Staff Scientist/Biologist : Beaver, West Virginia

Alliance Consulting Inc.
Beaver, West Virginia
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Full time Positions
$15-$20 an hour or DOE
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Last Date to Apply
STAFF SCIENTIST/BIOLOGIST  Job Duties include, but are not limited to: Complete mix of field and office work primarily related to wetland & stream delineation and associated reporting/permit preparation including: o Stream and wetland field identification and delineation; o Field routing assessments and route development walks (for linear projects); o Preparation of various permit applications related to energy industry clients (e.g., coal & natural gas); o Assist in preparing detailed field documentation, reports, and mapping exhibits; o Communicate with clients, third parties, and regulatory agents regarding project status, schedules and compliance issues. At times, this position may also include: o Erosion & Sedimentation Inspections; o Water quality sampling of environmental resources and discharge points; o Stream flow monitoring for flow volumes, observations, water chemistry, etc.; o Fish and Wildlife Species Identification, including wildlife species habitat ecology, related research and monitoring surveys; o Vegetation community (upland, riparian, and wetlands) and habitat classification/ inventory; o Biological information synthesis and interpretation, and preparation of technical reports; o Agency consultation for regulatory compliance/permitting (e.g., National Environmental Policy Act [NEPA], Endangered Species Act [ESA], Clean Water Act [CWA], and state and county equivalents); and o Ability and willingness to travel as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS:  Position Requirements are as follows: o Bachelor’s degree in applicable field required (such as Biological Science, Wildlife Ecology, Environmental Science or Biology, Fisheries and Wildlife Management).  Master’s degree preferred, but not required. o 0 to 5 years of professional field experience related to wildlife species taxonomy/ ecology/surveys and vegetation/wetland assessment in the Eastern United States.  Working knowledge and/or skill in the following specialized areas is desirable, but not required: o Completion of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation and Management Training Program is strongly recommended. o Prior experience in private sector or natural resources/ecological consulting business. o Biological resource mitigation design and monitoring planning. o Strong problem-solving skills. o Demonstrable technical writing/editing ability. o Good interpersonal communication and oral presentation skills. o Exceptional attention to detail. o Excellent planning and organization skills. o Commitment to quality in both work processes and products. o Willingness to assume new roles.
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