Field Ecologist

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Employer
RES
Location
Louisville, Kentucky, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 17, 2021
Ref
2107836049
Discipline
Restoration
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
RES is the nation's largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 328 stream miles, 58,024 wetland acres, and rehabilitated, preserved, and/or managed over 15,000 acres of special-status species habitats. RES operations include planting over 17,400,000 restorative trees and reducing over 267 tons of polluting nutrients. RES navigates and streamlines the environmental permitting process with solutions that balance economic development and ecological sustainability through the establishment of mitigation/conservation banks, permittee responsible turnkey mitigation, and corporate social responsibility projects.

RES is accepting applications for an Ecologist with 2 to 5 years of relevant work or educational experience to provide broad environmental support to a team of environmental restoration and mitigation professionals.

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

Field work will consist of 75-80% of all work.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • B.S. in an environmental science related field (such as but not limited to ecology, forestry, botany, geology, soils, and wildlife biology etc.)
  • Experience performing wetland delineations
  • Ability to work long hours outdoors
  • Ability to walk 2 to 5 miles outdoors in various wetland and other rugged terrain
  • Ability to read and interpret environmental mapping
  • Superior writing, communication, and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Excellent technical writing skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively multi-task in order to meet project requirements and deadlines
  • Ability to travel several days consecutively per month, some overnight travel required
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Flexible with unexpected changes in work schedule
  • Ability to effectively focus on a variety of tasks to produce quality results within deadlines
  • A flexible working style, the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet project goals
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Comfortable hauling trailers and working with ATVs/UTVs
  • Positive attitude and a team-centered approach to problem solving


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience collecting fish and macroinvertebrates
  • M.S. in an environmental science related field (such as but not limited to ecology, forestry, botany, geology, soils, wildlife biology, etc.)
  • Experience with Trimble GPS and various survey equipment
  • Direct experience with state and federal environmental regulations and permitting processes
  • GIS proficiency
  • PWS or PWIT certification

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.

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