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Environmental Scientist/ Part-time/On-Call (18-0081)

at Cardno ATC

Posted: 10/7/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: REQ-3211
Keywords: environmental

Job Description

Join Cardno's Science & Environmental team in Sacramento, CA to play an integral part as an Environmental Scientist (part-time/on-call) conducting research and compiling data and information.

Job Description:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


> Assisting technical specialists in the field with biological (wildlife/avian), aquatic, botanical, water quality, and
geomorphic surveys and monitoring efforts
> Conducting research and compiling/summarizing data and information under direction of project managers and/or technical specialists
> Preconstruction resource surveys and construction monitoring activities to ensure consistency with permit requirements
> Entering and managing technical data and preparing graphs and tables, as needed
> Assisting with preparation of technical reports, plans, and permit applications

Minimum Qualifications:

> Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, natural resource management, planning or related field
> Excellent oral and written communication skills
> Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office Excel
> Willing and able to travel to field sites and other Cardno office locations
> Ability to work well independently and with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team in a fast-paced, team
oriented work environment
> Strong time management and follow-through skills, with the ability to simultaneously work on multiple tasks/projects and meet project deadlines
> Self-motivated with strong initiative

Desired Qualifications: 

> Aquatic, terrestrial biology, botanical, water quality, and/or geomorphic field experience
> Knowledge of, and experience with, California flora and wildlife/avian species and habitats
> General knowledge of various environmental permitting processes, especially permits required under Section 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act, and Stream Bed Alteration Permits
> Positive, flexible, and team-oriented
> Detail oriented and resourceful
> Dive Certification, a plus
> Positive and energetic attitude

* Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

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.


Why join Cardno?

Be part of a global company where the work you do today will make a difference for generations to come.

At Cardno our people have a shared purpose to make a difference in the world – whether it’s delivering a sustainable infrastructure project in their local community or improving health outcomes on the other side of the world. Doing good work that benefits others is our greatest motivator.

When you join Cardno, you’ll be part of a diverse global team of talented technical experts and professionals. Working in collaborative and connected environments, your development will be mapped and supported to help you reach your career goals. 

Balancing work, life and wellbeing is also important to us and we provide a number of initiatives and opportunities to help you achieve a happy working life at Cardno.

Our work is diverse and interesting and you’ll have the best people on your side to lend a hand. Because at Cardno it’s never about a single person or job – it’s about a shared vision that guides our results, and shapes how we deliver them.

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