Ecologist I

Resource Environmental Solutions LLC

About the organization

We are the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 294 stream miles and 58,000 wetland acres, in addition to conserving and preserving 9,100 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 14,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 250 tons of polluting nutrients. RES ecological solutions enable a balance of economic development and ecological sustainability.

Duties

Around 80% of your time, you will be in the field! You will be performing stream and wetlands delineations, vegetation monitoring, conducting biological and geomorphic stream surveys, and performing hydrological monitoring.

Please be advised that we perform these tasks come rain or come shine and working outside in harsh and under adverse weather conditions (including both cold and hot environments) is part of the routine. You will also be walking long distances, climbing, bending, lifting heavy objects (up to 50 lbs), and performing other physical activities. Some of our projects also require extensive travel with overnight stays.

Around 20% of your time, you will be performing data entry, data processing, and technical writing based on your fieldwork. Superior writing, communication, and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and attention to detail are paramount!

Qualifications

We would love to talk to you if you have many of the following:

B.S. in an environmental science-related field (such as but not limited to ecology, forestry, botany, geology, soils, hydrology, etc.)
Experience performing wetland delineations and /or stream determinations.
Understanding of geomorphology principles.
Acceptable driving record
Comfortable hauling trailers and working with ATVs/UTVs
Ability to read and interpret environmental mapping

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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