Job Announcement for Long-term Restoration Ecologist

Restoration Ecologist – LTE Position

NES Ecological Services, A Division of Robert E. Lee & Associates, Inc., is an established natural resources consulting firm located in the Green Bay, Wisconsin area that specializes in wetlands and native habitat restoration. We are currently seeking a qualified ecologist to assist with restoration projects throughout Northeast Wisconsin. The successful candidate may also assist with wetland delineations, botanical inventories, and threatened & endangered species surveys. Applicants should have restoration related experience including invasive  species control through spot herbicide applications and prescribed burning; possess knowledge of Wisconsin and/or Midwestern flora and demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.

The candidate should possess a 2 or 4 year degree in Ecosystem Restoration & Management, Natural Resources, Botany, Environmental Science, Biology with an emphasis in Natural Resources, or related fields. Applicants with relevant job-related experience are preferred. The candidate must be self-motivated and organized to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner to meet our client’s needs and to ensure budgets are not exceeded. Some travel and extended work hours will be required. The candidate must also have experience with Microsoft Office. Strong ecological skills, a positive attitude, and good client relations will allow the successful applicant to continue their professional development while building the native habitat restoration portion of NES.

This is a Limited Term Employment position with an anticipated start date in April 2017. Employment is expected to continue through November, potentially longer depending on workload. Hours worked per week will vary depending on weather and workload, but an average of 40-50 hours is anticipated. The rate of pay is $12.00 – $15.00 per hour depending on level of experience.  At this time, no benefits are included with this position.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter detailing their interest in natural resources, a resumé and three references to:

James Havel – Division Manager NES Ecological Services

1250 Centennial Centre Boulevard Hobart, WI 54155

E-mail: [email protected]

An Equal Employment Opportunity employer