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Sep 23 / BARD CEP

Watershed Scientist (mid-level)- Waltham, MA

Organization: The Cadmus Group

Position Title: Watershed Scientist (mid-level)

Location: Waltham, MA

Hours and Compensation: 

Application Deadline: Position will be open until filled; however, we are looking to hire immediately, so candidates are urged to submit résumés soon.



The Cadmus Group is in search of a mid-level scientist and project manager to join our Watershed Science and Management Team. The Watershed Scientist will utilize their project management experience and technical expertise to efficiently plan and conduct watershed and water quality assessments, which involve quantitative analyses and the preparation of reports. Projects focus on hydrologic, water quality, and other natural resource management studies.


Example duties include: project management (including delegating and supervising the work of others); background research and literature review; collection, analysis, and integration of data from various sources; data analyses; watershed and water quality modeling; preparation of graphical and tabular data summaries for inclusion in reports and presentations; and preparation and writing of technical reports, as well as reports for a lay audience.


The preferred candidate will have a professional demeanor, be highly motivated, and possess excellent quantitative, problem-solving, and written and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational skills are a must, and the preferred candidate will be able to manage and work on multiple projects concurrently, meet tight deadlines, and work well both independently and as a member of a team.

Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in the aquatic, environmental, or natural sciences are required. Candidates must have experience conceptualizing and leading complex water resource studies. Ideal candidates will have an understanding of watershed and water quality models, their limitations, and their applicability; an understanding of watershed-based planning and watershed management principles; and demonstrated knowledge of the Clean Water Act, especially the TMDL program.

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