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Assistant Wetlands Specialist

  • Location: Fort Worth
  • Salary: Negotiable per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Power & Renewables
  • Contact: Ross Clark
  • Expiry Date: 15 October 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -092022-473862

Responsibilities:

    • Conduct wetland assessments and delineations with strict adherence to federal and state environmental regulations.
    • Collect and analyze Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data using a Global Positioning System (GPS) and ArcGIS software.
    • Conduct field investigations such as habitat evaluations, endangered plant identification and surveys and soil sampling and classification.
    • Compile and analyze field data to compose technical reports.
    • Conduct annual wetland mitigation monitoring and post construction compliance inspections.
    • Research and prepare environmental or biological assessments and permitting documents.
    • Prepare reports and present results from field investigations.
    • Gather data and prepare applications for various regulatory approvals using current technologies (e.g. Survey123, wetland delineation data form software, MS Office Suite.
    • Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.

  • Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Wetland Ecology, Biology, Environmental Science, Botany, Soil Science or a related field from an accredited program required.
  • Highly preferred to have 2 years of applicable professional experience conducting wetland assessments and delineations, analyzing GIS data, preparing environmental and/or biological assessments and permitting documents, conducting field investigations and associated work.
  • Completion of a master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency operating GPS and GIS equipment and support software.
  • Previous experience conducting wetland delineations in the Midwest and Great Plains regions is a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of wetlands and aquatic resources.
  • Basic knowledge of Section 404, 401 and Section 10 permitting requirements.
  • Basic knowledge of the regulatory agencies that govern wetland resources.
  • Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Valid driver's license required.

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