Alachua County - Senior Environmental Specialist

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with major course work in environmental science, environmental engineering, chemistry, natural science, or a related field, and three years of professional level environmental related experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida driver's license. Applicants within six months of meeting the education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status.

Please apply on-line at http://www.alachuacounty.us/employment. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to (352) 374-5219.

$47,499.09 - $73,784.88 Annually

Closing Date: 10/27/17


Alachua County - Environmental Professional Engineer

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering or civil engineering and four years of professional level environmental engineering experience or equivalent professional engineering related experience. Must become registered as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) by the State of Florida within six months of employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status.

Please apply on-line at http://www.alachuacounty.us/employment. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to (352) 374-5219.

$64,752.27 - $103,728.98 Annually

Closing Date: 10/27/17


Bio-Tech Consulting - Project Biologist/Permitting Specialist

Bio-Tech Consulting, Inc., a full service environmental consulting firm, has an opening for a Biologist/Environmental Permitting Specialist in our Downtown Orlando, FL office. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience as an environmental consultant in Florida.  Strong written and oral communication skills a must.


Responsibilities:
•    Environmental assessments
•    Jurisdictional wetland delineations
•    Protected species assessments and permitting
•    Federal/state/local wetland permitting
•    Project management
•    Preparation of technical reports and permit applications


Requirements:
•    Three (3) to five (5) years of experience working as an environmental consultant
•    B.S. Degree in one of the natural sciences
•    Ability to coordinate and interact with other team members, project professionals, and local, state and federal regulatory personnel
•    Ability to travel and conduct field work on various project sites and meet with clients and agency staff in office and field settings.  Travel may also include overnight stays outside of Orlando from time to time
•    Must have a working knowledge of wetland science, flora/fauna and ecosystems of Florida
•    Proficient with GIS and mapping
•    Soil, groundwater and surface water sample collection experience a plus
•    Ability to work independently  


The open position offers an excellent benefits package and the opportunity for growth to the right individual.  Please visit our website at www.btc-inc.com  If you are interested in joining the Bio-Tech Team, please send your resume to mark@btc-inc.com.  EOE.


AECOM - Ecologist III

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
•  
 Assist the ecological services department with the evaluation and documentation of natural resources
•    Gathering, organizing, and analyzing field data to be used in the preparation of scientific reports
•    Conducting environmental impact assessments and field surveys for rare, threatened, or endangered species and their habitats
•    Conducting habitat assessments and vegetation classifications, including wetland delineations
•    Preparing high-quality technical reports and environmental permit application packages
•    May require working long field days outdoors, sometimes under rigorous conditions (e.g., hot and/or rainy weather, remote areas, in a variety of habitats)
•    Other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements:
•  
 Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific discipline (e.g., environmental science, soil science, agriculture, geology or any scientific related field)
•    4+ years of experience
•    Working knowledge of wetland assessment using the Uniform Mitigation Assessment Method (UMAM)
•    Working knowledge of fauna and flora indigenous to the southeastern United States and regulations protecting wetlands and protected species
•    Clear working knowledge of GIS
•    Environmental permitting and protected species survey requirements
•    Strong technical writing capabilities
•    Valid Driver's license


Preferred Qualifications:
•    M.S. degree in science based field
•    5+ years of experience in environmental consulting industry
•    Experience with NEPA documentation, wetland and listed species permitting within Florida, and management plan development

More information and application here.


ESciences - PROJECT ECOLOGIST/BIOLOGIST

Project Ecologist/Biologist
E Sciences, Incorporated has an immediate opening for an experienced environmental consultant in our DeLand/Orlando, FL office. The ideal candidate will have two to eight years of experience as an environmental consultant in Florida, preferably with experience in transportation projects (both PD&E studies and design permitting).  Strong written and oral communication skills required.

Responsibilities:
•    Jurisdictional wetland delineations
•    Local/state/federal wetland permitting
•    Project management
•    FDOT PD&E studies
•    Protected species assessment and permitting
•    Organize and conduct fieldwork activities for wetlands and listed species surveys
•    Preparation of reports such as Wetland Evaluation Reports, Protected Species Reports, and Biological Assessments, and local/state/federal permit applications

Requirements:
•    Two to eight years of experience working as an environmental consultant
•    B.S. Degree in one of the natural sciences from an accredited college or university
•    Position requires a high level of coordination and interaction with other team members, project professionals, and local, state and federal regulatory personnel
•    Physically able to travel and conduct field work on various project sites and meet with clients and occasionally assist in our other Florida office locations
•    Must have a working knowledge of wetland science, flora/fauna and ecosystems of Florida
•    Proficient with GIS and mapping
•    Soil, groundwater and surface water sample collection experience a plus
•    Ability to work independently
•    Must have excellent communication and writing skills

E Sciences, an Engineering, Environmental and Ecological consulting firm, offers excellent benefits, salaries and opportunities for growth to energetic, dynamic individuals.  We promote a challenging team approach toward achieving professional goals balanced with the flexibility to pursue personal interests.  Please visit our website at www.esciencesinc.com .  If you are interested in joining the E Sciences Team, please send your resume to maldridge@esciencesinc.com or FAX to 407-481-9627.  EOE.
 



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