Stantec On-Call Biologist in Overland Park, Kansas

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

You will perform program research and technical support services in relation to biology. You may also be required to write reports and implement steps to move projects toward closure in the most cost-effective manner.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting the field survey team in assisting with acoustic bat surveys

  • Conducting desktop searches for environmental sensitive resources

  • Completing biophysical field surveys (soils, wetlands, fish and fish habitat, wildlife, vegetation)

  • Entering and analyzing survey data

  • Writing reports with the oversight and support of intermediate/senior staff

  • Working independently and in a team environment

  • Up to 50% travel may be required

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Working understanding of policies and procedures for HSSE, including client-specific training (as required).

  • Working knowledge of field sampling techniques.

  • Must have the willingness to learn new skills while conducting field work in rural settings and flexibility in undertaking work assignments and work independently for long hours in the field as necessary.

  • Experience/knowledge of hazardous materials as emergency response are desirable.

  • Demonstrates use and understanding of policies and procedures as appropriate to their work.

  • Good technical writing skills.

  • Exhibits a strong attention to detail.

  • Conscientious, organized, and disciplined.

  • Builds and maintains productive professional and personal networking relationships with their technical team members.

  • Proficient in MS Office applications.

  • Knowledge in GIS software is an asset.

  • Good driving record and valid driver's license required.

  • Prior to employment with Stantec, this postion requires successful passing of a drug screen.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Biology, or related field.

Minimum of 0-2 years work experience.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Biologist

Primary Location: United States-Kansas-Overland Park

Organization: BC-1937 Environmental Services-US Wisconsin

Employee Status: Temporary

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Jul 10, 2018, 9:27:34 AM

Req ID: 180000ZD