Wetland Ecologist Job Opening
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 wetland delineations and permitting as well as native habitat restoration. We are currently seeking a Wetland Ecologist who will be part of a team that performs wetland related work throughout Wisconsin. Qualified applicants will have 5+ years of experience performing wetland delineations following Army Corps of Engineers and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources guidelines, as well as experience conducting functional value assessments, permit writing, and mitigation planning and design. A thorough knowledge of wetland ecology principles, Wisconsin/Midwestern flora and fauna, and hydric soil classification skills are a must. Applicants will need strong written and verbal communication skills, have the ability to work on several ongoing projects at one time, and be willing to work long hours under a variety of environmental conditions. Occasional travel will be required.
Qualified candidates will possess a M.S. in Botany, Environmental Science, Ecology, Biology, or a Natural Resource field; however, applicants with a B.S. will be considered if it is shown that they have the experience and qualifications required of the position. Well qualified individuals will be familiar with and have experience independantly operating GPS equipment, GIS software, and various Microsoft Office programs. In addition to conducting wetland related work, canidates will be asked to participate in the implementation of restoration projects, including native plantings, mowing, brush-cutting, etc. Ecological skills, a positive attitude, and good client relations will allow the successful applicant to continue their professional development while employed at NES.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter detailing their interest in natural resources, a resumé, transcript(s), salary expectations, and three references by February 14, 2015 to:
James Havel – Division Manager
NES Ecological Services
1250 Centennial Centre Boulevard
Hobart, WI 54155
E-mail: [email protected]
An Equal Employment Opportunity employer