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Biologist / Environmental Scientist

Bair, Goodie and Associates, Inc. New Philadelphia, OH
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Bair, Goodie and Associates, Inc. (BAIR GOODIE) is currently seeking a mid level Biologist / Environmental Scientist to perform environmental field and reporting tasks from its New Philadelphia, OH office. The selected candidate must be self-motivated and able to follow through with assignments, with a strong background and field expertise in wetland delineation, state and federal permitting, and environmental planning. This is a mid-level professional position (3-6 years of experience) providing the individual an opportunity to expand upon their wetland science and natural resources field skills, as well as report preparation and project management skills.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting wetland delineations and stream quality assessments
  • Regulatory permitting
  • Wildlife habitat evaluation
  • Endangered species surveys
  • Impact assessment and mitigation planning
  • Restoration and mitigation site monitoring
  • Construction monitoring
  • Report preparation and interactions with state and federal agencies to obtain approvals
  • Ability to work long hours in the field
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Ecology, Natural Resources or related field
  • 3+ years relevant experience
  • Experience in some or all of the following activities: proven wetland delineation expertise, wetland and stream quality assessments, wetland and stream mitigation design and monitoring, endangered species habitat assessments, and rare plant surveys
  • Experience with state wetlands regulatory permitting programs as well as Clean Water Act Section 401/404 permitting
  • An understanding of municipal, state, and federal environmental regulations, permitting, and policy
  • The individual should be comfortable working in physically challenging outdoor situations in all types of weather and traveling on a regular basis to project sites
  • Strong skills in operating field sampling equipment including GPS
  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in Biology, Ecology, Natural Resources or related field
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 40 hour wetland delineation training preferred
  • Knowledge of upper plains flora, fauna and natural systems preferred
  • Experience as a Project Manager or Deputy/Assistant Project Manager
  • Excellent technical writing skills and ability to effectively express his or herself orally among internal staff, clients, and sub-contractors
  • Experience working with oil and gas clients on spill response, remediation, and/or reclamation projects
  • Detail oriented and have the ability to work independently
  • Exhibit a mature sense of professional responsibility and awareness of accepted standards of professional behavior
  • Experience with statistics, ArcGIS or AutoCAD
  • Computer skills including experience with MS Office Word/Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Ability to work as part of a larger team a must
  • Developed strong working relationships with a variety of clients and staff with various regulatory agencies

What We Offer

When you join BAIR GOODIE, you become part of an engineering, surveying, and environmental group that has provided continuous service to a diverse clientele for nearly 50 years. We strive for personal and professional growth that is centered on gumption and teamwork. BAIR GOODIE offers competitive wage and benefits packages.

Bair, Goodie and Associates, Inc.

Address

153 North Broadway Street, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
New Philadelphia, OH
USA

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