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Gillette, Wyoming, United States of America
JOB #R1900881

Biologist

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

Biologist

Gillette, WY

One of ICF’s many offices around the world is Gillette - located in the heart of Wyoming’s energy producing Powder River Basin. The Gillette office is a small, biology-driven office composed of primarily wildlife biologists. The majority of their work is within the mining, power transmission, and oil and gas industries in the Rocky Mountain Region. Gillette is an industrial town of approximately 35,000 people, and within driving distance of the famous Black Hills region, Devil’s Tower, and Big Horn Mountains. Nearest cities include Rapid City, SD, Billings, MT, and Casper, WY.

Job Description

ICF is seeking a Wildlife Biologist to provide Project Management support. As an Associate Project Manager, under direct supervision, you will be responsible for maintaining client relationships, managing budgets and survey schedules for multiple projects, reporting to federal agencies, managing biological and spatial data, and conducting field work which may require working in inclement weather, irregular hours, and extended travel.  Field surveys may include ground and aerial surveys for bald eagles, sage and sharp-tailed grouse, and big game, as well as mountain plover, waterfowl, raptors, prairie dog, and migratory bird surveys. Most survey areas are in remote locations, so project managers are required to be available for long-distance travel, in addition to being self-reliant, extremely comfortable with four-wheel drive and manual transmission trucks and ATVs, navigating using topographic maps, and able to hike long distances.

Requirements

  • Minimum of B.S. Degree in Wildlife Biology or closely related field with additional 3+ years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills and ability to prepare field data forms or notes.
  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information.
  • Ability to schedule and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-reliant and highly motivated individual, with excellent problem-solving skills and the endurance to work long hours.
  • Strong field skills and proficient in navigation using topographic maps and GPS.
  • Able to travel for up to one week at a time, and be in the field for extended periods of time.
  • Have solid western avian and mammalian identification skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel).
  • Proficiency in ESRI ArcGIS programs. A basic knowledge of geodatabases is preferred but not required.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and able to operate four-wheel-drive trucks.

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • M.S. Degree in Wildlife Biology or closely related field
  • Experience in environmental consulting and energy industry
  • Experience with Microsoft Access, AutoCAD
  • Experience with field data collection, iPads, and Trimble GPS units
  • Familiar with Wyoming landscape and strong knowledge of short-grass prairie/shrub-steppe vegetation
  • Experience operating All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV’s) and/or snowmobiles.
  • Experience conducting aerial surveys for grouse, raptors, and/or big game.

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Gillette, WY (WY01)

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