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Biologist at Arcadis

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Austin, Texas

Job Description:

Job Description

Arcadis is seeking an experienced Biologist/Ecologist to join our environmental permitting/ecological services team in Austin, Texas. The position will assist with field biology, environmental assessment, and permit compliance. The position will support numerous client sectors with implementing field activities and preparing permit applications for a variety of capital improvement, maintenance, and remediation projects.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Conducting desktop assessments and field surveys (e.g., habitat evaluations and presence/absence surveys) to evaluate potential project impacts to sensitive habitats or special status species
  • Conducting wetland delineations and functional assessments (e.g., Texas Rapid Assessment Methodology or Hydrogeomorphic Methodology), authoring associated reports, and coordinating agency approval
  • Working with the Arcadis and client teams to develop project implementation and permitting strategies to efficiently comply with state and federal laws and regulations (e.g., Endangered Species Acts, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and Sections 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act)
  • Preparation of regulatory permit application packages (e.g., US Army Corps of Engineer Clean Water Act Section 404 permit applications, 401 Water Quality Certification applications, and Section 402 NPDES permit applications)
  • Preparation of technical reports such as species surveys, mitigation and monitoring plans, and biological assessments
  • Monitoring of mitigation sites (including hydrology and vegetation studies)
  • Periodic travel (up to 30 percent of the time)
  • Work in inclement weather (often hot and humid) and over difficult or rough terrain
  • Additional Information:

  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in fast paced and often changing project environment
  • Team oriented, with the ability to work independently when given clear goals and objectives
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    Time Type

    Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology or related field
  • Two years of experience in the biological or environmental field
  • Posting Location
    TX, Austin

    Job Category
    Engineering - Environmental

    Business Title

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the state of Texas in the field of ecology
  • Consulting experience
  • Employment Type

    Required Driving Statement
    This position requires a current valid driver's license and clean driving record.

    Employer Statement
    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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    Why Choose Arcadis
    Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world's most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

    Work alongside the industry's foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.

    Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

    About This Business Line
    Now more than ever, businesses and governments recognize the need to incorporate environmental concerns into their decision making. As the leader in global environmental services, Arcadis has provided groundbreaking sustainable solutions for some of the world's most complex projects. We wrote the book on environmental remediation, and our experts continue to pioneer the development and application of cutting-edge approaches in environmental planning, site evaluation, environmental construction and strategic environmental consulting. We are encouraged to innovate, apply emerging technologies and develop better solutions through global learning opportunities and workshops. Our team improves quality of life for our clients and their communities. Join us today!

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