RES is 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 and conserved and preserved 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 of balance economic development and ecological sustainability.
RES has an immediate opening in our Sacramento office for a full-time Vernal Pool Eologist. This person will primarily conduct monitoring and management of several vernal pool preserves and mitigation/conservation banks in Northern California.
The Vernal Pool Ecologist will be responsible for the management of the preserves and banks by conducting plant community mapping, invasive species mapping, special status plant surveys, wetland delineations, vernal pool crustacean surveys, and California tiger salamander surveys.
Vernal Pool Ecologists are responsible for collecting data regarding the ecological status of the preserves/banks, making recommendations to achieve performance standards and habitat goals, and coordinating with cattle operators and maintenance crews to implement recommended management actions.
Candidates with an M.S. or B.S. with direct experience managing preserves and/or mitigation sites preferred.
Prior Experience in the Following Areas a Plus:
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
RES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.