Biologist

  • CH2M
  • Cincinnati, OH, United States
  • Mar 29, 2017
Full time Biology/Ecology Environmental Impact Assessment Natural Resources Wetlands/Coastlines/Floodplains Wildlife/Endangered Species

Job Description

Provide environmental scientific support for our rapidly growing Site Planning and Permitting practice. 

As a Biologist/Ecologist based in our Cincinnati office you will have the opportunity to provide support and expertise in field biology, regulatory strategy, NEPA analysis, and permitting. Working with other members of our team, you will perform both field and office work; this role may also involve field work during construction of projects, and implementation of ecosystem restoration projects.   You will serve as a key team member, building upon your expertise in botanical, wetland, or wildlife, and/or familiarity and experience with regulatory permitting. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.

Additional information:

  • Travel will be up to 50%.
  • Position requires biological expertise in both botany and wetlands disciplines. Familiarity with environments in the mid-Atlantic / northeast US a plus.
  • This position requires strong skills as a self-starter, with ability to balance work on multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) and organizational skills are essential.
  • This role may also include support to project management teams on dynamic energy (pipeline and/or transmission line) projects.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Ecology, or similar discipline
  • Minimum 3 years environmental consulting experience
  • Experience leading and serving on teams of field scientists
  • Experience contributing to environmental impact evaluation, siting reports, and environmental permit applications, including field surveys and reporting, resource and impact evaluations, and Section 7 ESA Consultation.
  • Experience with environmental permitting of energy facilities including: USACE 404 wetland permitting, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio permitting, and other environmental permitting.
  • Experience performing various biological field surveys for planning and construction.
  • Ability to travel and work in the field.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Professional Wetland Scientist designation (or progress towards obtaining certification) is a plus.
  • Ability to direct staff technicians regarding data collection, preparation of figures and maps, and report production. 

At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Let’s get to work. 

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CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa (H1B, etc.) to fill this position.

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Sector

Consulting