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Environmental Scientist

Employment Category/Status: Permanent, Full time

Location: 1010 Berlin Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

KMA Consulting Engineers, Inc. (KMA) is seeking an Environmental Scientist to conduct environmental studies and prepare permit applications for transportation and other similar projects. This opportunity presents an excellent chance to join a continuously growing environmental team within our well-established company.


The candidate will perform environmental studies and prepare applications for submission to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), US Army Corps of Engineers-Regulatory Branch, and other federal and state permitting agencies. NJDEP permit involvements will include Freshwater Wetlands, Flood Hazard Area/Riparian Zone, and Coastal Zone Permits (CAFRA, Coastal Wetlands, Waterfront Development). In addition, the candidate will be required to prepare documentation associated with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) approvals, NJ Executive Order 215 (EO215) approvals, and section 4(f) Evaluations. This is a full-time position with occasional fieldwork.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Ecology, Biology, Natural Resources or related field

  • A minimum of 2+ years of experience with environmental permitting in NJ

  • Experience with NEPA, Section 4(f), NJ EO 215, NJDEP Division of Land Resources Protection regulations and procedures

  • Experience with wetland delineation (1989 Federal Manual) and functional assessment

  • Must have experience with procedures for identification of potential endangered/threatened species and habitats (NJDEP-NHP, USFWS, and NOAA-NMFS Project Reviews)

  • Familiarity with ArcGIS

  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Skills: 

  • NJDOT Capital Project Delivery Process

  • NJ Pinelands Commission Comprehensive Management Plan

  • Delaware and Raritan Canal Commission regulations

  • US Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation manual (1987) and Regional Supplements (Northeast Supplements only)


  • Occasional need to drive/travel to work sites mostly within NJ

  • Possibility for overnight travel to adjoining states


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off (including vacation and sick leave)

  • Paid Federal Holidays

  • Jury Duty Leave

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Professional Registration/ Licensing and Certification Reimbursement

  • Professional Association/Organization Fee Reimbursement

  • Long Term Disability 

Company Overview:

Founded in 2003, KMA Consulting Engineers, Inc. is a dynamic and rapidly growing multi-disciplined engineering firm. KMA has statewide capabilities in Highway, Structural, Geotechnical, Pavement, Hydraulics/Hydrology, Construction Engineering, as well as Utility Investigations, Photogrammetric Mapping, Surveying, Traffic Control Services, Traffic Data Collection and Analysis, and  Environmental Services. 

KMA adheres to the highest standards of professional ethics and conduct. Through a professional, team-oriented atmosphere, KMA delivers the high-quality product and services of the larger firms while maintaining the client relations and personal touch of a small firm. 


To Apply:

Interested candidates, please email your resume to

**In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification upon hiring.

KMA Consulting Engineers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  KMA does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local laws.

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