Natural Resource Specialist/Environmental Scientist

We are looking for a Natural Resource Specialist/Environmental Scientist to join the Environmental Team. This position involves working on multiple projects and performing multiple environmental roles including construction documentation, erosion and sediment control, tree surveying, wetland delineations, and soil sampling. This is a full-time position with benefits included (3 weeks paid time off; Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance; LTD; STD; Life Insurance; 401K).


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Proficiency with CAD software (MicroStation, AutoCAD).

  • Strong communication (written & verbal) and coordination skills.

  • Experience working with public entities (IDOT, Tollway, CDOT, etc.).

  • Possess formal education in arboriculture, urban forestry, biology, ecology, horticulture, environmental science, or associated fields.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), the internet, and database software.

  • Valid Driver's License is required for traveling to different job sites.


Required Competencies:

Flexibility and Adaptability

Recovers from disappointments and setbacks.

Works effectively with unstructured teams, situations, or environments.

Helps others adapt to changing environments and accept new situations.


Learning Oriented

Asks questions and seeks help when needed.

Knows organization's resources and tools for professional development.

Can describe how strengths and limitations impact professional performance.


Oral Communications

Speaks well without preparation.

Adapts language, tone, structure, and level of detail to the needs of others.

Maintains a dialogue in difficult situations.


Teamwork

Identifies characteristics of good teamwork.

Names primary and ancillary members of own team.

Explains team mission and objectives.


Problem Solving

Explains problem and escalation practices.

Identifies potential and actual problems or conflicts in own area.

Utilizes accepted procedures for problem analysis and resolution.


Written Communication

Produces written materials relevant to own work and department.

Uses organization's guidelines for writing reports, correspondence, documentation, etc.

Welcomes and uses feedback / editing assistance.

 

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