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Biologist/Environmental Scientist

Midland County, Texas, US
Closing date
Aug 20, 2022

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Aquarium / Zoo / Botanical garden
Informatics / GIS
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Employment Type
Full time
At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is ‘people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

The Environment Business Line of Arcadis is seeking an entry-level field biologist with a bachelor's degree in biology, botany, ecology, zoology, environmental science, or watershed management to join our field team in Concord, CA. The applicant should have at least one season of field experience.

Role accountabilities:

Specific duties may include but are not limited to:

Environmental compliance construction monitoring
Pre-construction surveys
Biological surveys
Client site inspections
Environmental media sampling and water quality monitoring
Storm water BMP installation and maintenance.

Additional activities include data collection and report preparation support for environmental permitting and compliance with applicable state and Federal regulations (e.g., ESA, CESA, CEQA, CDFW 1600, USACE 404 and 401).

Beneficial experience includes: field experience/knowledge of small mammals, raptors, burrowing owls, bats, and other California special status species; survey and/or field experience with California tiger salamander ( Ambystoma californiense ) and California red-legged frog ( Rana draytonii ); plant identification skills; and field experience conducting wetland delineations.

Candidate should be proficient in Word and Excel and have some experience with PowerPoint. Experience collecting field data using a GPS unit or using ArcGIS is beneficial.

Qualifications & Experience:

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in biology, botany, ecology, zoology, environmental science, or watershed management
1-3 years of experience (or internship experience)

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in one of the above areas
Wetland delineation training or experience
Species-specific training or experience

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients' most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it's not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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