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Field Ecologist Technician

Company: Cardno
Location: Riverview
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Cardno is looking for a Field Ecologist in Riverview, FL.

Job Description:

Cardno is looking for a Field Ecologist in Riverview, FL.

Responsibilities include:

> Assisting technical specialists in the field with biological (wildlife/avian), aquatic, botanical, and water quality surveys and monitoring efforts

> Conducting field assessments and compiling/summarizing data under the direction of project managers or technical specialists

> Entering and managing technical data and preparing graphs and tables

> Help with preparation of technical reports, plans, and permit applications

> Learn and follow current data collections methodologies, protocol, and environmental agency regulations

Basic Qualifications:

> Undergraduate or enrolled in courses related to the Environmental Studies, including policy, and Biological Sciences

> Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word and Excel required)

> Basic GPS data collection skills

> Familiarity with the current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) listed species regulations and guidelines

> Ability to work independently

> Ability to traverse wet and rugged terrain in diverse, sometimes inclement, weather conditions while carrying up to 50 lbs.

> Experience operating basic hand tools and smaller equipment

> Availability and willingness to travel overnight for multiple days per week, occasionally more than a week, and to schedule changes upon short notice - work related travel expenses are covered by our company

> Will work in an environment where safety is at the forefront of all operations

> Valid Driver's License with the ability to drive a company vehicle and an acceptable motor vehicle record

Desired Qualifications:

> Professional certifications FWC gopher tortoise authorized agent, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), First aid, CPR

> Experience with wetland delineations and listed species surveys in Florida

> Experience in native and invasive species plant identification

Benefit eligible employees are offered a variety of plans to help address their health and welfare needs, as well as the needs of their families. Our comprehensive benefits package includes competitive pay. medical, dental, vision, EAP, paid parental leave, health and financial wellness programs, life and disability coverage as well as a 401(k) retirement plan with a company match.

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.

Keywords: Cardno, Tampa , Field Ecologist Technician, Other , Riverview, Florida

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