Ecologist 2

Arcadis Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 6 months ago

Job Description:

Arcadis is looking for an Environmental Scientist/Ecologist to join our growing team in the Midwest. This position will support field data collection for permitting, planning, wetlands, endangered species and environmental assessment work in the Midwest and will be located in Columbus, Ohio. The position will require a basic understanding of stream/wetland determination/delineation methods, and plant identification skills.

To be successful in this position you must be able to implement assigned scientific tasks independently using established regulatory techniques and methods. This is a great opportunity to work closely with a team of scientists, engineers, and planners supporting an array of projects ( e.g. municipal water and wastewater, oil & gas work, utilities (siting and routing), mining and rail). The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), the ability to work independently but also comfortable working with team members in both the field and remote locations.

Duties to include but are not limited to:

  • Construction observation related to ecological receptors

  • Wetland determination/delineation and associated reporting

  • Flora/fauna surveys and associated reporting

  • Use of GPS for capturing field data

  • GIS experience in analyzing, evaluating, and preparing information

  • Travel will be required for this position

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in science (e.g. biology, ecology, wetlands, conservation biology)
  • 2+ years of experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • USACE approved wetland delineation training

  • Wetland delineation experience

  • ArcGIS experience

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