Wetlands Biologist

Location
Florida (US)
Posted
Mar 16, 2018
Closes
May 16, 2018
Discipline
Biology
Job Level
Mid level
Employment Type
Contract
Salary Type
Hourly

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking on-call Wetland Biologists in the southeastern United States (Florida, Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia, North Carolina, or South Carolina). These positions are primarily to support our renewable and commercial energy sectors during the year round southeastern field season. Our successful candidate will have experience with wetland delineations and knowledge of the USACE Wetland Delineation Manual and Regional Supplements.

Responsibilities:

  • Wetland delineations
  • Plant and habitat surveys
  • Floristic surveys
  • Special status species surveys
  • Data processing and review

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Wildlife or closely related discipline
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience including leading wetland delineations; Professional Wetland Scientist certification preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the USACE Wetland Delineation Manual and Regional Supplements
  • Experience with plant and habitat surveys and /or  vegetation characterizations; strong botanical skills preferred
  • Experience with bat and special status species surveys is an asset
  • Experience with tablet-based field data collection and Trimble hand-held GPS units
  • Preference for individuals with CPR/First Aid Training
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel to project site(s), walk for several miles, work in extreme temperatures, rough terrain and work independently in remote areas
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel to support business needs
  • A valid driver’s license

We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time.  E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided.  Please view our website at www.ene.com to apply on-line.

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.