Ecologist

  • Cardno
  • Georgia, United States
  • Apr 13, 2017
Full time Environmental Science/Engineering Natural Resources Water Quality Wetlands/Coastlines/Floodplains Wildlife/Endangered Species

Job Description

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

Cardno is seeking an Ecologist in our Atlanta, Georgia office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

> Regulatory permitting support
> Managing small to medium projects
> Working closely with Senior Staff and other Project Managers
> Providing proposal/report writing and cost estimating
> Field investigation/study design, data collection, data entry, presentation and analysis
> Administrative support duties as needed

Key Responsibilities

Please see above

Other Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

> B.S. degree or higher in biology, environmental science, natural science, or related field
> GSWCC Level II Certified Design Professional, or ability to obtain certification within 60 days
> PE OR PG OR Certification in Erosion Control required.
> Superior technical skills, producing consistent high quality work products
> Project management capabilities for small to medium size jobs
> Emerging business development and proposal skills, technical scope writing, qualifications and costing
> At least three (3) to six (6) years professional experience
> Experience with wetland/surface waters and/or wildlife permitting, ecological surveys, ecological studies, dataanalysis, and data interpretation
> Strong wetland delineation skills
> Excellent oral and written communication skills
> Ability to work well with a wide range of clients in a fast-paced work environment
> Ability to work well independently and with a diverse, multi-disciplinary group in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment
> Willing and able to travel to field sites and other Cardno office locations throughout North America
> Proficient in MS Office
> Experience writing due diligence reports and biological assessments

Desired Qualifications:

> Five or more years of relevant experience preferred
> Federal regulatory permitting experience
> Ability to travel up to 50% of the time as needed
> GIS experience
> Prior experience in the consulting industry
> Solid time management and follow-through skills, with the ability to simultaneously work on and manage multiple tasks and projects with tight deadlines
> Ability to work independently
> Positive, flexible team-oriented approach, with the willingness and desire to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
> Self-motivated, strong initiative; effective oral and written skills
> Detail oriented, resourceful

* Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

Cardno is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer
EEO/AA/M/F/V/D

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Sector

Consulting