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AECOM Entry Level Biologist in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

United States of America - Pennsylvania, Williamsport

Job Summary

The Environment Business Line of AECOM is hiring an Entry-level Biologist in our Williamsport, Pennsylvania office.This position provides unlimited career growth potential while working on an excellent team comprised of a variety of staff and project managers in support of AECOM’s clients. Client projects are currently related to natural gas development, land development, mining/quarrying, transportation, and water resource management.

This position is expected to begin in April 2021.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About DCSA—Environment

With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

Responsibilities will include but may not be limited to the following:

  • Collecting and analyzing biological data to determine natural resource impact.

  • Will specialize in wetland delineation, reporting, and permitting.

  • Writing technical documents and permit applications.

  • May specialize in research centering on particular plants and animals and/or the ecology of these organisms.

  • Position involves a large amount of time in the field – Must be able to walk long distances in rugged terrain and carry up to 50 lbs of equipment at times.

  • Overnight travel is required and may be for extended periods of time.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Natural Resources, Wildlife Studies or related field.

  • Valid Driver’s license is required.

  • Ability to travel with little notice.

  • Must be physically able to carry up to 50lbs of equipment as needed.

  • Must be able to walk long distances in rugged terrain.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient use of MS Office, especially Excel and Word.

  • Capable of working in small or large groups.

  • Capable of delivering high quality technical scientific documentation and reports.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 241848BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.