Environmental Scientist, Natural Resources

Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. Published: July 7, 2020
Portland, Maine
Job Type
Natural Resources/ Restoration / Project Management / Scientific /

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~ Vanasse Hangen Brustlin's (VHB) passionate professionals include Engineers, Scientists, Planners, and Designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. ~

Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for over 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

Position Overview

VHB’s South Portland, ME office is seeking an experienced Environmental Scientist/Project Manager to join our growing Environmental practice. This position entails both field and office-related work in Maine with excellent growth opportunity within a vibrant and expanding office.


  • Work within a team of professionals to conduct a wide array of natural resources-related studies and analysis for a multitude of environmental, land development and water resources projects
  • Manage natural resource surveys including, but not limited to, wetland delineations and functional assessments, vernal pool surveys, wildlife habitat evaluations and rare species surveys
  • Lead field projects
  • Prepare reports
  • Prepare state, federal, and local permitting applications


  • MS in Environmental Science, Natural Resources, or related field
  • 5+ years of professional natural resources consulting experience
  • Field experience leading wetland delineations and vernal pool field surveys in Maine
  • Experience leading the preparation of Maine State, Federal and local permit applications
  • Experience performing rare plant or animal surveys a plus
  • This position may include night/weekend shifts and/or working in challenging weather conditions

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to grow professionally
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems
  • Strong communication skills between clients and state/federal regulators

To Apply

  • Please click "Apply" below to upload your cover letter and resume with "Environmental Scientist - Natural Resources" indicated in the subject line.

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