Biologist/ Environmental Scientist

Cypress Environmental Science & Engineering

Biloxi , Mississippi

Cypress Environmental Science & Engineering is dynamic and growing consulting firm on the Gulf Coast. We are a specialized environmental science and engineering firm with a focus on environmental and ecosystem restoration. Our projects are generally focused on wetland and steam restoration from design through construction, assessment, monitoring, and permitting and are performed for a mix of federal, state, private and NGO clients. Example projects can be viewed at www.cypress-environmental.com.  

Cypress is seeking an experienced mid-level Biologist to join our Biloxi, MS, office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Regulatory support for permitting projects (USACE 404, State wetlands, and 401 WQ)
  • Wetland delineations
  • Threatened and endangered species surveys
  • Wetlands vegetation assessments, native plant identification, and invasive species identification
  • Restoration construction oversight on wetlands and habitat restoration projects

This career opportunity is available for the candidate who, at a minimum, has:

  • 3-5 years of direct experience in a combination of the areas noted above (except construction oversight)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Field experience
  • Completed wetland delineation training
  • BS degree in Geology, Biology, or Ecology or an allied field
  • Familiarity with southeastern plants
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record

The preferred candidate has:

  • NEPA experience on EAs and EISs, particularly for transportation projects
  • Completed, USACE-verified wetland delineations using the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain guidebook
  • MS in Geology, Biology, Ecology or an allied field
  • Rosgen Natural Channel Design training

The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a collaborative team environment and independently.  Cypress is focused on excellence in project quality, teamwork, and responsiveness, and we are looking for candidates who share the same values.

Cypress offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits package, interesting and challenging projects, and a work environment that promotes personal growth and professional development.

Cypress is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are a drug and smoke-free workplace.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants should email a PDF copy of their resume and cover letter to careers@cypress-environmental.com, with the subject line EC201712-O. 

If you want to download a PDF of this job ad, there is one posted at http://cypress-eng.com/index.php/pages/careers/  Scroll down to Currently Hiring and click the link to the job ad.

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