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Field Ecologist

Resource Environmental Solutions LLC
Brentwood, Tennessee, US
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Informatics / GIS
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Are you interested in a career that truly makes an impact? Do you want your job to help make nature and communities better with each project you touch?

At RES, we believe that human progress and the restoration of nature's resources can go hand in hand. Our belief made us what we are today - the nation's leading ecological restoration company, with over 300 stream miles restored and conserved, (phone number removed) trees planted, and 15,000 acres of special-status species habitat established. We restore our land and waters with integrity and innovation, one community at a time.

RES is accepting applications for an Ecologist with at least one (1) year of relevant work or educational experience to provide broad environmental support to a team of environmental restoration and mitigation professionals, based out of Nashvile, TN.


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, hydrology etc.)

Experience performing wetland delineations and /or stream determinations.

Ability to work long hours outdoors

Ability to walk 2 to 5 miles outdoors in various wetland habitats

Ability to read and interpret environmental mapping

Understanding of geomorphology principles.

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 performing macroinvertebrates and / or fish surveys.

Experience with plant identification and vegetation surveys.

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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