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Early Career Environmental Scientist – Wildlife Resource Focus

Jacobs

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Honolulu, HI
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re helping our clients protect our world’s natural resources. As an environmental scientist, you will provide technical support on the wildlife components of our challenging natural resource projects. Pave the way for your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. You'll impact the world around you by helping us solve real-life challenges.

Based out of Hawaii, you’ll have the opportunity to work as part of multi-disciplinary project teams associated with our Western Canada Offices to contribute to government and privately-owned infrastructure projects with significant field programs. Your location is Hawaii is attractive because when our field crews end their workday and a variety of tasks need to be completed, it is still normal business hours in Hawaii. 

This will be a temporary 12 month position with expected full-time or near full-time hours. There is an opportunity for contract extension. The position does not require you to work in a Jacobs office.  

You will review wildlife data collection efforts and provide technical support for the duration of construction. You may also assist with the development of methodology, technical reports, and regulatory applications as needed. This is a science-based role, and the effective candidate will be considered a technical expert and demonstrate their ability to defend the technical rigor of their work.

Bring your enthusiasm for learning and we’ll help you grow! 

Here is What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Wildlife Biology, Biology, Ecology, or Environmental Science, with a focus on wildlife-related studies
  • Experience conducting or managing wildlife studies such as habitat assessments, amphibian salvages, nest sweeps, breeding bird surveys, wildlife monitoring, and species-specific assessments.
  • Experience with digital data collection, webmaps and/or Esri products
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of relevant experience  
  • Technical writing skill and experience providing technical review and edits as needed
  • Strong communicator, with initiative, who is comfortable working with remote teams (majority of the team will be based in Western Canada)
  • Positive attitude and self-motivated
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to simultaneously work on multiple tasks/projects and meet project deadline
  • Data organization skills
  • Accurate record keeping and strong time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team-oriented, and suited to work as part of fast-paced, dynamic multi-disciplinary team
  • High attention to detail and strong desire to provide high quality deliverables

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Previous experience in environmental consulting, oil and gas, or large datasets
  • Previous experience overseeing environmental field work, directing and/or managing field crews in remote settings from the office