Environmental Scientist

  • Kimley-Horn
  • Lakeland, FL, USA
  • Mar 08, 2018
Biology - Ecology Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description


Kimley-Horn is looking for a biologist/environmental scientist with four or more years of experience to join our Lakeland, FL office. The qualified candidate must have a working knowledge of biological sciences, Florida ecosystems and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance. Ideal candidates would also have knowledge in one or more of the following: natural resource regulations, water quality regulatory programs, wetlands identification including knowledge of botany and soil science and experience in ecology, wildlife biology, water resources, geographic information systems and environmental science.

Position Requirements

• Have a BS or MS in Botany, Biology, Ecology, or comparable Natural Resources degree
• Experience writing technical reports and NEPA documents
• Strong technical writing skills 
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Desire to work in both an office environment and in the field
• Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines
• Ability to manage multiple priorities
• Ability to work independently and on a team
• Flexibility to travel to other offices and cities for projects as needed
• Valid driver's license required
• Field work experience (wetland delineations, seagrass surveys, wildlife studies and/or environmental monitoring) 
• GIS preferred

Min. Experience - 4 years

Min. Education Level - Bachelor's Degree

Required Major - Any Relevant Major