Environmental Scientist in Palmetto, FL at Ardurra

Date Posted: 10/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Palmetto, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/22/2019

Job Description

Ardurra has been recognized as one of the fastest growing firms in the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industry. Ardurra prides itself on its reputation as an emerging leader in the engineering consulting business, and we understand that our reputation is wholly founded on the strength of the professionals that work hard every single day to serve our clients and our communities.  Ardurra was ranked #4 on Zweig Group’s prestigious Hot Firms List and #34 on its Best Firms to Work For in 2019!

Ardurra is seeking an Environmental Scientist to join our staff in Palmetto, FL.

 Primary Function

  • Conduct wetland delineations and assessments.
  • Map and assess vegetation communities and habitat quality.
  • Conduct listed species surveys.
  • Monitor and write reports for wetland mitigation projects.
  • Perform environmental assessments, permitting, and compliance for a wide variety of projects and clients.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary environmental planning and assessments.
  • Write proposals and technical reports.

Requisition ID # A000143

 

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in an environmental discipline.
  • Must have a professional and academic background in ecology, environmental science, wetlands, botany, or soil science.
  • Demonstrated experience with plant, soil, and wetland identification and characterization in the region.
  • At least 2 years of field experience delineating wetlands in accordance with 62-340 F.A.C. and the US Army Corps of Engineers Manual-Experience working with local governments as well as State and Federal regulatory agencies (US Army Corps of Engineers, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and State Water Management)
  • Strong fieldwork skills experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet preparation.
  • Experience with a handheld GPS.

Why Ardurra?

While Ardurra offers competitive compensation and rich benefits programs, it is our culture that truly sets us apart from our peers. We nurture a family-like culture, striving to create a work environment that is enjoyable, challenging and rewarding but also fun.  We are acutely focused on developing our staff, whether through our internal Ardurra Academy or through our industry-leading Leadership program. We have made a deliberate and focused commitment to nurture a people-centric culture where people are: valued as individuals; supported in their professional and career development with multiple, varied career paths; provided the tools and resources to be successful, engaged, and satisfied in their work; and positive benefits, time-off programs, and flexibility to help maintain a healthy balance between work and home. 

Ardurra is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Requisition ID# A000143