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On-Call Botanist

On-Call Botanist

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
US-MO-St. Louis
Department / Discipline 
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
On Call

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is recruiting for an On-Call Botanist to report to our St. Louis, Missouri office. We invite qualified applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in the field of botany, wetland ecology or an equivalent discipline and at least 5 years direct work experience to apply for the position.

Key Responsibilities

This role will serve a critical function for implementation of permitting support and for the preparation of client deliverables. Travel throughout the Midwest is expected. This position will support on-going environmental planning and natural resources projects with the following key responsibilities:


  • Conduct field projects including flora surveys, habitat mapping, wetland delineations, and other research projects
  • Design field survey programs
  • Manage, organize, and analyze field data
  • Database management
  • Preparation of reports following survey effort
  • Maintaining sample integrity, chain of custody, and quality control for all data collection activities

Skills / Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will have a BS or MS degree in in the field of botany, wetland science, wetland ecology or an equivalent discipline
  • 5 or more years of applicable experience performing botanical surveys
  • Good taxonomic knowledge of Midwest, Great Plains, and/or Southwest native flora, especially wetland flora
  • Experience working in adverse weather conditions, capable of working long, physically demanding and varied hours in remote locations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are desired
  • Experience with GIS, database management, Excel, MS Word, and other software also a plus
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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