Cardno Staff Scientist in Sacramento, California

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 seeking a Staff Scientist to work with a multidisciplinary team of accomplished biologists, planners, hydrologists, geologists, and engineers on a variety of projects in California and the western United States.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with project research

  • Assist with report writing and sections of environmental documents and permits

  • Assist with data entry, compilation, analyses and presentations

  • Field survey team member to support various terrestrial (wildlife and botanical) and aquatic field surveys

Requirements Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, natural resource management, planning or related field

  • Knowledge of CEQA/NEPA and environmental permit requirements and implementation

  • Experience with preparation of CEQA and NEPA documents

  • Knowledge of, and experience with, California flora and wildlife/avian/aquatic species and habitats

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office Excel

  • Willing and able to travel to field sites and other Cardno office locations

  • Ability to work well independently and with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team in a fast-paced, team oriented work environment

  • Strong time management and follow-through skills, with the ability to simultaneously work on multiple tasks/projects and meet project deadlines

  • Self-motivated with strong initiative

  • Detail oriented and resourceful

  • Must work in Sacramento office

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship.

*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: 16-0276

Title: Staff Scientist

Status: Regular FT

City: Sacramento

State: CA