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Senior Wetland Scientist/Biologist/Ecologist

Senior Wetland Scientist/Biologist/Ecologist

NW Indiana - Full Time, Mid to Senior Level

Senior Wetland Scientist/Biologist/Ecologist - ( 220003KJ )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Join Stantec’s collaborative, high-performing team and play an integral role in projects involving wetlands, wildlife, ecological and regulatory needs. Cardno is seeking a Senior Wetland Scientist/Project Manager to support our Walkerton, Indiana office. Projects typically require wetland delineations, wildlife and habitat surveys, vegetation monitoring, understanding of Midwest ecological systems. This is a field and remote based position so we are open to candidates who live within 50 miles from Walkerton, IN.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as Project Manager or Task Manager for ecological assessment and waterway/wetland regulatory projects

  • Collect field data, conduct analysis, and prepare technical reports

  • Knowledge and experience with wetland delineation methodologies

  • Develop local, state, and federal wetland and jurisdictional water permit applications

  • Develop local and state erosion and sediment control permits

  • Knowledge and experience with vegetation monitoring and sampling methodologies

  • Assessing endangered species habitats

  • Soil identification and identification of hydric soil indicators

  • Responsible for projects budgets, scope changes and schedule commitments

  • Participate in business development activities such as proposal development and client meetings


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience conducting fieldwork, including wetland delineations, using at least one of the USACE Midwest, Northeast and Northcentral Regional Supplements

  • Strong field botany skills and ability to conduct fieldwork, at times for long hours or under strenuous circumstances

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong problem-solution orientation, detail oriented and resourceful

  • Flexible, team-oriented approach, with the willingness and desire to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Effective time management and follow-through

  • Must be authorized to work in U.S. without company sponsorship

  • Knowledge of special status species in the Midwest

  • Knowledge of energy and transportation sector projects

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in botany, plant ecology, wetlands ecology, riparian ecology, conservation biology, or related science

  • 7 years of related, professional experience

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Indiana-Walkerton

Job : Acquisition Employee

Organization : BC-2381 Environmental Services-RS-US North Central

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Oct 14, 2022, 9:47:32 AM

Req ID: 220003KJ

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree, Masters

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

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