Wetland/Stream Ecologist

US-VA-Warrenton
Job ID
2017-1024
# of Openings
2
Category
Ecology

Overview

RES is the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 180 stream miles and 40,400 wetland acres and conserved and preserved 6,100 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 11,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 240 tons of polluting nutrients. RES navigates and streamlines the environmental permitting process with solutions that balance economic development and ecological sustainability.

 

RES is accepting applications for a Wetland Ecologist with 3-15 years of relevant work experience to provide broad environmental support to a team of environmental and engineering professionals in our Warrenton, Virginia office.

Responsibilities

The desired candidate’s responsibilities would include performing all aspects of field work, collecting and organizing data, and writing technical reports.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Superior writing, communication, and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, etc.) with attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively multi-task in order to meet budget requirements and deadlines
  • Ability to travel several days per month if necessary and flexible with unexpected changes in work schedule
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the following:
    • State and federal environmental regulations, permitting processes
    • Wetland delineation, wetland assessments, wetland restoration design and construction
    • State and federal endangered species programs
    • Soil erosion and sedimentation control plans, construction stormwater plans, and site restoration plans
    • Leading field scientist/ecologist teams
  • Environmental consulting or regulatory work experience
  • WPIT certification or equivalent

The preferred candidate will possess a B.S. in an environmental science related field (such as but not limited to ecology, botany, geology, soils, etc.).  Angler offers competitive salary and benefits (including medical, dental, life, short- and long-term disability insurance, 401(k), vacation, holidays, and personal leave), a challenging work environment, and the opportunity for personal development in a team-oriented environment.

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