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Aquatic Biologist/Modeler in Sacramento, CA at Cardno USA Inc

Date Posted: 7/6/2018

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Job Description

Cardno is seeking an Aquatic Biologist/Modeler with river or estuary salmonid background, excellent technical writing, and good quantitative skills to work with a multidisciplinary team of accomplished environmental engineers, biologists, ecologists, and planners on a variety of projects in California and the western United States.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

> Technical data analyses for aquatic reports, including hydrology analyses
> Technical report writing
> Lead field surveys to support various aquatic studies including: fish surveys (also other aquatic species), instream flow/hydrology, water temperature, general water quality
> Modeling (habitat and temperature)
> Presentations with clients and stakeholders

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

> Bachelors with relevant experience and a Masters or PhD degree in fish biology, aquatic ecology, or environmental
science/engineering or related science
> 2 - 5 years of relevant experience
> Excellent oral and written communication skills
> Strong proficiency in CalSim
> Experience/ability to collect field data (e.g., fisheries, water quality, hydraulics/hydrology)
> Strong quantitative skills
> Ability to travel

Desired Qualifications:

> General knowledge of Northern California watersheds and the California Bay-Delta
> General knowledge of anadromous species/ water resources/ water quality
> Experience with instream flow modeling
> Ability to work well independently and with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team
> Self-motivated with strong initiative
> Creative, resourceful, and detail

• Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

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.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. EEO/AA/M/F/V/D

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