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Job Description

Overview

PS&S is an award-winning “one-stop shop” of architecture and engineering excellence. The depth and breadth of our expertise has helped PS&S grow into a firm of more than 260 professionals offering multi-disciplined, full-service architecture, engineering, design and environmental consulting services.

We offer a single source for planning, design and regulatory compliance services on diverse projects across a number of market segments -- education, energy/utilities, hospitality/entertainment, infrastructure/public improvement, real estate and science/technology. Our ability to present virtually all engineering disciplines side by side with our architectural services allows us to respond, quickly and efficiently, to clients’ unique needs. Having proudly served a sophisticated client base operating in numerous industries, we know the importance of developing the most on-time, cost-effective and high-quality solutions to the most difficult client challenges. Our success is measured by the success of our clients; the success of each project is our number one priority.

Responsibilities

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Ability to identify species of upland and wetland plants, including herbaceous, shrubs, subcanopy, canopy and vines.

Delineate and characterize ecosystems, and assist with wildlife and threatened and endangered species evaluation

Prepare variety of permitting applications, and perform permit compliance monitoring

Support proposal preparation, contract execution, and budget/schedule adherence

Coordinate project activities with client and project team as well as with regulatory agencies

Prepare technical studies and reports in support of EIS, EA and other land use permitting

Qualifications

Qualifications and Requirements:

Able to work independently to develop scopes of work, perform ecological studies, and prepare written summaries of results

2-5 Years’ experience

A Bachelor of Science in Soils Sciences, Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Wildlife Biology, or Engineering is required. Master's degree is a plus

Proficiency in threatened and endangered species habitat evaluations, including field studies a plus

Skilled in executing and coordinating permitting and environmental assessment activities with internal/external clients and regulatory agencies

Knowledge of NJ and NY environmental and land use regulations and processes a plus

Certified Wildlife Biologist or Professional Wetland Scientist Certification a plus

Field work as required including travel to various client sites

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are essential to the position