Wetland Ecologist II
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 525 stream miles and 62,000 wetland acres, in addition to conserving and preserving 15,000 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 20,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 280 tons of polluting nutrients. RES ecological solutions enable a balance of economic development and ecological sustainability.
The desired candidate’s responsibilities would include performing all aspects of field work, collecting, entering and organizing data, and writing technical reports.
Field work will consist of 75-80% of all work.
3 or more years of relevant work experience to provide broad environmental support to a team of environmental restoration and mitigation professionals
3+ years conducting wetland delineations/stream surveys and vegetation surveys
SCUBA certified with experience with scientific diving, coral and seagrass identification
Proficient in plant identification in wetlands and identification of invasive plant species
B.S. in an environmental science related field (such as but not limited to ecology, forestry, botany, geology, soils, etc.) is preferred, but not required if candidate has extensive field experience or plant identification knowledge in Florida
Experience with Trimble GPS units
Ability to work long hours outdoors
Ability to walk 2 to 5 miles outdoors in various wetland habitats
Familiarity with ArcGIS
Ability to read and interpret environmental mapping
Superior writing, communication, and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, etc.)
Ability to travel several days consecutively per month, some overnight travel required
Contact email: [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employment
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