2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
We are seeking an exceptionally talented and enthusiastic Environmental Scientist with a keen interest in the natural sciences to join our team out of our St. Paul, MN office. Duties would include delineating and characterizing wetlands, waterways, conducting botanical surveys, natural community mapping, and assisting in environmental monitoring for stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP) compliance. Assignments may include sites requiring Occupational Safety and Health Administration Hazwoper training.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in an environmental discipline with demonstrated experience with plant, soil, and wetland identification and characterization in the region. Must have 2 to 5 years of field experience delineating wetlands according to US Army Corps of Engineers Manual and the corresponding Regional Supplements. Must have a professional and academic background in wetlands, botany, or soil science and be a Minnesota Certified Wetland Delineator (CWD) or in-training to be a CWD. Must be comfortable with computers, report writing and Trimble GPS units. Experience in use of data loggers for hydrology monitoring is beneficial.
Significant travel, including extended overnight travel, is expected for this position.
The ideal candidate must be able to communicate effectively and function as part of a team. An interest in ecosystems, natural resource conservation, and the outdoors is essential. The ability to solve problems using critical thinking and practical problem solving, complete field work with consideration to their own and the team's safety, and a good sense of direction is important. A sense of humor and positive attitude in all working conditions is key.
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