Kimley-Horn is looking for an Environmental Scientist with 5 to 10 years of experience to join our Lakeland, FL office.
Ideal candidates will have knowledge in one or more of the following: Southeastern U.S. ecology, natural resource regulations, wetland and soil science, wildlife biology, botany, geographic information systems, and protected species surveys.
This candidate will support various infrastructure or development projects through field work, report writing, employing impact avoidance and minimization measures, agency coordination, and permitting.
BS or MS - relevant college majors include Biology, Environmental Science, Botany or related majors
5-10 years of relevant experience, including state and federal wetland and species permitting requirements
Ecological field work experience, including wetland delineation and protected species survery
Possess strong technical writing skills and have experience writing detailed technical reports
Working knowledge and strong interest in ArcGIS
Desire to work in both an office environment and in the field
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines
Detail-oriented team player with the ability to contribute to a positive work environment
Strong technical writing and organizational skills
Willingness and flexibility to travel for projects as needed
The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced work environment as well as the ability to manage and prioritize several assignments concurrently and meet deadlines
Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Kimley-Horn in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions.