Senior Environmental Scientist

Arcadis Published: May 15, 2019
Long Island City or Fair Lawn, New York or New Jersey
Job Type
CSR/ Envir Mgmt Systems / Scientific /
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~ Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. ~

Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people, active in over 70 countries that generate €3.2 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world.

Position Overview

Arcadis is seeking a Senior Environmental Permitting and Compliance Specialist to join our team in Long Island City NY or Fair Lawn NJ. Candidates should have a track record of success leading and implementing environmental planning, permitting and compliance solutions.


The successful candidate will support the team by performing a variety of tasks, including:

  • Prepare regulatory documentation including SEQR and CEQR Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, feasibility studies, siting reports, environmental permit applications, ULURP applications, and agency consultations
  • Manage projects and lead tasks related to environmental review documentation and environmental permitting of water, sewer, transit, and energy facilities and/or transmission lines/pipelines including: NEPA, SEQR, CEQR, N.J. E.O. 215, USACE Section 10/404 permitting, , Clean Water Act permitting and other relevant environmental permitting
  • Prepare or lead preparation of technical approach, budgets and schedules for project pursuits
  • Manage project delivery, including budgets and schedules to achieve project financial goals and meet client requirements
  • Provide support and expertise for environmental permitting and compliance programs
  • Interact with both regulators and clients


Position requirements/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • 10 years of project management experience in NYC including 5 years of SEQR/CEQR experience
  • The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficient computer skills, good people skills, be well organized, professional, and able to accommodate a flexible schedule
  • Environmental consulting experience with and understanding of NEPA, SEQR, CEQR, N.J. E.O. 215 regulated projects
  • Experience permitting projects in NYC and New Jersey
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently or with a team

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