Wetland Delineator-Staff Biologist: Arlington, TX

Agency
SWCA Environmental Consultants
Location
Arlington, TX
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
23.00 hr.
Start Date
06/27/2022
Last Date to Apply
06/24/2022
Website
https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/12084/wetland-delineator-staff-biologist/job
Description
SWCA Environmental Consultants is looking for an experienced Wetland Delineator-Staff Biologist to join the Arlington, TX office. This office offers a unique work environment and specializes in Oil & Gas, Transmission, Generation and Renewable Energy. We are expanding our team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work. If you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services, this is a great opportunity for you! This is a regular, full time, hourly position located in our Arlington, TX office with ability to work a hybrid schedule. What you will accomplish Assist with conducting a variety of natural resources field studies including threatened/endangered species assessments, wetland delineations, and avian/wildlife surveys. Conduct fieldwork, organize and transfer field data, and write technical reports and permit applications related to Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and other resource planning/permitting, and/or natural resource disciplines. Assist in the writing and development of written deliverable related to project work. Use topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and tools during fieldwork. Safely operate SWCA-owned and rental vehicles, including 4-wheel drive vehicles. Completes individual tasks of medium complexity or duration with oversight In the field, oversees a crew or works independently on standard tasks, under the direction of a PM Mobilizes field crews and equipment Coordinates land access, field crew progress, and data transfer and management Executes data collection in the field through self and others Performs a broad range of tasks related to a variety of wildlife, plant, upland, and aquatic resources Completes field data QA/QC Conducts research Performs basic data synthesis and analysis Writes deliverable sections under direction Applies broad knowledge of regulations or guidelines to job Trains junior staff Communicates with client or agency as directed by PM Troubleshoots routine problems independently Oversees the implementation of the safety plan in the field Experience and qualifications for success Required Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Botany, Environmental Science, Fish and Wildlife Science, Ecology, or related field. Minimum of two (2) years of experience of a combination of wetland delineation field work and wildlife/environmental fieldwork. Applicants with no wetland experience will not be considered. Previous experience with linear surveys. Completion of 38-hour wetland delineation training course or demonstrated equivalent. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge and environmental survey experience in Texas ecology. Familiarity with mapping software such as ArcGIS and GPS devices. Additional Information: Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain. Ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds. Frequent travel will be required for the position, with field work sometimes reaching 80% of your time. SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms. If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 1-480-581-5378. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. #ind-swca #LI-KB1 Apply for this job online Email this job to a friend/colleague Share on your newsfeed Connect With Us! Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Botany, Environmental Science, Fish and Wildlife Science, Ecology, or related field. Minimum of two (2) years of experience of a combination of wetland delineation field work and wildlife/environmental fieldwork. Applicants with no wetland experience will not be considered. Previous experience with linear surveys. Completion of 38-hour wetland delineation training course or demonstrated equivalent.
Contact Person
Kristina Beggs
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