Wetland Scientist/Biologist/Ecologist – Illinois & Wisconsin

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Apr 2023

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Stantec Consulting Services Inc
Cottage Grove Wisconsin, Naperville, IL, Lombard, IL, Chicago, IL, Monee, IL
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Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science. Your Opportunity Stantec, is seeking a Wetland Scientist to support projects in NW Indiana. This position is eligible to be remote but candidates should be able to travel to client sites in NW Indiana, as needed. The position is responsible for implementing project work in the ecological and environmental consulting fields. The position will require experience in typical and atypical wetland delineations, regulatory permitting, endangered species surveys, vegetation monitoring, understanding of Midwest ecological systems both terrestrial and aquatic and a working knowledge of ecological restoration. Your Key Responsibilities Serve as Project Scientist for multiple consulting projects Collect field data, conduct analysis, and report preparation Knowledge and experience with wetland delineation methodologies with botanical skills Develop local, state, and federal wetland and waterbody/watercourse permit applications Prepare local and state erosion and sediment control permit applications 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
Your Capabilities and Credentials Experience conducting fieldwork, including wetland delineations (Routine Methodology and Atypical Situations), using at least one of the USACE Midwest, Northeast and Northcentral Regional Supplements Experience working with Indiana regulatory permitting 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 Must be authorized to work in U.S. without company sponsorship Education and Experience Bachelor’s degree or higher in botany, plant ecology, wetlands ecology, wildlife, environmental science or related science 2+ years of related experience This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice. Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
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