Wetland Scientist/ 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.

Duties

Around 75% of your time, you will be in the field! You will be performing wetland delineations, stream/wetland mitigation monitoring, feasibility assessments of potential restoration projects, endangered species and habitat surveys, and other environmental site assessments. You will be leading teams, so previous management experience is needed.

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

Around 25% 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! Pieces you will be responsible for include pre-JD applications, mitigation monitoring reports, assisting with impact permit applications, and elements of regulatory documents for the establishment of new mitigation projects.

Qualifications

BA/BS in an environmental science field such as, but not limited to, ecology, wetland science, aquatic biology, botany, wildlife biology, fisheries, soils, hydrology, etc
Experience performing wetland delineations and leading a field team
Strong working knowledge of plant identification and vegetation surveys
Understanding of stream and wetland restoration design principles and construction

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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