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Ecologist

Atlanta GA

VHB’s growing Atlanta, Georgia team is looking for an experienced Ecologist to join our Environmental group.

VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.

Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

 

Responsibilities:

Performance of large ecological studies, including leading field teams, conducting QA/QC, assisting with managing field operations and staff workflows to accommodate deadlines.

Report preparation and assistance with proposals

All aspects of wetlands assessments work including desktop reviews/ evaluations, field delineations, wetlands mapping, wetlands data form completion, mitigation credit calculations, US Army Corps of Engineers Section 404/10 permit applications and wetland permitting processes

Conduct field surveys

Participate in environmental permitting, assessment, and compliance work related to federal and state agency requirements as they pertain to a variety of project types

Perform analysis and participate in making recommendations to clients

Participate in multi-disciplinary environmental assessments

 

Skills and Abilities:

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Motivated to learn, mentor, and collaborate with others

Superior technical skills, producing consistent high-quality work products

Emerging business development and proposal skills, technical scope writing, qualifications and costing is desirable

Strong wetland delineation skills

Ability to work well with a wide range of clients in a fast-paced work environment

Ability to work well independently and with a diverse, multi-disciplinary group in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment

Proficient in MS Office

Proficient using GPS Trimble Unit Operation

Proficient with Arc Map

Experience writing due diligence reports and biological assessments

Aptitude for coordinating surveys and/or consultations for state and federal protected species

 

Qualifications:

B.S. degree or higher in biology, environmental science, natural science, or related field

At least three (3) years professional experience

Must have experience preparing ecology reports for the Georgia Department of Transportation or other state transportation departments

Experience with wetland/surface waters and/or wildlife permitting, ecological surveys, ecological studies, data collection and documentation, data analysis, and data interpretation

 

Apply: https://www.vhb.com/Pages/Careers-Search.aspx

Posted January 31, 2018



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