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Role description:

Arcadis is seeking an Ecologist to serve as Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Office of Environmental Services (OES) Support Services staff with shared remote working and fieldwork opportunities. This is a unique opportunity to work directly with GDOT staff and resource agencies on transportation projects throughout the state.

Role accountabilities:

  • Conducting quality assurance reviews of consultant documents, tracking project schedules, and serving as an extension of GDOT staff
  • Implementing the GDOT Plan Development Process to advance projects and maintain schedules
  • Representing GDOT OES at internal and agency project meetings
  • Fieldwork completing ecology special studies including wetland delineation, habitat assessments, and protected species surveys

Qualifications & Experience:

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Ecology or Natural Resources discipline
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience completing stream and wetland delineations, as well as protected species habitat assessments.

Key Attributes

  • The successful candidate will have previous experience conducting field delineations of wetlands and other waters of the U.S.
  • Experience preparing natural resource technical reports and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Section 404 Clean Water Act (CWA) permit applications
  • Stream, wetland, and protected species habitat assessment skills; including knowledge of flora and fauna of the southeastern U.S.
  • Be highly organized, responsive, work well under tight deadlines, and have strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters’ Degree in Biology, Ecology or Natural Resources discipline
  • Experience completing ecological field studies, reporting, and permitting (USACE Section 404 CWA and GA Environmental Protection Division buffer variances) for GDOT projects.
  • Experience completing Section 7 Endangered Species Act consultations with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Georgia Ecological Services.

Additional Info

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Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree, Masters

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

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