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Jacobs Early Career Natural Resources Professional in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs 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.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, you’ll work for a company that strives to provide opportunities for employees to learn, grow and thrive. When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re focused on the greatest challenges the planet faces, including energy transformation.

We are looking for an early career natural resources professional to support our business growth for clients in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic US. You’ll have the opportunity to perform both field and office work and engage with our team’s recognized experts in characterizing, evaluating, and minimizing proposed projects’ effects on natural resources. Our projects include siting, permitting, construction, and maintenance projects. Your work could include baseline rare plant surveys, wetland delineations, habitat characterization, or protocol wildlife species surveys as appropriate to your background and interests. You will have the opportunity to work on environmental compliance, permitting and impact assessment, and restoration and mitigation planning projects. You’ll be challenged as you support multiple projects across sectors. Your growth and increase in responsibility will be recognized and rewarded with commensurate changes in level and compensation.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Bring your enthusiasm for learning and desire to conserve our natural resources, and we’ll help you grow!

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Ecology, or similar discipline

• One to two years’ experience assessing habitats for special status species and wetlands

• Experience performing desktop surveys to determine need for permits and potential for presence of special status species

• Report writing

• Experience interacting with state and federal agencies to coordinate information required for permit review

• Ability to travel and work in the field in remote locations, sometimes in inclement weather.

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

• Possession of a state [Scientific Collecting/MOU] or federal permit [10(a)1(A)] for listed species or Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) certification or documentation of progress towards acquiring the PWS certification.

• Experience working with FERC, PADEP, NJDEP, or USFWS

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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