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SEH hiring Natural Resources Scientist II

What would it feel like to be part of a company guided by engaged and empowered employee-owners? To have the encouragement to run with innovative ideas? To know your opinion is valued and your voice is heard? Wouldn't you love to work in an atmosphere of transparency, respect, and accountability?

Then you belong at SEH.

SEH is currently searching for a talented Natural Resources Scientist to join our team!

Our scientists, planners and environmental engineers at SEH are passionate about ecological restoration and invested in the environment around us. You may be part of the environmental permitting process, National Environmental Policy Act review, or a wetland study or delineation. Or you’ll find yourself involved in multi-million projects that require a wildlife study, or in a bog preserving wetlands, or in a prairie conducting a rare plant study and analysis. At SEH, there are so many ways to turn your enthusiasm for protecting the environment into solutions that do just that!

Selling Points:

  • Our ESOP provides you an opportunity to own part of the company – 100% of our profits are re-invested in our Employee Owners!
  • SEH supports you living your best life! We offer flexible work arrangements and schedules, so you have options that work for you.
  • We want you to have options to celebrate the holidays important to you and your family through our flexible paid holiday program.
  • Our Paid Family Leave benefit allows you to be there for the people you love - whether it’s the family you were born into or the family you chose.

What you will be doing:

  • Wetland delineations and permitting (some travel required).
  • Wildlife habitat assessments.
  • NEPA documentation.
  • Assist with documentation for Environmental Site Assessments (Phase I and Phase II).
  • Assist with business development activities including preparing cost estimates, writing scopes of work, and communicating with clients.
  • Maintain an understanding of relevant state and federal environmental regulations and guidance documents through active participation in continuing education programs and professional associations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with field wetland delineation and Section 401/404 permitting.
  • Understanding of state specific programs regulating surface water in Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas.
  • Bachelor's degree in biology, environmental science, geology, or other related science or engineering field of study.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management experience.
  • Threatened and endangered species habitat assessments.
  • Ability to conduct wildlife surveys including migratory bird surveys.
  • HAZWOPER certification.

Who we are:

Better Places. Clean Water. Renewing Infrastructure. Improving Mobility. Together with clients, we’re simplifying the world’s most complex challenges. And we’ve been doing this since 1927. SEH is employee-owned and our 800+ engineers, architects, planners, scientists, and a wide array of professionals unite behind our core purpose of Building a Better World for All of Us®. You’ll find our employee-owners located across the U.S. and evidence of our work in nearly every state.

Base compensation is expected to be in the range of $79,000 and $95,000 based on skill set and experience. Check out our full benefits package at, SEH Hiring Journey

The selected candidate must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. without requiring visa sponsorship now or in the future. We are unable to provide or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for this role.

For confidential consideration, apply online or send your resume and salary requirements via fax to 651.490.2138. Please refer to the job title if you choose to fax.

Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees according to all applicable equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, directives and regulations of federal, state, and local governing bodies and agencies. In keeping with this commitment, it is the policy of Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or status as a covered veteran. Women and minorities encouraged to apply.

Notice to Third Party Agencies: SEH does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, staffing services, or other employment agencies. If a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed Service Agreement by SEH’s Director of Talent Attraction expressly requesting recruitment/staffing services for specific position(s), SEH reserves the right to pursue and hire these candidates without any financial obligation to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service. In such cases, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, are deemed to be the property of SEH.

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