbus, Ohio


EMH&T is a leading civil engineering consulting firm dedicated to delivering innovative solutions and exceptional quality of work and service to our clients. With a commitment to excellence, we take pride in providing a diverse range of civil engineering services across various disciplines. As part of our growing team, we are seeking an experienced Environmental Scientist to contribute to our environmental projects and play a pivotal role in our continued success.

You will assume reasonability for conducting fieldwork and preparing technical documentation related to environmental regulatory and permitting compliance; you will support our team of environmental professionals and civil engineers on a variety of public and private sector projects; you will be required to conduct wetland delineations, perform ecological surveys, and prepare technical reports, and waterway permit applications. Other opportunities will include a supporting role with wetland/stream mitigation, site monitoring, freshwater mussel surveys, various environmentally-related site visits, preparation of exhibits, technical writing, interaction with clients, interaction with regulatory agency personnel, and communication with other EMH&T team members.

Additional Information about the position

Some out of town travel will be required (primarily in Ohio). Our Environmental Scientists spend time both in the field and in the office. The amount of time in the field varies seasonally, but fieldwork will be conducted year-round.


Bachelor’s degree in Botany, Biology, Ecology, Natural Resources, Environmental Science, Geology or related discipline, required. Master’s degree is preferred, but not required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience.


• Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines while being flexible and quickly adjusting to changing schedules and deadlines.
• Works well with others in a collaborative and positive environment.
• Ability to work outside for long hours in changing field conditions during all seasons.
• Exceptional attention to detail and strong observational skills.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, including technical writing and the ability to succinctly write reports, briefing notes and other documents.
• Ability to effectively communicate technical information, both verbally and in written form.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
• Ability to work independently once provided sufficient direction.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.

Special consideration will be given to candidates with:
• Strong field assessment capabilities related to wetland delineations, wetland monitoring, terrestrial habitats and aquatic/stream habitats.
• GPS data collection and data processing experience.
• Demonstrated experience obtaining Jurisdictional Determinations, Section 404/401 Permits, and Isolated Wetland Permits.


EMH&T offers a generous benefit package to all full-time employees that includes medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, medical & dependent care FSAs, paid vacation, sick and personal leaves, paid community service time off, paid parental leave, 401(k) with match, company paid life insurance, a wellness reimbursement, an employee recognition program, and bonus eligibility.

Must be authorized to work in the United States. EMH&T currently does not sponsor work visas.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024
Application Instructions: 
Please submit your resume online at our careers page here:
Laura Sparks
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