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Biologist I Job in Grove City, Ohio US

Biologist I

Cardno, Inc. - Grove City, OH

Posted: 5/10/2021 - Expires: 8/8/2021

Job ID: 227086307


Job Description

Cardno is seeking a staff or senior staff scientist in Albany, NY and Columbus, OH.

Job Description:

Cardno is seeking a staff or senior staff scientist to assist a multidisciplinary team of accomplished environmental scientists, including engineers, biologists, ecologists, archeologists, and planners on a variety of projects. Primary duties include review of utility projects for potential environmental impacts and collaboration with a large interdisciplinary team of scientists to complete clearances on a timely basis.


Obtain clearance through client background check to access online system (upon employment)
Comply with all Cardno and client policies including those related to safety, anti-harassment, and drug use
Review client requests for environmental clearance to ensure they provide adequate information
Conduct desktop reviews for environmental clearance work and ensure proper reviews and/or surveys are completed by Cardno staff or subcontractors according to client schedule
Full engagement and willingness to identify process improvements to provide added value to our client
Assisting technical specialists in the field with biological (wildlife/avian), aquatic, botanical, and water quality surveys and monitoring efforts
Conducting field assessments and compiling/summarizing data and information under direction of project managers and/or technical specialists
Entering and managing technical data and preparing graphs and tables, as needed
Assisting with preparation of technical reports, plans, and permit applications
Eagerness to learn and follow current data collections methodologies, protocol, and environmental agency regulations


At least two years of consulting experience
Bachelor degree (or higher) in biology, ecology, environmental studies or related field
Excellent oral and written communication
Outgoing personality to network with Cardno and subcontractor staff
Proficient in computer software including Excel, MS word, and various Cardno and client systems
Strong writing and communication skills
Positive, flexible, & team-oriented approach
Detail oriented, resourceful
Strong quantitative skills
Self-motivated; strong initiative
Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
Solid time management and follow-through skills, with the ability to simultaneously work on and manage multiple tasks/projects with tight deadlines
GIS (Arc View)
GPS data collection skills
Experience with desktop analysis for determination of field survey needs for projects
Must be physically fit and able to navigate rugged conditions on foot (day and night surveys may be required)
Field survey experience including for wildlife/ plant species/ wetlands
Experience operating basic hand tools and smaller equipment
Availability and willingness to travel overnight for multiple days per week, occasionally more than a week, and adaptable to schedule changes upon short notice - work related travel expenses are covered by the company
Must be able to work in an environment where safety is at the forefront of all operations
Valid Driver's License with the ability to drive a company vehicle and an acceptable motor vehicle record

Desired Qualifications:

Professional certifications, First aid, and CPR
Experience with wetland delineations and listed species surveys
Experience in native and invasive species plant identification

Equal Opportunity statement for US based applicants
Cardno has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources.

Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from any 3rd party agencies. No fee will be paid to 3rd parties who submit unsolicited resumes to any Cardno employee. Resumes from approved vendors must be specifically requested by Cardno and approved by the Cardno Talent Acquisition Team.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP on this URL The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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