Wetland Scientist

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Job title: Wetland Scientist

Company: Cardno

Job description: Join Cardno’s Science and Environment team in Indiana to play an integral role in implementing project work in the ecological and environmental consulting fields and assisting with business development for consulting services. We are looking for an individual to work out of the Walkerton Indiana office and offer skills in wetland delineation, ecology and permitting.

Job Description:

Cardno, now Stantec, is seeking a Wetland Scientist to be based out of our Walkerton, Indiana office. The position is responsible for implementing project work in the ecological and environmental consulting fields. The position will require experience in typical and atypical wetland delineations, regulatory permitting, endangered species surveys, vegetation monitoring, understanding of Midwest ecological systems both terrestrial and aquatic and a working knowledge of ecological restoration.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Serve as Project Scientist for multiple consulting projects

Collect field data, conduct analysis, and report preparation

Knowledge and experience with wetland delineation methodologies with botanical skills

Develop local, state, and federal wetland and waterbody/watercourse permit applications

Prepare local and state erosion and sediment control permit applications

Knowledge and experience with vegetation monitoring and sampling methodologies

Soil identification and identification of hydric soil indicators

Responsible for projects budgets, scope changes and schedule commitments

Participate in business development activities such as proposal development and client meetings

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or higher in botany, plant ecology, wetlands ecology, wildlife, environmental science or related science

2+ years of related experience

Experience conducting fieldwork, including wetland delineations (Routine Methodology and Atypical Situations), using at least one of the USACE Midwest, Northeast and Northcentral Regional Supplements

Experience working with Indiana regulatory permitting

Strong field botany skills and ability to conduct fieldwork, at times for long hours or under strenuous circumstances

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong problem-solution orientation, detail oriented and resourceful

Positive, flexible, team-oriented approach, with the willingness and desire to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Effective time management and follow-through

Must be authorized to work in U.S. without company sponsorship

Helpful Qualifications:

Experience working on projects involving utilities, oil/gas companies, and alternative energy projects

Business development experience, ability to secure projects for the office

Benefit eligible employees are offered a variety of plans to help address their health and welfare needs, as well as the needs of their families. Our comprehensive benefits package includes competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, EAP, paid parental leave, health and financial wellness programs, student debt repayment program, life and disability coverage as well as a 401(k) retirement plan with a company match.

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.

Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from any 3rd party agencies. No fee will be paid to 3rd parties who submit unsolicited resumes to any Cardno employee. Resumes from approved vendors must be specifically requested by Cardno and approved by the Cardno Talent Acquisition Team.

Expected salary:

Location: Walkerton, IN

Job date: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 07:45:44 GMT

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