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2017-12-142018-01-13

Ecologist

Aecom
Atlanta, GA
  • Job Code
    23339-1205913
Company AECOM

Job Title: Ecologist

JobID: 23339-1205913

Location: Atlanta, GA, 30309, USA

Description: **Business Line** Transportation

**Position Title** Ecologist

United States of America - Georgia

Atlanta

**Job Summary**

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Ecologist for immediate employment in the Atlanta, GA office.

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

+ Performs unsupervised field tasks, such as stream and wetland delineations, habitat assessments, threatened and endangered species surveys

+ Gathers data and other information to be used in the preparation of scientific reports

+ Compiles and organizes environmental data collected by others

+ Prepares basic data and scientific documents to include maps/figures, technical reports, agency coordination, NEPA documents, and permit applications

+ Works under supervision of senior staff but is capable of completing all but the most complex tasks with minimal supervision

+ Other duties as assigned

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor’s degree in relevant scientific discipline (e.g., environmental science, environmental biology, ecology, wildlife management, and related disciplines)

+ 2+ years of experience

+ Strong technical/scientific writing skills

+ Functional knowledge of ArcGIS software

+ Ability to convey thoughts and ideas in a clear and concise manner

+ Experienced ability to conduct field surveys and delineate wetlands/streams according US Army Corps of Engineers standards and make GA EPD state waters/buffers determinations

+ Superior knowledge of southeastern flora, fauna, and natural systems

+ Superior knowledge of state and federal environmental regulatory framework

+ Ability to organize data in an efficient and clear manner

+ Ability to learn through on-the-job experience

+ Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Master’s degree in relevant scientific discipline (e.g., environmental science, environmental biology, ecology, wildlife management, and related disciplines)

+ Previous environmental consulting experience

+ Experience preparing GDOT ecology documents

+ Experience with NEPA planning/implementation, particularly as it relates to transportation is a plus

+ Willingness to expand professional experience/qualifications beyond current area of expertise

**What We Offer**

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:_

_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Sciences_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _170583BR_



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