Wildlife Biologist/Environmental Scientist: Mississippi

Allen Engineering and Science
Primarily Mississippi with some projects throughout the southeastern U.S.
Job Category
Full time Positions
Highly competitive. Negotiable based on education and experience.
Last Date to Apply
Allen Engineering and Science is seeking a qualified Wildlife Biologist / Environmental Scientist to join our team. The ideal candidate will be located in or near Jackson, Mississippi. This is a full-time position with associated benefits. Duties and Responsibilities: • Conduct biological field surveys pertaining to wetlands, threatened and endangered species, wildlife habitats, plant communities, and migratory birds. • Work directly with state and federal agencies in obtaining permits and compliance related to the National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, and the Endangered Species Act. • Conduct desktop research to analyze potential environmental and natural resource impacts relating to federally funded construction projects. • Prepare technical reports, permit applications, management plans, and project proposals. • Conduct environmental sampling and routine monitoring including surface and ground water, soil, and stormwater discharge sampling. • Work with other project managers in fields such as geology, engineering, planning, and construction as needed.
• Exceptional technical writing, research, and verbal communication skills required. • Understanding of southeastern ecological processes including hydrology, ecology, fish and wildlife habitat requirements, soils, and plant communities. • Ability to work in harsh environments and conditions ranging from remote forests to open construction sites. • Understanding and experience in GIS and GPS technology and equipment are preferred. • Self-motivated and capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced team environment. • Ability to operate 4-wheel drive vehicles (full size trucks, ATVs) in rough terrain. Valid driver’s license required. • Availability to travel for extended periods with multiple overnight stays during some weeks. • Must have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and ability to work cooperatively with others.
Contact Person
Brad Young
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