Wetlands Biologist

Location
Washington DC
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Closes
Apr 28, 2018
Discipline
Biology
Job Level
Mid level
Employment Type
Temporary / Seasonal
Salary Type
Hourly

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking on-call Wetlands Biologists in the northeastern United States (Buffalo NY, Pittsburgh PA, or Washington DC) with potential project support in other parts of the country (Portland OR, Seattle WA, or Chicago IL.)  These positions are primarily to support our renewable energy sector during the 2018 field season for approximately three to six months. Our successful candidate will have experience with wetland delineations and knowledge of the USACE Wetland Delineation Manual and Regional Supplements.

Responsibilities:

  • Wetland delineations
  • Plant and habitat surveys
  • Floristic surveys
  • Special status species surveys
  • Data processing and review

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Environmental Science, or closely related discipline
  • 5+ years of relevant experience including leading wetland delineations; Professional Wetland Scientist certification preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the USACE Wetland Delineation Manual and Regional Supplements
  • Experience with plant and habitat surveys and /or  vegetation characterizations; strong botanical skills preferred
  • Experience with bat and special status species surveys is an asset
  • Experience with tablet-based field data collection and Trimble hand-held GPS units
  • Preference for individuals with CPR/First Aid Training
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel to project site(s), walk for several miles, work in extreme temperatures, rough terrain and work independently in remote areas
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel to support business needs

We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop
technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time.  E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided.  Please view our website at www.ene.com to apply on-line.

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.