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Project Biologist

Baton Rouge, LA
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Project Biologist

JobID: 23339-1230015

Location: Baton Rouge, LA, 70806, USA

Description: **Business Line** Water

**Position Title** Project Biologist

United States of America - Louisiana

Baton Rouge

**Job Summary**

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Biologist for immediate employment for the Baton Rouge, LA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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

+ Conduct wetlands and stream delineations

+ Prepare all necessary documents required for wetlands permitting

+ Conduct all studies related to CWA §316(b)

+ Prepare all reports related to CWA §316(b)

+ Conduct field studies related to natural resources, environmental fisheries, protected species, habitat assessments, aquatic and terrestrial resources surveys, and related parameters

+ Manage all aspects of natural resources projects

+ Prepare natural resources technical reports

+ Assist with preparation of NEPA, EIS, and BA documents

+ Coordinate with local, state and federal resources agencies with regard to wetlands, natural resources, NEPA, EIS and related studies and/ or permitting

+ Work in support of regional program areas related to natural resources, coastal restoration, coastal zone management, and others

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor’s degree in Fisheries Ecology/ Fisheries Management/ Fisheries – Natural Resources

+ 8+ years’ experience

+ Working knowledge of fish species identification of the southeastern US including Gulf of Mexico coastal species

+ Working knowledge of all aspects of CWA §316(b)

+ Working knowledge of US Army Corps of Engineers requirements for wetlands delineation, wetlands permitting/ application submittal, mitigation, and associated coastal use permit/ joint permit application aspects

+ Successful completion of wetlands delineation training course based on the 1987 Wetlands Delineation Manual

+ Working knowledge of wetland and upland plant identification within the Gulf south

+ Working knowledge of environmental permitting including T&E species and all associated field surveys

+ Be able to demonstrate strong technical writing capabilities

+ Must possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license

+ Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ 5+ years’ experience in the environmental consulting industry

+ Working knowledge/ experience of USACE – New Orleans District wetlands permitting, application submittal, mitigation, etc.

+ Working knowledge/ ability to identify larval fishes

+ Working knowledge of environmental sampling of water, soils, sediments

**What We Offer**

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.

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.

_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_

**_Business Group_** _Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _178951BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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