Cardno Senior Wetland Scientist in Grand Haven, Michigan

Description Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

Cardno is looking for a qualified Wetland Scientist with at least 5-7 years of experience who is willing to work in one of our Michigan offices. Candidate must have experience managing projects and attracting new clients, i.e. business development. The prospective candidate should be proficient in technical writing and be willing to publish articles and/or provide public presentations. Extensive experience with wetland delineations and experience in the USACE and MDEQ regulatory processes are desired.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct professional wetland delineations according to the USACE Wetland Determination Manual (1987) and corresponding supplements

  • Conduct disturbed site wetland delineations according the USACE wetland methodology

  • Preparation of professional technical documents summarizing field investigations

  • Knowledge of the USACE and MDEQ regulatory processes

  • Preparation of MDEQ and/or USACE joint permit applications

  • Manage at least 5-10 projects

  • Representation of Cardno at conferences through marketing at a booth or presenting on a topic of interest

  • Overnight travel

  • Work in Michigan and adjoining states

  • Involvement in at least one local conservation group

Requirements Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience conducting wetland delineations

  • Overnight travel

  • Be able to work long days

  • Minimum 45 hours/week

  • Works well within a team

  • Proficient at Technical Writing

  • Willing to assist with business development

  • Good oral and written communication with clients, supervisors, and staff

Technical Requirements:

  • Operation of Trimble Global Positioning System is a plus

  • Certified as a Professional Wetland Scientist is a plus

  • Knowledge and experience with the MDEQ and USACE regulatory processes

  • Experience in consulting field is desired

  • Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

  • Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

Cardno is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer


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Requisition Number: 16-0047

Title: Senior Wetland Scientist

Status: Regular FT

City: Grand Haven

State: MI