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Field Ecologist

V3 Companies
Westerville, Ohio, US
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Informatics / GIS
Salary Type
Employment Type
Job DescriptionJob Description
Our team is growing and we are looking for a Natural Resource Scientist/Field Ecologist to join us in our Westerville/Columbus office. We have some exciting projects in the pipeline with more on the horizon! Qualified candidates should be strong communicators and have a strong work ethic.

So who is V3? V3 Companies can be described in many ways: Most simply, we are a multidisciplinary firm offering civil engineering, contracting, environmental, planning, landscape architecture and surveying service. V3 is actively engaged in the career development of its employees and has programs in place for advancement, promotion, and ownership. Healthy employee behavior is incentivized through our REVITALIZE Wellness Program. We reward support from fellow employees through our High5! Employee Recognition Program. And our VSR Social Responsibility Program allows us to volunteer with partner organizations on paid time.

We focus on achieving our clients' objectives while cultivating a positive environment for our most valuable asset - our employees. If that describes the type of firm that you would like to join- then good news, we are adding to our team and we'd love to talk to you!

General responsibilities include:

Responsibilities will vary depending on the level of experience and may include:
  • Lead by example - strong work ethic, responsible decision making, and conscientious business and environmental ethics.
  • Conduct and/or manage project fieldwork.
  • Complete project reports within assigned timelines.
  • Assist in providing technical direction to staff as necessary.
  • Maintain project files and project deadlines.
  • Monitor project status and budgets.
  • Assist supervisory staff in ensuring field staff has necessary resources to complete work.
  • Provide feedback to supervisory staff on performance.
  • Represent and promote V3 by attending conferences, workshops, etc.
  • Foster a diverse skill set within the staff to expand available services.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in wildlife management, biology, ecology or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting wetland delineations in accordance with the USACE 1987 Wetland Delineation Manual and regional supplements
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting qualitative habitat evaluations for wetlands and streams
  • A minimum of 3 years field experience conducting wetland delineations, Section 401/404 permitting, and regulatory agency coordination
  • Good communication skills
  • Project and personnel management experience
  • Maintain valid Indiana driver's license.

Experience in the following software:
  • Microsoft Suite (required)
  • Arc GIS (required)
  • AutoCAD (preferred but not necessary)

How about Benefits?

We offer a competitive salary and robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, health savings account (with funding contribution from V3), 401(k) with up to 6% match, flexible spending account, life/disability Insurance, paid time off, volunteer paid time off, and holidays.

We also offer customized employee focused programs too such as our High5! Employee Recognition Program, our Career Charter Program where you meet regularly with your supervisor to craft a career that meets your goals and drives your passion, our award-winning REVITALIZE Wellness Program with individual and team walking/wellness challenges and our VSR Social Responsibility Program where you can get paid for volunteering with our partner charitable organizations.

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