Biologist

  • Cardno
  • Newark, DE, USA
  • Apr 29, 2019
Part time Biology - Ecology Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology

Job Description

Join Cardno’s Science and Environment Division team in Newark, DE to play an integral role in supporting Cardno's fisheries program. 

Job Description:

Cardno is seeking a Biologist in our Newark, DE office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

> Readily identify estuarine fish (and shellfish) that commonly occur in the Mid-Atlantic area to the species level and be able to key out less common fish species
> Use fish survey techniques to collect and hold fish in a safe manner
> Perform biological field surveys or assessments, data interpretation, and analysis and report writing as needed
> Electronic form data collection
> Daily reporting and survey report compilation
> Manage day to day operations of small to medium sized projects
> Field investigation/study design (including oil spill response)
> Communicating and coordinating with contractors, project managers, field coordinators, and project staff
> Directing a field team of 1 to 4 technicians
> Perform additional level and skill appropriate duties as needed


Basic Qualifications:

> B.S. in fisheries, environmental science, or related natural science field
> Minimum of 0-3 years of professional experience
> High level of expertise in species identification of estuarine fish occurring in the mid-Atlantic region
> Comfortable working in remote or industrial areas and the ability to work extended hours.
> Ability to work safely outdoors in variable weather conditions and on challenging terrain
> Must be willing and able to work occasional nights and weekends to meet project deadlines
> Excellent oral and written communication skills
> Computer literate and experienced with common word processing, Excel, database, statistical, and graphics programs (e.g., Microsoft Office products).
> Capable of writing reports at the college level and making oral presentations
> Ability to travel to field sites and other Cardno office locations throughout North America
> Ability to work well independently and with a diverse, multi-disciplinary group in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment
> Must be authorized to work in U.S. without company sponsorship

Desired Qualification:

> 40hr OSHA HAZWOPER Certification
> Solid time-management and follow-through skills, with the ability to simultaneously work on multiple tasks and projects with tight deadlines
> Ability to conduct field programs
> Educational and/or work experience includes focus on environmental and/or natural resource applications
> GIS experience a plus

Equal Opportunity statement for US based applicants

Cardno has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources. 

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