The Davey Tree Expert Company

Senior Environmental Scientist

Millersville, MD, US, 21108

Additional Locations: n/a

Primary Locations: MD, Millersville, 1131 Benfield Boulevard, Suite L-M, 21108 

Requisition ID: 199050

Position Overview

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, is a seeking an experienced (8+ years of related professional experience), highly motivated Senior Environmental Scientist to join our team in Millersville, Maryland. Role will be primarily fieldwork based, serving as team lead on project sites.

Job Duties

Job duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Wetlands delineation
• Forest stand delineation and natural resource inventory studies
• Wetlands mitigation monitoring
• Stream restoration monitoring
• Assessments associated with ecological restoration projects
• Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Studies
• Staff mentoring
• Assistance with business development
• Participation in industry organizations
• Proposal preparation


• Bachelor's degree in environmental science or a related discipline
• Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) designation
• FCA Qualified Professional
• Experience coordinating with Maryland-based federal and state resource agencies regarding the Clean Water Act and Nontidal Wetlands and Waterways permitting
• Ability to work independently and with a team
• Superior oral and written communication skills
• Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines under limited supervision
• Knowledge of local land development practices
• Experience working with a diverse client base in both the public and private sectors
• Willingness to regularly travel regionally
• Experience with Maryland-based federal and state resource agencies regarding Tidal Wetlands and Waterways permitting
• MBSS certification for spring and/or summer sampling protocols
• Master’s Degree in environmental sciences or a related discipline
• GIS and/or CAD experience

Additional Information

What We Offer:*
• Paid time off and paid holidays
• Opportunities for advancement
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
• Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options
• Group Health Plan
• Employee Referral Bonus Program:  Send-A-Friend
• The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees
• Charitable matching gift program
*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on exchanging ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of natural and cultural resource consulting services and is based in Gainesville, Virginia. The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit


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Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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