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Wetland Scientist II at Cardno, Inc.

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Madison, Wisconsin





Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Cardno is seeking a Project Scientist for our Madison, Wisconsin office. The position is responsible for implementing project work in the ecological and environmental consulting fields. Projects typically require wetland delineations, vegetation monitoring, understanding of Midwest ecological systems both terrestrial and aquatic, characterization of vegetative communities, endangered species surveys, and a working knowledge of ecological restoration.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Serve as Project Manager or Task Manager for ecological assessment and waterway/wetland regulatory projects

Collect field data, conduct analysis, and report preparation

Knowledge and experience with wetland delineation methodologies

Develop local, state, and federal wetland and jurisdictional water permit applications

Develop local and state erosion and sediment control permits

Knowledge and experience with vegetation monitoring and sampling methodologies

Soil identification and identification of hydric soil indicators

Responsible for projects budgets, scope changes and schedule commitments

Participate in business development activities such as proposal development and client meetings as well.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor degree or higher in botany, plant ecology, wetlands ecology, riparian ecology, conservation biology, or related science

4-7 years of related, professional experience

Experience conducting fieldwork, including wetland delineations, using at least one of the USACE Midwest, Northeast and Northcentral Regional Supplements

Experience working in Northwestern Wisconsin

Strong field botany skills and ability to conduct fieldwork, at times for long hours or under strenuous circumstances

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong problem-solution orientation, detail oriented and resourceful

Positive, flexible, team-oriented approach, with the willingness and desire to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Effective time management and follow-through

Desired Qualifications:

Experience working on large linear projects for utilities and oil/gas companies

Knowledge of special status species in the Midwest

Experience with waterway/wetland regulations and survey methodologies

Ability to work well independently with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment

Strong interpersonal skills

Light travel, approximately 30% of time

Expected work week 45-50 hour

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT FOR US BASED APPLICANTS

CARDNO 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.