Join Cardno's Science and Environment team in one of our Michigan offices (Brighton, MI or Grand Haven, MI) to play an integral role in providing environmental consulting specific to wetland delineation and threatened and endangered species surveys (botanical), project management, and environmental permitting and compliance.
Cardno is seeking a wetland scientist/botanist to work in one of our Michigan offices, Brighton, MI or Grand Haven, MI.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
> Conduct professional wetland delineations according to the USACE Wetland Determination Manual (1987) and corresponding supplements. Botanical skills identifying native and non-native species preferred.
> Conduct disturbed site wetland delineations according the USACE wetland methodology
>Experience conducting Floristic Quality Assessments and Invasive species surveys
> Preparation of professional technical documents summarizing field investigations
> Knowledge of the USACE and EGLE regulatory processes
> Preparation of Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control (SESC) permit applications
> Manage at least 3-5 projects
> Representation of Cardno at conferences through public presentations
> Overnight travel/flexible for multiple days of travel away from home office
> Involvement in at least one local/state conservation group and growth to a leadership position
> Bachelor's Degree or higher
> Minimum 4-7 years of experience conducting ecological investigations or field efforts
> Overnight travel
> Flexibility to work 8-12 hour days, seasonally
> Strong plant identification skills
> Proficient at Technical Writing
> Willing to assist with business development
> Good oral and written communication with clients, supervisors, and staff
> Strong plant identification skills
> Experience conducting Floristic Quality Assessments and surveys for Threatened and Endangered Plant species
> Understanding and use of USACE Wetland Determination Manual (1987) and corresponding supplements, Munsell Soil Color Chart, Field Indicators of Hydric Soils in the United States, and National Wetland Plant List
> Operation of Trimble Global Positioning System and ARC GIS online are a plus > Knowledge and experience with the EGLE, MDNR, MNFI, USFWS and USACE agencies are a plus.
> The prospective candidate should be proficient in technical writing and be willing to publish articles and/or provide public presentations
> Knowledge of NEPA process and/or FERC process is a plus
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