Environmental Scientist

Employer
Cardno Limited
Location
Sacramento County, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 02, 2021
Closes
Jul 27, 2021
Ref
2292680829
Discipline
Wetlands
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Join Cardno's Science & Environmental team in Sacramento, CA to play an integral part as an Environmental Scientist (part-time/on-call) conducting research and compiling data and information.Job Description:Responsibilities include but are not limited to:> Review client requests for environmental clearance to ensure they provide adequate information.> Conduct desktop reviews for environmental clearance work and ensure proper reviews and/or Cardno staff or subcontractors according to client schedule complete surveys, including for wetlands and waters.> Coordinate with Cardno, subcontractor, and client staff to ensure surveys and monitoring are conducted according to client guidance.> Assisting technical specialists in the field with biological (wildlife/avian), aquatic, botanical, water quality, and geomorphic surveys and monitoring efforts> Conducting research and compiling/summarizing data and information under direction of project managers and/or technical specialists> Preconstruction resource surveys and construction monitoring activities to ensure consistency with permit requirements> Entering and managing technical data and preparing graphs and tables, as needed> Assisting with preparation of technical reports, plans, and permit applicationsMinimum Qualifications:> Bachelor's degree in environmental studies, natural resource management, planning or related field> 0-3 years of consulting experience, 2-5 preferred> Excellent oral and written communication skills> Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office Excel> Willing and able to travel to field sites and other Cardno office locations> Ability to work well independently and with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team in a fast-paced, teamoriented work environment> Strong time management and follow-through skills, with the ability to simultaneously work on multiple tasks/projects and meet project deadlines> Self-motivated with strong initiativeDesired Qualifications: > Completed USACE Wetland Delineation training, or similar> Land planning experience> Knowledge of, and experience with, California flora and wildlife/avian species and habitats, particularly in the greater San Francisco Bay Area and Delta> General knowledge of various environmental permitting processes, especially permits required under Section 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act, and Stream Bed Alteration Permits> Positive, flexible, and team-oriented> Detail oriented and resourceful> Positive and energetic attitudeEqual Opportunity statement for US based applicantsCardno 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.
Full time

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