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.
50% of your time, you will be on the field, supporting fieldwork in vernal pool habitats, rangeland, coastal and freshwater wetland habitats. Some of our sites are remote and challenging-to-access.
On the sites, you will be performing:
the ecology, field identification, and habitat assessment of plant species and wildlife,
and vegetation and/or habitat mapping.
50% of the time, you will be crafting technical documents with conclusions and recommendations based on your site visits. This includes:
wetland delineation jurisdictional requests,
biological technical reports,
restoration/ mitigation monitoring reports,
and botanical/rare plant survey reports.
A Bachelor’s degree in Botany, Biology, Ecology or related biological discipline,
USACE 40-hour Wetland Delineation trained,
3-5 years of environmental consulting experience,
Experience with aquatic resources regulatory permitting in California, Oregon, and/or Washington
Performance monitoring for restoration and mitigation sites
Equal Opportunity Employment
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