Senior Ecologist

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Employer
Golder Associates
Location
Pensacola, Florida, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 15, 2021
Ref
2094895366
Discipline
Ecology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
At Golder, we thrive on challenges.
Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.
Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?
Golder's Florida Ecology Team is seeking an experienced Senior Ecologist to join our team in either Tampa or Pensacola . Working on a range of power and infrastructure projects. Project work will be varied, covering a broad range of ecological and environmental permitting services.
Responsibilities of the role will include:
- Preparation of FDEP Environmental Resource Permit and USACE Section 404 permit application
- Build and maintain long-term relationships with key clients by providing technical expertise, attending client meetings, and leading project development pursuits
- State and federal wetland delineation in Florida, including jurisdictional determinations, functional assessments, and mitigation proposals
- Preparation of Section 404(b)(1) Alternatives Analysis reports to support USACE permitting
- Threatened and endangered species surveys and evaluations
- USFWS Section 7 consultation, including preparation of Biological Assessments and negotiation of conservation measures
- Aquatic biomonitoring, including seagrass surveys
- Proposal and technical report preparation
- Interacting with clients and sub-consultants
- Regulatory agency coordination
- Willing to work in the field, and travel within Florida 30% of the time
- Delivering mid to complex projects on time and within budget
- Supporting and mentoring junior staff members
The successful candidate shall be self-motivated, confident, and affable with the desire to develop as an individual and build successful working relationships with colleagues and clients
Required:
- Bachelor's degree in Ecology or related field
- Minimum of 10 years of professional experience
- Specific environmental permitting experience for power industry clients: transmission lines, new generation (solar, natural gas), natural gas pipelines, water pipelines
- Experience in field work, wetland delineation, and listed species survey techniques
- Fluency in regulatory agency guidelines in the state of Florida (FDEP, FWC, USACE, USFWS)
- Capable of producing clear and concise written documents
- Highly organized and able to prioritize own and others workload
- Capable of working independently and effectively with in team
- Demonstrate attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
- Self-motivated, reliable, and dedicated individual
- Excellent communication and writing skills
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
Desired:
- Master's degree in Ecology or related field
- Consulting experience
- Submittal of a cover letter with your application is appreciated
Your benefits at Golder will include:
- Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
- Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
- Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
- On the job training, mentoring, and coaching
Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder's 7,000 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing, and power sectors.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.
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Title: *Senior Ecologist
Location: FL-TAMPA
Other Locations: US-FL-Pensacola
Requisition ID: 21001194

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