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Wetland Scientist

Arcadis U.S.Inc.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

Arcadis is seeking a Wetland Scientist for our Minneapolis, Minnesota or Milwaukee Wisconsin office. We are looking for an experienced scientist to support federal, state and local environmental permitting including field data collection efforts associated with wetlands delineations, endangered species habitat assessments, and environmental assessments. The position requires an understanding of federal, state, and local permitting efforts specific to the upper Mid-West region. This role will support several Arcadis clients in Minnesota and Wisconsin, including various energy development projects, including electrical transmission, natural gas pipeline and renewable energy projects. This position could report to either the Minnesota or Wisconsin office depending on preference.

Role accountabilities:

  • Assist with the development of permit applications including state and federal USACE Section 404/Section 10 permits and Section 401 Water Quality Certification; Conduct environmental assessments associated with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and state environmental review reviews.
  • Assist with writing and preparing technical reports, work plans, letters, and memoranda
  • Support field efforts including wetland determination/delineation surveys, flora/fauna surveys, and habitat assessments; as well as the completion of associated reporting
  • Complete data collection during field surveys using Trimble GeoX handheld units and tablets utilizing Collector and Survey 123 for ArcGIS
  • Lead agency consultations regarding threatened and endangered species, and supporting species and habitat surveys
  • Manage desktop environmental assessments using GIS and other available methods to address potential permitting requirements
Qualifications & Experience:

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, or similar environmental discipline
  • Experience supporting and/or leading wetland delineations using the U.S Army Corps of Engineers Midwest, Northeast, and/or Northcentral Regional Supplements
  • 1-3 years of experience supporting environmental permitting projects
  • Strong technical writing skill and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1-2 year of experience leading a wetland delineation field team(s)
  • Professional Wetland Society In-Training (PWSIT) certification
  • Experience with ArcGIS, GoogleEarth and other desktop mapping applications
Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients' most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it's not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Posted: 2022-09-09 Expires: 2022-10-08
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